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Where is the Harkey family from?
You can see how Harkey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Harkey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Harkey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Harkey families living in North Carolina. This was about 34% of all the recorded Harkey's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Harkey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Harkey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Harkey. 26% of Harkey men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Harkey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Harkey were Clerk and Saleslady. .