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Where is the Dickerson family from?
You can see how Dickerson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dickerson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dickerson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 117 Dickerson families living in New York. This was about 16% of all the recorded Dickerson's in USA. New York had the highest population of Dickerson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dickerson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
What did your Dickerson ancestors do for a living?
In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dickerson. 20% of Dickerson men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Dickerson women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dickerson were Farm Laborer and Cook. .