1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.172
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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:  172
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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   134  134 ROBSON         Mary           31   F                                            Canada
 2   134  134 ROBSON         Elizabeth      10   F                                            Canada                                                X
 3   134  134 ROBSON         John           8    M                                            Canada                                                X
 4   134  134 ROBSON         Mary           6    F                                            Canada                                                X
 5   135  135 GREEN          Decodray       41   M         Farmer         6,500     1,500     IL
 6   135  135 GREEN          Sarah          28   F                                            IL
 7   135  135 GREEN          Laura          8    F                                            IL                                                    X
 8   135  135 COX            Lucinda        18   F                                            IL
 9   136  136 SIMPSON        John           60   M         Physician      10,000    1,000     Scotland
 10  137  137 DEERING ?      Edward         24   M         Farmer                   300       Canada
 11  137  137 DEERING ?      Lydia          23   F                                            England
 12  137  137 DEERING ?      William        1    M                                            IL
 13  138  138 HODSON         James          29   M         Farmer         6,000     1,800     England
 14  138  138 HODSON         Margaret       26   F                                            IL
 15  138  138 HODSON         Robert         1    M                                            IL
 16  138  138 MYERS          John           25   M         Farm Hand                          England
 17  139  139 HUGHS          Oliver         28   M         Farmer         12,000    3,000     IL
 18  139  139 HUGHS          Virginia       27   F                                            IL
 19  139  139 STAPLES        John           21   M         Farm Hand                          England
 20  140  140 SINCLAIR       Peter          62   M         Farmer         14,000    1,800     Ky
 21  140  140 SINCLAIR       James          50   M         Farmer                             Ky
 22  140  140 SINCLAIR       Gabrella       47   F                                            Ky
 23  140  140 SINCLAIR       Nancy          30   F                                            Ky
 24  141  141 POE            Barney         31   M         Farmer                   1,000     Oh
 25  141  141 POE            Sarah          23   F                                            IL
 26  141  141 POE            Cordelia       9m   F                                            IL                              July
 27  141  141 JACK           Ellen          12   F                                            IL                                                    X
 28  142  142 WOOD           Joseph         27   M         Farmer                   500       IL
 29  142  142 WOOD           Lucrecia       64   F                                            Ky
 30  143  143 TAYLOR         George         64   M         Farmer         40,000    8,000     Ky
 31  143  143 TAYLOR         Polly          62   F                                            Ky
 32  143  143 TAYLOR         George         23   M                                            IL
 33  143  143 TAYLOR         John           21   M                                            IL
 34  143  143 TAYLOR         Shelby         19   M                                            IL
 35  143  143 TAYLOR         James          22   M                                            IL
 36  144  144 RANSON         William        30   M         Farmer         12,000    2,000     IL
 37  144  144 RANSON         Mary           26   F                                            IL
 38  144  144 RANSON         Della          10m  F                                            IL                              Aug.
 39  144  144 WATSON         Isaac          23   M         Farm Hand                          England
 40  145  145 CLARAHAN       Michael        28   M         Farmer         2,400     300       Ireland


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