1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.239
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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:  239
REFERENCE:  Township 19, Range 7 West
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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   1    1   ATTERBERRY     Green B.       45   M    W    Farmer         15,000    5,000     IN
 2   1    1   ATTERBERRY     Jemima         45   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 3   1    1   ATTERBERRY     Christopher    19   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 4   1    1   ATTERBERRY     David          17   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 5   1    1   ATTERBERRY     John           15   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 6   1    1   ATTERBERRY     George         13   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 7   1    1   ATTERBERRY     Emaline        10   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 8   1    1   ATTERBERRY     Martha         6    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 9   1    1   ATTERBERRY     Greenberry     3    M    W                                       IL
 10  1    1   DAVIS          Dulcina        16   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 11  2    2   ENSLEY         William        42   M    W    Farmer         16,200    4,000     PA
 12  2    2   ENSLEY         Clary H.       33   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 13  2    2   ENSLEY         Henry E.       5    M    W                                       IL
 14  2    2   ENSLEY         John L.        4    M    W                                       IL
 15  2    2   ALESWORTH      Susan          18   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 16  2    2   KLUKENBEARD    Emily          15   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 17  2    2   SMITH          John           23   M    W    Farm Laborer             200       IN
 18  3    3   ENSLEY         Sarah          50   F    W    Keeping House            130       NY                                                           X     X
 19  3    3   ENSLEY         John W.        22   M    W                                       IL
 20  3    3   ENSLEY         Celestia       18   F    W                                       IL
 21  3    3   ENSLEY         Charles        15   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 22  3    3   ENSLEY         Saida          11   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 23  4    4   MCDOEL         Cyrus J.       41   M    W    Farmer         27,600    5,000     NY
 24  4    4   MCDOEL         Caroline       45   F    W    Keeping House                      NY
 25  4    4   EMBRY          Louis          23   M    W    Farm Laborer                       IL
 26  4    4   SHELLER        Winfield       20   M    W    Farm Laborer                       IL
 27  4    4   BUCKLEY        Joel C.        20   M    W                                       IL
 28  4    4   THOMAS         Laura          8    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 29  4    4   STITH          Jane           23   F    W    Domestic Servant                   IL
 30  5    5   ABBOT          Samuel         29   M    W    Farmer                   100       OH
 31  5    5   ABBOT          Marinda        23   F    W    Keeping House                      IL                                                                 X
 32  5    5   ABBOT          Cora           5    F    W                                       IL
 33  5    5   ABBOT          Julia          11mo F    W                                       IL                              Jul
 34  5    5   PANSOL         David          20   M    W    Farmer                             IN
 35  6    6   BUCKLEY        James M.       27   M    W    Farmer         8,000     1,500     IL
 36  6    6   BUCKLEY        Mary J.        20   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 37  6    6   REED           William        23   M    W    Farm Laborer                       IL
 38  6    6   AUJAIN         Jane           18   F    W    Domestic Servant                   IL                                                                 X
 39  7    7   PINKERTON      James          21   M    W    Farmer                   500       IL
 40  7    7   PINKERTON      Jennie         30   F    W    Keeping House                      IL


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