1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.37
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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:  37
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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   128  125 STEPHENS       Jessie         7    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 2   128  125 STEPHENS       Lincoln        5    M    W                                       IL
 3   128  125 STEPHENS       Lucia          5    F    W                                       IL
 4   128  125 STEPHENS       Arney          2    M    W                                       IL
 5   128  125 OTTSTOTT       Marion         23   M    W    Farm Laborer                       IL
 6   129  126 HANES          David          50   M    W    Farmer         9,000     1,000     OH
 7   129  126 HANES          Isabella       33   F    W    Keeping House                      MD
 8   129  126 HANES          Eugene         9    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 9   129  126 HANES          Ernest         7    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 10  129  126 HANES          Rufus          1    M    W                                       IL
 11  130  127 ELDRIDGE       James          41   M    W    Farmer         4,000     300       MD
 12  130  127 ELDRIDGE       Nancy          37   F    W    Keeping House                      IN
 13  130  127 ELDRIDGE       William        3    M    W                                       IL
 14  130  127 ELDRIDGE       Lena           1    F    W                                       IL
 15  130  127 KNOWLES        Martha         11   F    W                                       IL
 16  130  127 KNOWLES        Margaret       8    F    W                                       IL
 17  130  127 KNOWLES        Amanda         7    F    W                                       IL
 18  130  127 KNOWLES        Arcinda        7    F    W                                       IL
 19  131  128 DOWLES         John           29   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Ireland            X      X
 20  131  128 DOWLES         Mary           22   F    W    Keeping House                      Ireland            X      X                                        X
 21  131  128 DOWLES         Joseph         1    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 22  132  129 GUTMANN        J. W.          36   M    W    Farmer         16,500    2,000     NY
 23  132  129 GUTMANN        Mary           31   F    W    Keeping House                      NY
 24  132  129 GUTMANN        Nettie         12   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 25  132  129 GUTMANN        Fred           10   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 26  132  129 GUTMANN        Charles        8    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 27  132  129 GUTMANN        Ann            5    F    W                                       IL
 28  132  129 GUTMANN        Cora           1    F    W                                       IL
 29  132  129 TAYLOR         John           40   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Ireland            X      X
 30  132  129 DOYLE          James          27   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Ireland            X      X
 31  132  129 THOMPSON       E. T.          21   M    W    Farm Laborer                       NY
 32  132  129 HARMAN         Mike           28   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Ireland            X      X
 33  132  129 RYAN           Catherine      18   F    W    Domestic Servant                   Ireland            X      X
 34  133  130 KILER          Charles        26   M    W    Farmer         9,000     1,000     OH
 35  133  130 KILER          Elizabeth      23   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 36  133  130 WALIN          Mary           21   F    W    Domestic Servant                   IN
 37  133  130 BURK           Pat            29   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Ireland            X      X
 38  134  131 KINCAID        W. C.          60   M    W    Farmer         5,000     1,000     KY
 39  134  131 KINCAID        Burule         55   F    W                                       KY
 40  134  131 KINCAID        Laura          12   F    W                                       IL


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