1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.315
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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 - Ward 2  REEL NO:  M593-263  PAGE NO:  315
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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   145  156 MYERS          Emma           10   F                                            IL                                                    X
 2   145  156 MYERS          Kate           6    F                                            IL
 3   145  156 MYERS          Harry          3    M                                            IL
 4   145  156 MYERS          Nettie         2    F                                            IL
 5   146  157 STEPHENS       William        64   M         Carpenter      1,500               Ky
 6   146  157 STEPHENS       Elizabeth      56   F                                            Ky
 7   147  158 REID           Stephen        55   M         Farmer         15,000    1,000     Ky
 8   147  158 REID           Martha         54   F                                            England
 9   147  158 REID           John           23   M                                            IL
 10  147  158 REID           Lydia          21   F                                            IL
 11  147  158 REID           Richard        18   M                                            IL                                                    X
 12  147  158 REID           George         17   M                                            IL                                                    X
 13  147  158 REID           Enoch          13   M                                            IL                                                    X
 14  147  158 REID           Elijah         9    M                                            IL                                                    X
 15  148  159 SCERNEHAN      Charles        37   M         Soda Bottle Works 3,500  200       NY
 16  148  159 SCERNEHAN      Jennie         34   F                                            NY
 17  148  159 SCERNEHAN      William        11   M                                            NY                                                    X
 18  148  159 SCERNEHAN      Charles        7    M                                            NY                                                    X
 19  148  159 LANE           Lydia          19   F         Servant                            IL
 20  149  160 TAYLOR         Joseph         27   M         Lumber Merchant 6,000              Oh
 21  149  160 TAYLOR         Annie          25   F                                            IL
 22  149  160 TAYLOR         Charles        1    M                                            IL
 23  149  160 TAYLOR         Ella           6m   F                                            IL                              Dec.
 24  149  160 WEIZ           Mary           22   F         Servant                            Prussia
 25  149  160 DECKER         Mary           12   F         Servant                            IL
 26  150  161 WARD           Norman         58 ? M         Retired Minister                   Ma
 27  150  161 WARD           Emily          39   F                                            IL
 28  150  161 WARD           Ella           16   F                                            IL                                                    X
 29  150  161 WARD           Ida            15   F                                            IL                                                    X
 30  150  161 WARD           James          14   M                                            IL                                                    X
 31  150  161 WARD           Norman         11   M                                            IL                                                    X
 32  150  161 WARD           Sarah          8    F                                            IL                                                    X
 33  150  161 WARD           Helen          4    F                                            IL
 34  151  162 MCDONALD       Charles        45   M         Insurance Agent 17,000   6,000     Scotland
 35  151  162 MCDONALD       Eliza          37   F                                            IL
 36  151  162 MCDONALD       Walter         17   M                                            Ca                                                    X
 37  151  162 MCDONALD       Helen          15   F                                            Ca                                                    X
 38  151  162 MCDONALD       Harry          13   M                                            Ca                                                    X
 39  151  162 MCDONALD       Emma           6    F                                            IL
 40  151  162 MCDONALD       Eliza          6m   F                                            IL                              Jan.


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