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
90 98 Biles Russel 26 M   wheelwright   200 PA           1
      Julia 25 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Mary 3 F   at home     PA            
      Jessee 1 M   at home     PA            
    Nichols Frank 23 M   wheelwright   400 PA           1
91 99 Camp Theodore A. 36 M   blacksmith 3,000 1,000 PA           1
      Rosette 30 F   milliner     PA            
      Hallie A. 6 F   attend. school     PA            
      Stewart A. 4 M   at home     PA            
      Lessie A. 2 M   at home     PA            
    McCrossen John 19 M   blacksmith ap.     PA 1          
    Miles Catherine 50 F   at home     PA            
92 100 Avery Cyrus 49 M   merchant 6,000 3,000 PA           1
      Mary F. 43 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Lawrence 21 M   farm laborer   2,000 PA           1
      Charles J. 10 M   attend. school     PA            
      Mary E. 8 F   attend. school     PA            
    Shares Christian 26 F   dom. servant     PA            
93 101 Camp William Jr. 61 M   farmer 5,000 1,340 PA           1
      Lucy 31 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Wilmot 21 M   farm laborer     PA           1
94 102 Camp Homer 47 M   insurance agt. 9,000 1,341 PA           1
      Harriet 46 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Edward 18 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
      Lewis 12 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
    Wheeler Sarah 14 F   attend. school     PA            
    Fairchild Emma 21 F   dom. servant     PA            
    Fuller Edgar 25 M   harnessmaker 2,500 500 PA           1
      Amanda 20 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Nameless 2m F   at home     PA     April      
95 103 Fee James 38 M   tailor 3,000 700 Ireland 1 1       1
      Rebecca A. 29 F   housekeeper     PA 1 1        
96 104 Cafferty Stewart  37 M   merchant 8,000 8,000 PA 1 1       1
      Emma E. 25 F   housekeeper     PA 1          
      Willis S. 2 M   at home     PA            
    Jones Meranda 50 F   at home     PA            
    Landon George 21 M   merchant   4,000 PA           1
    Hankinson Elizabeth 21 F   dom. servant     PA            
97 105 Beaumont James 48 M   merchant 1,500 1,800 PA           1
      Mary 47 F   housekeeper     PA            

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