1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.64
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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:  64
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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   75   75  PFOFFENBACH    Henry          7    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 2   75   75  PFOFFENBACH    William        5    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 3   75   75  PFOFFENBACH    Joseph         4    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 4   75   75  PFOFFENBACH    Ellie          2    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 5   76   76  PFOFFENBACH    Henry          30   M    W    Farmer         2,000     1,000     Hessen             X      X
 6   76   76  PFOFFENBACH    Louisa         24   F    W    Keeping House                      Prussia            X      X
 7   76   76  PFOFFENBACH    Carolina       1    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 8   77   77  PFOFFENBACH    Fred           25   M    W    Farmer                             Hessen             X      X
 9   77   77  PFOFFENBACH    Kate           24   F    W    Keeping House                      Hessen             X      X
 10  77   77  PFOFFENBACH    Conrad         4    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 11  77   77  PFOFFENBACH    Ellen          1    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 12  78   78  PFOFFENBACH    Conrad         31   M    W    Farmer         800       200       Hessen             X      X               Apr
 13  78   78  PFOFFENBACH    Helena         18   F    W    Keeping House                      Prussia            X      X               Apr
 14  79   79  WIBICA         Anthony        50   M    W    Farmer         1,200     500       Prussia            X      X
 15  79   79  WIBICA         Mary           24   F    W    Keeping House                      Prussia            X      X
 16  79   79  WIBICA         Della          7    F    W                                       IL                 X      X                           X
 17  79   79  WIBICA         Frank          3    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 18  80   80  PFOFFENBACH    Henry          40   M    W    Farmer         300       300       Hessen             X      X
 19  80   80  PFOFFENBACH    Elizabeth      36   F    W    Keeping House                      Hessen             X      X
 20  80   80  PFOFFENBACH    Katie          12   F    W                                       Hessen             X      X
 21  80   80  PFOFFENBACH    Tony           4    M    W                                       Hessen             X      X
 22  81   81  TIBBIS         John           52   M    W    Farmer         3,000     800       IN                                                           X     X
 23  81   81  TIBBIS         Mary           45   F    W    Keeping House                      TN
 24  81   81  TIBBIS         Samuel         17   M    W                                       IL
 25  81   81  TIBBIS         Sarah          15   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 26  81   81  TIBBIS         Jane           12   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 27  81   81  TIBBIS         John           10   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 28  81   81  TIBBIS         Martin         8    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 29  81   81  TIBBIS         James          6    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 30  81   81  TIBBIS         Charles        4    M    W                                       IL
 31  81   81  PEARCE         Martha         2    F    W                                       IL
 32  82   82  PARKER         Emaline        46   F    W    Keeping House  2,500     500       IN
 33  82   82  PARKER         Amanda         15   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 34  82   82  PARKER         Mary           13   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 35  82   82  PARKER         Sarah          9    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 36  83   83  YOKUM          Hannah         32   F    W    Keeping House                      IN                                                           X     X
 37  83   83  YOKUM          Mary           22   F    W                   450       100       IL                                                           X     X
 38  83   83  ADAMS          Rebecca        18   F    W                                       IL                                                           X     X
 39  83   83  ADAMS          Maria          16   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 40  83   83  ADAMS          Agnes          14   F    W                                       IL                                                    X


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