1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.553
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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:  Sulphur Springs Pct.  REEL NO:  M593-263  PAGE NO:  553
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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   1    1   LUKEN          Henry          55   M         Farmer         12,000    1,005     Hanover
 2   1    1   LUKEN          Katherine      57   F                                            Hanover
 3   1    1   LUKEN          William        19   M                                            Hanover                                               X
 4   1    1   LUKEN          Sarah          13   F                                            IL                                                    X
 5   2    2   STENEMIER      Bernard        30   M         Farmer         4,000     890       Prussia
 6   2    2   STENEMIER      Mary           28   F                                            Baden
 7   2    2   STENEMIER      Stephen        5    M                                            IL
 8   2    2   STENEMIER      Kate           2    F                                            IL
 9   2    2   STENEMIER      Sophia         5m   F                                            IL                              Jan.
 10  3    3   JONES          Frederick      52   M         Farmer         2,120     800       Prussia
 11  3    3   JONES          Catherine      40   F                                            Ireland
 12  3    3   JONES          Charles        12   M                                            IL
 13  3    3   LUKEN          Henry          16   M                                            Hanover                                               X
                   REMARKS:  Family No. 1
 14  4    4   SHEPPARD or SHEFFORS Benjamin 38   M         Farmer         2,120     470       Prussia
 15  4    4   SHEPPARD or SHEFFORS Mary     30   F                                            NY
 16  4    4   SHEPPARD or SHEFFORS Kate     2    F                                            IL
 17  5    5   NIEHAUS        August         34   M         Farmer         3,600     390       Prussia
 18  5    5   NIEHAUS        Minnie         27   F                                            Prussia
 19  5    5   NIEHAUS        Mary           8    F                                            IL                                                    X
 20  5    5   NIEHAUS        Caroline       6    F                                            IL
 21  5    5   NIEHAUS        Louis          4    M                                            IL
 22  5    5   NIEHAUS        Lizzie         2    F                                            IL
 23  5    5   NIEHAUS        Minnie         6m   F                                            IL                              Dec.
 24  6    6   MYER           August         33   M         Farmer         3,200     525       Prussia
 25  6    6   MYER           Minnie         27   F                                            Prussia
 26  6    6   MYER           Mary           5    F                                            IL
 27  6    6   MYER           Henry          3    M                                            IL
 28  7    7   SMITH          Antone         40   M         Farmer         2,120     370       Prussia
 29  7    7   SMITH          Mary           28   F                                            Prussia
 30  7    7   SMITH          Babe           1m   M                                            IL                              May
 31  8    8   LEWIS          Charles        30   M         Laborer                  100       Prussia
 32  8    8   LEWIS          Mary           32   F                                            Prussia
 33  8    8   LEWIS          Mary           3    F                                            IL
 34  8    8   LEWIS          Lizzie         1    F                                            IL
 35  9    9   ROTI           Joseph         30   M         Laborer                            Austria
 36  9    9   ROTI           Catherine      30   F                                            Austria
 37  9    9   ROTI           Mary           7    F                                            Austria
 38  10   10  HILLIGUS       Ira            36   M         Laborer                  100       Pa
 39  10   10  HILLIGUS       Martha         28   F                                            Va
 40  10   10  GIBSON         Joanna         14   F                                            Ky


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