Pike Township & LeRaysville, Bradford County PA 1870 Census
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1870 Census Records for  Bradford County PA 
1870 Pike Township Census
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Enumerated  July 25 thru August 10, 1870 by R. B. Howell, Ass't. Marshall
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Carlton Wolfe 2004
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice 2006
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.

P# = Page Number H# = Household - F# = Family
Note ! - Caucasian unless otherwise noted
Post Offices in Pike Township  in 1870  -  Residents in Pike Township picked up their own mail at the Post Office in LeRaysville, Pike or Stevensville, and a few on the eastern boundary received mail at the Rushville Post Office in Susquehanna County.  Residents of LeRaysville, used the leRaysville Post Office.  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 the township in which your subject lived.  Households on this page received mail at the RUSHVILLE  Post Office in Susquehanna County
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.
Pike Township 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39
LeRaysville Borough 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08
      Mertie 2 F   at home     NY            
    Brink James 25 M   farm laborer     NY           1
81 79 Main George 31 M   farmer 2,300 1,550 NJ           1
      Elinor 36 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Cameron 7 M   attend. school     PA       1    
      Sally 4 F   at home     PA            
      Mary 2 F   at home     PA            
82 80 Rought Eprain 32 M   sawmill hand 1,000 500 PA           1
      Mary 23 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Frankie 7 F   at home     PA       1    
83 81 McCracken Phil 25 M   farmer 600 300 PA           1
      Arvilla 20 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Ulysses  2 M   at home     PA            
      Kate 3m F   at home     PA     February      
84 82 Briggs Case 43 M   farmer 3,500 326 PA           1
      Thomas 11 M   at home     PA       1    
      Mary 10 F   at home     PA       1    
      Hiram 7 M   at home     PA       1    
      Zella 3 F   at home     PA            
85 83 Briggs Sally 51 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Eliza  53 F   at home     PA            
86 84 Champlin Jonson 36 M   farmer 3,000 644 PA           1
      Lydia 34 F   housekeeper     PA            
87 85 Evans Hiram 62 M   carpenter 500 500 PA           1
      Amanda 59 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Amanda 18 F   at home     PA            
88 86 Tyrrell Curtis 38 M   farmer 4,000 1,482 CT           1
      Minerva 37 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Leroy 18 M   at home     PA       1    
    Cobb Emma 19 F   dom. servant     PA       1    
89 87 Tyrrell Fred 24 M   farmer   300 PA       1   1
      Lucy 27 F   housekeeper     PA            
90 88 Ellsworth Freeman 34 M   farmer 3,200 500 PA           1
      Paomi 28 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Leister 10 M   at home     PA       1    
      Edith 7 F   at home     PA       1    
      Ettie 3 F   at home     PA            
91 89 Post Lausser 43 M   farmer 3,000 1,000 PA           1
      Matilda 33 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Marion 11 F   at home     PA       1    

Published on Tri-Counties Site on 7/23/2006
By Joyce M. Tice