1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.1
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Transcribed by Shirley Aleguas from the publication by Eileen Gochanour and used with her written permission. Please consider that visual interpretation of handwriting and transcriptions typed by humans are subject to error. Refer to the microfilm of the original census for your interpretation.

This transcription may be used for family history research, but commercial use is strictly prohobited unless permission is obtained from the author.

This is the 1870 Federal Census for Morgan 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:  Morgan  DIVISION:  Arcadia Twp.  REEL NO:  M593-263  PAGE NO:  1
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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   1    1   TURLEY         Harrison       56   M         Farmer                   400       Ky
 2   1    1   TURLEY         Mary           55   F                                            Ky
 3   1    1   TURLEY         Amanda         23   F                                            Ky
 4   1    1   TURLEY         Walter         19   M                                            Ky
 5   1    1   TURLEY         Walker         15   M                                            Ky                                                    X
 6   1    1   TURLEY         Isabel         12   F                                            Ky                                                    X
 7   2    2   WILTHERS       John           65   M         Farmer         4,000     600       England
 8   2    2   WILTHERS       Elizabeth      62   F                                            England
 9   2    2   LAZENBY        Mary           6    F                                            IL
 10  3    3   AICKMAN        Benjamin       58   M         Farmer         1,000     100       England
 11  3    3   AICKMAN        Drucilla       24   F                                            England
 12  3    3   AICKMAN        John           21   M                                            England
 13  3    3   AICKMAN        Benjamin       16   M                                            IL
 14  3    3   AICKMAN        Annie          18   F                                            IL
 15  3    3   AICKMAN        Sarah          14   F                                            IL
 16  4    4   DOLEAR         Albert         27   M         Farmer         200       400       England
 17  4    4   DOLEAR         Annie          27   F                                            Sweden
 18  4    4   DOLEAR         William        5    M                                            IL
 19  4    4   DOLEAR         Edward         3    M                                            IL
 20  4    4   DOLEAR         James          1    M                                            IL
 21  5    5   BIRDSEL        Peter          38   M         Farmer         3,100     600       IL
 22  5    5   BIRDSEL        Annie          32   F                                            England
 23  5    5   BIRDSEL        Thomas R       13   M                                            IL
 24  5    5   BIRDSEL        Eliza J.       11   F                                            IL
 25  5    5   BIRDSEL        William C.     9    M                                            IL
 26  5    5   BIRDSEL        James H.       6    M                                            IL
 27  5    5   BIRDSEL        Peter          1    M                                            IL
 28  5    5   BARBUR         Kate           79   F                                            Va
 29  6    6   BENSON         William        75   M         Retired Farmer 2,280               Wales
 30  6    6   BENSON         Annie          65   F                                            England
 31  6    6   HULL           Sarah          12   F                                            IL                                                    X
 32  7    7   SMITH          John           57   M         Farmer         1,600     700       Madeira
 33  7    7   SMITH          Carlotta       45   F                                            Madeira
 34  7    7   SMITH          Manuel         18   M                                            IL
 35  7    7   SMITH          John           16   M                                            IL
 36  7    7   SMITH          Mary           14   F                                            IL
 37  7    7   SMITH          David          6    M                                            IL
 38  7    7   SMITH          Carrie         10   F                                            IL
 39  7    7   SMITH          Sarah          8    F                                            IL
 40  7    7   SMITH          Jacob          4    M                                            IL


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