1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.264
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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  REEL NO:  593.260  PAGE NO:  264
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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   8    7   HODGEN         Oscar          24   M    W    Farmer         500       1,000     IA
 2   10   8   DORAND         Jered          35   M    W    Farmer                   500       NJ
 3   10   8   DORAND         Sarah          33   F    W    Keeping House                      NJ
 4   10   8   DORAND         John           14   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 5   10   8   DORAND         George         11   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 6   10   8   DORAND         Henry          10   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 7   10   8   DORAND         Charles        9    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 8   10   8   DORAND         Frank          7    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 9   10   8   DORAND         William        6    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 10  10   8   DORAND         Sarah          2    F    W                                       IL
 11  11   9   TOMLIN         James          35   M    W    Farmer                   1,000     NJ
 12  11   9   TOMLIN         Anna           30   F    W    Keeping House                      NJ
 13  11   9   TOMLIN         Mary           11   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 14  11   9   TOMLIN         Emma           10   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 15  11   9   TOMLIN         William        8    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 16  11   9   TOMLIN         Samuel         7    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 17  11   9   TOMLIN         Martha         6    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 18  11   9   TOMLIN         Howard         4    M    W                                       MO
 19  11   9   TOMLIN         Edgar          3    M    W                                       MO
 20  11   9   TOMLIN         James          2    M    W                                       MO
 21  11   9   KENDALL        William        22   M    W    Farm Laborer   1,500     1,000     IL
 22  12   10  NOTTINGHAM     John           36   M    W    Farmer                             NJ
 23  12   10  NOTTINGHAM     Mary           23   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 24  12   10  NOTTINGHAM     Arthur         7mo  M    W                                       IL                              Nov
 25  13   11  HOFF           Henry K.       29   M    W    Farmer                   700       NJ
 26  13   11  HOFF           Jane           26   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 27  13   11  HOFF           Emma           2    F    W                                       IL
 28  13   11  FLETCHER       Mary           26   F    W    Domestic Servant                   IL
 29  14   12  CORSON         Rubin          39   M    W    Farmer         6,000     200       NJ
 30  14   12  CORSON         Rachel         31   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 31  14   12  CORSON         Hannah         10   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 32  14   12  CORSON         Charles        8    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 33  14   12  CORSON         Edward         4    M    W                                       IL
 34  14   12  BRODRICK       Thomas         23   M    W    Farm Laborer                       NJ
 35  14   12  ESTELL         James          24   M    W    Farm Laborer                       NJ                                                           X     X
 36  14   12  CAMP           Thomas         21   M    W    Farm Laborer                       NJ
 37  15   13  WHITTINGER     Mike           47   M    W    Farmer         8,000     1,500     Wurtemburg         X      X
 38  15   13  WHITTINGER     Anna           30   F    W    Keeping House                      Hessen             X      X
 39  15   13  WHITTINGER     Amelia         3    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 40  15   13  WHITTINGER     Anna           2    F    W                                       IL                 X      X


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