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Where is the Gawley family from?
You can see how Gawley families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gawley family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gawley families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Gawley family living in Louisiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Gawley's in the USA. Louisiana and 2 other states had the highest population of Gawley families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gawley surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gawley. 28% of Gawley men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Gawley women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gawley were Marine Engineer and School Teacher.