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
      Sarah J. 29 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Carrie E. 3 F   at home     PA            
      Luna 2 F   at home     PA            
    Lanon Esther 22 F   dom. servant     PA            
274 273 Johnson George 45 M   farmer 5,000 4,310 PA           1
      Susan C. 43 F   housekeeper     CT            
    Brown George 18 M   farm laborer     NY            
    Whitford Dilla 16 F   dom. servant     PA            
    Warner Nelson 30 M   farm laborer     PA           1
275 274 Purdy Charles 50 M   farmer 10,000 3,000 NY           1
      Sarah 36 F   housekeeper     Ireland 1 1        
      William 17 M   farm laborer     PA   1   1    
      Ida 15 F   at home     PA   1   1    
      Hugh 13 M   attend. school     PA   1   1    
      Mary 9 F   attend. school     PA       1    
      Carrie 4 F   at home     PA            
      Alice 2m F   at home     PA     April      
276 275 Coleman Russell 44 M   farmer 4,000 1,750 PA           1
      Frances 32 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Ransford 19 M   farm laborer     PA            
      Annie 17 F   at home     PA       1    
      Henry 13 M   attend. school     PA       1    
      Emma 11 F   attend. school     PA       1    
      Joseph 4 M   at home     PA            
      Elmer 1m M   at home     PA     May      
277 276 Coleman Reuben 32 M   day laborer   300 PA           1
      Amoce 23 M   day laborer     PA           1
      Arthur 9 M   at home     PA            
      Lina 18 F   housekeeper     PA            
278 277 Agnew William 64 M   farmer 2,300 1,355 Ireland 1 1       1
      Judy 64 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Henry 25 M   at home     PA 1         1
    Campbell Hiram 17 M   farm laborer     PA            
279 278 Agnew William Jr. 32 M   farmer 4,500 1,800 Ireland 1 1       1
      Lydia 28 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Ulysses G. 3 M   at home     PA 1          
    Dumer Lilley 9 F   attend. school     PA       1    
280 279 Pratt Daniel 27 M   farmer 1,750 1,010 PA           1
      Eliza 22 F   housekeeper     PA            

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