1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.297
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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:  297
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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   70   69  TUCKER         William        14   M    W                                       IL                                                           X     X
 2   71   70  ATTERBERRY     Daniel         42   M    W    Farmer         15,000    6,000     IN                                                           X     X
 3   71   70  ATTERBERRY     Ann            37   F    W    Keeping House                      IL                                                           X     X
 4   71   70  ATTERBERRY     George         15   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 5   71   70  ATTERBERRY     William        14   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 6   71   70  ATTERBERRY     Elias          13   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 7   71   70  ATTERBERRY     J. D.          11   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 8   71   70  ATTERBERRY     Crittenden     9    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 9   71   70  ATTERBERRY     Andrew J.      7    M    W                                       IL
 10  71   70  ATTERBERRY     Francis        5    M    W                                       IL
 11  71   70  ATTERBERRY     Mary J.        3    F    W                                       IL
 12  71   70  ATTERBERRY     Nancy A.       6mo  F    W                                       IL                              Jan
 13  71   70  SPURGEON       Mary           25   F    W    Domestic Servant                   IL
 14  71   70  MCHENRY        Joseph         32   M    W    Farm Laborer                       IL
 15  72   71  SAMPSON        Orestes        47   M    W    Farmer         5,000     1,500     KY
 16  72   71  SAMPSON        Jane           38   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 17  72   71  SAMPSON        Adaline        14   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 18  72   71  SAMPSON        Cordelia       12   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 19  72   71  SAMPSON        Matilda J.     11   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 20  72   71  SAMPSON        Jacob          9    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 21  72   71  SAMPSON        Mary E.        7    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 22  73   72  ATTERBERRY     Christ         55   F    W    Farmer         18,000    5,000     KY                                                           X     X
 23  73   72  ATTERBERRY     Cyrus R.       28   M    W    Farmer                             IL
 24  73   72  ATTERBERRY     Nancy J.       23   F    W                                       IL
 25  73   72  TURNER         Emily J.       16   F    W                                       IL                                                                 X
 26  73   72  LAIN           Abraham        35   M    W    Farm Laborer                       PA


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