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Find more Benight 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 9 less people named Benight 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 111 people named Benight in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Benight in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 102 people named Benight were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13% of adults were unmarried
  • 4 were disabled
  • 47%, or 14 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 50 females, Louise was the most common name

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

  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • Most fathers originated from Indiana
  • 1 was born in foreign country
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940