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
    Lacey Nameless 1m M   at home     PA     May      
    Carrier Senis 23 F   dom. servant     PA            
    Wilkin Martin 27 M   carpenter     NY           1
    Lacey Winfred S. 19 M   carpenter 200 100 PA            
    Miles David 19 M   carpenter     PA            
    Brown Charles S. 18 M   carpenter     PA            
    Wood Edward 18 M   carpenter     PA            
    Miller Charles 24 M   carpenter   100 PA           1
    Lacey Cornelius H. 21 M   carpenter   100 PA           1
170 183 Scoville Daniel 54 M   physician 2,000 700 PA           1
      Ellen 52 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Henry 25 M   at home     PA           1
      Julia 23 F   at home     PA            
171 184 Ackley Harris S. 42 M   merchant 6,200 2,500 PA           1
      Juliette S. L. 32 F   housekeeper     PA            
    Brewster Willis  14 M   attend. school     PA            
    Wells William 28 M   store clerk     PA           1
172 185 Wells Edward 38 M   farmer 15,000 4,500 PA           1
      Ellen J. 82 F   housekeeper 300,000 200,000 PA            
      George H. 47 M   merchant 20,000 5,000 PA           1
      Laura A. 37 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Virginia 11 F   attend. school     NJ            
      Lincoln 9 M   attend. school     PA            
      Eleanor 7 F   attend. school     PA            
      Margaret 4 F   at home     PA            
      Fisher 2 M   at home     PA            
    Hunam Hannah 17 F   cook     Ireland 1 1        
    Coleman Mary 18 F   dom. servant     PA            
    McCracken Electa 22 F   dom. servant     PA            
    Coleman Florence 15 F   dom. servant     PA            
    Fatter John 35 M   farm laborer     Ireland 1 1       1
    Raggon Patrick 55 M   farm laborer     Ireland 1 1        
173 186 Hollenback George G. 57 M   broom maker     PA           1
      Bertha 56 F   housekeeper 450 460 PA            
    Amstrong Loazo 10 F   attend. school     OH            
    Albert Mary 24 F   tailoresss     PA            
174 187 Gailord John L. 43 M   farmer     PA           1
      Anna M. 28 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Mary O. 6 F   attend. school     PA            
      Phebe E. 3 F   at home     PA            

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