1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.270
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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:  270
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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   47   46  JUDY           James W.       48   M    W    Farmer         23,000    9,200     KY
 2   47   46  JUDY           Catherine A.   37   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 3   47   46  JUDY           Scott          16   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 4   47   46  JUDY           Charles        14   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 5   47   46  JUDY           Julia          4    F    W                                       IL
 6   48   47  KLEIN          Mols           26   F    W    domestic Servant                   Germany            X      X
 7   48   47  BEAN           R. H.          46   M    W    House Painter  2,500     500       NH
 8   48   47  BEAN           Mary A.        45   F    W    Keeping House                      ME
 9   48   47  BEAN           Charles        19   M    W    House Painter                      MA                                                    X
 10  48   47  BEAN           Ella           15   F    W                                       MA                                                    X
 11  48   47  BEAN           Alvin          10   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 12  48   47  BEAN           Eliza          8    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 13  48   47  BEAN           Mary E.        4    F    W                                       IL
 14  48   47  PINK           Joseph         23   M    W    House Painter                      IL
 15  48   47  MURPHY         Peter          31   M    W    Day Laborer                        Ireland            X      X
 16  48   47  MONTGOMERY     John           30   M    W    Day Laborer                        Ireland            X      X
 17  48   47  ALLEN          Edward         28   M    W    Barber                   100       Germany            X      X
 18  48   47  CALDWELL       John           23   M    W    Day Laborer    1,100               IL                                                    X
 19  49   48  PRICE          James R.       37   M    W    Railroad Agent 10,000              KY
 20  49   48  PRICE          Mary A.        33   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 21  49   48  PRICE          Annie W.       15   F    W                                       KY                                                    X
 22  49   48  PRICE          Mary E.        11   F    W                                       KY                                                    X
 23  50   49  HARRISON       John           28   M    W    House Carpenter          100       KY
 24  50   49  HARRISON       Kate           27   F    W    Keeping House                      MI
 25  50   49  HARRISON       Frank          1    M    W                                       IL
 26  51   50  CARRICO        Sam T.         29   M    W    Dry Goods Merchant 7,000 3,000     IL
 27  51   50  CARRICO        Cornelia C.    25   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 28  51   50  CARRICO        Bell           3    F    W                                       IL
 29  51   50  CARRICO        Minnie         3    F    W                                       IL
 30  52   51  REYNOLDS       Sarah          33   F    W    Keeping House  1,500     250       KY
 31  52   51  REYNOLDS       John           16   M    W    Clerk in Grocery                   IL                                                    X
 32  52   51  REYNOLDS       Mary E.        14   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 33  52   51  CUE            Annie          16   F    W    Servant                            IL                 X
 34  52   51  FURLOW         Uriah          21   M    W    House Carpenter                    OH
 35  52   51  RISLER         Joel           40   M    W    Bridge Carpenter                   IN
 36  52   51  RISLER         William        10   M    W    School                             IL
 37  52   51  DEAL           Henry C.       23   M    W    Harness Maker            200       MD
 38  52   51  TOMILSON       Bell           20   F    W    School Teacher                     IL
 39  53   52  RUSH           John T.        41   M    W    Dry Goods Merchant 1,500 6,000     OH
 40  53   52  RUSH           Julia E.       35   F    W    Keeping House                      IL


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