1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.320
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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:  320
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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   181  197 PAXTON         George         25   M         Clerk - Store                      Scotland
 2   181  197 PAXTON         Lizzie         25   F                                            England
 3   181  197 DRIFFIELD      Thomas         26   M         Clerk - Store                      England
 4   182  198 BARTLETT       Peter          26   M         Confectioner                       In
 5   182  198 BARTLETT       Anna           22   F                                            Oh
 6   182  198 BARTLETT       Willie         1    M                                            IL
 7   182  198 POSSNER        George         23   M         Clerk - Store                      Oh
 8   182  198 POSSNER        Ida            23   F         Braiding                           NY
 9   182  198 POSSNER        Charles        3    M                                            IL
 10  182  198 POSSNER        George         3m   M                                            IL                              March
 11  182  198 CARRIGAN       Julia          19   F         Servant                            Ireland
 12  183  199 MCDONALD       Henry          30   M         House Painter  4,000               Ireland
 13  183  199 MCDONALD       Maggie         28   F                                            Ireland
 14  183  199 MCDONALD       John           3    M                                            IL
 15  183  199 MCDONALD       Mary           1    F                                            IL
 16  183  199 FITZGERALD     Hannah         12   F         Servant                            IL                                                    X
 17  184  200 HOCKING        Richard        67   M         Shoemaker      3,000               England
 18  184  200 HOCKING        Eliza          49   F                                            England
 19  184  200 HOCKING        George         12   M                                            IL                                                    X
 20  185  201 MORSE          Charles        49   M         Railroad Superintendent            Me
 21  185  201 MORSE          Elizabeth      49   F                                            Me
 22  185  201 MORSE          Mattie         26   F                                            Me
 23  185  201 MORSE          Emma           21   F                                            Me                                                    X
 24  185  201 MORSE          Hattie         19   F                                            Me                                                    X
 25  185  201 MORSE          Charles        11   M                                            Me                                                    X
 26  186  202 DAYTON         Mary           65   F                        5,200     400       NJ
 27  186  202 DAYTON         Sarah          44   F                                            NJ
 28  186  202 DAYTON         Mary           42   F                                            NJ
 29  186  202 DAYTON         Ruth           38   F                                            NJ
 30  186  202 PETERS or TITUS Elizabeth     13   F                                            IL
 31  187  203 EAMS           Timothy        61   M         Retired Merchant 30,000  5,000     Ma
 32  187  203 EAMS           Abigail        54   F                                            Ma
 33  187  203 EAMS           Charles        21   M         Book Store                         IL
 34  187  203 SAYER          Elizabeth      35   F         Servant                            NJ
 35  187  203 DAY            George         11   M                                            IL                                                    X
 36  187  203 MURDOCH        Samuel         78   M         Retired Missionary                 Ma
 37  187  203 MURDOCH        Amelia         54   F                                            NJ
 38  188  204 RETTER         Jane           73   F                                            NJ
 39  189  205 VAN HOUGHTON   Edmond         19   M         Carpenter                          NJ
 40  189  205 VAN HOUGHTON   Mary           16   F                                            NJ


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