Bradford County PA
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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
1870 Census Records for  Bradford County PA 
1870 Orwell Township Census
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Enumerated July 14 thru 22, 1870 by Ethel Fuller, Ass't. Marshall
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Carlton Wolfe 2004
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice 2004
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.

H# = Household - F# = Family
Note ! - Caucasian unless otherwise noted
Post Offices in Orwell Township in 1870  -  Residents in Orwell Township picked up their mail at oneof several post offices including some in adjoining townships. There was no rural delivery until 1903. Within the township there were Post Offices at South Hill, Allis Hollow, Potterville, Orwell Hill and North Orwell. Some residents received mail at West Warren Post Office in Warren Township and some at Leraysville Post Office in Pike Township. The appropriate Post Office will be designated on each of these 33 pages. Be sure to read You Gotta Know the Territory for more information to help you understand this area and time.
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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.
Post Office for this page: Potterville
13     Cook Joel 78 M   farmer     CT           1
      Spicer Isaac 14 M   farm laborer     NY       1    
  97 96 Corbin Ira W. 58 M   farmer 4,000 200 NY           1
        Betsy E. 54 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Amanda M. 18 F   at home     PA            
        Frances 15 F   at home     PA            
      Corby Fredric 15 M   farm laborer 5,000 2,000 PA       1    
  98 97 Cook Cyrus 52 M   farmer     PA           1
        Caroline 49 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Oliver 24 M   farm laborer     PA           1
        Emma 21 F   at home     PA            
        Ralph 14 M   at home     PA       1    
      Wells Mira 14 F   at home     PA       1    
  99 98 Cook Avery C. 29 M   farmer 3,500 1,500 PA           1
        Augusta F. 26 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Hattie J. 1 F   at home     PA            
  100 99 Frisbie Aaron G. 44 M   farmer 10,000 4,000 PA           1
        Ordelia S. 43 F   housekeeper     PA            
        William E. 17 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
        Anna E. 15 F   at home     PA       1    
        Stuart 12 M   at home     PA       1    
        Levi 2nd 8 M   attend. school     PA            
        Laurie 7 F   attend. school     PA            
        Katie 3 F   at home     PA            
        Levi 72 M   at home     PA           1
  101 100 Newell James J. 39 M   farmer 5,000 2,000 PA           1
        Amanda 36 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Henry 2 M   at home     PA            
        James 6m M   at home     PA     December      
  102 101 James David L. 28 M   farmer 4,200 1,300 PA     December     1
        Kate 26 F   housekeeper     PA     December      
      Davis Elizabeth 24 F   dom. servant     PA            
      Right Newton 24 M   farm laborer     PA           1
  103 102 Morgan Nathaniel 58 M   farmer 4,400 1,100 PA           1
        Elizabeth 48 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Harriett 31 F   at home     PA            
        John 17 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
        Charles 13 M   at home     PA       1    
        William 12 M   at home     PA            
        Harry 10 M   attend. school     PA            

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 09/27/2004
By Joyce M. Tice