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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
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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
210 214 Bailey Robert 62 M W Farmer 12000 400 Pennsylvania                 X   B400  
210 214 Bailey Julia 38 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     B400  
210 214 Bailey Myron 14 M W       Pennsylvania         X           B400  
210 214 Bailey Elton 9 M W       Pennsylvania         X           B400  
210 214 Bailey Wallace 7 M W       Pennsylvania         X           B400  
210 214 Bailey Carl 5 M W       Pennsylvania         X           B400  
210 214 Bailey Franklin 1 M W       Pennsylvania                     B400  
210 214 Bailey Fredrick 1 M W       Pennsylvania                     B400  
211 215 Clark Justis 70 M W Farmer 8000 3000 Massachusetts                 X   C462  
211 215 Clark Cathrine 65 F W Keeping House     New York                     C462  
211 215 Clark Morris 23 M W Farm Laborer     Pennsylvania                 X   C462  
211 215 Clark Maratha 23 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     C462  
211 215 Clark Lucy 13 F W       Pennsylvania                     C462  
211 215 Frus Francis 9 F W       Pennsylvania         X           F620  
212 216 Clark Purchin 63 M W Farmer 10000 2000 Pennsylvania                 X   C462  
212 216 Clark Fanny 66 F W Keeping House     New York                     C462  
212 216 Clark Franks 24 M W Lawyer   500 Pennsylvania                 X   C462  
212 216 Frus Ida 12 F W       Pennsylvania         X           F620  
213 217 Cochran John 58 M W Farmer 2500 900 Vermont                 X   C265  
213 217 Cochran Lydia 57 F W Keeping House     Massachusetts                     C265  
213 217 Henry George 17 M W Farm Laborer     Pennsylvania                     H560  
214 218 Vedder Robert 57 M W Farmer 5000 800 New York                 X   V360  
214 218 Vedder Sophrona 54 F W Keeping House     New York                     V360  
214 218 Vedder Adlinde 21 F W       New York                     V360  
214 218 Vedder Burt 15 M W       New York         X           V360  
214 218 Vedder William 7 M W       New York         X           V360  
215 219 Wilson Martha 84 F W   20000 2500 Massachusetts                     W425  
215 219 Wilson James 56 M W Farmer     Massachusetts                 X   W425  
215 219 Wilson William H. 43 M W Farmer   400 Pennsylvania                 X   W425  
216 220 Sanders James 36 M W Laborer 800 100 New York                 X   S536  
216 220 Sanders Susanna 34 F W Keeping House     New York                     S536  
216 220 Sanders Julia 11 F W       New York         X           S536  
216 220 Sanders Ellen 9 F W       New York         X           S536  
216 220 Sanders Josiphine 7 F W       New York         X           S536  
216 220 Sanders Charles 4 M W       New York                     S536  
216 220 Sanders Lyman 67 M W       New York                 X   S536  
217 221 Stratton William 26 M W Farmer   1200 Pennsylvania                 X   S363  
217 221 Stratton Josephine 24 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     S363  
217 221 Stratton Jennie 3 F W       Pennsylvania                     S363  
218 222 Prentico Charles 60 M W Farmer 4000 1000 Pennsylvania                 X   P653  

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