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1885 State Census- Monroe Township

(Some names, ages, etc. are not very legible; some have
been covered by stamped information added later. If you
question an entry, please check another source. Some
spelling of names and ages is mainly a guess.)
Township # for all entries is 70 and the range # is 40. The
number after the name is the section # followed by a
description of the location in that section.
1. Anson Milligan 27 NW SW 45 farmer MO
Nancy 41 IN
Florence E 21 MO
Asa A 18 IA
Harry E 16 IA
William O 14 IA
Thomas O 11 IA
Walter W 8 IA
Manford M 5 IA
Minnie M 2 IA
2. Michael Mahoney 21 SE SE 66 farmer
Ann 42? MN
3. Richard h Spencer 21 NE SE 42 farmer PA
Margury W 37 PA
Harriet L 18 PA
Elisabeth B 15
John W 13
Mary E 8
4. John Irwin 22 NW NW 69 farmer PA
Mariah 72 OH
William 39 OH
Anna Belle 28 IL
Henderson 5
James A.S. 3
Frank L 0
5. Albert D Kent 36 SE SE 29 farmer IL
Laura 25 IL
Clifford H 0 IA
6. Arthur Flynn 26 SW SW 46 farmer
Mary 43 OH
Lester A 19 CT
Sadie E 15 IL
Will 1
N. Ellen Hilton 8
7. Francis Bradley 35 SE NE 47 farmer IRE
Barnard 45
Susan 40 IRE
Francis 11 IL
John 9
Barnard 7
Cathrine 5
Mary 3
8. Charles M Stevens 26 SW SE 39 farmer NY
Ada 36 IL
Albert H 15 IL
Abbie L 12 IL
Frank R 7 IL
Ensby H 4 IA
9. George S Kilgor 26 SE SE 29 farmer PA
Mary 26 PA
Alvah G 5 Il
Robert W 3
Pearl H 1
10. George P Parker 25 SW SW 41 farmer ENG
Allis E 35 PA
Nina J 15 IL
Myrtil E 10 IL
Hubert 9 IL
Olive E 6 IL
11. Homer Lester 31 NE NW 56 carpenter NY
Hannah 57 NY
12. James Sloan 35 SE SW 41 farmer IRE
Cathrine 36 IRE
13. Nicholas Sloan 35 NW SW 70 farmer
Mary 63 IRE
Peter 35 farmer
14. Stephan Smith 39 SE SW 46 farmer OH
Delana A 36 IL
Emma L 17
Elmer L 15
Carrie J 11
Allis M 5
15. James H Teachout 34 SW NE 40 farmer OH
Mary A 42 OH
George L 16 OH
Dazie M 13
16. James Weir 35 NW NW 32 farmer
17. Robert Poplin 34 SW SW 49 farmer
Jerushu R 46
Makindie 17
Lottie D 23
James 123
William J 8
18. Calvin A Fletcher 26 SE SW farmer PA
MaryA 47 PA
John H 24
Joseph L 22
Moroni 18 MN
Ida A 16 MN
Rachel R 12 MN
Wilson E 8 MN
Oral R 4
19. Dexter Rice 26 SW NE 70 farmer OH
Bird O 31 farmer OH
Bradford E 22
20. Rodna A Rice 26 NW NE 42 farmer OH
Sarah I 37 OH
Harry W 15 farmer
Mary M Perry 18
21. Henderson Bleakley 21 SW SW 52 farmer PA
Sarah J 60 VA
Sarah D 24 IL
Emma L 22 IL
William M 14 NY
22. John H Gee 30 NE NE farmer TN
Elvia J 28 TN
Columbus A Aley 22 TN
23. Frank L Hines 29 NE NE 26 farmer IL
Irena 25 IL
24. Edward Rogers 21 SE NE 29 farmer
Anna F 25
Mary 2
Joseph 1
Edward J Ford 11
25. Michael Rogers 20 NE SE 40 farmer IRE
Catherine 28 IRE
Joseph 6
Mariah 5
Ellen 3
Catherine !
26. Emil Huille 16 SE SE 31 farmer Ger
Emma M 25 GEr
Hedwig 2
27. Patrick Rogers 22 SE NW 38 farmer IRE
Catherine 22 IRE
28. John Clare 15 SE SW 53 farmer IRE
Jane 56 IRE
Robert 41 IRE
Benjamin 22 IL
William 20 IL
William 20 IL
Margaret Wisnom 28 IRE
James Wisnom 20 IRE
29. Owen Clark 22 NW NE 37 farmer IRE
Rosy 36 IRE
Alice 22
Mary 20
Anne 8
Thomas 7
Andrew 5
James 3
THOMAS Lolace (Lawless) 19 IRE
Michael lawless 24 IRE
Mat Cully 22 IRE
Margaret Lawless 26 IRE
20. Henry Retelsdorf 15 NE NW farmer GER
Frederica 53 GER
Frank 21 Il
Henry 20 IL
Pervines 16 WI
John 14 WI
George 12 WI
Liddy 10 IL
21. Edward Ryan ? SE SE 46 farmer IRE
Ann 40
Thomas 13
Delia 11
Cornelius 10
Mary 6
Margaret 3
32. Robert Weir 36 SE NE 39 farmer IRE
Margaret 42 IRE
Mary J 14 IL
Robert M 11 IL
Eliza M 7
John 3
33. John T Tompkins 27 SE SE farmer ENG
Annie PA
Franklin W 18
John N 7
Josephine 5
Charles H 5
Clark 2
George B 0
34. Enoch Thompson 25 NW NE 57 farmer PA
Linnel B 52 NJ
Emma B 22
Flora M 18
James 16
35. Thomas Acton 24 SW SW 45 farmer CAN
Sarah A 43 Can
David 11 NY
Letitia M Patience 24 CAN
Gentry Patience 1
36. Edward Miller 24 SE SW 36 farmer
Emma 30 WI
Amelia M 8
Birtha E 6
Lulu B 4
John A Kilgore 20 NE SE 28 farmer
Sarah E 23 KY
37. Asa B Vaughn 23 NW NE 58 farmer NY
Margaret P 52 NY
Rosina E 25 MI
Florence E 18
Kantipper R 15
Gwinneth M 10
38. Harry E Thomas 6 SW SW 29 farmer IL
Mary P 23 TN
39. Rheuben Allshouse 8 SW SE 34 farmer PA
Emma 25 PA
William 8
Bert E 6
Emmry G 3
40. Michael J Cahill 2 NE NW 27 farmer
Mariah J 23
41. Andrew Hazlett 13 SW SE 41 farmer
Hannah 34
Martha 12 WI
John A 10 WI
Mary 7 WI
Cora 1
42. Lewis Leighty 32 27 farmer PA
Ella 22 MO
43. Henry J. Rose 27 lot 12 Farmer’s City block 3 47 farmer NJ
Helen 45 IL
Albert F 20 IL
Brike M 16 IL
Lulu M 2
Cornelia 75 NJ
44. John H Titsworth Lot 12 Farmer’s City block 3 35 farmer IL
Maggie J 28 IN
45. Thomas Gilmore 31 SE NE farmer IRE
Mary IL
Lucy 28 IL
Fanny 21 IL
Thomas 19 IL
James 17 IL
Willie 14 IL
Joseph 12
George 72
46. George Reide 32 NW SW 46 farmer OH
Margaret 39 IL
Joseph R 18 WI
Maggie E 12
Flora M 7
Clara M 5
Mary A 1
Guy E Livers 31 SE SW 43 farmer KY
Caroline 38 IN
Frances M Farall 11
James Livers 29
47. Patrick Lawlwss 2 NW NE 53 farmer IRE
Alice 50 MA
Hattie 19
Allie 12
Edward 17
Chris 15
48. John Gilmore 16 SE SW 29 farmer NY
Catherine 25 MA
Mary G 1
49. Thomas Hughes 2 NW SE 60 farmer IRE
Catherine 60 IRE
Patrick
Thomas 19
Annie 16
Mary 68
50. Samuel Webster 10 SW SW 67? Farmer ENG
Euprhenia 67 SCOT
Samuel farmer NY
Elizabeth 23
Maggie E 1
51. Marcus Skinner 34 NW NW 31 farmer OH
Ella 27 OH
Rosa M 7 OH
George W 6 OH
Lucinda J 3
John R 1
52. Watson B Scott 33 NE NE 35 farmer PA
Mary J 33 IL
Julia M Coffin 42 IL
53. Sanford V Berkshire 29 SE SW 25 farmer OH
Mary H 21 IL
Lena G 3 OH
Alma F 0
54. John B Morrice 34 NW SW 23 OH
Flora E 23 Il
Price 2 OH
Dessie P 0
55. Charles L.Bowman 25 SW SE 45 farmer MI
Asenath 45 Il
George R 23 Il
Mary O 11 or 17 IL
Albert S Groves 30 SW SW 44 farmer In
Rhoda 42 In
Omak E 11
Charles E 10
William P 8
Albert M 6
James A 1
Susan E IL
56. William Bird 41 SW NW 33 farmer IRE
Mary 34 TN
Margaret 5
George 3
William 2
Susan 0
Susan Shavalik 63 IRE
Graham Teatsworth 31 NE NW 71 farmer NJ
Mary J 60 NY
William R 26 IL
57. James J Kent 16 SE SW 22 farmer MA
58. Michael Kent 21 NW NW 66 farmer IRE
(no #59)
60. Patrick Maher 17 SE SE 29 farmer IRE
Catherine 26
Jeremiah 5
Catherine 3
Thomas 84? IRE
61. Benjamin P Wilkinson 30 SE SE farmer IL
Matilda 27 IL
Incidella 4 MO
Lucy May 2 MO
Myrtle 1
John Nelson 19
62. Ruban W. Young 31 SW SW 44 farmer IL
Sarah A 37 OH
William W 16
Oran B 13
63. Moses M Miller 27 SW NW farmer OH
Jane 24 OH
Oliver G 21 OH
Alfretta 19 OH
Evalena 16 IL
Flora B 14 IL
Rosa L 13 IL
John W 10 IL
64. James W. Worthington 32 NW NW 27 farmer IL
` Rebecca E 28 IL
Edna E 7 IL
Erninse 0
Eal 0
65. William Johnson 19 NW SW farmer
Ruth J 28 IL
Joseph L 9 IL
William L 7
Leonard O4
66. Jesse P Sprinkle 9 SW SW 27 farmer MD
Anna E 25
Casiam 5
Charles L 4
Arlando 2
Francis P 1
67. Nicholas H Heffner (Heffnes) 24 NW NE 44 farmer IL
Sarah E 38 OH
George S 10 NY
68. Thomas Qualls 8 NE NW 37 farmer MO
Ollie 22 MO
Frank M 0
69. Edward McGargill 14 SE SW 4? Farmer OH
Eliza 46
William 19
Martha L 17
Emma 15
Lewis E 13
Ida L 11
Carlotta 8
James Merry 23
70. Daniel Buzzard 5 SW SW 50 farmer
Ann 45
Rachel 17
Ruben 15
Maggie L 12
Emma 7
Daniel 5
71. John O Clark 30 SW NW 34 farmer MI
Effie 34 IL
Ray 11 IL
Thomas O 9 IL
Myrtle 7 IL
Lewis W 4
72. Caleb M Blank 30 NW NW 72 farmer
Carasa 65 OH
William D 21 farmer IL
73. John H Johnston 30 SW SW 53 farmer
Mary A 43 MD
Sarah J 16 LA
Emely E 5 LA
Francis I 2 LA
Alice 0
74. Soloman M Dowling 18 NW NW 34
Martha 35 IN
William L 4
Francis S 1
75. Thomas Skahil 17 SW SW 51 farmer
Bedelia 45
Mary 23
Thomas 21 NY
Bridget 18 IA
James 13 IA
Margaret 11 IA
Anna 8 IA
Julia 6
Conner 62 IRE
76. Samuel H Dunee 20 NW NW 27 farmer MO
Margaret A 23
Alva D 4 MO
Thomas J Wilson 20 SW NW 61 farmer OH
Sarah J 48 In
Caterine Livers 38
Iva E Wilson 12 IL
Daniel H Corrigan 35 IN
77. Moses Pippit 30 SW SW 38 farmer IL
Sarah 32 IL
Carrie (Cassie) S 14 IL
Benjamin F 11 IL
John 9 IL
Bertie Lee 6 IL
Asa 0
James B Jiams 24
78. John Adams 32 NW SE 39 farmer IN
Amanda M 41 IN
Anne L 20
Effie D 16 IA
Nellie M 14
Miriam 12
Rosa 8
James S 5
79. Charles Chesterfield 32 NE SE 33 farmer
Hannah 24 WI
Myrtle E 3 IN
Melvin 1
80. Simon Kent 18 NE SE 28 farmer MA
Ellen 21 MA
Francis 1
81. John McGargill 19 NW NE 55 farmer OH
Ann 48
Mary L 21
William M 16
John 15
Clarra 12
Anna V 4
82. John J Gee 17 NW NW 55 farmer TN
Mary 38 TN
James 27 IN
George W.M. Gee 18 TN
83. Michael Doyle 18 SE NE 46 farmer IRE
Ann 46 IRE
Fredrick J. Waltz 7
84. Marriman Parrish 28 SW SW 48 farmer OH
Olinda 44 OH
Johny M IL
Cassie? E 11 IL
Milton W 6
85. Wesley W Heffner 24 SW NW 31 farmer IL
Sarah R 27 OH
George W
Frank A 8
86. Julius A Blair 13 SE SW 35 farmer IL
Emma 28 MO
Nellie l 0
87. John M Grafton 24 NE NE 54 farmer
Cynthia 54 PA
Charles W 28
Frank 25
West Virginia 21
Anna M 18
Rindie 16
88. James A Swallow 24 SE NE 38 farmer PA
Victoria C 39 PA
George A 12 PA
Sallie A 12 PA
Nellie M 10
Lou B 8
Morley W 6
Ralph C 2
89. Charles P Anderson 13 SE SE 44 farmer
Mary E 43
Emil J 7
William 4
Ida 0
John A Hultquist 22
Eddie E 20
Carl E 17 IL
Augusta M 12 IL
90. Willshire F Walker 24 NW NE 26 farmer IN
Martha J 26 IL
Minnie Knox
91. Samuel McCullough 26 SE SE 48 farmer KY
Sarah E 33 IL
Effie 12 IL
Docie 9
Ida 7
Belle 5
Samuel 3 IA
Sharlotta 0
92. John Sparks 13 NW NE 39 farmer IL
Hannah 45 OH
Arigones 14 MN
Bartlette 12 MN
Joseph 8 MN
93. Robert Otis 12 NW SE farmer
John W 14 IL
Louis Hills 25 IL
94. Joseph W Hitchcock 12 SE SE 62 farmer NY
Hannah L Holtzen 26 PA
William L Parker 2
95. Charles E Hayes 12 NE NE 32 farmer MO
Mary C 27 IL
Maud 7
Bessie 2
96. William J Harper 1 NE NE 43 farmer PA
Mary 18 IL
97. Henry Blank 1 NW NW 47 farmer
Silome 44 PA
Daniel M 22
David H 17
Ida E 13
Margaret 9
98. Edwin A Jenks 1 NW NE 33 farmer IL
Carrie22
William 1
99. Eliza Wilson 14 SW NE VA
William 44 OH
Hannah V Leacox 47 OH
Morton Leacox 20 IL
Anna Leacox 20 IL
William M 17 IL
Minnie V 15 IL
100. Francis M Moore 14 NW NE 43 farmer OH
Malindia 44 PA
Flora B 14 OH
Charles 13 OH
101. Michael Saner 1 NW SW 34 farmer PA
Johanna 29
Mary C 12
Margaret L 10
Ellen F 8
Sarah A 6
Anna M 4
John J 2
Bertha W 1
102. Henry Cummins 1 SW NW 36 farmer IL
Mary J 35 IL
William E 13 IL
Charles E 11 IL
Maud E 9 IL
Lamon
James Whittington 20 IL
103. David P Lefever 3 SE SE 46 farmer PA
Elizabeth 42 PA
Harry W 17 PA
104. Thomas Honn 11 NE NE 54 farmer NJ
Rozillan 33 OH
Charles L 22
Noah S 18
Charlotta J 15
Millie R 13
Lizzie A 11
105. Thomas C Honn 12 NW SE 40 farmer
Jennie 18
106. George Stickley 11 NE SE 40 farmer
Henrietta 36 OH
Harry C 13 OH
Oliver A 6 OH
Jacen L 2 OH
Phoebe L 0
Phoebe D 68 ME
107. Ira J Mills 11 SW SW farmer NY
Vienna 27 farmer
Oran W 6
Silas W 5
Maud M 3
Sarah 59 NY
Gideon 26 MO
108. James Love 23 NE SW 40 farmer IL
Isibell 38 PA
Lester S 67 IL
Dumont
109. James Carr 23 SW NW 28
Sarah A 24
Minnie M 4
Bessie J 2
Ora E 1
110. David Donaldson 27 NW NE 49 farmer
Christina 50
Margaret 24
Elizabeth 20 DE
Robert 18 IL
111 Leslie Millikin 72 NW NW 40 farmer PA
Mary A 45 Pa
Lurie M 23 PA
Charles L 19 PA
Bessie M 8
Mable A 5
112. Norman B Shultz 12 SW NW 40 farmer
Addie A 24 IL
Jessie
John 11
113. Benjamin F Alexander 2 NW NW 33 farmer
Myrtle 30 PA
Harry 12
Jessie 10
114. James B Kammerer 4 SE NE 22 farmer
Lena 21
115. Aaron Kinney 9 SE NE 64 farmer OH
Sarah J 59 OH
Theodore A 32 OH
William J 26 OH
Frank C
116. William Smith 6 SE SE 41
Catherine 42
Anna 6
Ellen 4
Eddie 1
117. Thomas O’Connor 3 NE NW 48 MA
Bridget 40
Mary 16 IL
Michael L 14 NE
Anna S 8
John T Martin 21 KY
Morrice Cecil 26 IN
118. Patrick O’Conner 4 NE NE 41 IL
Johanna 30
Thomas N 9
John L 8
Bridget 6
Joseph N 4
Daniel E 1
119. Edgar Faust 10 NE NW 44
Mary E 41 PA
Mary E 15
Albert W 14
Sarah 12
120. Charles S Young 13 SW SW 51 OH
Joanna 50 OH
Charles L 18
Hettie M 15
Mattie 13
Mystie 9
John H 6
121. Susan Buzzard 10 NE NE 25 PA
Lillie 5
Edward 2
John Oukle 17
122. Charles Gee 4 SW SW 29 PA
Sarah A 26
Maggie E 2
(No 123)
124. Rudolph Voss 16 NE NE 23 NY
Mary A 23 IL
Lourain 57 PA
125. Jeremiah Leahy 16 NW NE 54 IRE
Margaret M 53
David D 18 MA
Catherine 14
Isabell 12
Jane H 10
126. John H Leahy 16 NE NW 29
Anna M 27
George B 4
Michael Printy 22 farmer
127. James McGargill 16 NW NW 60 farmer OH
Catherine 23 PA
Mary L 27
Emma J 18
Joseph F 12
James A 16
128. Fredrick Prange 5 SE SE 63 GER
Louisa 46 GER
George
Augusta
Fredrick 12
Annie 10
Jacob Stiner 50 GER
129. Edwin Trively 7 NE SE 48 PA
Hariet 44 PA
Sopia 16 MO
Effa 11
Charles 7
Elva 6
130. William Thomas 7 NE NE 22 WI
Caroline 23
131. Aaron Buzzard 5 SW SE 43 PA
Mary A 22
Jacob D 12
132. James P Laughlin 4 SE SW 30
Mary C 23 IRE
Thomas Qinn 21
133. John Laughlin 4 NE NE 31 NY
Mary J 29 OH
Mary C 5
Eddie P 4
Margaret A 1
134. John McGinnis 5 NW NE 34 farmer IRE
Catherine 27 IRE
Edward 2
Alice 1
Patrick Quinn 18 IRE
135. Charles Bartlett 5 SW NW 26 farmer IL
Catharine A 27 IL
Kittie E IL
Henrietta 3 KS
Gerty Jay 1
136. George Kammerer 5 NW SW 37 PA
Susan 38 PA
John 17
Mary M 16
Salome 14
William A 12
George E 11
Emaline 8
Sarah E 5
Amanda E 3
Louis M 1
137. William Kennedy 19 NE NW 29
Catherine 19
Henry McCardle 22 IRE
138. Harriet Sawyer 3 NE NE 54 DE
Amos L 23 Pa
Sadie E 20 NY
139. John Kammerer 5 NE NW 56 Pa
Salome 66 PA
Joseph R 19 farmer
140. Hugh M Rabbitt 6 NE NE 40 Il
Azubia J 39 Il
Orlona F 11 IL
Bertha R 7
Laura M 4
Perl D 0
141. George J Weihler 6 NW NE 36 GER
Mary J 38 IL
Hattie E IL
Maud L IL
Lovinia
Pearl O 1
142. Thomas A Livingston 6 NW NE 30 farmer OH
Mary 21 KS
William L 1
143. William Gingles 7 NE NE 48 PA
Elisabeth 46
Ransom F 20 IL
William W 17 IL
Rush W 14 IL
James D IL
144. Christian F Gramrye 6 SE SE 30
Vincel Barta 26 Bohemia
145. Charles E Thomas 7 SW SW 31 PA
Mary A 24
Charles B Blank 4
146. Gearhard H Gohlinghorst 7 SE SW 37 GER
Catherine 30 LA
John H 9 IL
Anna M 8 IL
Gearhard L. 1
147. Thomas L Kingsolver 8 SW SW 27 PA
Sarah J 27
Mary E
John L
Charles
James 28
Mary VA
148. Martin W Head 20 SE NE 41 IRE
Bridget 37 IRE
Mary J 17
John 16
Martin W 14
Daniel P 11
E 7
149. John Hughes 20 SW SW 33
Caterine 22
John H Spidle 24 MO
150. Christian H Leighty 28 NW NE 54 PA
Anne M 49 PA
Christian H 16
Nellie14
Arthur 12
Joseph H Smiter or Smith 41 PA
John L Pope 21 painter PA
151. Isane B Adams 28 SE NW 26 farmer
Lizzie 20
John S 2
Diadame 69 GA