Bradford County PA
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1870 Census Records for  Bradford County PA 
1870 Asylum Township Census
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Enumerated July 28 thru August 04, 1870 by M. A. Rockwell, Ass't. Marshall
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Carlton Wolfe 2004
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice 2004
P# = Page Number H# = Household - F# = Family
Note ! - Caucasian unless otherwise noted
Post Offices in Asylum Township  in 1870  -  Residents in Asylum Township picked up their mail at the French Town PO, Liberty Corners PO, Asylum PO, Macedonia PO.  Liberty Corners PO was in Monroe Township to the west.  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. For individual pages the Post Office will be indicated, and it gives you information on the part of Asylum Township in which your subject lived.  Households on this page received mail at the Macedonia Post Office
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.

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.
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27 207 205 Martin William 30 M   carpenter   2,500 PA           1
        Emma 29 F   housekeeper     PA            
  208 206 Sill Maurice 34 M   farmer   400 PA           1
        Mary 28 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Jerome 6 M   at home     PA            
        Marion 3 F   at home     PA            
  209 207 Grace William S. 49 M   farmer 8,000 2,000 PA           1
        Elizabeth 47 F   housekeeper     NY            
        George 20 M   works on farm     PA            
        William 16 M   at home     PA       1    
        Andrew 13 M   at home     PA       1    
        Victor  6 M   at home     PA            
  210 208 VanGorder Moses 29 M   farmer 1,800 600 PA           1
        Waty 22 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Charles 2 M   at home     PA            
        Margaret 1m F   at home     PA     May      
  211 209 VanGorder Matilda 68 F   housekeeper 2,000 300 PA            
  212 210 Bull G. L. 36 M   miller   3,000 PA           1
        Rebecca 37 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Gurdon 3 M   at home     PA            
  213 211 Ellis E. W. 30 M   farmer 5,000 2,000 PA 1 1       1
        John 35 M   farmer     PA 1 1       1
      Bristol Lydia 18 F   dom. servant     PA            
      Bron Mary 38 F   dom. servant     PA            
  214 212 Kinsley Daniel 48 M   farmer 1,800 700 PA           1
        Julia 46 F   housekeeper     PA            
        James 18 M   works on farm     PA            
        Harriett 14 F   at home     PA       1    
        Julia 12 F   at home     PA       1    
        Robert 8 M   at home     PA       1    
  215 213 Sullivan James 28 M   farmer 2,000 800 PA 1 1       1
        Kate 23 F   housekeeper     PA 1 1        
        Daniel 3 M   at home     PA            
        Mary 1 F   at home     PA            
  216 214 Halpin Patrick 59 M   farmer 1,500 400 Ireland 1 1       1
        Mary 57 F   housekeeper     Ireland 1 1        
        James 25 M   works on farm   700 PA 1 1       1
        John 22 M   works on farm     PA 1 1       1
        William 18 M   works on farm     PA 1 1   1    
        Mary 16 F   at home     PA 1 1   1    

Published on Tri-Counties Site on 10/27/2004
By Joyce M. Tice