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
150 151 Keeny Clinton 55 M   farmer 4,000 1,137 PA           1
      Amy 55 F   housekeeper     NY            
      David 13 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
    Ford Sarah 80 F   at home     PA            
151 152 Stevens Mary 25 F   at home     PA            
      Amy 3 F   at home     PA            
152 153 Thomas  Albert 28 M   carpenter   100 PA           1
      Laura 20 F   housekeeper     PA            
153 154 Burrows Joshua 53 M   merchant 10,000 6,000 CT           1
      H. C. 55 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Edward 27 M   merchant     PA           1
      Burton 21 M   farmer     PA           1
    Fairchild Willis 15 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
154 155 Burrows W. C. 23 M   merchant     PA           1
      L. I. 23 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Olive 2 F   at home     PA            
155 156 Stevens Phebe 70 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Boliver 40 M   farmer     PA           1
      Immira 24 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Frank 4 M   at home     PA            
      Olin 2 M   at home     PA            
156 157 Stevens Aden 60 M   farmer 10,000 5,300 PA           1
      Lucetta 25 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Edward 18 M   farm laborer     PA            
      Wellington 14 M   at home     PA            
      George 5 M   at home     PA            
157 158 Bostwick P. M. 65 M   farmer 8,000 2,670 PA           1
      Valverse 60 F   housekeeper     PA            
    McCracken Ella 8 F   attend. school     PA       1    
158 159 Crandall Mary 61 F   housekeeper 8,500 1,659 PA            
      Charles 33 M   farmer     PA           1
      Sarah 24 F   teach. school     PA            
      Susan 21 F   at home     PA            
159 160 Goodwin Lewis 50 M   farmer   600 PA           1
      Maryette 50 F   housekeeper     PA            
      John 15 M   attend. school     PA       1    
      Flora 9 F   attend. school     PA       1    
160 161 Potter Pamelia 52 F   housekeeper 300 150 MA            
161 162 VanGilster Horace 51 M   farmer 400 2,027 NY           1
      Betsy 43 F   housekeeper     PA            

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