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Find more Mertus 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 48 more people named Mertus 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 23 people named Mertus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 209% more people named Mertus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 71 people named Mertus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% of women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 82% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,462
  • 24 were children

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

  • 16 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 26% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Czechoslovakia