1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.558
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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:  558
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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   36   36  FILSON         Mary           37   F         Farmer         20,000    1,155     IL
 2   36   36  FILSON         Hattie         11   F                                            IL                                                    X
 3   36   36  FILSON         William        9    M                                            IL                                                    X
 4   36   36  FILSON         Fannie         6    F                                            IL                                                    X
 5   36   36  MELTON         Preston        25   M                                            NY
 6   37   37  SMITH          Ellen          48   F         Farmer         30,000    3,410     IL
 7   37   37  SMITH          Samuel         17   M                                            IL                                                    X
 8   37   37  SMITH          Meredith       13   M                                            IL                                                    X
 9   37   37  SMITH          Elmore         7    M                                            IL                                                    X
 10  37   37  SMITH          Flora          4    F                                            IL                                                    X
 11  37   37  HOOKLOCK       Mary           18   F         Servant                            IL
 12  37   37  REED           Clifton        18   M    B    Farm Hand                          Mo
 13  38   38  SMITH          John           60   M         Farmer         32,000    20,340    Va
 14  38   38  SMITH          Minerva        49   F                                            IL
 15  38   38  SMITH          Franklin       26   M                                            IL
 16  38   38  SMITH          Mary           24   F                                            IL
 17  38   38  SMITH          Amanda         22   F                                            IL
 18  38   38  SMITH          James          21   M                                            IL
 19  38   38  SMITH          Hattie         19   F                                            IL                                                    X
 20  38   38  SMITH          Abram          17   M                                            IL                                                    X
 21  38   38  SMITH          Emma           14   F                                            IL                                                    X
 22  38   38  SMITH          George         11   M                                            IL                                                    X
 23  38   38  SMITH          Fannie         9    F                                            IL                                                    X
 24  38   38  WARNER         Frances        54   F                                            Tn
 25  38   38  CARR           John           26   M         Farmer         12,000    2,583     Pa
 26  39   39  BOSTON         James          34   M         Farmer                             IL
 27  39   39  BOSTON         Sallie         28   F                                            Ky
 28  39   39  BOSTON         Minnie         6    F                                            IL
 29  39   39  BOSTON         Babe           6m   M                                            IL                              Dec.
 30  39   39  ELLIOTT        Robert         17   M         Farm Hand                          IL
 31  39   39  VIGAL          Rose           16   F         Servant                            Ky
 32  40   40  HITT           John           43   M         Farmer         17,000    6,030     Ky
 33  40   40  HITT           Jane           38   F                                            Oh
 34  40   40  HITT           Mary           15   F                                            IL
 35  40   40  HITT           Ella           12   F                                            IL
 36  40   40  HITT           Eva            11   F                                            IL
 37  40   40  HITT           Jane           54   F                                            Ky
 38  40   40  SHEPHARD       Charles        15   M         Farm Hand                          IL
 39  41   41  VIGELS         John           23   M         Laborer                            Ky
 40  41   41  VIGELS         Clara          25   F                                            Ky


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