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Where is the Childress family from?
You can see how Childress families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Childress family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Childress families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 70 Childress families living in Tennessee. This was about 34% of all the recorded Childress's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Childress families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Childress surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Childress ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Childress. 22% of Childress men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Childress women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Childress were Farm Laborer and Seamstress. .