1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.235
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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:  235
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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   520  511 HUTCHINSON     Samuel         13   M    W                                       IL
 2   520  511 HUTCHINSON     Charles        3    M    W                                       IL
 3   520  511 HUTCHINSON     Louzy          1    F    W                                       IL
 4   521  512 HIGGINS        Nancy          22   F    W    Keeping House            300       MO
 5   521  512 HIGGINS        Flora          4    F    W                                       MO
 6   521  512 HIGGINS        Madino         2    F    W                                       MO
 7   522  513 LOBART         Charles        30   M    W    Railroad Laborer         100       Prussia            X      X
 8   522  513 LOBART         Johanna        28   F    W    Keeping House                      Prussia            X      X
 9   522  513 LOBART         Harmon         3mo  M    W                                       IL                 X      X     Apr
 10  523  514 CUSTER         Joseph         38   M    W    Works in Brick Yard      100       Hanover            X      X
 11  523  514 CUSTER         Johanna        40   F    W    Keeping House                      Hanover            X      X
 12  523  514 CUSTER         John           13   M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 13  523  514 CUSTER         Joseph         9    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 14  523  514 CUSTER         Mana           4    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 15  523  514 CUSTER         Hannah         2    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 16  524  515 LANDERS        Fred           50   M    W    Cabinet Maker  1,500     500       Prussia            X      X
 17  524  515 LANDERS        Darretta       40   F    W    Keeping House                      Hanover            X      X
 18  524  515 LANDERS        John           19   M    W                                       NY                 X      X                           X
 19  524  515 LANDERS        Fred           18   M    W                                       NY                 X      X                           X
 20  524  515 LANDERS        Tena           14   F    W                                       NY                 X      X                           X
 21  524  515 LANDERS        William        13   M    W                                       NY                 X      X                           X
 22  524  515 LANDERS        Rickey         11   F    W                                       IL                 X      X                           X
 23  524  515 LANDERS        Annie          8    F    W                                       IL                 X      X                           X
 24  524  515 LANDERS        Luiza          6    F    W                                       IL                 X      X                           X
 25  525  516 CARTER         John           33   M    W    Laborer                  100       Prussia            X      X
 26  525  516 CARTER         Gennesa        25   F    W    Keeping House                      Hanover            X      X
 27  525  516 CARTER         Fred           2    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 28  525  516 CARTER         Joanna         4mo  F    W                                       IL                              Feb
 29  526  517 HARMS          John           58   M    W    Railroad Laborer         100       Hanover            X      X
 30  526  517 HARMS          Annie          57   F    W    Keeping House                      Hanover            X      X
 31  526  517 HICKMAN        Annie          10   F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 32  527  518 NEOTH          August         30   M    W    Coal Miner     1,000     500       Hessen             X      X
 33  527  518 NEOTH          Mary           32   F    W    Keeping House                      Hanover            X      X
 34  527  518 NEOTH          Annie          9    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 35  527  518 NEOTH          Charles        7    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 36  527  518 NEOTH          Lena           5    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 37  527  518 NEOTH          Dora           3    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 38  528  519 HOLTZ          Frederick      56   M    W    Farmer         900       500       Hessen             X      X
 39  528  519 HOLTZ          Tena           52   F    W    Keeping House                      Prussia            X      X
 40  529  520 FULNER         Wolfgang       46   M    W    Brewer         8,000     3,000     Bavaria            X      X


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