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by Joyce M. Tice
1870 Tioga County, Pennsylvania Census Records Transcriptions
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1870 Brookfield Township Census
Transcribed for Tri Counties by Ed  Hutchinson
Microfilm - M593-1456
Formatted and Published by Joyce M. Tice
Enumerated by R. T. Wood, June 1870
Post Office : Elkland PA (This is probably enumerator's PO and not the resident as it should be)
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 take them in your stride. If you want to tell us what is right and what is wrong with the transcription, your notes will be added to the Comment Page
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.

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Line # Dwelling # Family # Last Name First Name Age Sex Color Occupation Real Estate Value Personal property Value Place of Birth Father Foreign Born Mother Foreign Born Month if Born in Census Yr Month if Married in Census Yr School in Census Yr Cannot Read Cannot Write Deaf, Dumb, Blind, Insane or Idiot Male over 21 (Eligible to Vote) Denied the Vote Transcriber Remarks
1 170 190 Griffin Clara 8 F W       Pennsylvania         X            
2 170 190 Griffin Elsworth 2 M W       Pennsylvania                      
3 171 191 Richardson Asa 47 M W Farmer     Connecticut                 X    
4 171 191 Richardson Nancy 46 F W Keeps House     New York                      
5 171 191 Richardson Harriet 17 F W       Pennsylvania         X            
6 171 191 Richardson Sydney 11 M W       Pennsylvania         X            
7 171 191 Richardson William 6 M W       Pennsylvania         X            
8 171 191 Richardson Lawerne 2 M W       Pennsylvania                      
9 172 192 Plank George 36 M W Farmer     New York                 X    
10 172 192 Plank Aseneth 33 F W Keeps House     Pennsylvania                      
11 172 192 Plank Perdelia 15 F W       Pennsylvania         X            
12 172 192 Plank Elliott 11 M W       Pennsylvania         X            
13 172 192 Plank Genette 7 F W       Pennsylvania         X            
14 172 192 Plank Permelia 3 F W       Pennsylvania                      
15 173 193 Hamblin Otto 33 M W Farmer 1500 500 Pennsylvania                 X    
16 173 193 Hamblin Ann 32 F W Keeps House     Pennsylvania                      
17 173 193 Hamblin Freeman 14 M W       Pennsylvania         X            
18 173 193 Hamblin Jane 12 F W       Pennsylvania         X            
19 173 193 Hamblin Castella 3 F W       Pennsylvania                      
20 173 193 Hamblin Sarah 1 F W       Pennsylvania                      
21 174 194 Slanton Rufus 28 M W Farmer 1000 400 Pennsylvania                 X    
22 174 194 Slanton Cynthia 23 F W Keeps House     Pennsylvania                      
23 174 194 Slanton Orren 3 M W       Pennsylvania                      
24 174 194 Slanton Lydia 1 F W       Pennsylvania                      
25 174 195 Andrews Daniel 65 M W       Vermont                 X    
26 174 195 Andrews Lydia 73 F W       Connecticut                      
27 175 196 Gardener Henry 31 M W Farmer 1000 350 New York                 X    
28 175 196 Gardener Josephine 26 F W Keeps House     New York                      
29 175 196 Gardener Willie 3 M W       New York                      

Published On Tri-Counties Site On 02/16/2004
By Joyce M. Tice