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Find more Benk 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 115 more people named Benk 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 79 people named Benk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 146% more people named Benk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 13% reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 75
  • 23 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,311

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

  • Most fathers originated from England
  • 33 were first-generation Americans
  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 29 were born in foreign countries