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 STEVENSVILLE  Post Office
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
105 104 Eastabrooks Edward J. 46 M   shoemaker 3,500 2,500 PA           1
      Emeline 47 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Clara B. 18 F   at home     PA            
      Fred G. 14 M   attend. school     PA       1    
      Frank E. 11 M   attend. school     PA       1    
      Martin N. 8 M   attend. school     PA       1    
      Jessee 83 M   farmer     CT           1
      Lovina 76 F   housekeeper     MA            
106 105 Stone Ingham 60 M   farmer 25,000 2,000 PA           1
    Brown Anne 68 F   housekeeper     NY            
    Dume Edgar 17 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
107 106 Barslett Abner 47 M   carpenter 2,000 310 PA           1
      Rachel C. 37 F   housekeeper     PA            
108 107 Angell Frank 25 M   day laborer   300 NJ           1
      Mellissa 25 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Allen J. 2 M   at home     PA            
      Louisa 1m F   at home     PA     May      
    VanAuken Ellen 15 F   dom. servant     PA            
109 108 Tuttle Hiram 25 M   farm laborer   300 PA           1
      Lodema 22 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Alfred  2 M   at home     PA            
    Littus Sarah 40 F   at home     NY            
110 109 Stone George R. 23 M   farmer   200 PA           1
      Ida J. 21 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Annie 6m F   at home     PA     December      
111 110 Knapp Capella 26 M   physician   300 PA           1
    Babcock Armenia 29 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Armenia 6 F   attend. school     PA       1    
      Benjamin 3 M   at home     DC            
112 111 Bender John A. 34 M   cooper 400 300 PA           1
      Sally A. 29 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Sarah E. 11 F   attend. school     PA       1    
      Samuel 9 M   attend. school     PA       1    
      Franklin 6 M   attend. school     PA       1    
113 112 Ross Henry A. 35 M   grocer & d.g. 3,000 6,000 PA           1
      Sarah N. 30 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Nellie 4 F   at home     PA            
114 113 Skeel E. S. 56 M   farmer 4,000 4,207 NY           1
      Emma 48 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Hoffman 19 M   farm laborer     NY            

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