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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 81 people named Benkendorf in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 38% more people named Benkendorf in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 112 people named Benkendorf were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 78
  • 11 women had paying jobs
  • 31 were children

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 37 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Oklahoma
  • 19% were born in foreign countries