1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.45
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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:  45
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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   193  189 ROBBIN         Isabella       17   F    W                                       IL                 X
 2   193  189 ROBBIN         Sarah          13   F    W                                       IL                 X
 3   193  189 ROBBIN         George         11   M    W                                       IL                 X
 4   193  189 REASIC         John           16   M    W    Farm Laborer                       IL                 X      X
 5   193  189 REASIC         Mat            27   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Ireland            X      X
 6   193  189 REASIC         Mike           30   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Ireland            X      X
 7   193  190 LLOYD          John           75   M    W    Farmer         3,000     1,000     NJ
 8   193  190 LLOYD          Martha         68   F    W    Keeping House                      NJ
 9   193  190 LLOYD          Jonathan       26   M    W    Farmer                             OH
 10  193  190 LLOYD          Alfred         22   M    W    Farmer                             OH
 11  194  191 SPRINGER       Frances        33   M    W    Farmer                   500       NJ
 12  194  191 SPRINGER       Elizabeth      28   F    W    Keeping House                      NJ
 13  194  191 SPRINGER       Caroline       12   F    W                                       NJ                                                    X
 14  194  191 SPRINGER       Lucy           9    F    W                                       NJ                                                    X
 15  194  191 SPRINGER       Eliza          8    F    W                                       NJ                                                    X
 16  194  191 SPRINGER       Frank          6    M    W                                       NJ                                                    X
 17  194  191 SPRINGER       Harry          4    M    W                                       IL
 18  194  191 SPRINGER       Wallace        2    M    W                                       IL
 19  194  191 SPRINGER       John           25   M    W    Farmer                             NJ
 20  194  191 SPRINGER       Rubin          23   M    W    Farmer                             NJ
 21  194  191 SPRINGER       Charles        22   M    W    Farmer                             NJ
 22  195  192 RIGGS          Louis          25   M    W    Farmer                   400       IL
 23  195  192 RIGGS          Isabella       24   F    W    Keeping House                      OH
 24  196  193 STEEL          David          55   M    W    Farmer         3,500     1,000     PA
 25  196  193 STEEL          Rebecca        52   F    W    Keeping House                      PA
 26  196  193 STEEL          John           24   M    W    Farmer                             PA
 27  196  193 STEEL          Maggie         25   F    W                                       PA
 28  196  193 STEEL          William        20   M    W                                       PA                                                    X
 29  196  193 STEEL          Martha         18   F    W                                       PA                                                    X
 30  196  193 STEEL          Esther         14   F    W                                       PA                                                    X
 31  196  193 STEEL          Joseph         12   M    W                                       PA                                                    X
 32  196  193 STEEL          Rebecca        11   F    W                                       PA                                                    X
 33  197  194 GIBBS          Spencer        44   M    W    Farmer         8,000     2,000     MD
 34  197  194 GIBBS          Luiza          42   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 35  197  194 GIBBS          William        22   M    W                                       IL
 36  197  194 GIBBS          Charles        19   M    W                                       IL
 37  197  194 GIBBS          Laura          2    F    W                                       IL
 38  197  194 ALKIRE         Emily          30   F    W                                       IL
 39  197  194 ALKIRE         Stephen        60   M    W                                       MD
 40  198  195 KILER          Thomas         30   M    W    Farmer                   1,000     NY


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