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Find more Benefiel 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 36 less people named Benefiel 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 668 people named Benefiel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Benefiel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 632 people named Benefiel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 87 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,158
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 207 were children
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 87

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

  • 5 was born in foreign country
  • 128 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 57 were first-generation Americans