1870 Census of Menard County, IL p.95
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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:  95
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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   101  98  BUCKLEY        George         14   M    W                                       IL
 2   101  98  BUCKLEY        Emma           9    F    W                                       IL
 3   101  98  BUCKLEY        Mary           4    F    W                                       IL
 4   102  99  TICE           Anderson       40   M    W    Farmer         500       200       VA
 5   102  99  TICE           Susan          28   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 6   102  99  TICE           Anderson       8    M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 7   102  99  TICE           Pleasant D.    3    M    W                                       IL
 8   102  99  TICE           Benjamin       2    M    W                                       IL
 9   103  100 GERTRETS       Hurz           39   M    W    Farmer         1,200     600       Hanover            X      X
 10  103  100 GERTRETS       Annie          28   F    W    Keeping House                      Hanover            X      X
 11  103  100 GERTRETS       Mary           8    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 12  103  100 GERTRETS       Hannah         6    F    W                                       IL                 X      X
 13  103  100 GERTRETS       Henry          3    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 14  103  100 GERTRETS       George         1    M    W                                       IL                 X      X
 15  104  101 HADEN          John           50   M    W    Farmer         2,400     600       Hanover            X      X
 16  104  101 HADEN          Catharine      53   F    W    Keeping House                      Hanover            X      X
 17  104  101 HADEN          John           24   M    W    Farm Laborer                       Hanover            X      X
 18  104  101 HADEN          William        21   M    W                                       Hanover            X      X
 19  104  101 HADEN          Herman         17   M    W                                       Hanover            X      X
 20  104  101 HADEN          Johnson        18   M    W                                       Hanover            X      X
 21  104  101 HADEN          Catharine      14   F    W                                       Hanover            X      X
 22  107  102 TRIPLET        Daniel         36   M    W    Farmer                   600       KY
 23  107  102 TRIPLET        Susan          26   F    W    Keeping House                      IL
 24  107  102 TRIPLET        Emily          6    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 25  107  102 TRIPLET        Sarah          4    F    W                                       IL
 26  107  102 TRIPLET        Lucy           2    F    W                                       IL
 27  107  102 TRIPLET        William        7mo  M    W                                       IL                              Nov
 28  108  103 MALTBY         Nelson         52   M    W    Farmer         3,000     800       NY
 29  108  103 MALTBY         Mary           46   F    W    Keeping House                      MD
 30  108  103 MALTBY         William        20   M    W                                       IL                                                    X
 31  108  103 MALTBY         Mary           18   F    W                                       WI
 32  108  103 MALTBY         Laura          16   F    W                                       WI                                                    X
 33  108  103 MALTBY         Eva            14   F    W                                       WI                                                    X
 34  108  103 MALTBY         Sylvia         10   F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 35  108  103 MALTBY         Annetta        8    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 36  108  103 MALTBY         Elizabeth      6    F    W                                       IL                                                    X
 37  108  103 BROOKS         Laurenna       10mo F    W                                       IL                              Aug
 38  109  104 FULTON         John           37   M    W    Farmer         5,000     1,500     IL
 39  109  104 FULTON         Sarah          36   F    W    Keeping House                      IN
 40  109  104 FULTON         Robert         12   M    W                                       IL                                                    X


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