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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 23 people named Merces in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 152% more people named Merces in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 58 people named Merces were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 19 weeks of vacation a year
  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • Although 38% were female, the most common name for males was Joe
  • The youngest was 3 and the oldest was 80

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 7 were first-generation Americans
  • 10 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3 were born in foreign countries