1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.254
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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 - 1st Ward  REEL NO:  M593-263  PAGE NO:  254
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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   18   18  SHIBLEY        Emily          40   F         Keeps Boarders                     Pa
 2   18   18  SHIBLEY        Lina           25   F         Music Teacher                      IL
 3   18   18  SHIBLEY        Mary           19   F                                            IL                                                    X
 4   18   18  SHIBLEY        Eddie          14   M                                            IL                                                    X
 5   18   18  SHIBLEY        Helen          14   F                                            IL                                                    X
 6   18   18  AINSWORTH      William        25   M         Notion Dealer                      IL
 7   18   18  AINSWORTH      Ollie          23   F                                            IL
 8   18   18  PARKER         William        25   M         Express Agent                      IL
 9   18   18  MYERS          John           45   M         Sewing Machine Agent               Ct
 10  18   18  MYERS          Mary           39   F                                            Ct
 11  18   18  MYERS          George         19   M         Clerk in Post Office               Ct
 12  18   18  SPAIN          Christine      21   F         Servant                            Prussia
 13  19   19  ENNIS          William        73   M         Shoe Maker     3,000               Md
 14  19   19  ENNIS          Elizabeth      16   F                                            Md
 15  19   19  ENNIS          Mack           36   M         Tanner                             IL
 16  19   19  OLSTEN         Anna           22   F                                            Norway                                                X
 17  19   19  ENNIS          Lizzie         22   F                                            IL
 18  20   20  COBBS          William        45   M         Shoe Maker                         Ky
 19  20   20  COBBS          Mary           41   F                                            Ky
 20  20   20  COBBS          Isabella       17   F                                            IL                                                    X
 21  20   20  COBBS          Jerome         16   M                                            IL                                                    X
 22  20   20  COBBS          Emma           10   F                                            IL                                                    X
 23  20   20  COBBS          Eva            8    F                                            IL                                                    X
 24  21   21  WARD           Isreal         56   M         Life Insurance Agent               Pa
 25  21   21  WARD           Mary           20   F                                            Pa
 26  21   21  SARIA          Elizabeth      80   F                                            NJ
 27  21   21  ELLIOTT        Eliza          58   F                                            Pa
 28  22   22  KISLENBURY     Anna           40   F                                            England            X      X
 29  22   22  HARVEY         William        23   M         Photographer                       England            X      X
 30  22   22  VILES          Emma           57   F                                            England            X      X
 31  23   23  SMITH          Abraham        55   M         Farmer         40,000    10,000    Va
 32  23   23  SMITH          Mary           47   F                                            IL
 33  23   23  SMITH          Orphelia       21   F                                            IL
 34  23   23  SMITH          Sallie         19   F                                            IL                                                    X
 35  23   23  SMITH          Charles        16   M                                            IL                                                    X
 36  23   23  SMITH          Mollie         14   F                                            IL                                                    X
 37  23   23  SMITH          Ida            12   F                                            IL                                                    X
 38  23   23  SMITH          Katie          7    F                                            IL                                                    X
 39  23   23  BROWN          Anna           20   F         Servant                            NY
 40  24   24  HUMPHREY       Benjamin       56   M         Carpenter      4,000               Ky


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