Bradford County PA
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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
1870 Census Records for  Bradford County PA 

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1870 Wyalusing Township Census
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Enumerated June 15 through June 27, 1870 by Ethel Fuller, Ass't. Marshal
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Carlton Wolfe 2004
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice 2005
Joyce's Search Tip - January 2008 -
Do You Know that you can search just the Census Records on the site by using the three county level Census  buttons in the Partitioned search engine at the bottom of the Current What's New Page

You can further limit your search by choosing the find all words option and entering a year or township name along with your surname. Remember that alternate spellings of surnames WILL affect your search results.

P# = Page Number H# = Household - F# = Family Note ! - Caucasian unless otherwise noted
Post Offices in Wyalusing Township  in 1870  - There were several Post Offices in Wyalusing in this year, around the little villages. Also residents near the boundaries picked up their mail at Frenchtown in Asylum Township, or Spring Hill in Tuscarorra.   There was no rural delivery until 1903.   Be sure to read You Gotta Know the Territory for more information to help you understand this area and time. On this census, the pages are arranged by Post Office - below.
Census records are very often difficult to read because of handwriting, microfilm quality, and spelling issues. Our early census takers were not as well educated as we'd like them to have been, and even the people bearing the names often could not spell them with the same consistency we are accustomed to in this era. The census taker wrote what he believed he heard as well as he could. These have been transcribed for you to the very best or our abilities given the difficulties mentioned. Please be tolerant of what you would consider "mistakes." If you can recognize the names you are looking for, then it is a success. If not, then you may want to find a place where you can view the originals so that you can judge for yourselves. Excessive attention to outmoded spelling issues is the sign of a beginner in family research. Those of you who have been at this a while are well aware of the "spelling errors" in our early records and have learned to deal with them. If you have a comment that you think is important for a particular entry send it to me with the EXACT page URL and I will place your note at the bottom of the page.
Browntown PO 05 06 07
Camptown PO 13 14 15 16 17 18 27 40 41 42 43
Frenchtown (Asylum Township) 32 36
Homet's Ferry PO 33 35
Lime Hill PO 30 31 34 37
Merryall PO 19 20
Spring Hill (Tuscarora Township) 01 02
Rummersfield PO 38 39
Wyalusing PO 03 04 08 09 10 11 12 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 29
      Ira A. 15 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
29 30 Lamb Harrison 50 M   farmer 9,000 890 PA           1
      Ester 40 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Laurie 12 F   attend. school     PA            
      Louisa 10 F   attend. school     PA            
      Andrew 8 M   at home     PA       1    
      Lizzie 7 F   attend. school     PA            
      Mary 5 F   attend. school     PA            
      Busher 3 M   at home     PA            
      Myrtie 2 F   at home     PA            
    Whitney Sallie 68 F   at home     PA            
30 31 Snowver Samuel 26 M   farm laborer   250 PA           1
      Ellen 25 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Daniel 3 M   at home     PA            
      Jessie 3m M   at home     PA     March      
31 32 Terry Charles 32 M   stone mason   340 France 1 1       1
      Harriett 22 F   housekeeper     PA            
      John M. 4 M   at home     PA 1          
      Augusta 11m F   at home     PA 1   July      
32 33 Robinson James 69 M   ?     NY           1
    Bogert Henry 39 M   stone mason     PA           1
      Nancy C. 35 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Jenett 15 F   attend. school     PA            
      Elizabeth 14 F   attend. school     PA            
      Evvie 8 F   attend. school     PA            
      Birtha 6 F   attend. school     PA            
    Dunham Anna 52 F   at home 500   PA            
33 34 Brown David 30 M   farmer 350 760 PA           1
      Sarah 25 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Mathias 4 M   at home     PA            
      Martin L. 1 M   at home     PA            
      James 9 M   at home     PA       1    
    Whitney Winnie 14 F   attend. school     PA            
34 35 Brown Jabe C. 40 M   farm laborer 300 140 PA           1
      Mary 27   housekeeper     PA            
      John 6 M   attend. school     PA            
      Rosetta 5 F   attend. school     PA            
      Franklin 3 M   at home     PA            
      Eveline 1 F   at home     PA            
35 36 Tinne James 63 M   farm laborer   175 PA 1         1

Published on Tri-Counties Site on 10/5/2005
By Joyce M. Tice