1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.29
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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:  29
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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   64   63  STONE          Manerva        26   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 2   64   63  STONE          Lee            2    M    W                                       IL
 3   65   64  HARDIN         James          25   M    W    Farmer                   600       KY
 4   65   64  HARDIN         Mary           29   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 5   65   64  HARDIN         Freddie        1    M    W                                       IL
 6   66   65  HARDIN         Alvin          34   M    W    Farmer         4,000     1,000     KY
 7   66   65  HARDIN         Manerva        32   F    W                                       KY
 8   66   65  HARDIN         William        10   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 9   66   65  HARDIN         Bell           6    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 10  66   65  HARDIN         Lizzie         1    F    W                                       KY
 11  66   65  GANES          Ellen          24   F    W                                       OH
 12  67   66  HENAMON        Henry          33   M    W    Farmer                   500       OH
 13  67   66  HENAMON        Mahala         32   F    W    Keeping House                      IL                                                                 X
 14  67   66  HENAMON        Henry          11   M    W                                       IL
 15  67   66  HENAMON        Charles        8    M    W                                       IL
 16  67   66  HENAMON        Harry          6    M    W                                       IL
 17  67   66  HENAMON        Mary           4    F    W                                       IL
 18  67   66  HENAMON        Addie          1    F    W                                       IL
 19  67   66  HARRISON       Nelson         24   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Sweden             X      X
 20  68   67  DOUGLAS        William H.     55   M    W    Farmer         4,000     1,000     TN                                                           X     X
 21  68   67  DOUGLAS        Luvina         49   F    W    Keeping House                      KY                                                           X     X
 22  68   67  DOUGLAS        Offram         31   F    W                                       IL
 23  68   67  DOUGLAS        Mary           30   F    W                                       IL
 24  68   67  DOUGLAS        Martha         26   F    W                                       IL
 25  68   67  DOUGLAS        Harriet        21   F    W                                       IL
 26  68   67  KEEFER         Smith          11   M    W                                       IL
 27  69   68  STONE          Isaac          36   M    W    Farmer         3,000     1,000     IL
 28  69   68  STONE          Sarah          33   F    W    Keeping House                      OH
 29  69   68  STONE          Alfred         6    M    W                                       IL
 30  70   69  STONE          Stephen        40   M    W    Farmer         9,000     1,200     KY
 31  70   69  STONE          Mary           31   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 32  70   69  STONE          Carrie         6    F    W                                       IL
 33  70   69  STONE          Morris         4    M    W                                       IL
 34  71   70  KINCAID        James          29   M    W    Farmer                   2,000     IL
 35  71   70  KINCAID        Anna           28   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 36  71   70  KINCAID        William        6    M    W                                       IL
 37  71   70  KINCAID        Anora          5    F    W                                       IL
 38  71   70  KINCAID        John           4    M    W                                       IL
 39  71   70  KINCAID        Laura          3    F    W                                       IL
 40  71   70  KINCAID        Martha         3mo  F    W                                       IL                              Apr


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