1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.16
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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:  16
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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   121  121 GISH           Thomas         23   M         Day Laborer                        IL
 2   121  121 LONG           Fred           18   M                                            IL
 3   122  122 SILCOX         James          38   M         Farmer         3,200     1,100     IL
 4   122  122 SILCOX         Charles        10   M                                            IL                                                    X
 5   122  122 SILCOX         Clementine     30   F                                            IL
 6   122  122 SILCOX         William        8    M                                            IL
 7   122  122 SILCOX         Robert         6    M                                            IL
 8   122  122 SILCOX         John           2    M                                            IL
 9   123  123 JEFFRIES       Susan          36   F                        1,200               IL
 10  123  123 JEFFRIES       Jane           13   F                                            IL                                                    X
 11  123  123 JEFFRIES       Sarah          11   F                                            IL                                                    X
 12  123  123 JEFFRIES       Gertrude       9    F                                            IL                                                    X
 13  123  123 JEFFRIES       John           3    M                                            IL
 14  124  124 HENDERSON      Thomas         23   M         Farmer                   200       IL
 15  124  124 HENDERSON      Martha         22   F                                            IL
 16  124  124 HENDERSON      William        30   M         Farm Hand                600       IL
 17  124  124 HENDERSON      Edward         17   M                                            IL
 18  124  124 HENDERSON      Noah           15   M                                            IL
 19  125  125 FLOYD          Isaac          30   M         Farmer         1,400     700       Ireland
 20  125  125 FLOYD          Margaret       22   F                                            IL
 21  126  126 WARD           William        35   M         Farmer                   1,000     IL
 22  126  126 WARD           Margaret       25   F                                            IL
 23  126  126 WARD           William        3    M                                            IL
 24  126  126 WARD           Mary           1    F                                            IL
 25  127  127 BOWRY or ROWRY ? John         55   M         Farmer         1,200     200       Ireland
 26  127  127 BOWRY or ROWRY ? Bridget      48   F                                            Ireland
 27  127  127 BOWRY or ROWRY ? Mike         14   M                                            IL                                                    X
 28  127  127 BOWRY or ROWRY ? Kate         12   F                                            IL                                                    X
 29  127  127 BOWRY or ROWRY ? Mary         10   F                                            IL
 30  127  127 BOWRY or ROWRY ? Hannah       8    F                                            IL
 31  127  127 BOWRY or ROWRY ? Benjamin     4    M                                            IL
 32  128  128 SMITH          William W.     56   M         Farmer         10,000    1,000     Ky
 33  128  128 SMITH          Nancy          44   F                                            IL
 34  128  128 SMITH          Mary           17   F                                            IL                                                    X
 35  128  128 SMITH          Lizzie         15   F                                            IL                                                    X
 36  128  128 SMITH          Ella           12   F                                            IL                                                    X
 37  128  128 SMITH          Douglas        9    M                                            IL
 38  129  129 SMITH          James A.       52   M         Farmer         450                 Oh
 39  129  129 SMITH          Jane           56   F                                            Oh
 40  130  130 STEWART        William        52   M         Farmer         450                 Oh


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