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Find more Melger relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 41 more people named Melger in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 65 people named Melger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 63% more people named Melger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 106 people named Melger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 26% of women had paying jobs
  • 13 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,338

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

  • Most fathers originated from Maryland
  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2 were born in foreign countries