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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
      Emma 15 F   at home     PA       1    
      J. M. 7 M   at home     PA       1    
78 78 Beach E. S. 46 M   mason   600 PA           1
      Elizabeth 50 F   housekeeper     PA            
      A. S. 22 M   mason   200 PA           1
      J. M. 13 M   at home     PA       1    
79 79 Griswold Hannah 68 F   housekeeper 2,500 300 PA            
80 80 Griswold Henry 49 M   carpenter 500 200 PA           1
      Emely 50 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Shelden W. 17 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
      Lucy M. 13 F   at home     PA       1    
      Harland H. 11 M   at home     PA       1    
81 81 Foster W. R. 35 M   blacksmith   400 NY           1
      Ann 32 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Mettie 10 F   at home     PA       1    
      Charles 5 M   at home     PA            
      Caroline 2 F   at home     PA            
      Emeline 1m F   at home     PA     April      
82 82 Lewis William 33 M   broom maker   100 NY           1
83 83 Wilcox M. E. 65 M   farmer 1,200 2,730 NY           1
      Susan 64 F   housekeeper     NY            
    Hogland Althea 12 F   dom. servant     PA       1    
    Wilcox Deborah 26 F   housekeeper     PA            
84 84 Hogland H. W. 34 M   farmer 3,000 1,000 PA           1
      Matilda 40 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Thomas 9 M   at home     PA       1    
      Samuel 78 M   retired farmer   4,000 PA           1
85 85 Kelley John 57 M   farmer 2,800 960 NY           1
      Abbey 52 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Polly 20 F   at home     PA            
      Hiram 16 M   at home     PA       1    
      Amy 13 F   at home     PA       1    
86 86 Griswold O. C. 31 M   farmer 1,200 1,200 PA           1
      Delia 28 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Lena 3 F   at home     PA            
      Ray 2 M   at home     PA            
87 87 Smith Elias 45 M   farmer 1,400 580 NY           1
      M. 40 F   housekeeper     PA            
    Bates Delphine 21 F   housekeeper     PA     June      
      William 23 M   farm laborer   200 PA     June     1

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