1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.116
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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:  Greenview  REEL NO:  593.260  PAGE NO:  116
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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   5    5   PIERCE         Edward         7    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 2   5    5   PIERCE         Charles        2    M    W                                       IL
 3   5    5   ARLOW          August         24   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Sweden             X      X
 4   6    6   MORSE          William        38   M    W    Hardware Merchant 1,000  5,000     NY
 5   6    6   MORSE          Sarah          24   F    W    Keeping House                      NY
 6   6    6   MORSE          Emily          8    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 7   6    6   BRUMFIELD      Harriet        40   F    W    School Teacher 300                 NY
 8   6    6   LATIN          Edgar          23   M    W    Tinner                             IL
 9   7    7   MONTGOMERY     Louis          33   M    W    Coroner        500       700       IN
 10  7    7   MONTGOMERY     Annie          21   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 11  7    7   MONTGOMERY     Mary E.        2mo  F    W                                       IL                              Apr
 12  8    8   HARRISON       Amos           49   M    W    Shoemaker                500       OH
 13  8    8   HARRISON       Helen          45   F    W    Keeping House                      NY
 14  8    8   HARRISON       Charles        21   M    W    Tinner                             OH
 15  8    8   HARRISON       Isabella       18   F    W                                       OH
 16  8    8   HARRISON       Thomas         9    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 17  8    8   HARRISON       William        6    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 18  9    9   CRAIG          Francis        37   M    W    Harness Maker  1,200     800       KY
 19  9    9   CRAIG          Isabella       38   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 20  9    9   CRAIG          Martha         6    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 21  10   10  OXGER          George         21   M    W    Farmer                   400       KY
 22  10   10  OXGER          Mary           19   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 23  10   10  RODGERS        Elizabeth      48   F    W    Milliner                 600       KY
 24  10   10  RODGERS        Louis          3    M    W                                       IL
 25  11   11  MILLS          Samuel         58   M    W    Cabinet Maker  1,200     400       ME
 26  11   11  MILLS          Sarah          39   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 27  11   11  MILLS          Rose           17   F    W                                       IN                                                    X
 28  11   11  MILLS          Bessie         12   F    W                                       IL
 29  11   11  COGAL          Mary           25   F    W    Milliner                 100       IL
 30  11   11  COGAL          Clemmie        3    F    W                                       IL
 31  11   11  ESTIL          Samuel         45   M    W    Lumber Merchant 1,000    4,000     IL
 32  12   12  COGAL          William H.     32   M    W    Carpenter      1,500     400       IL
 33  12   12  COGAL          Sarah          29   F    W    Keeping House                      MS
 34  13   13  DOCKIN         Hoza           31   M    W    Druggist       2,000     1,600     OH
 35  13   13  DOCKIN         Emily          34   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 36  13   13  DOCKIN         Eamon          1    M    W                                       IL
 37  14   14  MARTIN         Newton         36   M    W    Physician      800       1,600     IN
 38  14   14  MARTIN         Annie          33   F    W    Keeping House                      OH
 39  14   14  MARTIN         William        10   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 40  14   14  MARTIN         John           8    M    W                                       IL                                                    X


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