1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.114
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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:  114
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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   244  237 EATON          Andrew         24   M    W    Farm Laborer                       KY                                                                 X
 2   244  237 CAMBY          John           21   M    W    Farm Laborer                       MI
 3   244  237 ELLIS          Mary           14   F    W    Domestic Servant                   KY
 4   244  237 WILLIAMS       Newton         25   M    W    Farmer                             IL
 5   245  238 PROPST         Elizabeth      53   F    W    Keeping House  18,000    1,000     VA                                                           X     X
 6   245  238 PROPST         Frances        20   F    W                                       IL
 7   245  238 PROPST         Mary           16   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 8   245  238 PROPST         Laura          15   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 9   245  238 PROPST         Sarah          13   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 10  245  238 PROPST         George         22   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 11  245  238 PROPST         James          16   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 12  245  238 STEWART        Henry          86   M    W    Farmer                             VA
 13  246  239 PROPST         David          53   M    W    Farmer         15,000    1,000     VA
 14  246  239 PROPST         Sarah          42   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 15  246  239 PROPST         Ephraim        17   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 16  246  239 PROPST         Melinda        15   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 17  246  239 WILLCOX        Sarah          10   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 18  246  239 HUGHES         Joseph         30   M    W    Farm Laborer                       IL
 19  247  240 WALKER         John           44   M    W    Farmer                   100       TN                                                                 X
 20  247  240 WALKER         Rebecca        44   F    W    Keeping House                      TN
 21  247  240 WALKER         Sarah          14   F    W                                       KY
 22  247  240 WALKER         Charles        10   M    W                                       IL
 23  247  240 WALKER         James          9    M    W                                       IL
 24  247  240 WALKER         Rebecca        5    F    W                                       IL
 25  247  240 WALKER         Thomas         4    M    W                                       IL
 26  247  240 PERRY          Joseph         21   M    W    Farmer                             IL
 27  248  241 HARDIN         George         24   M    W    Farmer                   500       IL
 28  248  241 HARDIN         Susan          19   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 29  248  241 HARDIN         George         6mo  M    W                                       IL                              Dec


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