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: North Orwell PO
22   170 Taylor Harris 24 M   farmer 300 100 PA           1
        Sarah 24 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Willace 3 M   at home     PA            
        Eliza 2 F   at home     PA            
      Rockwell James 11 M   attend. school     PA            
  176 171 Stoll Willard E. 47 M   farmer 6,000 1,500 NJ           1
        Mary M. 45 F   housekeeper     NJ            
        Henry P. 24 M   farm laborer     NJ           1
        Stephen 15 M   farm laborer     NJ       1    
        John 13 M   at home     NJ       1    
        Clara 9 F   attend. school     NJ            
        Jackson 3 M   at home     NJ            
  177 172 Eddy William A. 59 M   farmer   140 VT           1
        Mary A. 51 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Charles E. 21 M   blacksmith ap.     PA           1
        Joseph B. 18 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
        Sarah E. 16 F   attend. school     PA       1    
        Henry 13 M   at home     PA       1    
  178 173 Alger Addison 50 M   farmer 2,000 6,000 PA           1
        Selinda 25 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Russell Ersula 21 F   at home     PA            
  179 174 Sexton Jabez E. 64 M   farmer 3,000 750 CT           1
        Phebe 59 F   housekeeper     NY            
        George W. 30 M   farm laborer     PA           1
        Phebe 17 F   at home     PA            
  180 175 Dimmock Harvey 41 M   farmer 2,000 300 PA           1
        Dora P. 21 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Charles S. 10 M   attend. school     PA            
        Susan F. 9 F   attend. school     PA            
  181 176 Dimmock Nancy 74 F   housekeeper 3,000 800 CT            
        Caroline 52 F   at home     PA            
        Simmeon 49 M   farmer     PA           1
        Lafayette G. 34 M   tin smith     PA           1
  182 177 Seeley Charles 33 M   blacksmith 600 125 NY           1
        Isabelle 28 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Frank 1 M   at home     PA            
  183 178 Cass Samuel F. 40 M   farmer 6,000 1,200 NY           1
        Polly M. 33 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Charles L. 13 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
        Vernon D. 11 M   at home     PA       1    

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