1880 Coles County, Illinois Census Excerpts

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[ASHMORE TWP] [CHARLESTON] [HICKORY TWP] [HUMBOLDT TWP]
[
HUTTON TWP] [LAFAYETTE TWP] [MATTOON TWP]
[
OAKLAND TWP] [PARADISE TWP]
[
UNKNOWN TWP'S]


Township: Charleston

Note: Assume all folks are of the Caucasian race unless otherwise noted


House

Name


Age


Sex


Rel.

Civil
Cond.


Profession


Born

POB

F

POB

M

 

Source

  Kibler, Jacob
Nancy E.
Sylvester

53
48
21

M
F
M

   

Carpenter
--
Factory worker

PA
IN
--

       
  Coverstone, Lewis
Jane
Swick, Harriet
Livingston, Elizabeth

51
51
3
69

M
F
F
F

   

Laborer
---
(niece)
---

OH
IL
IL
VA

       
  Kibler, William M.
Arsenia
John
Mollie
Delia

45
46
27
9
7

M
F
M
F
F

   

Dryman (?)
----
Laborer
----
----

---
IL
---
---
----

       
  Johns, Samuel
Mary
Theressa

37
27
10

M
F
F

-
wife
dau

 

Carpenter
housewife
attend school

VA
VA
VA

VA
VA
VA

VA
VA
VA

unempl. for 3 months

Contributed by source #35

  SKIDMORE, James
Elizabeth
MURPHY, Dollie
Sally
LISTON, Joseph

52
50
25
23
31

M
F
F
F
M

-
other
dau
dau
-

 

harness mfg
-
-
-
harness dealer

IN
IL
IL
IL
IN

KY
KY
IN
IN
IN

KY
KY
IL
IL
IL

 

Contributed by source #23

393-422 Shaw, Albert
Lucy
Frank
Bessie

52
51
23
18

M
F
M
F

-
wife
son
dau

M

police magistrate
keeping house
--

IL
KY
IL
IL

NC
KY
IL
IL

-
VA
KY
KY

 

Contributed by source #25

423 McCrory, Charles
Iva E.

20
21

M
F

-
wife

M

clerk in ?
keeping hosue

IL
IL

KY
IL

KY
KY

 

Contributed by source #25

394-424 Osborne, Margaret
Bell
Nettie

56
18
16

F
F
F

-
dau
dau

W

keeping house
dress maker

Delaware
IL
IL

Unk
KY
KY

Unk
Del
Del

 

Contributed by source #25

no # noted, but follows #394 Foster, Thomas J.
Sarah
Walter
Bert
Nellie
Fred

45
35
10
7
5
2

M
W
M
M
F
M

-
wife
son
son
dau
son

M

carpenter
keeping house

Miss.
Ohio
IL
IL
IL
IL

KY
KY
Miss
Miss
Miss
Miss

Louisiana
Delaware
OH
OH
OH
OH

 

Contributed by source #25

395-425 Shasberger, Fred
Amelia
Lena
Eunice
Lizzie

44
34
12
9
5

M
F
F
F
F

-
wife
dau
dau
dau

M

cooper
keeping house

Wuertenburg
(can't read)
IL
IL
IL

Wuertenburg
(can't read)
Wuertenburg
Wuertenburg
Wuertenburg

Wuertenburg
(can't read)
(can't read)
(can't read)
(can't read)

 

Contributed by source #25

396-426 Hutten (?) Thomas J
Susan D.
John E.
Margaret J.
Jones
Houchin, Emma

20
27
9
4
1/12
18

M
F
M
F
M
F

-
wife
son
dau
son
SIL

M

grocer
keeping house
-
-
-
can't read

IL
KY
IL
IL
IL
KY

VA
KY
IL
IL
IL
KY

KY
KY
KY
KY
KY
KY

 

Contributed by source #25

397-427 Emmerson (?), Joseph
Sallie

28
22

M
F

-
wife

M

works in tile factory

IL
IN

NC
IN

OH
IN

 

Contributed by source #25

398-428 Monroe, Margaret
George
Byrd

67
42
19

F
M
M

-
-
grandson

W
-
-

keeping house
clerk
works in broom factory

KY
IL
IL

KY
KY
KY

KY
KY
KY

 

Contributed by source #25

399-429 Walker, Stanley B.
Mary F.
Mattie
Nannie

47
39
22
17

M
F
F
F

-
wife
dau
dau

M

nurseryman
keeping house
-
-

IL
IL
IL
IL

KY
KY
IL
IL

KY
KY
IL
IL

 

Contributed by source #25

PAGE 49B, ED47 Ginther, William E.
--, Christiana
--, Emma
--, Anna
--, Clara
--, William
--, Minnie
46
48
20
28
17
16
11
M
F
F
F
F
M
F
--
wife
dau
dau
dau
son
dau
  HardwareMerchant
--
--
--
--
--
--
Saxony
Ger
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
Saxony
Ger
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
Saxony
Ger
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
 

Contributed by source #166

Township: Mattoon

Curry, Thomas J.
Lavinia E.
James E.
Daniel W.
Emily M.

68
64
23
24
4

M
F
M
M
F

 

Farmer
Keeping House
Laborer
Farmer
grand-daughter

TN
KY
IL
IL
IL

TN
VA
--
TN
IL

KY
SC
-
KY
IL

dwel #22, fam #22

(FHL 1,254,183 pg 152, e.d. 53, sheet 3)

Curry, John H.
Mary E.
Samuel J.
Martha A.

30
30
4
2

M
F
M
F

 

Farmer
Keeping House
son
daughter

IL
OH
IL
IL

TN
OH
IL
IL

KY
OH
OH
OH

dwel #21, fam #21

Pierce, Gregory W.
Emma
Maude
Edwin
24
20
7/12
--

M
F
F
M

 

Conductor RR
Housekeeper
Born October
--

 

NY
NH?
--
--

NY
NC
--
--

Contributed by source #39

Nagle, George E.
Mary J.
Burnett, Frank E.
Burnett, Albert L.
Burnett, George
Rooney, Annie
Hughes, Thomas
Hughes, Sarah
Hughes, Katie
Hughes, Mary
Hughes, Robbie
Hughes, George
Davoren, W.
30
38
14
10
7
20
38
32
6/12
5
4
1
25
M
F
M
M
M
F
M
F
F
F
M
M
M
--
wife
stpsn
stpsn
stpsn
svt
brdr
brdr
brdr
brdr
brdr
brdr
brdr
foreman foundry
boarding house
at home
at home
at home
servant
school teacher
--
--
--
b. Dec
--
brass moulder
IN
Mass
IL
IL
IL
IL
IRL
ILL
ILL
ILL
ILL
ILL
IN
Penn
Mass
NJ
NJ
NJ
IREL
IREL
NY
IRL
IRL
IRL
IRL
IRL
IN
NJ
Mass
Mass
Mass
IREL
IREL
KY
IL
IL
IL
IL
IRL

Champaign St., Mattoon

Contributed by source #6

Berry, B.N.
Indiana L.
David M.
Flora J.
George L.
Lillie M.
Benj. F.
Gertie
Cora
Coon, Geo.

55
46
21
19
16
14
10
8
5
25

M
F
M
F
M
F
M
F
F
M

--
wife
son
dau
son
dau
son
dau
dau
brdr

farmer
keeps house
farm laborer
school teacher
clerk in groc.
--
--
--
--
day laborer

Ind
Ind
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
Ind

NJ
KY
Ind
Ind
Ind
Ind
Ind
Ind
Ind
OH

NC
KY
Ind
Ind
Ind
Ind
Ind
Ind
Ind
Ind

Wabash Ave., Mattoon

Contributed by source #6

Nulford, Jas A.
Lizzie
E. Ross
Jennie
Herbert B.

41
41
15
12
6

M
F
M
F
M

 

Fire/Life Ins. Agt
Boarding House
--
--
--

NJ
--
NJ
NJ
IL

NJ
--
NJ
NJ
NJ

NJ
--
--
--
--

Wabash St., Mattoon

Contributed by source #6

Hunt B. H.
Elizabeth

58
61

    Justice of Peace
Keeping House

OH
KY

Maryland
Maryland

Maryland
NY

Roll 183, pg 207, ED 55, line 22

Contributed by source #6

Stover, (Slover) James
Dorcas
Edwin
Odessa
James
Myrtle

37
35
10
12
4
1

    Butcher
Keeping House
--
--
--
--

IL
IN
IL
IL
IL
IL

Ky
OH
IL
IL
IL
IL

KY
KY
IN
IN
IN
IN

Roll 183, pg 207, ED 55, Line 26

Contributed by source #13

Township: Hutton

Name

Age

Sex

Rel.

Civil
Cond.

Profession

Born

POB F

POB M

 

Source

Johns, Franklin

53

M

 

married

Farmer

VA

VA

VA

 

 

Nancy

47

F

wife

married

housewife

IN

NC

KY

cant write

Armilda

24

F

dau

single

 

IL

VA

IN

 

 

Mary E.

22

F

dau

single

 

IL

VA

IN

 

 

Jeremiah S.

20

M

son

single

works on farm

IL

VA

IN

 

 

Harriet A.

14

F

dau

 

school

IL

VA

IN

 

 

James W.

13

M

son

 

school/works on farm

IL

VA

IN

 

 

Joseph M.

10

M

son

 

school

IL

VA

IN

 

 

Emory A.

5

M

son

 

school

IL

VA

IN

 

 

Johns, Edmund R.

29

M

 

 

Farmer

IL

VA

IN

 

 

Rebecca J.

28

F

wife

 

housewife

IL

VA

VA

 

 

Charles A.

1

M

son

 

 

IL

IL

IL

 

 

Johns, James H.

31

M

 

 

Farmer

IL

VA

VA

 

 

Mary

30

F

wife

 

housewife

IL

KY

KY

 

 

Laura

7

F

dau

 

attend school

IL

IL

IL

 

 

Walter

4

M

son

 

 

IL

IL

IL

 

 

Thornton, John

20

M

   

farmer

IL

IN

IL

 

Family # 206

Contributed by source #35

Martha

19

F

wife

 

keep house

IL

VA

VA

 

Walter C.

6/12

M

son

 

born in Nov

IL

IL

IL

 
Wright, John
Elizabeth J.
Adam O.
Ida

37
31
6
2

M
F
M
F

   

Carpenter

IL
IL
IL
IL

       
Wright, James W.
Alice J.
Minnie B.
Ona. M.
John E.

29
30
8
3
4/12

M
F
F
F
M

   

Works on Farm
--
--
--
(b. Jan)

IL
Ind
IL
IL
IL

IL
VA
IL
IL
IL

KY
MD
IN
IN
IN

   Contributed by source #25
Bates, George
Martha J.
Estella
Mary O.

26
19
1
6/12

M
F
F
F

   

Works on Farm
--
--
B. November

IL
IL
IL
IL

O
O
IL
IL

O
KY
IL
IL

   
McMorris, John A.
Alma

23
20

M
F

--
wife

married this year

Farmer
housewife

IL
IL

VA
VA

VA
VA

 

Contributed by source #35

McMorris, Frank
Virginia
Minnie E.
Sarah E.
Laura L.
John W.
Jessie C.
Martha M.
Benjamin F.

36
33
13
12
10
9
5
3
1

M
F
F
F
F
M
F
F
M

--
wife
dau
dau
dau
son
dau
dau
son

 

Farmer
housewife
attend school
attend school
attend school
attend school
attend school
at home
at home

IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

VA
OH
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

OH
OH
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

 

Contributed by source #35

McMorris, John N.
Martha E.
Parmer E.
Carrie B.
Charles E.

34
34
12
10
4

M
F
M
F
M

--
wife
son
dau
son

 

Gen. merchant
housewife
attend school
attend school
at home

IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

VA
KY
IL
IL
IL

IL
KY?
IL
IL
IL

 

Village of Diona

Contributed by source #35

McMorris, Joseph
Martha A.
Samuel
George
Thomas A.
Nettie
Nelson

56
52
20
17
15
13
21

M
F
M
M
M
F
M

-
wife
son
son
son
dau
nephew

 

Farmer
housewife
school/on farm
school/on farm
school/on farm
attend school
school/on farm

VA
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

VA
IN
VA
VA
VA
VA
OH

VA
KY
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

 

Village of Diona

Contributed by source #35

McMorris, Samuel L
Arminta
Daisy

27
27
1/12

M
F
F

-
wife
dau

 

Farmer
housewife
born April

IL
IL
IL

VA
IL
IL

IL
IL
IL

 

Village of Diona

Contributed by source #35

Johns, John W.
Nancy A.
Charles F.
Lotta P.

26
23
4
4/12

M
F
M
F

-
wife
son
dau

 

Farmer
housewife
at home
born Feb

VA
IL
IL
IL

VA
KY
VA
VA

VA
IL
IL
IL

 

Village of Diona

Contributed by source #35

Johns, Joshua
Isabel
Mary E.
Edwin S.
Emily A.

60
55
16
12
10

M
F
F
M
F

-
wife
dau
son
dau

 

Farmer
housewife
at home
school/on farm
at home

VA
VA
IL
IL
IL

VA
VA
VA
VA
VA

VA
VA
VA
VA
VA

 

Village of Diona

Contributed by source #35

Johns, William H.

21

M

 

single

laborer - works on farm of Jasper Anderson

VA

VA

VA

 

Village of Diona

Contributed by source #35

McMorris, Franklin

20

M

   single

laborer - works on farm of Nancy A Cooper, widow

IL

IL

IL

Empl. 1 mo

Village of Diona

Contributed by source #35

Johns, George A.
Abagail
Joshua
Robert J.
Anabel
Almeda
Martha
James W.
Arthur

35
34
13
12
11
10
5
3
1

M
F
M
M
F
F
F
M
M

 --
wife
son
son
dau
dau
dau
son
son

 

Farmer
housewife
school/on farm
school/on farm
attend school
attend school
at home
at home
at home

IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

VA
OH
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

VA
OH
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

-

can't
read or write

Contributed by source #35

Johns, Seaton
Armilda
Elizabeth
Mary J.
Philip S.
Alberta
Lillian
Sarah
Flora

47
43
22
17
15
13
11
9
9

M
F
F
F
M
F
F
F
F

-
wife
dau
dau
son
dau
dau
dau
dau

-
-
single
single

Farmer
housewife
at home
at school
farm/at school
attend school
attend school
attend school
attend school

VA
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

VA
KY
VA
VA
VA
VA
VA
VA
VA

VA
KY
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

 

Contributed by source #37

Lawyer, John W.
Margaret
Jacob T.
William A.
Lena L. (?)
Edward G. or O.?
John O.
Anna
Daisy B
William King
Mary L. King

47
35
16
14
12
7
2
5
2/12
16
14

M
F
M
M
F
M
M
F
F
M
F

--
wife
son
son
dau
son
son
dau
dau
stepson
stepdau

 

farmer
at home
works on farm
works on farm
at home
at home
at home
at home
born in March
works on farm
at home

VA
MO
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

VA
VA
VA
VA
VA
VA
VA
VA
VA
IN
IN

VA
VA
MO
MO
MO
MO
MO
MO
MO
MO
MO

 

pg. 36

Township: Humboldt

Name

Age

Sex

Rel.

Profession

Born

POB

F

POB

M

Source

Thornton, George
Anna H.

40
39

M
F

 

farmer
wife/keep house

England
PA

Eng.
PA

Eng.
PA

Family #93
Contributed by source #35

Thornton, May G.
James M.
George W.
Nellie

32
10
9
6

F
M
M
F

 

Widw/keep house
son - at home
son - at home
dau - at home

OH
IL
IL
KAN

OH
Eng.
Eng.
Eng.

OH
OH
OH
OH

Family # 94
Contributed by source #35

Township: Lafayette

Name

Age

Sex

Rel.

Civil
Cond.

Profession

Born

POB F

POB M

Source

Smith, Samuel
Anna
Mary M.
Francis
George W.
Margaret A.
Virginia
Thornton, William
Anderson, George

52
48
26
21
19
17
12
5
22

M
F
F
M
M
F
F
M
M

--
wife
dau
son
son
dau
dau
grandson

--

 

farmer
keep house
at home
farm laborer
farm laborer
servant
at school
at home
farm laborer

KY
KY
KY
IN
IN
IN
IN
IL
OH

KY
KY
KY
KY
KY
KY
KY
KY
?

KY
KY
KY
KY
KY
KY
KY
?
?

Family # 283

Contributed by source #35

Township: Oakland

Name

Age

Sex

Rel.

Civil
Cond.

Profession

Born

POB F

POB M

Source

Thornton, Levi A.
Anna M.
?
Anna L.
Herbert A.

54
38
7
3
2

M
F
F
F
M

-
wife
dau
dau
son

 

postmaster
keep house
at home
at home
at home

IN
IL
IL
IL
IL

NC
VA
IN
IN
IN

NC
VA
IL
IL
IL

Family #155 Village of Oakland


Contributed by source #35

Hanna, Peter O.
Hester E.
Viola M.
Anna May
Nora

29
--
7
5
1

M
F
F
F
F

--
wife
dau
dau
dau

mar'd
mar'd

farmer
keeping house
at home/school
at home
at home

NC
IL
IL
IL
IL

NC
IL
NC
NC
NC

NC
OH
IL
IL
L

Household 49, family 249

Contributed by source #36

Township: Paradise

Name

Age

Sex

Rel.

Civil
Cond.

Profession

Born

POB F

POB M

 

Source

Matthews, George
Mariah
Elizabeth
Harvey
Joseph
Laura
Ellaa

54
55
26
24
22
19
14

M
F
F
M
M
F
F

   

farmer
Keep House
at home
at home
at home
at home
at home

KY
KY
IL
IL
IL
IL
IL

VA
VA
KY
KY
KY
KY
KY

KY
SC
KY
KY
KY
KY
KY

Insane

dwel #126, fam #126

(FHL

1,254,183 pg 255, e.d.
58, sheet 15)

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