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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 85 people named Benty in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 304% more people named Benty in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 343 people named Benty were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 82
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 332 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 34% were first-generation Americans
  • 87 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 29 were first-generation Americans