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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 2,625 people named Merz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Merz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,314 people named Merz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,230
  • 85 were disabled
  • 347 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,332
  • 459 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Swiss
  • 409 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Switzerland