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Where is the Mertes family from?
You can see how Mertes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mertes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Mertes families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 67 Mertes families living in Wisconsin. This was about 32% of all the recorded Mertes's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Mertes families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mertes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mertes. 19% of Mertes men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Mertes women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mertes were Mechanic and Laborer.