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Find more Welkes relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 61 more people named Welkes in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 49 people named Welkes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 124% more people named Welkes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 110 people named Welkes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 49 females, Mary was the most common name
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,450
  • The average annual income was $943

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Welkes families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 16% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • 18% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland