1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.55
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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:  55
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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   15   15  MILLER         Minnie         5    F    W                                       IL
 2   15   15  MILLER         Carrie         1    F    W                                       IL
 3   16   16  GALIMAR        John           31   M    W    Farmer         300       200       Hanover            X      X
 4   16   16  GALIMAR        Mary           31   F    W    Keeping House                      KY                                                           X     X
 5   16   16  GALIMAR        William        6    M    W                                       IL                 X
 6   17   17  HOWLET         Rebecca        44   F    W    Keeping House  125                 NC                                                                 X
 7   17   17  HOWLET         Samuel         16   M    W    Farm Laborer                       IL                                                           X     X
 8   17   17  HOWLET         William        23   M    W    Farm Laborer                       IL                                                           X     X
 9   18   18  DORRELL        William        52   M    W    Farmer                             OH
 10  18   18  DORRELL        Jane           45   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 11  18   18  DORRELL        James          24   M    W                                       IL
 12  18   18  DORRELL        George         21   M    W                                       IL
 13  18   18  DORRELL        Wallace        16   M    W                                       IL
 14  18   18  DORRELL        Franklin       14   M    W                                       IA                                                    X
 15  18   18  DORRELL        Eugene         11   M    W                                       IA                                                    X
 16  18   18  DORRELL        Laura          18   F    W                                       IA
 17  18   18  DORRELL        John           9    M    W                                       IL
 18  18   18  DORRELL        Charlotte      3    F    W                                       IL
 19  19   19  BATTERTON      Richard        33   M    W    Farmer         14,100              IL
 20  19   19  BATTERTON      Cornelia       28   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 21  19   19  BATTERTON      Adam           3    M    W                                       IL
 22  19   19  BATTERTON      Robert         2    M    W                                       IL
 23  19   19  BATTERTON      Not Named      5mo  M    W                                       IL                              Dec
 24  19   19  BOWEN          Robert         28   M    W    Farm Laborer   600       3,165     MD                                                           X     X
 25  19   19  LOCKLIN        Conor          45   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Ireland            X      X                                  X     X
 26  19   19  WISEMAN        James          26   M    W    Farm Laborer                       IL                                                           X     X
 27  19   19  LAINE          Margaret       26   F    W    Domestic Servant                   NJ                                                           X     X
 28  20   20  DUNCAN         John           35   M    W    Farmer                             IL                                                           X     X
 29  20   20  DUNCAN         Nancy          30   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 30  20   20  DUNCAN         William        6    M    W                                       IL
 31  20   20  DUNCAN         Sidney         5    M    W                                       IL
 32  20   20  DUNCAN         Harvey         3    M    W                                       IL
 33  21   21  HARRISON       John           63   M    W    Farmer         5,000     500       KY
 34  21   21  HARRISON       Parthena       54   F    W    Keeping House                      KY
 35  21   21  HARRISON       George         30   M    W                   600       200       IL                                                    X
 36  21   21  HARRISON       Mary           17   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 37  21   21  HARRISON       Lucinda        14   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 38  21   21  CARTER         Nancy          18   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 39  22   22  BATTERTON      Elias          28   M    W    Farmer         1,000     520       IL
 40  22   22  BATTERTON      Sarah          24   F    W    Keeping House                      IL                                                                 X


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