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
      John 17 M   teamster     PA       1    
      Elmer 15 M   at home     PA       1    
      Charles 12 M   attend. school     PA            
    Bogert Henry 39 M   at home     PA           1
83 91 Cook Justus 36 M   shoemaker 800 275 NY           1
      Elizabeth 29 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Ervie 10 F   attend. school     PA            
      Adorna 9 F   attend. school     PA            
      Frederick  7 M   attend. school     PA            
      George 6 M   at home     PA            
      Cora 3 F   at home     PA            
      Carrie 1 F   at home     PA            
      Oyem 79 M   at home     PA           1
84 92 Fee Martin 34 M   carpenter 1,000 450 Ireland           1
      Martha S. 27 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Rosie 4 F   at home     PA            
      Seth 2 M   at home     PA            
      Grant P. 1 M   at home     PA            
    Bump Ella 14 F   dom. servant     PA            
85 93 Atwood Stiles 25 M   farmer 833 600 PA           1
      George 21 M   carpenter app 833 600 PA           1
      Dudley 19 M   farm laborer 833 600 PA            
86 94 Runaghs Eglistor 33 M   minister 1,600 300 NY           1
      Loiza 34 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Freddie 7 M   attend. school     PA            
      Libbie 2 F   at home     PA            
87 95 Cooly Mortimer 43 M   wheelwright 150 150 NY           1
      Frances 42 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Walter 16 M   wheelwright ap     PA            
      Nellie 13 F   at home     PA       1    
      Wellington 10 M   attend. school     PA            
      Ettie 3 F   at home     PA            
88 96 McGee Griffen 53 M   farmer 2,000 500 PA           1
      Eunace A. 55 F   housekeeper 3,800   PA            
      Wilber 19 M   harnessmaker     PA            
      Herbert 9 M   attend. school     PA            
89 97 Bump Elisha 45 M   carpenter 800   PA           1
      Laura 42 F   housekeeper   200 PA            
      Clara 12 F   at home     PA       1    
      Austin 4 M   at home     PA            

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