US Census 1870 - Selected Records


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This file contains selected records from the US 1870 Census. Each reference to an individual person is given below in the format

name : age : sex : occupation : where born

The data shown here is as cited in the original census records, even when known from other sources to be misspelled or factually wrong. The race of all persons was white except where otherwise indicated.


1870 Census for Greenwood, Abbeville County, South Carolina (SC)

Dwelling 328
Belle [or Bella] Woodhurst : 27 : F : ast. [assistant] teacher : SC    widow of George William (1) Woodhurst  
G.W. Woodhurst : 8 : M : at home : SC    George William (2) Woodhurst
Mary E. Norrell : 60 : F : keeping house : SC
M.J. Massey : 14 : F : at home : SC
Added Census Note - Belle's real estate valued at $1000 and her personal estate at $500.

1870 Census for Cedar Springs, Abbeville County, South Carolina (SC)

Dwelling 60 Nat. Archives Film M593 Roll 1481
A.J. Woodhirst [sic] : 38 : M : farmer : England    Andrew Jackson Woodhurst  
Ann Woodhirst : 40 : F : house keeper : SC
James Woodhirst : 14 : M : at school : SC    James Robert Woodhurst
Jane Woodhirst : 11 : F : at school : SC    Jane Eleanor Woodhurst
Sarah Woodhirst : 10 : F : at school : SC    Sarah Ann Elizabeth Woodhurst
Susan Woodhirst : 9 : F : at school : SC    Susan Adelia Woodhurst
Andrew Woodhirst : 6 : M : --- : SC    Andrew Kennedy Woodhurst
Irene Woodhirst : 3 : F : --- : SC    Irene Thompson Woodhurst
Carrie Woodhirst : 2 [sic] : F : --- : SC    Carrie A. Woodhurst
Mary Woodhirst : 3 months [sic] : F : --- : SC
Added Census Note - Andrew Jackson's real estate valued at $350 and his personal estate at $2000.
Note - the ages of Carrie and Mary on the schedule as shown above are probably the wrong way round.

1870 Census for City of New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina (NC)

Dwelling 195, 6th Ward
Edmund Woodhurst : 43 : M : farmer : NC          the origins of this family and the next one are currently unknown (and mystifying),
Anna Woodhurst : 41 : F : keeping house : NC    but the Woodhurst surname is spelled very clearly on the original record
Augusta [sic - Augustus?] Woodhurst : 15 : M : farm labourer : NC
Sheridan Woodhurst : 5 : M : at home : NC
Sherman Moore : 6 : M [black race] : at home : NC
Dwelling 196, 6th Ward
Mary Jn. [Jane?] Woodhurst : 21 : F [black race] : keeping house : NC
John Woodhurst : 21 : M [black race] : farm labourer : NC
Henry Woodhurst : 14 : M [black race] : farm labourer : NC

1870 Census for South Fork, Jackson County, Iowa (IA)

unspecified dwelling
Wm. Woodhurst : 23 : M : farm labourer : England    William (5) Woodhurst
Additional Census Note - parents both of foreign birth

1870 Census for Maquoketa, Jackson County, Iowa (IA)

unspecified dwelling
Stephen Woodhurst : 32 : M : stone mason : England    Stephen Woodhurst
Mary Woodhurst : 25 : F : keeping house : Illinois
Clary [sic] Woodhurst : 6 : F : attending school : Iowa
Additional Census Note - Stephen's parents both of foreign birth, likewise Clara's father

1870 Census for Silver Creek and Trinity, Lewis and Clark County, Montana (MT)

unspecified address
Woodhurst Stevens [sic] : 36 : M : gulch miner : England    very probably Stephen Woodhurst (again)
Wm. Stevens [sic] : 45 : M : gulch miner : England    very probably William (4) Woodhurst
Additional Census Note - parents both of foreign birth in each case

1870 Census for Wayne, Butler County, Ohio (OH)

Dwelling 126
Danl. Woodhurst : 27 : M : farm labourer : Connecticut    Daniel Farris Woodhurst
Laura Woodhurst : 25 : F : keeping house : OH
Ida Woodhurst : 2 : F : --- : OH
Lucina Woodhurst : 1 : F : --- : OH
Additional Census Note - Daniel's personal estate valued at $110 and parents both of foreign birth

1870 Census for Greenville, Darke County, Ohio (OH)

Dwelling 71
William Stines : 62 : M : farmer : New Jersey    father-in-law of Matilda (2) Woodhurst
Jane Stines : 57 : F : keeping house : New Jersey
Elizabeth Stines : 17 : F : at home : OH
James Vankirk : 63 : M : farm labourer : New Jersey
Additional Census Note - William's real estate valued at $7200 and his personal estate at $1400

Dwelling 72
James Stines : 33 : M : farm labourer : OH
Matilda Stines : 24 : F : keeping house : England [in error - actually Connecticut]    Matilda (2) Woodhurst
Additional Census Note - James' personal estate valued at $175, and Matilda's parents both of foreign birth

1870 Census for Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana (IN)

Dwelling 546
Phillip [sic] Snyder : 30 : M : painter : Prussia
Susannah Snyder : 31 : F : keeping house : Connecticut    Susannah (3) Woodhurst
Alice [or Allie?] Snyder : 6 : F : --- : IN
Additional Census Note - Philip's real estate valued at $5000 and his parents both of foreign birth.
Dwelling 547
John Woodhurst : 66 : M : --- : England    John (6) Woodhurst
Ann Woodhurst : 61 : F : --- : England
Additional Census Note - parents both of foreign birth in both cases

1870 Census for Liberty, Hendricks County, Indiana (IN)

Dwelling 206
Hazzard [sic] Woodhurst : 35 : M : painter : Connecticut [but actually England]    Hazard (1) Woodhurst
Margaret Woodhurst : 30 : F : keeping house : IN
Belle Woodhurst : 9 : F : at home : IN    Isabelle Woodhurst
Robert Woodhurst : 7 : M : at home : IN    Robert Cook Woodhurst
Irvelene [sic] Woodhurst : 5 : M [in error] : at home : IN    Iradene Woodhurst
William Woodhurst : 3 : M : at home : IN   William F. Woodhurst
Mary Woodhurst : 1 : F : --- : IN   Mary Frances (1) Woodhurst
Additional Census Note: - Hazard (1)'s real estate valued at $600 and his parents both of foreign birth

1870 Census for North Platte, Lincoln County, Nebraska (NE)

Dwelling 133
William Woodhurst : 39 : M : depty. [deputy] sheriff : Massachusetts [but actually England]    William (12) Woodhurst
Mary Woodhurst : 28 : F : keeping house : IN
Willie [sic] Woodhurst : 10 : M : at school : Missouri [MO]    William Henry Clay Woodhurst
Charles Woodhurst : 9 : M : --- [but presumed also at school] : Missouri    Charles J. Woodhurst
Additional Census Note: - William (12)'s personal estate valued at $170 and his parents both of foreign birth