LeRaysville & Pike Township,  Bradford County PA 1870 Census
Bradford County PA
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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
1870 Census Records for  Bradford County PA 

Enumerated August 15 and 16, 1870 by R. B. Howell, Ass't. Marshall
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Carlton Wolfe 2004
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice 2006
1870 LeRaysville Census
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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. Stevensville, and a few on the eastern boundary received mail at the Rush 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
      Laura 1 F   at home     PA            
9 9 Moore Parmer 54 M   blacksmith 1,000 500 NY           1
      Mary 41 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Jay 20 M   shoemaker     NY            
      Clarence 15 M   at home     PA       1    
10 10 Bosworth Lewis 61 M   merchant 1,000 7,000 PA           1
      Sarah 61 F   housekeeper     PA            
11 11 Davis William 52 M   tailor 1,500 3,000 Wales 1 1        
      William J. 23 M   tailor     England 1 1       1
12 12 Wollett Glover 59 M   shoemaker   200 NY           1
      Julia 45 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Sarah 20 F   at home     PA            
      Mary 16 F   at home     PA       1    
      Charles 13 M   at home     PA       1    
13 13 Gorham James 38 M   merchant   4,000 PA           1
      Mary 26 F   housekeeper     PA            
      John 11 M   attend. school     PA       1    
      Viola 5 F   at home     PA            
      Merton 1 M   at home     PA            
14 14 Rogers Orlando 20 M   moulder   300 PA           1
      Elnora 21 F   housekeeper     PA            
15 15 Bunt Peter 71 M   day laborer     NY         1 1
      Mary 60 F   housekeeper     NY         1  
      Edward 15 M   at home     PA       1    
16 16 Powers William 25 M   day laborer 150   PA           1
      Harriet 25 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Ella 4 F   at home     PA            
      Eliza 3 F   at home     PA            
      Jane 3m F   at home     PA     February      
17 17 Codding D. L. 53 M   physician 1,500 4,000 NY           1
      Aseneth 57 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Mary 20 F   at home     PA            
      Edgar 14 M   attend. school     PA       1    
      Julia 12 F   attend. school     PA       1    
18 18 Carl Jesse 33 M   shoe dealer 3,000 1,500 PA           1
19 19 Dussenbury Chauncy 37 M   physician 2,000 3,000 NY           1
      Polly 39 F   housekeeper     NY            
    Crawford Joseph 22 M   student     PA           1
20 20 Pierce Willis 51 M   farmer 3,000 670 PA           1
      Ellen 36 F   housekeeper     PA            

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