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1870 Census Records for  Bradford County PA 
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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
209 206 Bailey Joseph 22 M   farmer   730 PA           1
      Julia  19 F   housekeeper     PA            
    Jenkins Alfred  13 M   dom. servant     PA       1    
210 207 Landon V. S. 39 M   farmer 3,000 1,800 PA           1
      Rebecca J. 36 F   housekeeper     PA            
      L. D. 13 F   at home     PA       1    
      J. E. 10 F   at home     PA       1    
      F. B. 7 M   at home     PA       1    
      C. L. 3 M   at home     PA       1    
    Spalding Ida V. 19 F   housekeeper     PA       1    
211 208 Landon Rachel 73 F   housekeeper     PA            
212 209 Annable Myron H. 46 M   farmer 2,000 800 NY           1
      Harriett 39 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Mary L. 3 F   at home     ?            
213 210 Clark Benjamin 47 M   farmer 3,000 1,000 NY           1
      Arminda 46 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Nancy M. 25 F   housekeeper     NY            
      Harding 16 M   farm laborer     PA       1    
214 211 VanDyke E. T. 23 M   farmer 4,000 1,200 PA           1
      Arvilla 23 F   housekeeper     PA            
215 212 Greeno E. C. 25 M   farmer   750 PA           1
      Clara 25 F   housekeeper     PA            
    Carl William 13 M   farm laborer     NY            
216 213 Spalding L. H. 45 M   farmer 3,000 1,200 NY           1
      Sarah D. 39 F   housekeeper     PA            
      Allen 17 M   works on farm     PA            
      Francina 15 F   at home     PA            
      Florence 13 F   at home     PA       1    
      M. E. 11 F   at home     PA       1    
      Lewis H. 8 M   at home     PA       1    
      Sarah E. 6 F   at home     PA            
      Amarilla 8m F   at home     PA     Sept.      
217 214 Andrus E. S. 62 M   carpenter   175 VT           1
      Lovina 57 F   housekeeper   200 ME            
      Heman E. 35 M   farmer 2,500 925 NY           1
      Alvira M. 18 F   teach. school     NY       1    
      Leroy 15 M   at home     NY       1    
      George W. 12 M   at home     NY            
    Pierce J. L. 25 M   sawmill worker   400 NY           1
      Ella S. 20 F   housekeeper     NY            

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