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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 129 people named Benington in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 66% more people named Benington in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 214 people named Benington were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year
  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • 5% were disabled
  • 42 adults were unmarried

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • 3% were born in foreign countries