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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 275 people named Benden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 69% more people named Benden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 466 people named Benden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 72 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 7% were disabled

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

  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish