1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.102
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NOTE: This transcription is meant to be a guide only. It is the transcribers interpretation and subject to human error. Always refer to the original document (or microfilm) for your own interpretation.



Transcribed by: Shirley A. Aleguas, ©2002 from the National Archives and Records Administration Federal Population Schedules for the 9th Census of the United States in 1870.

Note: The Census taker consistently spelled names the way they sounded, so you will need to be creative when searching for your ancestor names. If you find corrections, please email me, recognizing that there were many many errors made by the census taker in preparing the schedules.


This is the 1870 federal census for Menard County, IL.

LN = Line Number Family appeared on
HN = Dwelling houses numbered in the order of visitation
FN = Families numbered in the order of visitation
LAST NAME, FIRST NAME = The Name of every Person whose usual place of abode on the 1st day of June, 1860, was in this family
RACE = Color (white, black or mulatto)
OCCUP. = Profession, Occupation,or Trade of each Male over 15 years of age
REAL VAL. = Value of Real Estate owned
PERS VAL. = Value of Personal Estate owned
BIRTHPLACE = Place of Birth, Naming the State, Territory, or Country
FOREIGN BIRTH - FATHER = Indicates whether the father was born in a foreign country
FOREIGN BIRTH - MOTHER = Indicates whether the mother was born in a foreign country
MONTH BORN = Birth month
MONTH MARRIED = Month Married if within the year
ATT. SCHOOL = Attended School within the year
CAN'T READ = Persons over 21 yrs of age who cannot read
CAN'T WRITE = Persons over 21 yrs of age who cannot write
DEAF = Whether deaf & dumb, blind, insane, idiotic, pauper, or convict.
M-21yrs = Male, twenty-one years of age or older.
VOTE-DENIED = Indicates whether the person has been denied the right to vote.

CENSUS YR:  1870  TERRITORY:  IL  COUNTY:  Menard  DIVISION:  Athens  REEL NO:  593.260  PAGE NO:  102
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 LN  HN   FN  LAST NAME      FIRST NAME     AGE SEX  RACE  OCCUP.       REAL VAL. PERS VAL.   BIRTHPLACE       FOREIGN BIRTH  MONTH     MONTH     ATT.   CAN'T CAN'T DEAF M-21yrs VOTE-
                                                                                                               FATHER MOTHER  BORN      MARR.     SCHOOL READ  WRITE              DENIED
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 1   155  148 HANNERS        William        26   M    W    Farmer                             OH
 2   155  148 HANNERS        Jane           24   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 3   155  148 HANNERS        Charles        4    M    W                                       IL
 4   155  148 HANNERS        Harry          3    M    W                                       IL
 5   155  148 HANNERS        Not Named      3mo  M    W                                       IL                              Mar
 6   156  149 MCGLASSON      Mary           68   F    W    Keeping House            100       KY
 7   156  149 MCGLASSON      William        22   M    W    Farmer                             IL                                                           X     X
 8   156  149 MCGLASSON      Samuel         17   M    W                                       IL                                                           X     X
 9   157  150 CURRY          George         69   M    W    Farmer         7,000     1,000     KY
 10  157  150 CURRY          Mary           69   F    W                                       IL                                                           X     X
 11  158  151 REED           William        24   M    W    Farmer                             IL                                                           X     X
 12  158  151 REED           Mary           15   F    W    Keeping House                      IL                                                           X     X
 13  159  152 CLARK          Evans          33   M    W    Farmer                   800       IL
 14  159  152 CLARK          Susan          27   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 15  159  152 CLARK          Addie          2    F    W                                       IL
 16  160  153 JACOBS         Henry          49   M    W    Farmer         2,000     1,000     Hanover            X      X
 17  160  153 JACOBS         Nancy          35   F    W    Keeping House                      Hanover
 18  160  153 JACOBS         Mary           1    F    W                                       IL
 19  161  154 CURRY          William        42   M    W    Farmer                   500       IL
 20  161  154 CURRY          Sarah          30   F    W    Keeping House                      IA                                                           X     X
 21  161  154 CURRY          George         12   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 22  161  154 CURRY          Emma           7    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 23  161  154 CURRY          Orana          20   F    W                                       IL                                                           X     X
 24  162  155 GOODMAN        George         39   M    W    Farmer                   100       KY                                                           X     X
 25  162  155 GOODMAN        Catharine      26   F    W    Keeping House                      IL                                                                 X
 26  162  155 GOODMAN        George         4    M    W                                       IL
 27  162  155 GOODMAN        Mary           2    F    W                                       IL
 28  162  155 GOODMAN        Margaret       4mo  F    W                                       IL                              Feb
 29  163  156 BAUM           George         39   M    W    Farmer         1,600               Baden              X      X
 30  163  156 BAUM           Margaret       33   F    W    Keeping House                      Hessen             X      X
 31  163  156 BAUM           Henry          13   M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 32  163  156 BAUM           Caroline       10   F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 33  163  156 BAUM           Maggie         3    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 34  164  157 WALKER         John           35   M    W    Farmer         1,840     600       IL
 35  164  157 WALKER         Olie           13   M    W                                       IL
 36  164  157 WALKER         Mary           5    F    W                                       IL
 37  164  157 WALKER         Martha         30   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 38  165  158 DUGAN          William        65   M    W    Farmer                   200       TN
 39  165  158 DUGAN          Sarah          55   F    W    Keeping House                      OH                                                                 X
 40  165  158 WOODRUFF       Hannah         75   F    W                                       KY                                                                 X


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