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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 40 people named Mercadel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 82% more people named Mercadel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 73 people named Mercadel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 73 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 73 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 65
  • Most common occupation was gardener

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As Mercadel families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most immigrants originated from France
  • 25% were first-generation Americans
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Louisiana