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
28   225 Avery Louisa 64 F   housekeeper   1,000 CT            
  231 226 Chamberlain Joseph 63 M   harnessmaker 500 200 NY           1
        Margaret 53 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Lema 13 F   attend. school     PA            
        Nancy 9 F   attend. school     PA            
  232 227 Lemmack Elias 48 M   carpenter 1,500 4,500 PA           1
        Mary J. 42 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Effie J. 11 F   attend. school     PA            
        Elmer C. 3 M   at home     PA            
  233 228 How Henry 35 M   farmer 6,000 1,500 PA           1
        Jane 32 F   housekeeper     PA            
        George H. 11 M   attend. school     PA            
        Eugene 9 M   attend. school     PA            
  234 229 Platt Arad 50 M   carpenter 3,000 2,000 PA           1
        Lyvia 45 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Arad A. 21 M   farmer     PA           1
  235 230 Chubbuck Carlos J. 43 M   farmer   3,000 PA           1
        Mary M. 42 F   housekeeper     PA            
        Lewis 17 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
        Willie E. 14 M   attend. school     PA            
        Mervis W. 3 M   at home     PA            
  236 231   James V. 69 M   farmer 6,000   CT           1
        Cintha M. 61 F   housekeeper     CT            
  237 232 Clark Samuel B. 55 M   wheel wright 700 800 PA           1
        Alba 37 F   housekeeper     CT            
        Eliza 17 F   at home     PA       1    
        Samuel Jr. 10 M   attend. school     PA            
      Allen Eugene L. 9 M   attend. school     PA            
      Clark Richard 16 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
        Edward 13 M   farm laborer     PA            
      Allen Willace 16 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
  238 233 Frisbie Carrie 36 F   housekeeper 900 200 PA            
        Ellen 10 F   attend. school     PA            
        Lulen 7 F   attend. school     PA            
      Major James C. 22 M   cooper     PA           1
  239 234 Eastmond Calvin J. 32 M   blacksmith   400 PA           1
        Mary 27 F   housekeeper     NY            
        Elizabeth 9 F   attend. school     PA            
        Charles 4 M   at home     PA            
        Kate 8m F   at home     PA     February      

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