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Where is the Gatling family from?
You can see how Gatling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gatling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gatling families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 19 Gatling families living in North Carolina. This was about 73% of all the recorded Gatling's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Gatling families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gatling surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gatling. 34% of Gatling men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Gatling women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gatling were Farm Laborer and Laundress.