1870 Census of Morgan County, IL p.586
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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:  Waverly Pct.  REEL NO:  M593-263  PAGE NO:  586
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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   146  147 MEACHAM        Rachel         40   F                                            IL
 2   146  147 MEACHAM        Adeline        14   F                                            IL                                                    X
 3   146  147 MEACHAM        Maggie         8    F                                            IL                                                    X
 4   147  148 CURTISS        Myra           33   F                        1,000     200       IL
 5   147  148 CURTISS        Charles        11   M                                            IL                                                    X
 6   147  148 CURTISS        Winthrop       9    M                                            IL                                                    X
 7   148  149 MILLER         Henry          44   M         Farmer                             Ct
 8   148  149 MILLER         Louisa         30   F                                            Ct
 9   148  149 MILLER         Permelia       71   F                                            Ct
 10  148  149 MCMULLEN       Bell           19   F         Housekeeper                        IL
 11  148  149 POWEL          Walter         16   M         Work Hand                          IL
 12  149  150 MEACHAM        Frank          39   M         Farrier        1,600     660       IL
 13  149  150 MEACHAM        Mary           32   F                                            IL
 14  149  150 MEACHAM        Laura          7    F                                            IL
 15  150  151 EPLING         Floyd          24   M         Carpenter                100       Va
 16  150  151 EPLING         Lizzie         19   F                                            IL
 17  150  151 EPLING         Judson         8m   M                                            IL                              Oct.
 18  151  152 STEWART        Robert         60   M         Brick Maker                        Tn
 19  151  152 STEWART        Chary          44   F                                            IL
 20  151  152 STEWART        Robert         18   M                                            IL
 21  151  152 STEWART        Lucretia       16   F                                            IL
 22  151  152 STEWART        Ellen          12   F                                            IL                                                    X
 23  151  152 STEWART        Josephine      6    F                                            IL                                                    X
 24  151  152 STEWART        Ida            4    F                                            IL
 25  152  153 HILTON         William        23   M         Farmer         1,700     600       IL
 26  152  153 HILTON         Elizabeth      25   F                                            IL
 27  153  154 MERWIN         Isaac          35   M         Saloon Keeper                      Ct
 28  154  155 GRAVES         Jeremiah       41   M         Farmer         2,000     600       Ct
 29  154  155 GRAVES         Jane           38   F                                            England
 30  154  155 GRAVES         Willie         13   M                                            IL                                                    X
 31  154  155 GRAVES         Edith          11   F                                            IL                                                    X
 32  154  155 GRAVES         Grace          1    F                                            IL
 33  155  156 KIRBY          Spencer        52   M         Carpenter                          Ky
 34  155  156 KIRBY          Elizabeth      58   F                                            Ky
 35  155  156 KIRBY          Lydia          15   F                                            Ky                                                    X
 36  155  156 KIRBY          Maria          13   F                                            IL                                                    X
 37  155  156 CARR           John           40   M         Laborer                            Tn
 38  155  156 GOOD           Richard        23   M         Horse Trainer                      Ky
 39  155  156 CODY           Patrick        22   M         House Plasterer                    IL
 40  155  156 BRADY          Charles        22   M         Carpenter                          Va


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