1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.47
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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:  47
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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   205  202 HUBBLY         Catherine      15   F    W                                       OH                 X      X
 2   205  202 HUBBLY         Mary           12   F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 3   205  202 HUBBLY         Hobby          37   M    W                                       Switzerland        X      X
 4   205  202 HUBBLY         Joseph         22   M    W                                       Switzerland        X      X
 5   205  202 WALLGETT       John           38   M    W    Farmer                             Switzerland        X      X
 6   206  203 HUBBLY         August         44   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Switzerland        X      X
 7   206  203 HUBBLY         Elizabeth      43   F    W    Keeping House                      Switzerland        X      X
 8   206  203 HUBBLY         August         19   M    W                                       Switzerland        X      X
 9   206  203 HUBBLY         Malcolm        17   M    W                                       Switzerland        X      X
 10  206  203 HUBBLY         Josephine      9    F    W                                       Switzerland        X      X
 11  208  204 MCCLARY        Andrew         63   M    W    Farmer                   500       Ireland            X      X
 12  208  204 MCCLARY        Martha         45   F    W    Keeping House                      Ireland            X      X
                   REMARKS:  Insane
 13  208  204 MCCLARY        James          28   M    W    Farmer                             Ireland            X      X
 14  208  204 MCCLARY        Eliza          24   F    W                                       Ireland            X      X
 15  208  204 MCCLARY        Martha         17   F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 16  208  204 MCCLARY        Joseph         14   M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 17  209  205 MCUEN          Colin          51   M    W    Farmer         3,000     1,000     Scotland           X      X
 18  209  205 MCUEN          Lucilla        39   F    W    Keeping House                      IN
 19  209  205 MCUEN          Jesse          11   M    W                                       IL                 X
 20  209  205 MCUEN          John           8    M    W                                       IL                 X
 21  209  205 MCUEN          Perry          6mo  M    W                                       IL                 X            Dec
 22  209  205 MCUEN          Stephen        6mo  M    W                                       IL                 X            Dec
 23  210  206 WORK           Stephen        45   M    W    Farmer         14,000    3,000     IL                 X      X
 24  210  206 WORK           Patsy          45   F    W    Keeping House                      IN
 25  210  206 WORK           Lucilla        20   F    W                                       IL
 26  210  206 WORK           Joseph         19   M    W                                       IL
 27  210  206 WORK           Jesse          16   M    W                                       IL
 28  210  206 WORK           Francis        13   M    W                                       IL
 29  210  206 WORK           Eliza          11   F    W                                       IL
 30  210  206 WORK           Emma           3    F    W                                       IL
 31  211  207 SIMONSON       Louis          25   M    W    Farmer                   400       Norway             X      X
 32  211  207 SIMONSON       Augusta        16   F    W    Keeping House                      IL                 X      X
 33  211  207 SIMONSON       Simon          4mo  M    W                                       IL                 X            Feb
 34  212  208 SIMONSON       Onon           22   M    W    Farmer                   400       Norway             X      X
 35  212  208 SIMONSON       Bettie         20   F    W    Keeping House                      Norway             X      X
 36  213  209 NUDSON         Henry          42   M    W    Farmer         8,000     1,000     Norway             X      X
 37  213  209 NUDSON         Emmie          33   F    W    Keeping House                      Norway             X      X
 38  213  209 NUDSON         May            14   F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 39  213  209 NUDSON         Harry          11   M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 40  213  209 NUDSON         Ann            10   F    W                                       IL                 X      X


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