Granville Township, Bradford County PA 1870 Census
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1870 Census Records for  Bradford County PA 
1870 Granville Township Census
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Enumerated July 28 thru August 9, 1870 by Ward Warren, Ass't. Marshal
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Carlton Wolfe 2004
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice 2006
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.

P# = Page Number H# = Household - F# = Family
Note ! - Caucasian unless otherwise noted
Post Offices in Granville Township  in 1870  -  Residents in Granvillee Township picked up their own mail at the Post Office in Granville Summit or Granville Center, and a few on the eastern boundary received mail at the West Franklin Post Office in Franklin Township. There was no rural delivery until 1903.   Be sure to read You Gotta Know the Territory for more information to help you understand this area and time. For individual pages the Post Office will be indicated, and it gives you information on the part of the township in which your subject lived.  Households on this page received mail at the GRANVILLE CENTER  Post Office
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.
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186 186 Boyce Rensselaer 43 M   farmer 1,500 500 NY           1
      Lydia 33 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Jane 15 F   at home     PA       1    
      Daniel 13 M   at home     PA       1    
      Frederick 4 M   at home     PA            
187 187 Williams John 46 M   farmer 1,500 500 PA           1
      Betsy 37 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Charles 21 M   farm laborer     PA           1
      Malen 15 M   at home     PA       1    
      Clarence 10 M   at home     PA       1    
      Elnora 7 F   at home     PA            
188 188 Monroe Chester 46 M   farmer 1,200 660 NY           1
      Nancy 36 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Daniel 10 M   at home     PA       1    
      Norman  9 M   at home     PA       1    
    Collins Betsy 54 F   invalid     PA            
189 189 Miles Ritner 37 M   sawmill worker   500 PA           1
      Deatemonce 34 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Charles 11 M   at home     PA       1    
      John 9 M   at home     PA       1    
190 190 Johnson George  50 M   farmer 36,000 10,400 NY           1
      Lemira 48 F   housekeeper     PA            
      William E. 20 M   farm laborer     PA            
    Smith Nelson 21 M   farm laborer     PA           1
    Ballard Florence 16 F   dom. servant     PA       1    
191 191 Spencer Horace  60 M   farmer 2,500 1,000 CT           1
      Hannah 61 F   housekeeper     NY         1  
      John 26 M   farmer     PA           1
      Nancy 22 F   at home     PA         1  
192 192 Robison A. J. 51 M   farmer 5,000 1,130 PA           1
      Eunice 50 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Albert 29 M   farm laborer     PA           1
      Rensselaer 24 M   farm laborer   450 PA           1
      Elisha 23 M   farm laborer     PA           1
      Dennis 19 M   at home     PA            
      Melissa 17 F   at home     PA       1    
      Adaline 15 F   at home     PA       1    
      Warren 13 M   at home     PA       1    
      Alice  11 F   at home     PA       1    
      Alma 11 F   at home     PA       1    

Published on Tri-Counties Site on 7/23/2006
By Joyce M. Tice