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
221 232 Young Charles 29 M   farmer 8,000 1,500 PA           1
      Marry N. 23 F   housekeeper     England 1 1        
      Lucy A. 4m F   at home     PA   1 February      
222 233 Homet Johnathan  46 M   farmer 8,000 1,500 PA           1
      Harriet 46 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Lucy 17 F   at home     PA       1    
      Ida 7 F   attend. school     PA            
    Cline John 19 M   farm laborer     PA            
223 234 Yugger Daniel 42 M   farmer 5,000 1,500 NJ           1
      Emeline 45 F   housekeeper     PA            
    Hurdick Legrant 14 M   farm laborer     NJ       1    
      Lottie  6 F   attend. school     PA            
    Taylor Clara 18 F   dom. servant     PA       1    
224 235 Bilis S? 57 M   farmer 3,000 1,500 PA           1
      Jane 53 F   housekeeper     NJ            
      Emma 17 F   at home     PA       1    
      Belphine 17 F   at home     PA       1    
      Peter  20 M   farm laborer     PA            
      Effie 3 F   at home     PA            
225 236 Bilis Lewis 47 M   farmer 3,000 1,500 PA            
      Catherine 44 F   housekeeper     NJ            
      Frances 19 F   at home     PA       1    
      Milow 17 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
      Sarah 14 F   at home     PA       1    
      Willie 11 M   attend. school     PA            
      Jennie 8 F   attend. school     PA            
      Pullen 5 M   attend. school     PA            
226 237 Strimk Jacob 68 M   farmer 1,500 200 PA           1
      Elmira 66 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Solomon 39 M   farm laborer   400 PA           1
      Oscar 27 M   farm laborer 2,000 140 PA           1
227 238 Hoover Gilbert 56 M   farm laborer   500 PA           1
      Mariah 58 F   housekeeper     PA            
    Albright John 3 M   at home     PA            
228 239 Chamberlin Gilbert M. 39 M   minister 7,000 1,265 PA           1
      Amanda 39 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Sarah 16 F   at home     PA       1    
      Allie M. 13 F   attend. school     PA            
229 240 Jennings Isaac 50 M   farmer 5,000 1,120 PA           1
      Rebecca 85 F   housekeeper     PA            

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