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
      Lizzie 7m F   at home     PA     November      
    Wandel Daniel 14 M   farm laborer     PA            
    Dickenson Matilda 18 F   dom. servant     PA            
    Coats George 18 M   farm laborer     PA            
237 248 Biles Melvine 20 M   farm laborer   125 PA           1
      Eliza D. 18 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Ida 2 F   at home     PA            
      Seth 1 M   at home     PA            
238 249 Touchy Christian 39 M   farmer   505 PA           1
      Hellen 29 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Emma 7 F   at home     PA            
      Endora 5 F   at home     PA            
      George 4 M   at home     PA            
    Hagerity Mary A. 13 F   dom. servant     PA       1    
239 250 Homet Ada 49 F   housekeeper 12,000   PA            
      George 19 M   farmer     PA            
      Rachail 14 F   at home     PA       1    
    Chamberlin Jabez 53 M   merchant 4,400 2,000 PA           1
240 251 Brown Allen 42 M   RR laborer     PA           1
      Polly 32 F   housekeeper     OH            
      Ella V. 10 F   at home     PA            
      Rachail M. 4 F   at home     PA            
241 252 O'gardy Patrick 37 M   laborer     Ireland 1 1       1
      Bridget 45 F   housekeeper     Ireland 1 1        
      Bridget 15 F   at home     Ireland 1 1        
      William 13 M   laborer     PA 1 1   1    
      Jennie 7 F   at home     PA 1 1        
      Mary 5 F   at home     PA 1 1        
242 253 Faley Alice  30 F   boardinghouse 1,800 100 Ireland 1 1        
      Ellen 20 F   at home     PA 1 1        
      David 18 M   RR laborer     PA 1 1        
    Welch Eliza 66 F   at home     PA            
    McMann Mathew 50 M   RR laborer     Ireland 1 1       1
    Fox Stephen  30 M   RR laborer     Ireland 1 1        
    Slatery Dennis 23 M   RR laborer     Ireland 1 1        
243 254 Kelley John 32 M   RR laborer     Ireland 1 1       1
      Mary 28 F   housekeeper     Ireland 1 1        
      James 5 M   at home     NY 1 1        
      Maggie 3 F   at home     PA 1 1        
244 255 Carlsen Timothy 29 M   RR laborer     Ireland 1 1        

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