1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.255
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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:  255
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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   24   24  HUMPHREY       Polly          63   F                                            Ky
 2   24   24  HUMPHREY       Thomas         25   M         Rail Roading                       IL
 3   24   24  PAYTON         Sallie         25   F                                            Ky
 4   25   25  MCDONALD       Andrew         45   M         City Clerk     4,000     2,000     Scotland           X      X
 5   25   25  MCDONALD       Julia          32   F                                            Ky
 6   25   25  MCDONALD       Lewis          12   M                                            IL                                                    X
 7   25   25  MCDONALD       Ella           9    F                                            IL                                                    X
 8   25   25  MCDONALD       Hattie         7    F                                            IL
 9   25   25  MCDONALD       Grace          5    F                                            IL
 10  25   25  MCDONALD       Eddy           2    M                                            IL
 11  25   25  MCDONALD       Norman         1m   M                                            IL                              May
 12  26   26  HAPPY          Josephus       59   M         Chair Maker    2,000               Ky
 13  26   26  HAPPY          Emma           31   F                                            Ky
 14  26   26  HAPPY          Joseph         21   M         Painter                            Ky
 15  26   26  HAPPY          Nanny          16   F                                            IL
 16  26   26  HAPPY          George         13   M                                            IL                                                    X
 17  26   26  HAPPY          Susie          11   F                                            IL                                                    X
 18  27   27  SHARP          Elbert         53   M         Carpenter      10,000    5,000     Tn
 19  27   27  SHARP          Mary           48   F                                            Oh
 20  27   27  SHARP          Edwin          9    M                                            IL
 21  27   27  SHARP          Martin         84   M         Retired Farmer                     Va
 22  27   27  BERRY          Elizabeth      62   F                                            Tn
 23  27   27  SHARP          Charlotte      57   F                                            Tn
 24  27   27  HATFIELD       Hannah         73   F                                            NJ
 25  28   28  AYERS          Eliza          65   F                        3,000     10,000    NJ
 26  28   28  RECK           Henry          40   M         Dir. of Orphan House               Pa
 27  28   28  MERING         Sallie         27   F                                            Md
 28  28   28  PARRITT        Georgia        18   F         Teacher                            Va
 29  28   28  MILLER         Emma           16   F                                            Pa
 30  28   28  DICKHOFF       Lena           7    F         Orphan                             Pa
 31  28   28  DICKHOFF       Emma           4    F         Orphan                             Pa
 32  28   28  HODGES         Alice          11   F         Orphan                             Ms
 33  28   28  TURDELLE       Caroline       11   F         Orphan                             Ms
 34  28   28  SHANNON        Mary           10   F         Orphan                             Ia
 35  28   28  SHANNON        Sarah          9    F         Orphan                             Ia
 36  28   28  VAN WAGONER    Lucinda        8    F         Orphan                             IL
 37  28   28  REEK           Willie         4    M         Orphan                             Pa
 38  29   29  JOHNSON        Robert         36   M         U. S. Assessor 11,000    5,000     IL
 39  29   29  JOHNSON        Eliza          32   F                                            IL
 40  29   29  JOHNSON        Willie B.      11   M                                            IL                                                    X


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