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Where is the Wilmes family from?
You can see how Wilmes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wilmes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Wilmes families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 29 Wilmes families living in Missouri. This was about 25% of all the recorded Wilmes's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Wilmes families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wilmes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wilmes. 22% of Wilmes men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Wilmes women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilmes were Clerk and Maid.