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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
      Alice 9 F   at home     PA       1    
149 149 Griswold J. C. 55 M   farmer 4,500 850 VT           1
      Julian 48 F   housekeeper     NH            
      Austin 29 M   plaster mason   750 PA           1
      Daniel A. 26 M   farmer 1,800 1,400 PA           1
      Hortensia 15 F   attend. school     PA       1    
      Frankie 10 F   at home     PA       1    
    Foss Daniel  79 M   retired farmer   1,500 MA           1
      Matilda 78 F   ret.housekeep.     NH            
150 150 Morse S. A. 33 M   blacksmith 1,500 400 PA     January     1
      Electa 28 F   housekeeper     PA     January      
151 151 Kitchen A. J. 35 M   farmer 1,500 550 PA           1
      Olive 37 F   housekeeper     PA            
152 152 Sandford Levi 44 M   carriage maker 2,000 1,500 NY           1
      E. C. 50 F   housekeeper     NY            
      G. W. 11 M   at home     PA       1    
      M. J. 6 F   at home     PA       1    
153 153 Kitchen C. S. 29 M   farmer 700 400 PA           1
      Rosilla 21 F   housekeeper     PA            
      E. H. 9m M   at home     PA     August      
154 154 Bailey J. L. 59 M   cooper 308 200 PA           1
      Elizabeth 43 F   housekeeper     NY            
155 155 Hickok H. H. 60 M   farmer 6,000 2,000 PA           1
      Fanny 55 F   housekeeper     PA            
      F. R. 32 M   farm laborer     PA           1
      Polk 25 M   farm laborer     PA           1
      A. T. 16 M   at home     PA       1    
    Burzie Ella 10 F   at home     PA       1    
    Dodge P. O. 29 M   farm laborer     PA           1
      Charlotte 21 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Willie 1 M   at home     PA            
156 156 Coburn H. L. 42 M   farmer 7,500 1,764 PA           1
      Louisa 40 F   housekeeper     NY            
    Montgomery John 14 M   dom. servant     PA       1    
    Stone Phoeba 19 F   housekeeper     PA            
    McKee Ward 24 M   farm laborer   300 PA           1
158 157 McCraney Dimace 41 F   housekeeper 3,000 1,000 PA            
      Collis 21 M   farmer 1,800 160 PA           1
      Samuel 16 M   farm laborer     PA            
      Emma 12 F   at home     PA       1    

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