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Where is the Yerkey family from?
You can see how Yerkey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yerkey family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Yerkey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 68 Yerkey families living in West Virginia. This was about 65% of all the recorded Yerkey's in the USA. West Virginia had the highest population of Yerkey families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yerkey 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 US named Yerkey. 22% of Yerkey men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Yerkey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yerkey were Laborer and Seamstress.