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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 174 people named Merfeld in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 41% more people named Merfeld in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 246 people named Merfeld were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7% were disabled
  • 239 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 35 adults were unmarried
  • 48%, or 24 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 69 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Iowa
  • 10 were born in foreign countries