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
      Frank  19 M   laborer     PA            
128 136 Cook Darwin 55 M   minister   1,160 PA           1
      Adelia 47 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Mary A. 17 F   attend. school     PA            
      Sarah E. 13 F   attend. school     PA            
      Justus D. 9 M   attend. school     PA            
129 137 Elliott Hiram  45 M   farmer 6,000 1,400 PA           1
      Kate 34 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Nancy 3 F   at home     PA            
      Jennie 1 F   at home     PA            
    Elliott Permetia 16 F   dom. servant     PA            
130 138 Elliott Jackson 40 M   farmer   1,994 PA           1
      Etna 30 F   housekeeper     PA            
      John 79 M   farmer     PA           1
      Effie 11 F   attend. school     PA            
      Hattie 10 F   attend. school     PA            
      Louisa 7 F   attend. school     PA            
      Willie  7 M   attend. school     PA            
      Emma 5 F   attend. school     PA            
      Joseph 3 M   at home     PA            
131 139 Elliott Jabez 66 M   farmer 3,000 472 PA           1
      Harriet 65 F   housekeeper     NY            
  140 Keeler Elisha 23 M   farm laborer 1,800 350 PA           1
      Elizabeth 22 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Hattie 3 F   at home     PA            
      Ettie 1 F   at home     PA            
132 141 Elliott Elisha 39 M   farmer 3,000 720 PA           1
      Hannah 29 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Minnie M. 6 F   attend. school     PA            
      Mary A. 4 F   at home     PA            
      Leon M. 1 M   at home     PA            
    White Ella 15 F   dom. servant     NY            
133 142 Lewis Justus  82 M   farmer 10,000 964 PA           1
      Burton 42 M   farm laborer     PA           1
      Elizabeth 33 F   at home     PA            
      Clara 3 F   at home     PA            
      Anna 10m F   at home     PA     August      
    Baley Anna 17 F   dom. servant     PA            
134 143 Lewis Clinton 45 M   farmer 1,500 1,105 PA           1
      Mary 42 F   housekeeper     PA            

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