1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.81
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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:  Athens  REEL NO:  593.260  PAGE NO:  81
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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   210  208 CASEY          Harriet        1    F    W                                       IL
 2   211  209 JENNINGS       William        46   M    W    Farmer         300       100       NY
 3   211  209 JENNINGS       Mary           37   F    W    Keeping House                      IL                                                           X     X
 4   211  209 JENNINGS       William        10   M    W                                       IL
 5   211  209 JENNINGS       Louisa         9    F    W                                       IL
 6   211  209 JENNINGS       Ulyseses       2    M    W                                       IL
 7   211  209 CONLEY         James          26   M    W    Farmer         600       200       MO
 8   212  210 GUDGEL         Sarah          40   F    W    Keeping House  500       200       IN                                                           X     X
 9   212  210 GUDGEL         William        20   M    W    Farmer                             IN
 10  212  210 GUDGEL         Andrew         17   M    W                                       IL
 11  212  210 GUDGEL         Jacob          12   M    W                                       IL                                                           X     X
 12  212  210 GUDGEL         Henry          10   M    W                                       IL
 13  212  210 GUDGEL         Sheridan       5    M    W                                       IL
 14  212  210 YOKUM          Frances        23   M    W    Farmer                             IL                                        Feb
 15  212  210 YOKUM          Missouri       15   F    W    Keeping House                      IL                                        Feb
 16  213  211 HODGE          Oliver         53   M    W    Farmer         1,200     500       VT
 17  213  211 HODGE          Elma           48   F    W    Keeping House                      NH
 18  213  211 HODGE          Oliver         11   M    W                                       WI                                                    X
 19  214  212 KLINE          John           50   M    W    Laborer                  100       IN                                                           X     X
 20  214  212 KLINE          Nancy          35   F    W    Keeping House                      IN                                                           X     X
 21  214  212 KLINE          Alvin          17   M    W                                       IL                                                           X     X
 22  214  212 KLINE          Laura          16   F    W                                       IL                                                           X     X
 23  214  212 KLINE          Milton         11   M    W                                       IL                                                           X     X
 24  214  212 KLINE          Soloman        10   M    W                                       IL                                                           X     X
 25  214  212 KLINE          Ferdinand      8    M    W                                       IL
 26  214  212 KLINE          Alice          6    F    W                                       IL
 27  214  212 KLINE          Andrew         4    M    W                                       IL
 28  214  212 KLINE          Eddie          1    M    W                                       IL
 29  216  213 SUMNER         Thomas         35   M    W    Laborer        200       100       KY
 30  216  213 SUMNER         Angeline       20   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 31  216  213 SUMNER         Anthony        10mo M    W                                       IL                              Aug
 32  217  214 BROWN          Coleman        30   M    W    Laborer        600       500       NY
 33  217  214 BROWN          Nancy          34   F    W    Keeping House                      KY                                                                 X
 34  217  214 BROWN          John H.        9    M    W                                       KY                                                    X
 35  217  214 BROWN          Dewit          7    M    W                                       IL
 36  217  214 BROWN          George         5    M    W                                       IL
 37  217  214 BROWN          Sarah          1    F    W                                       IL
 38  218  215 WHITE          Albert         30   M    W    Farmer         400       200       IL
 39  218  215 WHITE          Susan          24   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 40  218  215 WHITE          Chloe          4    F    W                                       IL


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