LeRaysville & Pike Township,  Bradford County PA 1870 Census
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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
      Eva 7 F   attend. school     PA       1    
      Clara 5 F   at home     PA            
43 43 Walworth S. 36 M   clergyman     NY           1
      Larissa 33 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Seymour 12 M   attend. school     NY       1    
      Minnie 11 F   attend. school     NY       1    
      Florence 9 F   attend. school     NY       1    
      John 7 M   attend. school     NY       1    
      Millie 4 F   at home     NY            
      Grace 1 F   at home     PA            
44 44 Bosworth Emily 56 F   housekeeper 2,000 500 PA            
      Stella 20 F   at home     PA            
    Tupper Elizabeth 45 F   at home     PA            
45 45 Beardsley Benjamin 88 M   farmer 1,100 500 CT           1
      Abigail 70 F   housekeeper     CT            
    Dawers Sarah 33 F   at home     CT            
    Beardslee Emily 40 F   at home     PA            
46 46 Brister Milton 52 M   carpenter 500 300 CT           1
      Lydia 53 F   housekeeper   1,000 PA            
      Edith 12 F   attend. school     PA       1    
47 47 Jenkins Emily 64 F   housekeeper 1,250 1,180 CT            
48 48 Beardsley Nathan 32 M   harness maker   500 PA           1
      Eareinia? 23 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Frank 4 M   at home     PA            
49 49 Johnson Jerome 33 M   farmer 2,000 1,500 PA           1
      Mary 27 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Charles 5 M   at home     PA            
      William 3 M   at home     PA            
      Fred 9m M   at home     PA     December      
    Wesley Mary 12 F   at home     PA            
50 50 Johnson Dennis 70 M   farmer 5,000 1,000 PA           1
      Mary 27 F   housekeeper     RI            
    Vance Ellen 36 F   at home     PA            
      Susie 14 F   at home     PA            
51 51 Brink G. W. 49 M   justice/peace 1,000 2,500 PA           1
      Harriet 39 F   housekeeper     PA            
52 52 Bailey Martin 34 M   foundry man 2,500 6,600 PA           1
      Arabelle 26 F   housekeeper     PA            
      James 10 M   attend. school     PA       1    
      Nellie 6 F   attend. school     PA       1    

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