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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 643 people named Benish in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Benish in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 663 people named Benish were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 174 were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 91

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

  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • 305 were first-generation Americans
  • 116 were born in foreign countries