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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 26 people named Benort in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1546% more people named Benort in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 428 people named Benort were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 222 females, Marie was the most common name
  • 148 were children
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,663

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

  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Louisiana