Bradford County PA
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Tioga County PA
Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
1870 Census Records for  Bradford County PA 

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1870 Wyalusing Township Census
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Enumerated June 15 through June 27, 1870 by Ethel Fuller, Ass't. Marshal
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Carlton Wolfe 2004
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice 2005
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 Wyalusing Township  in 1870  - There were several Post Offices in Wyalusing in this year, around the little villages. Also residents near the boundaries picked up their mail at Frenchtown in Asylum Township, or Spring Hill in Tuscarorra.   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. On this census, the pages are arranged by Post Office - below.
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.
Browntown PO 05 06 07
Camptown PO 13 14 15 16 17 18 27 40 41 42 43
Frenchtown (Asylum Township) 32 36
Homet's Ferry PO 33 35
Lime Hill PO 30 31 34 37
Merryall PO 19 20
Spring Hill (Tuscarora Township) 01 02
Rummersfield PO 38 39
Wyalusing PO 03 04 08 09 10 11 12 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 29
149 159 Brag Cora 35 F   housekeeper 1,000 350 NY            
      Hattie 9 F   at home     PA            
      Sarah  4 F   at home     PA            
150 160 Elsworth Edward 36 M   farm laborer   220 PA           1
      Jane 32 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Willie  9 M   at home     PA            
      Burton 5 M   at home     PA            
      Julia 3 F   at home     PA            
      Johnny 1 M   at home     PA            
    Savage Albert 26 M   blacksmith 2,500   England           1
151 161 Bosworth Ambrose 69 M   farm laborer 1,000 420 CT           1
      Fannie 67 F   housekeeper     CT            
152 162 Ross Nelson 63 M   farmer 4,000 450 PA           1
      Eliza 67 F   housekeeper     PA            
153 163 Keeney Charles 25 M   farmer     NJ           1
      Mary A. 27 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Eliza M. 1 F   at home     PA            
  164 Keeney Anomias 63 M   laborer     NJ           1
      Matilda 59 F   housekeeper     NJ            
      Margaret 33 F   at home   125 NJ            
      Anomias 11 M   laborer     PA            
      Malon W. 13 M   at home     PA            
154 165 Taylor Bascom 55 M   farmer 25,500 2,855 PA           1
      Lydia S. 52 F   housekeeper     NJ            
      Samuel B. 23 M   farm laborer     PA           1
      Justus V. 21 M   farm laborer     PA           1
      John B. 17 M   at home     PA       1    
      Francis F. 11 M   at home     PA       1    
      Alton S. 7 M   at home     PA            
    Wiley Sarah 22 F   dom. servant     Ireland 1 1        
    Biles Wilmot 23 M   farm laborer     PA           1
155 166 Lewis Abiah 26 M   harness maker 800 150 NY            
      Matilda 23 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Frank 1 M   at home     PA            
156 167 Hinds Theodore  42 M   harness maker 600 1,100 PA           1
      Lacritia 38 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Frankey 16 F   at home     PA       1    
      Martha  15 F   at home     PA       1    
      Willie H. 12 M   attend. school     PA            
      Maggie 11 F   attend. school     PA            

Published on Tri-Counties Site on 10/5/2005
By Joyce M. Tice