1900 Macon County, Illinois
Census Townships


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Decatur - Ward 4, District 51

This census was enumerated by Richard J. Ellis between 1 June - 11 June 1900.




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



611/1/1 - East Wood
ERNST, William - Head - M - Aug 1855 - 44 - Mar./17yr. - _ - Ger./Ger./Ger. - Saloon Keeper - Immigrated 1882
        Reganiey - Wife - F - Sep 1860 - 39 - Mar./17yr. - 0/0 - Ger./Ger./Ger. - Immigrated 1882

622/2/2 - East Wood
YOUNG, Andy M. - Head - M - May 1866 - 34 - Mar./8yr. - _ - IL/Ger./IL - Paper Hanger
        Ida M. - Wife - F - May 1868 - 32 - Mar./8yr. - 1/0 - IL/IN/IN

636/3/3 - East Wood
COLMAN, Albert - Head - M - May 1860 - 40 - Mar./6yr. - _ - OH/OH/OH - Clerk/Feed Store
        Bertha - Wife - F - Jun 1874 - 25 - Mar./6yr. - 1/1 - OH/OH/OH
        Irene - Dau - F - Sep 1897 - 6 - S - _ - IL/OH/OH
--/--/4
GRAY, Oscar - Head - M - Nov 1863 - 36 - Mar./9yr. - _ - OH/VA/VA - Coal Miner
        Winnie - Wife - F - Nov 1874 - 25 - Mar./9yr. - 4/3 - IL/MD/KY
        Mona - Dau - F - Feb 1894 - 6 - S - _ - IL/VA/IL
        Letha - Dau - F - Aug 1896 - 3 - S - _ - IL/VA/IL
        Lena - Dau - F - Jul 1898 - 1 - S - _ - IL/VA/IL

642/4/5 - East Wood
McCOY, Anna - Head - F - May 1873 - 27 - Mar./7yr. - 2/2 - IL/IL/IL - Laundress
        Orvil - Wife - M - Nov 1890 - 9 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL
        Brady - Son - M - Jan 1893 - 7 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL
PARKER, Nelson - Brother-in-law - M - May 1875 - 25 - S - _ - IL/IL/IL - Day Labor

650/5/6 - East Wood
HORNSTEIN, John B. - Head - M - Aug 1834 - 65 - Mar./35yr. - _ - Ger./Ger./Ger. - Machinist - Immigrated 1845
        Martha - Wife - F - May 1844 - 56 - Mar./35yr. - 7/5 - IL/IN/MS
        Nelle - Dau - F - Aug 1883 - 16 - S - _ - IL/Ger./IL
        William - Son - M - Jun 1879 - 21 - S - _ - IL/Ger./IL

658/6/7 - East Wood
WARD, Peter - Head - M - May 1840 - 60 - Mar./37yr. - _ - Ire./Ire./Ire. - Coal Miner - Immigrated 1850
        Lizzie - Wife - F - Feb 1830 - 70 - Mar./37yr. - 3/1 - Ire./Ire./Ire.
        James - Son - M - Dec 1876 - 23 - S - _ - KY/Ire./Ire. Coal Miner

666/--/8 - East Wood
O'CONNOR, Briget - Head - F - Jan 1845 - 55 - Wd. - 1/1 - Ire./Ire./Ire. - N.G. - Immigrated 1865
        Mary - Dau - F - Sep 1876 - 23 - S - _ - IL/Ire./Ire.

674/7/9 - East Wood
HARTNELL, Jeremiah - Head - M - Mar 1840 - 60 - Mar./15yr. - _ - Ire./Ire./Ire. - N.G. - Immigrated 1860
        Sarah C. - Wife - F - Aug 1850 - 49 - Mar./15yr. - 0/0 - Ire./Ire./Ire. - Immigrated 1860
HARTWELL, Eliza - Boarder - F - Oct 1829 - 70 - Wd. - 0/0 - OH/OH/OH
LEFTWICH, Mabel - Boarder - F - May 1883 - 17 - S - _ - MO/MO/MO - Cigar Box Maker

682/8/10 - East Wood
REAHLING, Louis F. - Head - M - Apr 1873 - 27 - Mar./1yr. - _ - IL/Ger./Ger. - Hardware? Store
        Lula - Wife - F - Apr 1875 - 25 - Mar./1yr. - 0/0 - IL/IL/IL
        Jocebena - Mother - F - Jul 1833 - 66 - Wd. - 1/1 - Ger./Ger./Ger.< br>

702/9/11 - East Wood
POPE, Margrett - Head - M - Jul 1846 - 55 - Wd. - 0/0 - Ire./Ire./Ire. - N.G. - Immigration date unknown
HENNELY, Agnes - Companion - F - May 1850 - 50 - Wd. - 0/0 - Ire./Ire./Ire. - Immigration date unknown
--/10/11 - East Wood
DROFF, Adolph - Head - M - Mar 1869 - 31 - Mar./5yr. - _ - Ger./Ger./Ger. - Bar Tender - Imm. date unk.
        Emma E. - Wife - F - Jan 1877 - 23 - Mar./5yr. - 0/0 - IL/Ger./Ger.

728/11/13 - East Wood
BERRY, Joseph - Head - M - Jan 1844 - 56 - Mar./28yr. - _ - OH/PA/VA - Harness Maker
        Mary E. - Wife - F - Oct 1851 - 48 - Mar./28yr. - 5/4 - IN/OH/VA
        Elsie - Dau - F - Sep 1876 - 23 - S - _ - IL/OH/IN
        Edith - Dau - F - Mar 1878 - 22 - S - _ - IL/OH/IN
        Joseph W. - Son - M - Sep 1884 - 15 - S - _ - IL/OH/IN
        George D. - Son - M - Mar 1886 - 14 - S - _ - IL/OH/IN

734/12/14 - East Wood
GRAVES, Katy - Head - F - Jul 1850 - 49 - Wd - 2/2 - NY/NY/NY - N.G.
CAMPBELL, William C. - Son - M - May 1874 - 26 - S - _ - OH/PA/NY - Machinist
        Rachel - Dau - F - Jun 1880 - 19 - S - _ - TX/PA/NY - Dress Making

734/12/15 - East Wood
WARD, William - Head - M - Sept 1869 - 30 - Mar./2yr. - _ - IL/Ire./Ire. - Day Labor
        Mary - Wife - F - May 1873 - 27 - Mar./2yr. - 1/1 - Ire./Ire./Ire. - Imm. date unk.
        Clara - Dau - F - Sept 1898 - 1 - S - _ - IL/Ire./Ire.

744/13/16 - East Wood
PRINGLE, Norman - Head - M - Jun 1842 - 57 - Mar./34yr. - _ - IL/NY/VA - Mailing Clerk
        Sarah - Wife - F - Nov 1840 - 59 - Mar./34yr. - 5/1 - PA/PA/PA

_/19/20 - Cassell's Hill
CASSELL, Berry - Head - M - May 1822 - 78 - Mar./_ - _ - PA/PA/PA - Landlord
ALBERT, Davis - Servant - M - Jul 1839 - 60 - Wd. - _ - PA/PA/PA
KENNEY, Belle - Servant - F - Apr 1865 - 35 - S. - _ - OH/OH/OH - Servant
ALBERT, Tom - Head - M - Nov 1815 - 84 - Mar./62yr. - _ - PA/Ger./Ger. - Carpenter
        Esther - Wife - F - Oct 1821 - 78 - Mar./62yr. - 5/3_ - IL/PA/PA

914/52/57 - East Wood
BLENZ, Henry - Head - M - Sept 1854 - 45 - Mar./18yr. - _ - IL/Ger./Ger. - Butcher Shop
        Mary - Wife - F - Nov 1852 - 47 - Mar./18yr. - 0/0 - IL/IL/IL
BOOKER, Lena - Adopted Dau - F - Mar 1892 - 8 - S - _ - IL/Unk./Unk.

269/87/93 - South Webster
LEECH, David - Head - M - Feb _ - 73 - Mar./44yr. - _ - OH/OH/OH - Gardner
        Margerett - Wife - F - May _ - 62 - Mar./44yr. - 4/4 - KY/KY/VA
        Aristha - Son - M - Feb _ - 40 - S - _ - IL/OH/KY - Night Watchman

717/316/326 - East Whitmer
ABRAMS, F.M. - Head - M - Jan 1842 - 58 - Mar./Unk. - _ - IL/OH/MD - Bookkeeper
        Lena - Wife - F - Dec 1847 - 52 - Mar./Unk. - 5/5 - OH/PA/PA
        Lester - Son - M - Dec 1869 - 30 - S - _ - IL/IL/OH - Photographer
        John L. - Son - M - Nov 1871 - 28 - S - _ - IL/IL/OH - Photographer
        Frank M. - Son - M - Aug 1880 - 19 - S - _ - IL/IL/OH
        Louis - Son - M - Oct 1882 - 17 - S - _ - IL/IL/OH
        Lena - Dau - F - May 1885 - 15 - S - _ - IL/IL/OH

715/324/334 - East Cantrell - (NOTE: This entry contains conflicting dates.)
SHOWERS, Jacob C. - Head - M - Oct 1856 - 43 - Mar./25yr. - _ - PA/Ger./PA - Hostler
        Elizabeth - Wife - F - Nov 1854 - 45 - Mar./25yr. - 10/8 - PA/Ire./PA
        Millie A. - Dau - F - Feb 1876 - 24 - Mar./? - _ - PA/PA/PA
        Mary M. - Dau - F - Feb 1877 - 23 - Mar./? - _ - PA/PA/PA
        Venerve J. - Dau - F - Aug 1879 - 20 - Mar./? - _ - IL/PA/PA
        Walter - Son - M - Feb 1879 - 21 - S - _ - NE/PA/PA - Day Laborer
        Willie - Dau - F - Aug 1887 - 12 - S - _ - IL/PA/PA - At school
        Chiltzie - Son - M - Oct 1892 - 7 - S - _ - IL/PA/PA
        Willie - Son - M - Aug 1894 - 5 - S - _ - IL/PA/PA
        Bonnie - Dau - F - June 1894 - 5 - S - _ - IL/PA/PA

705/350/361 - South Broadway
GRAHAM, L.P. - Head - M - Nov 1850 - 49 - Mar./27yr. - _ - IN/OH/OH - Patent ?
        Helen - Wife - F - Mar 1850 - 50 - Mar./27yr. - 9/5 - MO/Ger./Ger.
        Ralph - Son - M - Nov 1894 - 5 - S - _ - IL/IN/MO
        Nora - Dau - F - Feb 1879 - 21 - S - _ - IL/IN/MO - (hard to read)
        Ina - Dau - F - Feb 1879 - 21 - S - _ - IL/IN/MO - Typewritter
        Sylvia F. - Dau - F - Apr 1890 - 10 - S - _ - IL/IN/MO - At school





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