1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.48
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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:  48
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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   213  209 NUDSON         Charles        6    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 2   213  209 NUDSON         John           1    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 3   213  209 BURRISON       Hans           83   M    W    Farmer                             Norway             X      X
 4   214  210 GUNSTOR        John           36   M    W    Farmer         4,000     1,000     Norway             X      X
 5   214  210 GUNSTOR        Caroline       34   F    W    Keeping House                      Norway             X      X
 6   214  210 GUNSTOR        Thomas         13   M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 7   214  210 GUNSTOR        Henry          11   M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 8   214  210 GUNSTOR        Charles        8    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 9   214  210 GUNSTOR        Andrew         4    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 10  214  210 GUNSTOR        Gilbert        3    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 11  214  210 GUNSTOR        Onon           32   M    W    Farmer                             Norway             X      X
 12  215  211 TACKELSON      Fenton         32   M    W    Farmer         2,000     500       Norway             X      X
 13  215  211 TACKELSON      Gurnella       40   F    W    Keeping House                      Norway             X      X
 14  215  211 TACKELSON      Isabelle       10   F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 15  215  211 TACKELSON      Thomas         2    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 16  215  211 TACKELSON      Nelson         74   M    W                                       Norway             X      X
 17  216  212 KEET           John           30   M    W    Farmer         10,000    1,500     Hanover            X      X
 18  216  212 KEET           Annie          24   F    W    Keeping House                      Hanover            X      X
 19  216  212 KEET           John           1    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 20  217  213 GERTS          Joseph         40   M    W    Farmer                   800       Baden              X      X
 21  217  213 GERTS          Mary           28   F    W    Keeping House                      Baden              X      X
 22  217  213 GERTS          Fren ?         7    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 23  217  213 GERTS          John           3    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 24  217  213 GERTS          cHARLES        1    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 25  217  213 GERTS          eMMA           5    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 26  218  214 BARNES         Henry          42   M    W    Farmer         7,000     500       Hanover            X      X
 27  218  214 BARNES         Mary           44   F    W    Keeping House                      Hanover            X      X
 28  218  214 BARNES         Sophia         16   F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 29  218  214 BARNES         Mary           13   F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 30  218  214 BARNES         Annie          10   F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 31  218  214 BARNES         William        8    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 32  218  214 BARNES         John           5    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 33  218  214 HILBRANE       Henry          20   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Hanover            X      X
 34  218  214 BEAVERS        John           25   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Russia             X      X
 35  218  214 KULES          John           25   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Russia             X      X
 36  219  215 BRACKER        John           67   M    W    Farmer         1,000     500       KY                                                           X     X
 37  219  215 BRACKER        Mary           62   F    W    Keeping House                      KY                                                           X     X
 38  219  215 SNODGRASS      Mary           11   F    W                                       IL
 39  219  215 SNODGRASS      Pauline        10   F    W                                       IL
 40  219  215 MILLER         John           40   M    W    Farmer                             Germany            X      X               May


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