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Where is the Mathes family from?
You can see how Mathes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mathes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mathes families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Mathes families living in Tennessee. This was about 28% of all the recorded Mathes's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Mathes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mathes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mathes. 20% of Mathes men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Mathes women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mathes were Clerk and Housewife.