1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.153
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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:  Jacksonville Pct.  REEL NO:  M593-263  PAGE NO:  153
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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   TAYLOR         Isham          47   M         Farmer                   1,000     Va
 2   1    1   TAYLOR         Mary           45   F                                            IL
 3   1    1   TAYLOR         Martha         19   F                                            IL
 4   1    1   TAYLOR         Susan          17   F                                            IL
 5   1    1   TAYLOR         Lucy           10   F                                            IL                                                    X
 6   1    1   TAYLOR         Eli            14   M                                            IL                                                    X
 7   2    2   RECTOR         James          53   M         Farmer         80,000    25,000    Va
 8   2    2   RECTOR         Minerva        45   F                                            IL
 9   2    2   RECTOR         George         21   M         Farmer                             IL
 10  2    2   RECTOR         James          20   M                                            IL
 11  2    2   RECTOR         Ella           16   F                                            IL
 12  2    2   RECTOR         Joseph         14   M                                            IL                                                    X
 13  2    2   RECTOR         Ollie          11   F                                            IL                                                    X
 14  2    2   RECTOR         Minnie         7    F                                            IL
 15  2    2   DOUGHERTY      John           22   M         Farm Hand                          Oh
 16  3    3   HAMMOND        Reuben         38   M         Farm Hand                          Ky
 17  3    3   HAMMOND        Addie          30   F                                            Ky
 18  4    4   MORTON         Joseph         69   M         Farmer         32,000    10,000    Va
 19  4    4   MORTON         Mary           66   F                                            Tn
 20  4    4   MORTON         Francis        28   M         Farmer                             IL
 21  4    4   MORTON         Louisa         30   F                                            IL
 22  4    4   MORTON         Joseph         6    M                                            IL
 23  4    4   MORTON         George         4    M                                            IL
 24  4    4   BALDWIN        George         36   M         Farm Hand                          Pa
 25  4    4   OHLER          Coleman        44   M         Farm Hand                          Ky
 26  4    4   MATHERS        Harvey         40   M         Farm Hand                          Ky
 27  4    4   MATHERS        George         14   M                                            Ky                                                    X
 28  5    5   GILMAN         William        55   M         Farmer         5,000     1,000     NH
 29  5    5   GILMAN         Sarah          54   F                                            NH
 30  5    5   GILMAN         Polly          78   F                                            NH
 31  6    6   HAMILTON       John           73   M         Minister       30,000    5,000     Ky
 32  6    6   HAMILTON       Eliza          56   F                                            Ky
 33  6    6   HAMILTON       Sarah          25   F                                            IL
 34  6    6   HAMILTON       George         21   M                                            IL
 35  6    6   WATERS         Zachariah      22   M         Laborer                            Mo
 36  6    6   WATERS         Lizzie         20   F         Servant                            Mo
 37  6    6   WATERS         Franklin       7m   M                                            IL                              Nov.
 38  7    7   BRANSON        Benjamin       57   M         Stock Dealer   13,000    1,000     Oh
 39  7    7   BRANSON        Mary           50   F                                            Ky
 40  7    7   GRANT          William        17   M                                            IL


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