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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 537 people named Beneke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% less people named Beneke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 385 people named Beneke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 reported their race as other than white
  • 15 were disabled
  • 27% were children
  • 366 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 213 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • Most mothers originated from Iowa
  • 71 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940