Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA
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
      Clarence 21 M   dentist     PA           1
      Alta 15 F   at home     PA       1    
119 127 Billings Samuel 34 M   farmer 16,000 3,000 PA           1
      Adelia 40 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Elmer J. 15 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
      Lucetta 10 F   attend. school     PA            
      Jennie L. 2 F   at home     PA            
120 128 McIntire George C. 29 M   farm laborer 600 300 NY           1
      Ruth 40 F   housekeeper     NY            
121 129 Camp Lumar 43 M   farmer 2,500 500 PA           1
      Marinda 29 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Mary R. 4 F   at home     PA            
      Eliza 82 F   at home     PA            
    Shumway Adelia 13 F   dom. servant     PA            
122 130 Griffen Samuel W. 42 M   laborer   300 PA           1
      Hannah 39 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Lettie M. 15 F   at home     IA            
      Eva A. 13 F   attend. school     IA            
      Byron S. 11 M   attend. school     IA            
    Klnufilter Sylvester 30 M   miller     PA           1
    Arnold Obediah 28 M   miller     PA           1
123 131 Camp Calvin 50 M   farmer 3,000 1,075 PA           1
      Betsy 44 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Myron 18 M   farm laborer     PA            
      Caltha 6 F   attend. school     PA            
    Depew Lita 16 F   at home     PA            
124 132 Conover William 76 M   farmer 1,600 570 NJ           1
      Betsy 39 F   housekeeper 200   PA            
125 133 Stone Therwinn 56 M   farmer 2,500 750 PA           1
      Lydia 53 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Eugene  18 M   farm laborer     PA            
    Terry Nancy 81 F   at home     NY            
126 134 Cleareland Rufus D. 55 M   farmer 1,000 250 NY           1
      Mary A. 50 F   housekeeper 1,500   PA            
      Edwin 28 M   carpenter     PA           1
      Lucina 25 F   at home     PA            
    Gage Annice 98 F   at home     PA            
    Fleming Thomas 18 M   farm laborer     Ireland 1 1        
127 135 Snell Randolph 21 M   sawyer   155 PA           1
      Lois 23 F   housekeeper     PA            

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