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
122 122 Rockwell Nathan 69 M   farmer 4,000 1,290 PA           1
      Delia 48 F   housekeeper     PA            
123 123 Stevens J. B. 32 M   farmer   350 PA           1
      Sarah 26 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Ella 5 F   at home     PA            
124 124 French J. W. 48 M   carpenter   150 PA           1
      Sarah 47 F   housekeeper     NY            
      J. Monroe 17 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
      J. Melvin 16 M   at home     PA       1    
      Mary E. 12 F   at home     PA       1    
      Frank 10 M   attend. school     PA       1    
      Ann 4 F   at home     PA            
      George M. 2 M   at home     PA            
125 125 Stevens Homer 61 M   carpenter 4,000 1,800 PA           1
      Lydia A. 60 F   housekeeper     CT            
      Willis A. 16 M   at home     PA       1    
    Titus German 73 M   day laborer     NY           1
      Hannah 66 F   housekeeper     PA            
126 126 Stevens Delos 21 M   physician   100 PA           1
127 127 Vuzrs ? Caleb 53 M   blacksmith 2,000 910 NY           1
      Fannie 42 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Ange 14 F   at home     PA       1    
128 128 Stephens Brown ? 68 M   farmer 8,000 2,660 PA           1
      Susan 61 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Elmer 20 M   farm laborer     PA            
    Coleman Lina 17 F   dom. servant     PA            
129 129 Stone Burton 32 M   day laborer     PA           1
      Lettie 27 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Hattie 1 F   at home     PA            
130 130 Birchard John 65 M   farmer 2,500 500 PA           1
      Harriet 29 F   housekeeper     PA            
131 131 Kinney Elijah 46 M   farmer 1,500 800 NJ           1
      Sarah 40 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Martha 17 F   at home     PA       1    
      Emma 16 F   at home     PA       1    
      Elnora 14 F   at home     PA       1    
      Jerome 11 M   at home     PA       1    
      John 9 M   at home     PA       1    
      Susan 6 F   at home     PA       1    
      Elijah 3 M   at home     PA            

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