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
      Almira 32 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Lettie J. 9 F   attend. school     PA            
      Bela A. 5 M   attend. school     PA            
      Sarah P. 1 F   at home     PA            
      Anna 1m F   at home     PA     May      
181 194 Cronk Philip 68 M   farmer 1,500 850 NJ           1
      Mary 66 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Calvin 22 M   farm laborer     PA           1
182 195 Coleman John 35 M   farmer   525 PA           1
      Susan 56 F   housekeeper 3,800 150 PA            
      Mary L. 30 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Anna 8 F   attend. school     PA            
      Sallie 6 F   attend. school     PA            
183 196 May John H. 37 M   farmer   350 PA 1         1
      Lavoni 26 F   housekeeper     PA            
      John 9 M   attend. school     PA            
      George  5 M   attend. school     PA            
      Edward 1 M   at home     PA            
184 197 Carver Joseph C. 54 M   farmer 6,000 1,430 PA           1
      Margaret 40 F   housekeeper     PA            
      William 15 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
      Emelinda 19 F   at home     PA       1    
      Edgar 8 M   attend. school     PA            
      Harry 5 M   attend. school     PA            
      Frank 3 M   at home     PA            
    Wilson William 40 M   farm laborer     PA           1
185 198 Goodel Chester  62 M   farm laborer   200 VT            
      Jenette 64 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Mary L. 26 F   teach. school     NY            
    Brink Betsy 52 F   at home     PA            
186 199 Goodel George W. 29 M   farmer 2,000 696 PA           1
      Emeline 27 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Lottie L. 2 F   at home     PA            
    Blakesley Robert  11 M   at home     PA       1    
187 200 Morrow William G. 28 M   farmer 4,000 898 PA 1 1       1
      Eliza 24 F   housekeeper     PA            
      John 4 M   at home     PA            
      George 2   at home     PA            
      Mary 5m F   at home     PA     January      
    Everetts Jasper 16 M   at home     PA            

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