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Where is the Beams family from?
You can see how Beams families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beams family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beams families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Beams families living in Kentucky. This was about 26% of all the recorded Beams's in the USA. Kentucky and 2 other states had the highest population of Beams families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beams surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beams. 34% of Beams men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Beams women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beams were Foreman and Laundress.