LeRaysville & Pike Township,  Bradford County PA 1870 Census
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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
53 53 Billings Fred 29 M   farmer   2,040 PA           1
      Alvira 29 F   housekeeper     PA            
      George 7 M   at home     PA            
    Bennett Hattie 14 F   dom. servant     PA            
54 54 Thomas Morgan 26 M   carpenter 650 650 PA 1 1       1
      Esther 25 F   housekeeper     PA   1        
55 55 Frisner Paulette 50 F   tinsmith   300 NY           1
      Mary 45 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Fred 19 M   farm laborer     NY            
      Eliza 17 F   at home     NY       1    
56 56 Brister Rial 54 M   blacksmith 1,500 500 PA           1
      Louisa 48 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Daniel 13 M   day laborer     PA       1    
      Sarah 15 F   at home     PA       1    
      William 7 M   at home     PA       1    
57 57 Godsell ? Morris ? 37 M   farmer   200 PA           1
      Annie 42 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Anna 13 F   at home     PA       1    
      Henry 12 M   at home     PA       1    
58 58 Davis Samuel 30 M   farmer 8,250 2,579 Wales 1 1       1
      Millie 25 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Nellie 2 F   at home     PA 1          
    Coddington O. 26 M   farm laborer     PA           1
    Davis Libbie 20 F   at home   2,500 PA 1 1        
    Fell Ella 22 F   at home     PA            
59 59 Canfield Frank 39 M   blacksmith   500 PA           1
      Ellen 37 F   housekeeper     PA            
60 60 Bailey Daniel 69 M   farmer 7,000 15,000 CT           1
      Laura 65 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Laura 37 F   at home     PA            
      Daniel 31 M   merchant   9,000 PA           1
      Carrie 15 F   at home     PA       1    
      Mary 15 F   at home     PA       1    
61 61 Vanderpool Frank 36 M   carriage trim. 800 500 NJ           1
      Henrietta 25 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Burton 3 M   at home     PA            
      Charles 4 M   at home     PA            
62 62 Bailey Julia 33 F   housekeeper 1,000 12,000 PA            
      Laura 10 F   attend. school     PA       1    
      Minnie 9 F   attend. school     PA       1    

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