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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 331 less
named Merrick in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 5,015 people named Merrick in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 4,684 people
named Merrick were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
7% reported their race as other than white
96% rented out rooms to boarders
They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
4,482 rented out rooms to boarders
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Merrick families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
907 were first-generation Americans
692 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940