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Where is the Arter family from?
You can see how Arter families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arter family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Arter families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 18 Arter families living in Ohio. This was about 49% of all the recorded Arter's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Arter families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Arter surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arter. 26% of Arter men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Arter women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arter were Miner and Teacher.