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
281 292 Lee Joseph P. 30 M   blacksmith 2,000 1,200 PA 1 1       1
      Elizabeth C. 27 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Lincoln J. 7 M   attend. school     PA            
      Lyman M. 5 M   attend. school     PA            
      William H. 3 M   at home     PA            
    Segraves William K. 28 M   blacksmith   300 NJ           1
      Eliza 30 F   housekeeper     Ireland 1 1        
282 293 Branigen John 52 M   farmer 2,300 1,100 Ireland 1 1       1
      Jane 50 F   housekeeper     Ireland 1 1        
      Almon 19 M   farm laborer     PA 1 1   1    
      Mary 17 F   at home     PA 1 1   1    
      Emma 15 F   attend. school     PA 1 1        
      John P. 10 M   attend. school     PA 1 1        
283 294 Cox Jessie  36 M   farmer   1,000 PA           1
      Louisa 33 F   housekeeper     PA            
    Jennings Sarah 21 F   dom. servant     PA            
    Cox John 28 M   farm laborer     PA           1
284 295 Derme William 44 M   sawyer   100 NY           1
      Marriah 45 F   housekeeper     PA            
      David A. 11 M   attend. school     PA            
      Joseph 9 M   attend. school     PA            
      George H. 5 M   attend. school     PA            
      Catherine O. 3 F   at home     PA            
285 296 Graham Richard 34 M   farmer 240 800 Ireland 1 1       1
      Isabelle 27 F   housekeeper     PA 1 1        
      Thomas 8 M   attend. school     PA 1          
      Sarah J. 6 F   attend. school     PA 1          
      Anna 4 F   at home     PA 1          
      Mary 2 F   at home     PA 1          
      George 6m M   at home     PA 1   December      
      Lindsey 65 M   at home     Ireland 1 1       1
    Kissel Weller 15 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
    Mayo Ruby 14 F   dom. servant     PA            
286 297 Fee Richard 37 M   farmer 3,000 900 Ireland 1 1       1
      Nancy  37 F   housekeeper     Ireland 1 1        
      Michael 9 M   attend. school     PA 1 1        
      Jennie 7 F   attend. school     PA 1 1        
      William 5 M   attend. school     PA 1 1        
      Anna 3 F   at home     PA 1 1        
      Nancy 2 F   at home     PA 1 1        

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