Tri-Counties Genealogy & History by Joyce M. Tice
1860 Federal Census Records for  Chemung County NY 
Town of Horseheads
Bradford County PA
Chemung County NY
Tioga County PA

1860 Town of Horseheads Census

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Enumerated by John L. Sexton, Jr. 06 JULY 1860
394 402 418 433 451 470 485 503 520 535
553 567 585 600 616 631 644 658 667 683
703 718 732 748 761 775 788 804 821 835
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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. 
Dwelling No. Family No. Last Name First Name Age Sex Occupation Value of Real Estate Value of Personal Estate Place of Birth Comments
394 396 Van Dusen Nathan 45 M Inn Keeper 10000 500 NY  
      Loesa Maria 45 F       CT  
      Frank 19 M Student     NY  
      George 17 M Student     NY  
      Loesa 15 F       NY  
    Harris Maria 30 F Domestic     Wales  
    Sofer Mary 17 F Domestic     NY  
    Moran Margaret 40 F Domestic     Ireland  
    Harvey Anna 20 F Domestic     NY  
    Braugham John H. 29 M Bar Tender     NY  
      Jane 25 F Domestic     NY  
      George 1 M       NY  
    Thompson William 40 M Inn Laborer     NY  
    Flynn James 15 M Laborer     NY  
    Moran Mary 7 F       NY  
    Kellogg Fanny 35 F Lady   600 CT  
      Loisa 11 F       WI  
395 397 Colwell Robert 28 M Inn Keeper 6000 2500 NY  
      Judith 25 F       NY  
      Thomas 3 M       NY  
    Sly William B. 23 M Bar Tender   1000 NY  
    Weston A.C. 40 M Peddler of Jewelry   5000 CT  
    Rickey Stephen 40 M Millwright   250 NY  
    Sheehy David 24 M Shoemaker   25 Ireland  
    Carpenter Edward 23 M Miller   300 NY  
    Rase William 27 M Scuth Maker   150 NY  
    Ingalls Edward 33 M Millwright   150 PA  
    Bachman Martin 22 M Lawyer   1000 NY  
    Hall John 27 M Furnace Moulder   100 NY  
    Reed Judson 30 M Hostler   25 NY  
    Dixson John 25 M Hostler   25 Ireland  
    Buckley Mary 22 F Domestic     Ireland  
    Sheehy Abba 26 F Domestic   100 Ireland  
    Garvin Ellen 21 F Domestic     Ireland  
    Green Mary 35 F Cook     NY  
    Bennett Samuel A. 27 M Book Keeper   400 CT  
396 398 Scofield James 36 M Miller 1000 500 NY  
      Samantha 36 F       NY  
      Ella Loretta 6 F       NY  
    Van Gorder Francis 17 F Domestic     NY  
397 399 Toles George W. 38 M Teacher in School   400 NY  
      Elizabeth 34 F       NY  
      Wallace 13 M       NY  
      Wilford C. 6 M       NY  
      George A. 4 M       NY  
      Fanny 1 F       NY  
398 400 Cannon James 28 M Boatman   2000 NY  
      Emily 26 F       NY  
      George B. 4 M       NY  
      Matt 2 M       NY  
      James 5 mo M       NY  
    Devoe Mira 8 F       NY  
399 401 Call P. 29 M Carriage Trimmer 1000 400 NY  
      Jessie 28 F       NY  
    Atwood Mercy 20 F Domestic     NY  
    Barlow Charles 20 M Carriage Trimmer     NY  
  402 Davis E.H. 42 M Physician 3000 2000 NY  
      Maria H. 39 F       NY  
      Clementine A. 16 F       NY  
      Sarah 14 F       NY  
      Manfred 12 M       NY  
      Sarah 46 F Lady   1500 NY  
400 403 Conklin Vincent 58 M Distiller 15000 5000 NY  
      Sarah 51 F       NY  
      Susan 28 F       NY  
      Fletcher 23 M Distiller   500 NY  
      Stoddard 16 M Distiller     NY  
      Hammond 11 M       NY  
    Huluin Ann 20 F Domestic     NY  
    Cox George 28 M Miller   100 England  
401 404 Whitenact Stephen 49 M Shoemaker 400 150 NJ  
      Aurelia 49 F       NY  
      Azaniah 26 M Shoemaker   150 NY  
      Aurelia 20 F Milliner   175 NY  
      Phebe 17 F Milliner     NY  

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 06/04/2003
By Joyce M. Tice

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