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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 178 people named Beight in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 53% more people named Beight in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 272 people named Beight were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,196
  • 30%, or 23 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 68 were children
  • 8 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch