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Richmond Township & Mansfield, Tioga County PA 1870 Census
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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
302 306 Clark Kate 26 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     C462  
302 306 Clark Charles 8 M W       Pennsylvania         X           C462  
302 306 Clark Anna 3 F W       Pennsylvania                     C462  
303 307 Robbins James 37 M W Laborer     Pennsylvania                 X   R152  
303 307 Robbins Candae 34 M* W Keeping House     New York                 X   R152 Believe this should be "F"
303 307 Robbins Harlan 9 M W       Pennsylvania         X           R152  
303 307 Robbins Amy 8 F W       Pennsylvania         X           R152  
303 307 Robbins Clara 4 F W       Pennsylvania                     R152  
303 307 Robbins Oliva 2 F W       Pennsylvania                     R152  
303 307 Niffick Amy 68 F W       New York                     N120  
304 308 Brewster Henry 57 M W Constable 2400 600 Connecticut                 X   B623  
304 308 Brewster Oliva 55 F W Keeping House     Rhode Island                     B623  
304 308 Brewster Lucius 17 F W       Pennsylvania         X           B623  
304 308 Brewster Allen 22 M W       Pennsylvania                 X   B623  
304 308 Whitney Martha 18 F W Domestic Servant     Pennsylvania                     W350  
305 309 Brewster Martin 85 M W       Connecticut                 X   B623  
305 309 Brewster Betsy 80 F W       Connecticut                     B623  
305 309 Campbell Ruth 54 F W House Keeper   100 New York                     C514  
306 310 Kelly Ira 30 M W Farmer 2500 300 Pennsylvania                 X   K400  
306 310 Kelly (Blank) 38 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     K400  
306 310 Kelly Ida 4 F W       Pennsylvania                     K400  
306 311 Kelly John 73 M W Cabinet Maker 500 300 New York                 X   K400  
306 311 Kelly Hannah 69 F W Keeping House     New York                     K400  
307 312 Cochran Solomon 60 M W Farm Laborer     Vermont                 X   C265  
307 312 Cochran Louisa 50 F W Keeping House     Unknown                     C265  
307 312 Cochran John 24 M W       Pennsylvania                 X   C265  
307 312 Cochran Charley 22 M W       Pennsylvania                 X   C265  
307 312 Cochran Martha 16 F W       Pennsylvania         X           C265  
307 312 Cochran Lewis 14 M W       Pennsylvania         X           C265  
307 312 Cochran Dora 12 F W       Pennsylvania         X           C265  
308 313 Kelly Oliver 31 F* W Laborer 1000   Pennsylvania                     K400 Believe this should be "M"
308 313 Kelly Julia 21 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     K400  
308 313 Brewster Channey 25 M W Laborer     Pennsylvania                 X   B623  
308 313 Brewster Mary 27 F W       New York                     B623  
308 313 Brewster Walter 3 M W       Pennsylvania                     B623  
308 313 Brewster Edith 8/12 F W       Pennsylvania     Nov               B623  
309 314 Stuart Fredrick 65 M W Laborer     Connecticut                 X   S363  
309 314 Stuart Irene 50 F W Keeping House     Pennsylvania                     S363 Cannot Ascertain Age
309 314 Stuart Heart * M W       New York                     S363 Cannot Ascertain Age
309 314 Stuart Josaphine * F W       New York                     S363  

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