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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
200 204 Ayers Susan 35 F W Keeping House     England X X                 A620  
200 204 Ayers Mary 14 F W       Pennsylvania   X     X           A620  
200 204 Ayers William 12 M W       Pennsylvania   X     X           A620  
201 205 Wilson Julia 57 F W Keeping House 3000 800 New York                     W425  
201 205 Wilson Homer 25 M W Farmer     New York                 X   W425  
201 205 Wilson Julia 21 F W       New York                     W425  
201 205 Wilson Eriline 23 F W       Pennsylvania                     W425  
201 205 Wilson Edgar 1 M W       Pennsylvania                     W425  
202 206 Hammond Charles 65 M W Farmer 4000 600 New York                 X   H553  
202 206 Hammond Fany 57 F W Keeping House     New York                     H553  
202 206 Hammond Hannah 19 F W       New York                     H553  
203 207 Wilson Alvin 54 M W Farmer     New York                 X   W425  
203 207 Wilson Lucretia 43 F W Keeping House 1000 400 New York   X                 W425  
203 207 Wilson George 24 M W       Pennsylvania                 X   W425  
203 207 Wilson Billings 21 M W       New York                 X   W425  
204 208 Burley Wells 36 M W Farmer 2500 250 Pennsylvania                 X   B640  
204 208 Burley Lydia 34 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     B640  
204 208 Burley George 2 M W       Pennsylvania                     B640  
204 208 Burley Loora 63 F W       Massachusetts                     B640  
205 209 Burley Griffin 33 M W Farmer 2500 400 Pennsylvania                 X   B640  
205 209 Burley Maria 33 F W Keeping House     New York                     B640  
205 209 Burley Fredrick 10 M W       Pennsylvania         X           B640  
205 209 Burley Eugene 2 M W       Pennsylvania                     B640  
206 210 Ripley Witney 26 M W Farmer 4500 1500 Pennsylvania                 X   R140  
206 210 Ripley Amanda 23 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     R140  
206 210 Huslander (?) 20 F W Domestic Servant     Pennsylvania                     H245  
207 211 Holden Daniel 56 M W Farmer 4000   New York                 X   H435  
207 211 Holden Ada 25 F W       Pennsylvania                     H435  
207 211 Holden Clara 18 F W       Pennsylvania         X           H435  
207 211 Holden Ralph 11 M W       Pennsylvania         X           H435  
208 212 Ripley Philip 58 M W Farmer 9800 2000 New York                 X   R140  
208 212 Ripley Corena 53 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     R140  
208 212 Ripley Charles 22 M W       Pennsylvania                     R140  
208 212 Ripley (?)lunder 16 M W       Pennsylvania         X           R140  
208 212 Tice Emma 16 F W Domestic Servant     Pennsylvania                     T200  
208 212 Ripley Bertha 7 F W       Pennsylvania         X           R140  
209 213 Ridge George 55 M W Farmer     Pennsylvania                 X   R320  
209 213 Ridge Susan 54 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     R320  
209 213 Ridge Arvilla 24 M W     600 Pennsylvania                 X   R320  
209 213 Ridge Asher 12 M W       Pennsylvania                     R320  

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