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Find more Benbow 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 128 less people named Benbow 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 1,156 people named Benbow in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Benbow in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,028 people named Benbow were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50%, or 137 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 982 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 37 were born in foreign countries
  • 145 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina
  • Most mothers originated from South Carolina