We now have a local history museum in Mansfield representing the area in and near Mansfield including Richmond, Sullivan, Rutland, Covington, Tioga and more
Visit the History Center on Main Street at 83 North Main Street. We also have a locaton at 61 North Main Street.
Regular hours are noon to 3 T, W Th or by appointment. Extended Summer Hours
Also visit us on Facebook -- Museum established 2012 - Memberships available, Donations welcome

If you have ancestors in our area, the History Center would like to meet you and show you what we know about your family and learn what you know that we don't. Mansfield's people are the heart of what we value. Our genealogy database of nearly 100,000 local links may include your ancestors. We also have filing cabinets full of resources. It's worth a visit.
 
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Enumerated July 7, 1880 by H. C. Bailey
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Carlton Wolfe 2003
Pages formatted by  Joyce M. Tice
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 take them in your stride. If you want to tell us what is right and what is wrong with the transcription, your notes will be added to the Comment Page
Mansfield's 1880 Census is particularly valuable in that it includes the names of the students at the Normal School (Dwelling 180), many of whom boarded in the town, and also the students at the Soldiers' Orphans School (Dwelling 289). 
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An SRGP ID following a name means that the person is included in Joyce's Sullivan-Rutland Genealogy Project. To participate in this and to receive the information I have on these people, you will want to send me updates on the present generations of these lines. Until I have you in my database and connected to the pioneer population, I can not provide you with the ancestry I have compiled on this population. The project operates only  on reciprocity. 
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# D# F# SURNAME FIRST NAME AGE SEX RELAT'N OCCUP'T'N BORN PBORN MBORN SRGP ID
19 180 219 Hug Otto U. 19 M boarder attend.school PA Germ Germ  
      Holmes Edward E. 21 M boarder attend.school PA PA PA  
      Snover Hala 21 F boarder attend.school PA PA PA  
      Winter Melissa 23 F boarder attend.school PA PA PA  
      Dudley Lettie 22 F boarder attend.school PA CT VT  
      Woodruff Dora N. 29 F boarder teaching PA      
      Ingham Charlotte A. 46 F matron oversee cook PA VT MA  
      Barnes Sarah F. 60 F cook asst.cook PA PA VT  
      Barnes Nellie 24 F cook wks.kitchen PA PA PA  
      Clark Olive 52 F servant general helpr PA NY CT  
      Hills Marilda 32 F servant makes beds PA NY NY  
      Baker Miranda 31 F servant wk.dining rm. NY NY NY  
      Handsome Fred 28 M hus baker OH   Can  
        Belle 26 F wife wk.normal sc PA PA PA  
        Nellie 4 F dau at home PA OH PA  
      Beverson Will L. 16 M boarder attend.school PA PA PA  
      Baldwin Charles T. 24 M boarder attend.school NY CT CT  
      Bishop Ira 25 M boarder attend.school NY VT VT  
      Fleming James R. 22 M boarder attend.school Scotld Scotld Scotld  
      White Burton C. 25 M boarder teacher NY NY NY  
      Davis Charles E. 24 M boarder attend.school PA PA PA  
  181 220 Pitts Aaron M. 45 M hus speculator PA NY PA 4220
        Fanny A. 38 F wife housekeeper NY NY NY 4225
        Hattie 13 F dau attend.school PA PA NY 4230
        Wayne 6 M son at home PA PA NY 4232
      Bixby Newell 34 M broth-in-lw at home PA NY NY 75916
      Bixby Lydia G. 65 F moth-in-lw widow NY     4226
  182 121 Cummings Lawton 54 M hus carpenter NY      
        Polly H. 48 F wife housekeeper PA VT MA  
        Nettie S. 26 F dau at home PA NY PA  
        John L. 17 M son store clerk PA NY PA  
        Ida Belle 15 F dau attend.school PA NY PA  
  183 222 Elliott Judson A. 25 M hus merchant PA ME NY 73170
        Ella N. 23 F wife housekeeper PA Eng Eng 73171
  184 223 Murdaugh John S. 47 M hus merchant NY NY NY 4224
        Lucinda H. 36 F wife housekeeper PA NY PA 4223
        George P. 15 M son store clerk PA NY PA 21670
        Frank O. 12 M son attend.school PA NY PA 16303
        Reed 6 M son at home NY NY PA 21671
        Henry S. 3 M son at home PA NY PA 13271
      Sample Hattie 18 F   servant PA PA PA  
  185 224 Place Vine O. 38 M hus store clerk PA      
        Frances 32 F wife housekeeper NY NY NY  
        Blanch 9 F dau at home PA PA NY  
  186 225 Holacker Ella 40 F widow seamstress PA PA PA  
        Maggie A. 20 F dau at home PA PA PA  
        Katie E. 18 F dau teacher PA PA PA  
  187 226 Brown Clarence S. 24 M hus laborer PA PA PA 53232
        Lottie 22 F wife housekeeper NY Eng NY 53235
19       Freddie S. 2 M son at home PA PA NY 53236
20 188 227 Blackwell Enoch 56 M hus   PA Eng Eng  
        Sophia L. 54 F wife housekeeper PA      
        Mary A. 23 F dau at home PA PA PA  
        Eden H. 28 M son carpenter PA PA PA  
  189 228 Nobles George W. 18 M hus laborer PA PA PA  
        Elsie L. 22 F wife housekeeper PA      
        Clarence E. 1 M son at home PA PA PA  
  190 229 Welch Elizabeth S. 48 F widow housekeeper NY CT CT  
        Ella M. 22 F dau at home PA PA NY  
      Maine Howard E. 22 M boarder attend.school PA PA PA  
      Lran J. Thompson 21 M boarder attend.school PA      
      Sweet George A. 23 M boarder attend.school PA      
      Farret William S. 22 M boarder attend.school PA Eng Wales  
      Jones Benjamin N. 18 M boarder attend.school PA      
      Reese John 29 M boarder store clerk PA Wales Wales  
  191 230 Phelps John M. 49 M hus mgr.furnace PA MA MA  
        Emily 44 F wife housekeeper PA PA VT  
        Charles A. 19 M son furnace clerk PA PA PA  
      Shafer Percy A. 9 M adopt-son at home NY NY PA  
      Haswell Mary 27 F   servant PA PA PA  
  192 231 Kingsley Homer F. 32 M hus shoemaker PA VT VT  
        Ellen A. 27 F wife housekeeper PA NY Can  
        Anna K. 5 F dau at home PA PA PA  
        Caroline M. 36 F sister at home PA VT VT  
  193 232 Wilbor Carlton C. 37 M hus clergyman NY VT VT  
        Dorcas H. 37 F wife housekeeper NY VT NY  
        Carlton H. 11 M son attend.school NY NY NY  
        Harold B. 6 M son at home NY NY NY  
      Hall David 79 M fath-in-law at home VT VT VT  
        Diantha 66 F moth-in-lw at home NY CT CT  
  194 233 Hulslander Winfield S. 29 M hus prof.of music PA NY PA 4108
        Nannie C. 29 F wife housekeeper PA PA PA 75917
  195 234 Spencer Francis M. 40 M hus photographer PA PA PA 58033
        Margaret M. 32 F wife housekeeper NY NY NY 59403
        Grace F. 6 F dau at home PA PA NY 59404
      Seales Gilbert B. 66 M fath-in-law blacksmith NY NY NY 75918
        Minerva H. 56 F moth-in-lw housekeeper NY NY NY 75919
      Whiting Wm. M. 24 M boarder photographer NY      
  196 235 Welch Alba B. 25 M hus carpenter PA PA NY 4779
        Anna E. 22 F wife housekeeper PA PA PA 51886
        Dee A. 2 M son at home PA PA PA 51894
        Sidney E. 4m M son at home PA PA PA 73314
    236 Partridge Rachel M 59 F widow housekeeper PA PA NY  
        Eva 17 F dau teaching PA NY PA  
      Madison Fanny 16 F niece attend.school PA PA NY  
  197 237 Johnson Loyd O. 62 M hus carpenter NY MA MA  
        Rachel 59 F wife housekeeper NY MA MA  
        Julius R. 28 M son carpenter PA NY NY  
        Lucy A. 22 F dau milliner PA NY NY  
20       Laura E. 20 F dau teach.school PA NY NY  

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 01/05/2004
By Joyce M. Tice