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Find more Bonow 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 85 more people named Bonow 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 109 people named Bonow in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 78% more people named Bonow in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 194 people named Bonow were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 190 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 6% were disabled
  • 55%, or 27 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,650

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 18 were born in foreign countries
  • 17% were born in foreign countries