1900 Macon County, Illinois Census




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Austin Township, District 44

This census was taken between 6 June 1900 and 21 June 1900 by George Johnston.

NOTE: Parts of this census were apparently torn and repaired with tape. Words beneath the tape are impossible to read. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Col. 1 = Dwelling
Col. 2 = Family
Col. 3 = Surname/Given
Col. 4 = Relationship
Col. 5 = Sex
Col. 6 = Birth month and year
Col. 7 = Age
Col. 8 = Marital Status
Col. 9 = # of children born/children living
Col. 10 = Nativity of individual/father/mother
Col. 11 = Occupation



7/8
POTTER, ---- B. - Head - M - Apr 1864 - 36 - Mar./13yrs - _ - OH/OH/OH - Farmer
        ----beth - Wife - F - Feb 1870 - 30 - Mar./13yrs - 7/6 - IL/IL/IL
        ----y - Son - M - Apr 1889 - 11 - S - _ - IL/OH/IL
        ----a - Dau - F - Mar 1890 - 10- S - _ - IL/OH/IL
        ----il - Dau - F - May 1892 - 8 - S - _ - IL/OH/IL
        ----nie - Dau - F - Mar 1894 - 6 - S - _ - IL/OH/IL
        ----a - Dau - F - Jan 1896 - 4 - S - _ - IL/OH/IL
        ----l - Son - M - Sept 1897 - 2 - S - _ - IL/OH/IL
REED, ---- W. - Boarder - M - Jan 1869 - 31 - S - _ - IL/OH/OH - Farmer Labor

(NOTE: This family may be the Aaron B. Potter family. Aaron married Lizzie Wimberly on 21 Nov 1887 Macon Co., IL. Compare to the Aaron Potter family in the 1910 Macon Co. census for Austin Twp., household #64.)

10/12
COLE, John - Head - M - Jul 1862 - 31 - Mar./8yrs - _ - IL/OH/CT - Farmer
        Lily - Wife - F - Dec 1871 - 28 - Mar./8yrs - 2/1 - IL/OH/OH
        Floy - Dau - F - Jan 1897 - 3 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL
CHAMBERS, James - Boarder - M - Mar 1879 - 23 - S - _ - KY/TN/IN - Farm Labor

11/13
FICKES, George H. - Head - M - May 1846 - 54 - Mar./29yrs - _ - PA/PA/PA - Farmer
        Helen G. - Wife - F - Jun 1853 - 46 - Mar./29rs - 8/5 - PA/PA/PA
        Roy G. - Son - M - Jun 1881 - 18 - S - _ - IL/PA/PA - Farm Labor
        Hattie - Dau - F - Jan 1887 - 13- S - _ - IL/PA/PA
        George - Son - M - Sept 1891 - 8 - S - _ - IL/PA/PA
        Dorothy D. - Dau - F - Sept 1899 - 8/12 - S - _ - IL/Eng./IL

12/14
RAU, Christian Jr. - Head - M - Oct 1867 - 25 - Mar./2yrs - _ - IL/Ger./Ger. - Farmer
        Ida M. - Wife - F - Jul 1874 - 25 - Mar./2yrs - 1/1 - IL/IL/IL
        Leslie - Son - M - Jun 1899 - 11/12 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL
WONDER, Harry - Boarder - M - Jun 1876 - 23- S - _ - PA/PA/PA - Farm Labor

13/15
KERWOOD, Ralph - Head - M - Apr 1832 - 68 - Mar./13yrs - _ - PA/PA/PA - Farmer
        Maria - Wife - F - Mar 1856 - 44 - Mar./13rs - 2/2 - IL/OH/OH
        Mary F. - Dau - F - Mar 1889 - 11 - S - _ - IL/PA/IL
        Anna - Dau - F - Jun 1895 - 4 - S - _ - IL/PA/IL
DAVIS, Mary - Mother - F - Jun 1819 - 80 - Wd. - _ - OH/VA/VA
DAVIS, Moses L. - Brother-in-law - M - Sept 1860 - 39 - S - _ - IL/OH/OH - Farm Labor

14/16
BARKSDALE, Albert T. - Head - M - May 1869 - 31 - Mar./8yrs - _ - IN/Unk./Unk. - Farmer
        Laura B. - Wife - F - Apr 1875 - 25 - Mar./8yrs - 3/3 - IL/OH/OH
        Leslie - Son - M - Aug 1893 - 6 - S - _ - IL/IN/IL
        Raymond - Son - M - Aug 1895 - 4 - S - _ - IL/IN/IL
        Chlo - Dau - F - Mar 1899 - 1 - S - _ - IL/IN/IL

15/17
HEISMAN, Henry - Head - M - Oct 1867 - 32 - Mar./2yrs - _ - IL/Ger./Ger. - Farmer
        Chlora E. - Wife - F - Sept 1874 - 25 - Mar./2yrs - 1/1 - IL/OH/OH
        Helen - Dau - F - Jul 1899 - 10/12 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL
HEFT, Orna E. - Sister-in-law - F - Jul 1865 - 34 - S - _ - IL/OH/OH

16/18
GARRIOTT, Charles S. - Head - M - Apr 1865 - 35 - Mar.5yrs - _ - IL/VA/OH - Farmer
        Carrie E. - Wife - F - May 1876 - 24 - Mar./5yrs - 2/1 - IL/MA/VT
        Elsie F. - Dau - F - July 1898 - 1 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL
BAILY, James S. - Boarder - M - Aug 1873 - 26 - S - _ - IL/TN/NJ - Farm Labor

17/19
NOWLIN, Silas R. - Head - M - Apr 1876 - 24 - Mar.3yrs - _ - IL/IN/OH - Farmer
        Pearl A. - Wife - F - Nov 1877 - 22 - Mar.3rs - 1/1 - IL/IL/MO
        Beula V. - Dau - F - Mar 1897 - 3 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL

18/20
NOWLIN, J__ A. - Head - M - Jul 1878 - 21 - Mar./1yrs - _ - IL/IN/OH - Farmer
        Emma J. - Wife - F - Dec 1880 - 19 - Mar./1yrs - 0/0 - IL/IL/MO

19/21
HEFT, John - Head - M - Apr 186_ - _ - Mar./12yrs - _ - IL/OH/OH - Farmer
        Sarah M. - Wife - F - Oct __ - _ - Mar.12yrs - 4/3 - IL/OH/OH
        Samuel B. - Son - M - Dec __ - _ - S - _ - IL/IL/IL - Farm Labor
        Jasper B. - Son - M - ____ - _ - S - _ - IL/IL/IL

20/22
______, ____ - Head - M - Jun __ - _ - Mar.25yrs - _ - Scotland/Scotland/Scotland - Farmer - immigrated 1851
        _gnes - Wife - F - Oct __ - _ - Mar./25yrs - 6/5 - Scotland/Scotland/Scotland - immigrated 1853
        _ersha W. - Dau - F - Mar __ - _ - _ - _ - IL/Scotland/Scotland
        _asy A. - Dau - F - ___ - _- _ - _ - IL/Scotland/Scotland
        ___ - ___ - __ - ___ - _ - _ - _ - IL/Scotland/Scotland
        James E. - Son - M - Mar 1873 - 7 - S - _ - IL/Scotland/Scotland
RICHEY, Horace - Boarder - M - Aug 1879 - 20 - S - _ - IN/IN/IN - Farm Labor

21/23
RICHEY, Wiliam S. - Head - M - Mar 1857 - 43 - Mar./24yrs - _ - IN/IN/PA - Farmer
        Maria M. - Wife - F - Jul 1856 - 43 - Mar./24yrs - 3/3 - IN/IN/IN
        Jess J. - Boarder - M - Dec 1876 - 23 - S - _ - IN/IN/IN - Farm Labor
GALLOWAY, Willis - Boarder - M - Apr 1878 - 22 - S - _ - IL/OH/OH - Farm Labor
MASON, Louis - Boarder - M - Jun 1881 - 18 - S - _ - OH/OH/OH - Farm Labor

31/33
GIFFIN, Charles H. - Head - M - Feb 1850 - 50 - Mar./23yrs - _ - OH/OH/OH - Farmer
        Myra E. - Wife - F - Aug 1858 - 41 - Mar./23yrs - 5/4 - WI/NY/Can.
        Mary B. - Dau - F - Aug 1877 - 22 - S - _ - IL/OH/WI
        John A. - Son - M - Feb 1879 - 21 - S - _ - IL/OH/WI - Farm Labor
        James B. - Son - M - May 1884 - 16 - S - _ - IL/OH/WI - Farm Labor
        Lottie E. - Dau - F - Jan 1887 - 13 - S - _ - IL/OH/WI
HOBKIRK, Robert - Boarder - M - Sep 1878 - 21 - S - _ - Scot./Scot./Scot. - Farm Labor - Immigrated in 1890
SMITH, William - Boarder - M - Feb 1883 - 17 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL - Farm Labor
WELK, Julia E. - Boarder - M - Aug 1856 - 43 - S - _ - IL/VA/VA - Carpenter

48/51
WILSON, James - Head - M - Aug 1840 - 59 - Mar./24yrs - _ - Scot./Scot./Scot. - Farmer - Immigrated 1874
        Ann - Wife - F - Sept 1851 - 48 - Mar./24yrs - 9/8 - Scot./Scot./Scot. - Immigrated 1890
(James Wilson married Anna Hobkirk on 13 Feb 1893 Decatur, Macon Co., IL)
        Margaret - Dau - F - Mar 1895 - 5 - S - _ - IL/Scot./Scot.
        Grace - Dau - F - Feb 1898 - 2 - S - _ - IL/Scot./Scot.
HOBKIRK, Annie P. - Step-Dau - F - May 1882 - 18 - S - _ - Scot./Scot./Scot. - Immigrated 1890
        John - Step-Son - M - Dec 1884 - 15 - S - _ - Scot./Scot./Scot. - Immigrated 1890
COX, William - Boarder - M - Apr 1864 - 36 - S - _ - IL/IL/KY - Farm Labor

100/103
CRESSLER, Charles F. - Head - M - April 1864 - 36 - Mar./13yrs - _ - IL/IL/IL - (None Listed)
        Addie - Wife - F - April 1865 - 32 - Mar./13rs - 5/5 - IL/PA/OH
        Maude - Dau - F - Jun 1886 - 13 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL
        Edward S. - Son - M - Mar 1888 - 12 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL
        Bessie M. - Dau - F - May 1890 - 10 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL
        Marsha R. - Dau - F - Jan 1894 - 6 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL
        Harry - Son - M - Jul 1898 - 1 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL
DILLINGER, Ross L. - Boarder - M - Jun 1879 - 20 - S - _ - IL/IA/OH - Farm Labor





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