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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Beneke Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Beneke Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Beneke family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Beneke

Wikipedia Friedrich Eduard Beneke (February 17, 1798 ? 1854) was a German psychologist.
Wikipedia Gordon Lee Beneke (born February 12, 1914, Fort Worth, Texas - May 30, 2000or May 31, 2000, Costa Mesa, California), professionally known as Tex Beneke was an American saxophonist, singer, and bandleader.
Wikipedia Paul Beneke'", also Paul Benecke, (early 15th century - c.