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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
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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
182 184 Gaylord Cassie 3 F W       Pennsylvania                     G463  
182 184 Gaylord Jessie 6/12 F W       Pennsylvania     Dec               G463  
182 185 Gaylord Burnham 58 M W Farmer 3000 600 Vermont                 X   G463  
182 185 Gaylord June 39 F W       Pennsylvania                     G463  
183 186 Husted David J 40 M W Farmer 3500 1000 Pennsylvania                 X   H233  
183 186 Husted Annie 38 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     H233  
183 186 Husted Philander 18 M W       Pennsylvania                     H233  
183 186 Chappy Mary 17 F W Laborer     Pennsylvania                     C100  
183 186 Woodward Luthur 21 M W Domestic Servant     Pennsylvania                 X   W363  
184 187 Faulkner Briton 38 M W Laborer 700 100 New York                 X   F425  
184 187 Faulkner Mary 22 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     F425  
185 188 Davis Warren 51 M W Farmer 4000 1200 Vermont                 X   D120  
185 188 Davis Sarah 31 F W Keeping House     New York                     D120  
185 188 Davis William 17 M W       Pennsylvania         X           D120  
185 188 Davis Sharon 12 F W       Pennsylvania                     D120  
185 188 Davis Harry 3 M W       Pennsylvania                     D120  
185 188 Davis Harvey 2 M W       Pennsylvania                     D120  
186 189 Gaylord Kenyon 22 M W Farmer     New York                 X   G463  
186 189 Gaylord Mary 18 F W Keeping House     New York                     G463  
186 189 Douglass George 45 M W       Pennsylvania                     D242  
186 189 Douglass Jane 50 F W       Pennsylvania                     D242  
186 189 Douglass George 20 M W       Pennsylvania                     D242  
187 190 Sherwood Hiram 56 M W Farmer 2000 500 New York                 X   S630  
187 190 Sherwood Electa 57 F W Keeping House     New York                     S630  
188 191 Canfield Bradley 43 M W Farmer 1500 500 Pennsylvania                 X   C514  
188 191 Canfield Sarah 40 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     C514  
188 191 Canfield Daniel 20 M W       Pennsylvania         X           C514  
188 191 Canfield Franklin 14 M W       Pennsylvania         X           C514  
188 191 Canfield Edgar 10 M W       Pennsylvania         X           C514  
188 191 Canfield Tilly 7 F W       Pennsylvania         X           C514  
188 191 Canfield Nettie 3 F W       Connecticut                     C514  
189 192 Beach Whiting 58 M W M.E. Clergyman 2000 300 New York                 X   B200  
189 192 Beach Mehitable 53 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     B200  
189 192 Beach Wilbur 13 M W       New York         X           B200  
190 193 Square Charles 50 M W Farmer   1200 New York                 X   S600  
190 193 Square Harriet 53 F W Keeping House     New York                     S600  
190 194 Slocum George 51 M W House Carpenter 1200 100 New York                 X   S425  
190 194 Slocum Sally 56 F W Keeping House     New York                     S425  
191 195 Hammond Amy 65 F W Keeping House     New York                     H553  
191 195 Ramsdell Harriet 24 F W       New York                     R523  

Published on Tri-Counties Site on 8/17/2006
By Joyce M. Tice