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Richmond Township & Mansfield, Tioga County PA 1870 Census
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Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
1870 Census Records for  Tioga County PA 
Richmond Township and Mansfield Borough

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Enumerated  July 25  1870 by David Cameron
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Ed Hutchinson 2005
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice 2006
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.

Updated 25 APRIL 2016
P# = Page Number H# = Household - F# = Family
Note ! - Caucasian unless otherwise noted

Post Offices in Richmond  Township  in 1870  - Unfortunately all enumerators in Tioga County in 1870 were given improper PO instructions. They all consistently listed their own Post Office rather than the PO of the persons enumerated. So, all of that useful information is lost to us. 

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.
Richmond Township 323a 323b 324a 324b 325a 325b 326a 326b 327a 327b 328a 328b 329a 329b 330a 330b 331a 331b 332a 332b
333a 333b 334a 334b 335a 335b 336a 336b 337a 337b 338a blank 339a 339b 340a 340b 341a 341b 342a 342b
Mansfield Borough 343a 343b 345a 345b 346a 346b 347a 347b 348a 348b 349a 349b 350a 350b
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.

D = Dwelling Number --- F = Family Number
D # F # Last Name First Name Age Sex Color Occupation Real Estate Value Personal property Value Place of Birth Father Foreign Born Mother Foreign Born Month if Born in Census Yr Month if Married in Census Yr School in Census Yr Cannot Read Cannot Write Deaf, Dumb, Blind, Insane or Idiot Male over 21 (Eligible to Vote) Denied the Vote SNDX Remarks
74 76 Baker Convers 25 M W Laborer     Pennsylvania       May         X   B260  
74 76 Baker Florence 17 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania       May             B260  
75 77 Bloom John 46 M W Farmer 2000 700 New Jersey                 X   B450  
75 77 Bloom Ermiline 37 F W Keeping House     New York                     B450  
75 77 Bloom William 9 M W       Pennsylvania         X           B450  
75 77 Bloom Nellie 2 F W       Pennsylvania                     B450  
76 78 Beach Lewis 30 M W Farmer 700 200 New York                 X   B200  
76 78 Beach Anna 25 F W Keeping House     Michigan                     B200  
76 78 Beach John 10 M W       Pennsylvania         X           B200  
76 78 Beach Mary 8 F W       Pennsylvania         X           B200  
76 78 Beach Hettie 6 F W       Pennsylvania         X           B200  
76 78 Beach Charles 3 M W       Pennsylvania                     B200  
77 79 Dyke John 55 M W Farmer 800 200 Pennsylvania                 X   D200  
77 79 Dyke Almina 30 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     D200  
77 79 Dyke Asa 5 M W       Pennsylvania                     D200  
77 79 Dyke Lizzie 3 F W       Pennsylvania                     D200  
78 80 Hess David 41 M W Laborer   200 Pennsylvania                 X   H200  
78 80 Hess Lydia 10 F W       Pennsylvania         X           H200  
78 80 Hess Emma 3 F W       Pennsylvania                     H200  
78 80 Hess Franklin 1 M W       New York                     H200  
79 81 Bly Daniel 42 M W Farmer 1000 400 Pennsylvania                 X   B400  
79 81 Bly Matilda 41 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     B400  
79 81 Bly Frances 17 M W       Pennsylvania         X           B400  
79 81 Bly Mary 11 F W       Pennsylvania         X           B400  
79 81 Bly Delphine 8 F W       Pennsylvania         X           B400  
79 81 Bly William 4 M W       Pennsylvania                     B400  
79 81 Bly Charlie 1 M W       Pennsylvania                     B400  
80 82 Lawson John 38 M W Laborer     Pennsylvania                 X   L250  
80 82 Lawson Lydia 44 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     L250  
80 82 Lawson Anderson 22 M W Laborer     Pennsylvania                 X   L250  
80 82 Lawson Charles 12 M W       Pennsylvania         X           L250  
80 82 Lawson Fred 10 M W       Pennsylvania         X   X       L250  
80 82 Lawson Emily 6 F W       Pennsylvania         X   X       L250  
80 82 Lawson Otto 4 M W       Pennsylvania                     L250  
81 83 Graves Truman 52 M W Farmer 4000 1500 New York                 X   G612  
81 83 Graves Louisa 51 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     G612  
81 83 Graves Samuel 21 M W Farm Laborer     Pennsylvania                 X   G612  
81 83 Graves Alice 14 F W       Pennsylvania         X           G612  
82 84 Crittenden Thomas 28 M W Farm Laborer 1200 600 Pennsylvania                 X   C635  
82 84 Crittenden Sarah 24 F W House Keeper     Pennsylvania                     C635  

Published on Tri-Counties Site on 8/16/2006
By Joyce M. Tice