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
      Miner 9 M   attend. school     PA            
      Ernest 1 M   at home     PA            
    Thompson Gustavus 17 M   at home     PA            
157 168 Thompson Bernard G. 31 M   teamster 1,000 650 PA           1
      Cornelia 29 F   housekeeper     PA            
      James 1m M   at home     PA     6-May      
    Furman Adelia 18 F   dom. servant     PA            
158 169 Gaylord Judson 28 M   farmer 1,500 250 PA           1
      Julia 28 F   housekeeper     PA            
    Lewis Jennie A. 20 F   teach. school     PA            
159 170 Elliott Joseph 24 M   carpenter 2,000 1,800 PA           1
      Mary 25 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Violetta 5m F   at home     PA     January      
    Thompson Ella 10 F   attend. school     PA            
    Rolls Edwin 20 M   carpenter appr     PA            
160 171 Gailord Henry  63 M   farmer 7,000 2,086 PA           1
      Martha  60 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Henry B. 24 M   store clerk     PA           1
      Lucina 22 F   at home     PA            
      Samuel C. 20 M   farm laborer     PA           1
    Furgeson Edward 18 M   farm laborer     PA            
  172 Thompson Debora 28 F   at home     PA            
      Harry 1 M   at home     PA            
      Furman 13 M   at home     PA            
161 173 Blocher Frederick  30 M   merchant 1,600 1,000 CT           1
      Lucretia 25 F   housekeeper     PA            
    Hammerly Fred J. 36 M   music instrum. 900   Germany           1
      Laura 26 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Christie 2 F   at home     PA            
  174 Campbell Alonzo O. 25 M   mechanic 250   NY           1
      Dell 23   housekeeper     NY            
162 175 Lathrop Elisha 63 M   laborer 400 175 PA           1
      Emma 55 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Mary 29 F   at home     PA            
      Hiram  28 M   laborer     PA           1
163 176 Pitcher James 41 M   carpenter 500 100 PA           1
      Amelia 32 F   housekeeper     NJ            
164 177 Jackson John 38 M   mill worker   100 PA           1
      Minerva 20 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Charles 2 M   at home     PA            

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