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 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
      Gertrude 18 F   at home     PA            
246 246 Humphrey George 27 M   day laborer     PA           1
      Clarissa 28 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Seymore 2 M   at home     PA            
247 247 Coleman Joseph 46 M   cattle drover 9,000 1,650 PA           1
      Erma 39 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Leroy 24 M   hardware dlr.   1,000 PA           1
      Awilda 16 F   at home     PA       1    
      Marion 14 F   at home     PA       1    
      Myrtle 8 F   attend. school     PA       1    
    Bosworth Traver 68 M   farm laborer     PA           1
248 248 Canfield Willson 79 M   farmer 3,500 10,000 CT           1
      Julia 68 F   housekeeper     PA            
249 249 Pierce William 32 M   farmer 7,500 945 PA           1
      Adelaide M. 28 F   housekeeper     PA            
250 250 Buck Lyman 65 M   farmer 6,500 1,601 PA           1
      Mary W. 64 F   housekeeper     NY            
      A. L. 26 M   insurance agt.   150 PA           1
251 251 Buck Stephen W. 28 M   farmer   500 PA           1
      Augusta 27 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Kate F. 1 F   at home     PA            
252 252 Paine Mary G. 30 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Susannah 28 F   at home     PA            
    Kithcart Daniel 34 M   farm laborer     PA           1
253 253 Barnes Judson 39 M   farmer 7,000 2,100 PA           1
      Sophronia 31 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Lillie A. 13 F   attend. school     PA       1    
      Lewis S. 7 M   attend. school     PA       1    
254 254 Birchard Harvey 42 M   farm laborer   600 MA           1
      Julia 38 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Mary 14 F   at home     PA       1    
255 255 Stanton Harvey 33 M   farm laborer   800 CT            
      Ann 32 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Emma 22 F   at home     PA            
      Libbie 17 F   at home     PA       1    
      Nathan 14 M   farm laborer     PA            
      Henry 21 M   day laborer     PA           1
256 256 Shafer Adam 46 M   farmer 3,000 1,250 NY           1
      Eunice 44 F   housekeeper     CT            
      Albert 22 M   farm laborer     PA           1

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