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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 94 people named Mergenthal in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Mergenthal in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 103 people named Mergenthal were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31 were children
  • 30% were children
  • 54% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,250
  • 4% were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in North Dakota
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany