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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 14 people named Merlinger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Merlinger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12 people named Merlinger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 75%, or 3 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year
  • 11% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 36% were born in foreign countries
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Austria
  • The most common mother tongue was Hungarian