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Wilkerson Family Origin

Where is the Wilkerson family from?

Wilkerson Family Occupations

What did your Wilkerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wilkerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Wilkerson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wilkerson family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilkerson.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wilkerson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wilkerson Historical Records

What Wilkerson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 143,000 census records available for the last name Wilkerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilkerson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Wilkerson

Passenger List

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilkerson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 33,000 military records available for the last name Wilkerson. For the veterans among your Wilkerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilkerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilkerson lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Wilkerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wilkerson in 1942 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilkerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilkerson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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