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

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In 1940, 24 people named Merzke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3 women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 14 weeks of vacation a year
  • 24 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 13% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 39% were first-generation Americans
  • 11 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio