1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.421
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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 4  REEL NO:  M593-263  PAGE NO:  421
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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   52   52  HODGE          Mary           18   F         Pupil                              IL
 2   52   52  WHITTAKER      Edna           17   F         Pupil                              IL
 3   52   52  BOOKER         Sarah          16   F         Pupil                              Oh
 4   52   52  WILLISON       Mattie         14   F         Pupil                              Ia
 5   52   52  MCCRACKEN      Anna           14   F         Pupil                              IL
 6   52   52  DUNCAN         Mary           16   F         Pupil                              Ia
 7   52   52  CROOKSHANK     Ellen          19   F         Pupil                              IL
 8   52   52  THOMPSON       Hannah         20   F         Pupil                              Ia
 9   52   52  DAVIS ?        Annie          17   F         Pupil                              Ia
 10  52   52  LEACH          George         16   F         Pupil                              IL
 11  52   52  BRETTAN        Ella           17   F         Pupil                              IL
 12  52   52  GILBERT        Carrie         23   F         Teacher                            NH
 13  52   52  FLEMING        Kate           27   F         Teacher                            Vt
 14  52   52  SMITH          Caddie         27   F         Teacher                            NY
 15  52   52  BEARDSLEY      Helen          19   F         Teacher                            NY
 16  52   52  BEARDSLEY      Martha         17   F         Pupil                              NY
 17  52   52  CASTINA        Julia          16   F         Pupil                              IL
 18  52   52  MCFARLAND      Cassie         17   F         Pupil                              IL
 19  52   52  WHITE          Alitha         17   F         Pupil                              IL
 20  52   52  PRETTYMAN      Janey          18   F         Pupil                              IL
 21  52   52  PURR ?         Lucy           18   F         Pupil                              IL
 22  52   52  OSBURNE        Olive          22   F         Pupil                              Wi
 23  52   52  WEBB           Clara          19   F         Pupil                              IL
 24  52   52  BOYER          Lizzie         20   F         Pupil                              IL
 25  52   52  CONOVER        Mollie         20   F         Pupil                              IL
 26  52   52  CASADE         Mollie         17   F         Pupil                              IL
 27  52   52  ELLIOTT        Mary           24   F         Teacher                            NY
 28  52   52  DALTON         Laura          29   F         Teacher                            Ky
 29  52   52  SHIRLEY        Josia          12   F         Pupil                              IL
 30  53   53  EPLER          James M.       32   M         State Senator  15,000    7,000     IL
 31  53   53  EPLER          Hannah         23   F                                            IL
 32  53   53  EPLER          Alice          1    F                                            IL
 33  53   53  EPLER          Hattie         3m   F                                            IL
 34  53   53  MAY            Mary           12             Nurse Girl                         IL                                                    X
 35  53   53  HEIS           Maggie         23   F         Servant                            IL
 36  54   54  MASON          Edward         29   M         Book Store     900       1,500     IL
 37  55   55  MORRISON       Isaac          44   M         Lawyer         65,000    15,000    Ky
 38  55   55  MORRISON       Anna           46   F                                            NY
 39  55   55  MORRISON       Mattie A.      12   F                                            IL                                                    X
 40  55   55  MORRISON       Alford F.      9    M                                            IL                                                    X


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