1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.236
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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:  236
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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   529  520 FULNER         Elizabeth      48   F    W    Keeping House                      Bavaria            X      X
 2   529  520 FULNER         John           27   M    W                                       Bavaria            X      X
 3   529  520 FULNER         Gerhart        20   M    W                                       Bavaria            X      X
 4   529  520 FULNER         Hannah         16   F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 5   529  520 FULNER         Louis          14   M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 6   529  520 FULNER         John           12   M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 7   529  520 FULNER         Barbara        9    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 8   529  520 FULNER         George         7    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 9   530  521 MILLER         Charles        29   M    W    Brewer                   100       Bavaria            X      X
 10  530  521 MILLER         Cressence      29   F    W    Keeping House                      Bavaria            X      X
 11  530  521 MILLER         Ahora          1    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 12  530  521 MILLER         Adelia         3mo  F    W                                       IL                 X      X     Mar
 13  531  522 HOHIMER        Levy           37   M    W    Farmer         6,700     1,500     IL                                                           X     X
 14  531  522 HOHIMER        Mary           30   F    W    Keeping House                      KY                                                           X     X
 15  531  522 HOHIMER        Hettie         10   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 16  531  522 HOHIMER        Mary           8    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 17  531  522 HOHIMER        Charles        7    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 18  531  522 HOHIMER        Ida            5    F    W                                       IL
 19  531  522 HOHIMER        Aaron          2    M    W                                       IL
 20  531  522 HOHIMER        Mickey         1mo  F    W                                       IL                              May
 21  531  522 FURGASON       James          25   M    W    Farm Laborer                       MO                                                           X     X
 22  532  523 REBBE          John           50   M    W    Farmer         2,500     1,000     Prussia            X      X
 23  532  523 REBBE          Dena           47   F    W    Keeping House                      Prussia            X      X
 24  532  523 REBBE          Fannie         15   F    W                                       IL                 X      X                           X
 25  532  523 REBBE          Charles        13   M    W                                       IL                 X      X                           X
 26  532  523 REBBE          John           8    M    W                                       IL                 X      X                           X
 27  533  524 SAMPSON        John           45   M    W    Farmer         4,500     1,500     IL
 28  533  524 SAMPSON        Susan          30   F    W    Keeping House                      IL                                                           X     X
 29  533  524 SAMPSON        William        22   M    W    Farmer                             IL                                                    X
 30  533  524 SAMPSON        Douglas        17   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 31  533  524 SAMPSON        Mary           14   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 32  533  524 SAMPSON        Joseph         2    M    W                                       IL
 33  534  525 CARTER         William        38   M    W    Farmer                   400       TN
 34  534  525 CARTER         Mary           28   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 35  534  525 CARTER         James          5    M    W                                       IL
 36  534  525 CARTER         Isabella       2    F    W                                       IL
 37  535  526 BELL           Matilda        42   F    W    Keeping House            100       Ireland            X      X
 38  535  526 BELL           Peter          19   M    W                                       IL                        X
 39  535  526 BELL           James          14   M    W                                       IL                        X                           X
 40  535  526 BELL           Rachel         13   F    W                                       IL                                                    X


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