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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 159 people named Merkerson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Merkerson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 140 people named Merkerson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 41% were children
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 137 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 13% of adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 33 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 24% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940