1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.200
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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:  Petersburg  REEL NO:  593.260  PAGE NO:  200
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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   258  256 WRIGHT         John D.        28   M    W    Miller                             IL                                                                 X
 2   259  257 FOLEY          Timothy        35   M    W    Laborer                  500       Ireland            X      X
 3   259  257 FOLEY          Christiana     33   F    W    Keeping House                      Hessen             X      X
 4   259  257 FOLEY          Timothy        7    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 5   260  258 WHITE          James          30   M    W    Laborer                  200       OH
 6   260  258 WHITE          Susan M.       26   M    W    Keeping House                      MO
 7   260  258 WHITE          Jennie         8    F    W                                       MO                                                    X
 8   260  258 WHITE          Annette        3    F    W                                       IL
 9   260  258 WHITE          Laura          1    F    W                                       IL
 10  261  259 BIGGS          John W.        36   M    W    Railroad Contractor      500       CT
 11  261  259 BIGGS          Sarah E.       32   F    W    Keeping House                      OH
 12  261  259 BIGGS          Mary           10   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 13  261  259 BIGGS          P. M.          8    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 14  261  259 BIGGS          Emmie J.       6    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 15  265  260 MONTGOMERY     H.             49   M    W    Ret. Farmer    35,000    10,000    KY
 16  265  260 MONTGOMERY     Emily          40   F    W    Keeping House                      OH
 17  265  260 MONTGOMERY     Mary J.        19   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 18  265  260 MONTGOMERY     George S.      14   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 19  265  260 MONTGOMERY     Lillie         12   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 20  265  260 MONTGOMERY     May            3    F    W                                       IL
 21  265  260 MONTGOMERY     Thomas         35   M    W    Laborer                            Ireland            X      X                                  X     X
 22  265  260 ARTHUR         Young          22   M    W    Merchant                 6,000     MD
 23  265  260 ARTHUR         Bell           21   F    W    Keeping House                      MD
 24  265  260 CRANDLE        Charles        28   M    W    Teaching School                    NY
 25  266  261 ROLLINS        Nathan         25   M    W    Day Laborer              300       IL
 26  266  261 ROLLINS        Martha J.      26   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 27  266  261 ROLLINS        Jane           4    F    W                                       IL
 28  266  261 ROLLINS        Luella M.      2    F    W                                       IL
 29  267  262 JOHNSON        Thomas         49   M    W    Stone Mason    2,000     1,000     Norway             X      X
 30  267  262 JOHNSON        Elizabeth      38   F    W                                       Norway             X      X
 31  267  262 JOHNSON        Mariah         9    F    W                                       Norway             X      X
 32  267  262 ANDERSON       Betsy          35   F    W                                       Norway             X      X                                        X
 33  268  263 ALBERTSON      Albert         43   M    W    Stone Mason    200       300       Norway             X      X
 34  268  263 ALBERTSON      Mary           38   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 35  268  263 ALBERTSON      Guly M.        15   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 36  269  264 HOAGLAND       Henry          30   M    W    Deputy Sheriff 3,000     200       IL
 37  269  264 HOAGLAND       Mary           27   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 38  269  264 HOAGLAND       Ida B.         9    F    W                                       IL
 39  269  264 HOAGLAND       Lousia M.      7    F    W                                       IL
 40  269  264 HOAGLAND       Thompson       3    M    W                                       IL


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