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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 114 people named Benten in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 106% more people named Benten in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 235 people named Benten were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 127 females, Mary was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $846
  • 44 adults were unmarried

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Missouri