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: Orwell Hill PO
27     Frisbie Cora S. 13 F   attend. school     PA            
        Kate L. 12 F   attend. school     PA            
        Clayton G. 8 M   attend. school     PA            
        Mary 6 F   attend. school     PA            
      Coburn James P. 32 M   merchant 1,500 1,500 PA           1
  222 216 Arnold George 56 M   laborer 600 150 PA           1
        Harriett A. 52 F   housekeeper     CT            
  223 217 Conklin Gustavus 31 M   physician 1,500 3,000 PA           1
        Annis 28 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Leone 3 F   at home     PA            
        Albert 11m M   at home     PA     June      
  224 218 Frisbie George 39 M   farmer 10,400 2,000 PA           1
        Hulda J. 37 F   housekeeper     NY            
        Fred B. 14 M   attend. school     PA            
        Hector 12 M   attend. school     PA            
        George M. 8 M   attend. school     PA            
        Frank  7 M   attend. school     PA            
        Sarah J. 4 F   at home     PA            
        Hanky 1 M   at home     PA            
      Canfield Alzina 14 F   at home     PA       1    
  225 219 Barnes Silas 62 M   minister 4,000 2,500 NY           1
        Harriett 55 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Mary 17 F   at home     PA       1    
        Libbie  8 F   attend. school     PA            
  226 220 Hutchinson William 66 M   farmer 1,500 4,500 VT           1
        Electa 58 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Florence A. 15 F   attend. school     PA            
  227 221 Gibbs Henry  63 M   farmer 5,000 35,000 MA           1
        Sallie 66 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Brown Mary 31 F   at home     PA            
  228 222 Brown Edwin R. 49 M   shoemaker 1,000 1,800 NY           1
        Lucinda 53 F   housekeeper     NY            
        Theodore M. 20 M   ap.harnessmk.     PA            
        Clarinda 18 F   at home     PA            
  229 223 Garland Lorin A. 40 M   shoemaker     PA           1
        Isabelle 30 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Albert 2 M   at home     NY            
  230 224 Champlin Hampton 66 M   farmer 3,000 2,500 CT           1
        Lucretia 63 F   housekeeper     CT            
      Lyon Carrie L. 7 F   attend. school     PA            

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