1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.131
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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 P.O.  REEL NO:  593.260  PAGE NO:  131
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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   126  123 KILLION        William        31   M    W    Farmer                   1,400     IL
 2   126  123 KILLION        Mary J.        30   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 3   126  123 KILLION        William        8    M    W                                       IL
 4   126  123 KILLION        John           6    M    W                                       IL
 5   126  123 KILLION        Jacob          2    M    W                                       IL
 6   126  123 KILLION        Laura          2mo  F    W                                       IL                              Apr
 7   126  123 QUANTANCE      George         19   M    W    Farmer                             KY
 8   127  124 KILLION        Robert H.      21   M    W    Farmer                   600       IL
 9   127  124 KILLION        Mary           24   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 10  127  124 KILLION        Arthur         3mo  M    W                                       IL                              Mar
 11  129  125 KILLION        Samuel         22   M    W    Farmer                   600       IL
 12  129  125 KILLION        Hannah         24   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 13  130  126 KILLION        James          50   M    W    Farmer         23,000    3,000     KY
 14  130  126 KILLION        Sarah          48   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 15  130  126 KILLION        Thomas         16   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 16  130  126 KILLION        Annie          13   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 17  130  126 KILLION        John           11   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 18  130  126 KILLION        Emory          8    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 19  131  127 KILLION        John           52   M    W    Farmer         23,250    4,000     KY
 20  131  127 KILLION        Polly          51   F    W    Keeping House                      KY                                                                 X
 21  131  127 KILLION        Aza            19   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 22  131  127 KILLION        Rebecca        14   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 23  131  127 KILLION        William        10   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 24  131  127 KILLION        Martha         5    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 25  131  127 TINSLY         Pierce         22   M    W    Farm Laborer                       KY
 26  132  128 TACKET         George N.      57   M    W    Farmer                   500       KY
 27  132  128 TACKET         Elizabeth      56   F    W    Keeping House                      KY                                                                 X
 28  132  128 TACKET         Fannie         17   F    W                                       KY
 29  132  128 TACKET         Martha         15   F    W                                       KY                                                           X     X
 30  132  128 TACKET         Mary           13   F    W                                       KY                                                    X
 31  133  129 HEFLIN         Andrew         23   M    W    Farmer                   500       KY                                        Dec
 32  133  129 HEFLIN         Paulina        17   F    W    Keeping House                      IL                                        Dec
 33  134  130 KILLION        Michael        23   M    W    Farmer                   800       IL
 34  134  130 KILLION        Sarah          23   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 35  134  130 KILLION        James          4    M    W                                       IL
 36  134  130 KILLION        Ettie          1    F    W                                       IL
 37  134  130 PICKERAN       Thomas         23   M    W    Farmer                             KY
 38  135  131 TERHUNE        William        71   M    W    Farmer         5,000     500       NJ
 39  135  131 TERHUNE        Hannah         66   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 40  136  132 TERHUNE        William        27   M    W    Farmer                   500       KY                                        Jul


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