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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 20 people named Merkison in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Merkison in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 20 people named Merkison were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • For 11 females, Lillie was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $296
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 40% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • 8 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940