Pike Township & LeRaysville, Bradford County PA 1870 Census
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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 LeRAYSVILLE  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
197 197 Hutchinson Stephen 39 M   farmer 3,900 1,000 PA           1
      Martha 31 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Augusta 6 F   attend. school     PA       1    
198 198 Reynolds Charles 57 M   farmer 2,530 1,205 NY           1
      Lottie 59 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Ella 23 F   teach. school     NY            
      Huldah 21 F   teach. school     PA            
      Amanda 18 F   teach. school     PA            
      Wesley 20 M   farm laborer     PA            
      Ida 12 F   at home     PA       1    
199 199 Baldwin John 54 M   farmer 9,000 4,258 CT           1
      Ellen 40 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Susan 17 F   at home     PA       1    
      James 16 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
      Edward 12 M   attend. school     PA       1    
    Canfield Stephen 30 M   farm laborer     PA           1
      Sarah 29 F   dom. servant     PA            
      Marcella 4 F   at home     PA            
200 200 Reiley Edwin 37 M   farmer   500 PA           1
      Angeline 40 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Jennie 15 F   attend. school     PA       1    
      Paul 79 M   farmer     NY           1
201 201 Towner ? Corington 35 M   farm laborer   500 PA           1
      Sarah 33 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Lottie 5 F   at home     PA            
      Eugenia 1 F   at home     PA            
202 202 Ellsworth John 46 M   farmer 4,000 1,605 PA           1
      Philena 40 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Orville 16 M   farm laborer     PA            
203 203 Ellsworth Wilson 35 M   farmer 2,500 935 PA           1
      Phebe 23 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Herbert 5 M   at home     PA            
204 204 Willson Thomas 24 M   farmer 1,200 560 England 1 1        
      Alice 24 F   housekeeper     England 1 1        
      Lucy 4 F   at home     England 1 1        
      Mary 1 F   at home     PA 1 1        
204 205 Bold Richard 50 M   farm laborer   300 England 1 1        
      Lucy 50 F   housekeeper     England 1 1        
205 206 Warner Beldin 65 M   day laborer 300 375 NY           1
      Polly 67 F   housekeeper     PA            

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