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1825 Census for Montgomery County Illinois
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Head of Household Total Number In Family Township
Daniel Meredith 3 Hamilton Township
Hiram Rountree 6 Hillsboro Village
James Wilson 7 Hamilton Township
William Price 7 Hamilton Township
Joseph Williams 11 Hamilton Township
Joseph Miller 5 Hamilton Township
John Norman 10 Hillsborough Township
Luke Lee Steele 4 Hillsborough Township
Samuel McAddams 10 Hillsborough Township
Joel Smith 3 Hillsborough Township
David Starr 3 Hillsborough Township
James Wright 6 Hillsboro Village
John C. Hais 5 Hillsboro Village
Benjamin Miller 3 Hillsboro Village
John Nussman 11 Hillsboro Village
William Merideth 7 Hillsboro Village
John Steel 4 Hillsboro Village
Jarvis Forehand 8 Hillsboro Village
Zachariah Bridgewater 6 Hillsboro Village
James Isaacs 8 Hillsboro Village
Joseph Pacely 4 Hillsboro Village
Michael H. Walker 2 Hillsboro Village
John King 3 Hillsboro Village
William McDavid 7 Hillsboro Village
Joel Knight 6 Hillsboro Village


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1825 Census & Scanned Images

Taken: September the 5th day of 1825

The first official Census of Montgomery County, Illinois, taken in 1825, being Hamilton, West Fork, Hurricane Fork and Hillsborough Townships and Hillsboro Village: Population of said county being 1,000 people.

State of Illinois, Montgomery County - This day Benjamin Roberts appeared before me and took the oath required by law, as commissioned to take the census, enumeration of the inhabitants of the county aforesaid given under my hand this 14 day of August 1925. - (Signed) Hiram Rountree

State of Illinois, Montgomery County - The number of persons in Montgomery County appears in a schedule hereto annexed subscribed by me the 28th day of November 1825. - (Signed) Benjamin Roberts

Transcribed - January 2011 by: Ann Stansell

1825 Census Notes

Besides the data shown here we've transcribed more details from the 1825 Census and have scanned images of the actual handwritten census pages. We will be adding this information to our web site soon so please check back later.


Census Totals

Free white males of 21 years and upwards, including heads of families: 196

Free white males under 21 years including heads of families: 310

Free white females including heads of families: 488

Males (servants or slaves): 3

Females (servants or slaves): 3

Total inhabitants of the County: 1,000