1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.12
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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:  Tallula  REEL NO:  593.260  PAGE NO:  12
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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   81   74  LEE            Elizabeth      50   F    W    Keeping House                      MA
 2   82   75  KINCAID        Archie         60   M    W    Farmer         85,000    10,000    KY
 3   82   75  KINCAID        Emily          60   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 4   82   75  KINCAID        Anna           23   F    W                                       IL
 5   82   75  KINCAID        Richard        16   M    W                                       IL
 6   82   75  JACKSON        Fannie         26   F    W    Domestic Servant                   KY
 7   82   75  CHRISTENSON    Fred           30   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Germany            X      X
 8   82   75  FULKESBAUGH    Andrew         35   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Germany            X      X
 9   83   76  NICHOLI        Peter          40   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Germany            X      X
 10  83   76  NICHOLI        Christian      32   F    W    Keeping House                      Germany            X      X
 11  83   76  NICHOLI        Lizzie         3    F    W                                       KY
 12  84   77  YOUNG          William        70   M    W    Farmer         13,500    10,000    KY
 13  84   77  YOUNG          John           44   M    W    Farmer                             KY
 14  84   77  YOUNG          Mary           35   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 15  84   77  YOUNG          Robert         34   M    W    Farmer                             KY
 16  84   77  ANDERSON       Agnes          32   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 17  84   77  YOUNG          Andrew         84   M    W    Farmer         13,800    100       VA
 18  84   77  HOOL           Jessee         6    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 19  85   78  HARDIN         Newton         20   M    W    Farmer                   400       IL                                        May
 20  85   78  HARDIN         Mary           17   F    W    Keeping House                      KY                                        May
 21  86   79  KINCAID        Edgar          45   M    W    Farmer         26,000    5,000     KY
 22  86   79  KINCAID        Jane           41   F    W    Keeping House                      VA
 23  86   79  KINCAID        Fred           11   M    W                                       IL
 24  86   79  KINCAID        Martha         9    F    W                                       IL
 25  86   79  KINCAID        Albert         4    M    W                                       IL
 26  86   79  KINCAID        Hiram          9mo  M    W                                       IL                              Sept
 27  86   79  RANKIN         Sarah          22   F    W    Domestic Servant                   MA
 28  86   79  JESSEN         Onen           24   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Norway             X      X
 29  86   79  KINCAID        Frank          25   M    W    Farm Laborer                       KY
 30  86   79  WINFIELD       Chris          37   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Denmark            X      X
 31  87   80  MCMANNING      Oliver         26   M    W    Farmer                   100       KY                                                                 X
 32  87   80  MCMANNING      Luella         20   F    W    Keeping House                      OH
 33  87   80  MCMANNING      Not Named      1    F    W                                       IL
 34  87   80  MCMANNING      Sarah          65   F    W                                       KY                                                           X     X
 35  88   81  PETCER         John           30   M    W    Farmer                   1,500     OH
 36  88   81  PETCER         Adaline        29   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 37  88   81  PETCER         Fannie         2    F    W                                       IL
 38  88   81  MYERS          Tiney          25   F    W    Domestic Servant                   Hanover            X      X
 39  88   81  EADS           Wesley         20   M    W    Farmer         4,800               IL
 40  89   82  JACOBS         Chris          45   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Hanover            X      X


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