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1870 Census Records for  Bradford County PA 
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1870 LeRoy Township Census
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Enumerated June 24 thru 30 and July 1 thru 5, 1870 by Ward Warren, Ass't. Marshal
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Carlton Wolfe 2004
Formatted & Published by Joyce M. Tice 2005
P# = Page Number H# = Household - F# = Family
Note ! - Caucasian unless otherwise noted
Post Offices in LeRoy Township  in 1870  -  There was only one Post Office in Leroy Township in 1870, the Leroy Post Office. However residents on the west areas picked up their mail at the East Canton PO in Canton Township and those in the eastern part of Leroy picked theirs up 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. On this census, the pages are arranged by Post Office - below.
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.

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.
East Canton Post Office 01 02 06 07 25 26
LeRoy Post Office 03 04 05 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 22 23 24 27 28 29
West Franklin Post Office 21
      Ezra W. 1 M   at home     PA            
32 32 Cook Artemus G. 45 M M stone mason 700 260 NY         1 1
      Catherine 50 F M housekeeper     NY            
    Holland Jennie A. 7 F M at home     PA            
    Payne Lillie 5 F M at home     NY            
    Holland Charles 5 M M at home     PA            
    Payne J. W. 3 M M at home     PA            
    Stanton R. M. 70 F M at home     NJ            
33 33 Wilcox Briton 22 M   farmer 600   PA     October     1
      Aurilla 18 F   housekeeper     PA     October      
    Preston Sarah 17 F   housekeeper     PA            
34 34 Wilcox E. W. 32 M   farmer 2,500 800 PA           1
      Harriett 26 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Harriett 9 F   at home     PA       1    
      Maud 7 F   at home     PA            
      Addie 3 F   at home     PA            
    Lindley Jared 15 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
35 35 Musser John H. 30 M   sawmill worker   1,000 PA           1
    Wilcox Lucinda 33 F   housekeeper     MI            
      G. W. 9 M   at home     PA       1    
36 36 Carl Adam 53 M   farmer 200 150 NY           1
      Sarah 43 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Lewis 24 M   sawmill worker     NY           1
      Marietta 19 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Alamanson 17 M   sawmill worker     NY            
      Sarah 15 F   at home     NY            
      William 13 M   at home     NY       1    
      John 10 M   at home     NY       1    
      Charles 6 M   at home     NY            
      Edgar 4 M   at home     NY            
37 37 Wilcox Hezekiah 60 M   farmer 2,400 250 NY           1
      Eliza 64 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Dorson 26 M   farmer 200 600 PA           1
38 38 Wilcox Savellon 28 M   farmer 200 720 PA           1
      Caroline 27 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Coraell 4 F   at home     PA            
39 39 Drake Rebecca 43 F   housekeeper 1,500 400 PA            
      Homer 18 M   farmer     PA       1    
40 40 Fitzwater D. A. 26 M   farmer 2,500 940 PA           1
      Lucinda 25 F   housekeeper     PA            

Published on Tri-Counties Site on 10/5/2005
By Joyce M. Tice