The past couple weeks I have shown some 1910 plat maps of Blackcreek Township. While at the courthouse I did not find 1910 maps of Liberty Township, nor do I have Liberty Township’s 1910 Quadrennial Assessor’s Report.
However I did find the 1914 Appraiser’s Plat book for Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The maps in this book are not quite as neat as those in the Blackcreek book but they are still very interesting and helpful in locating someone’s property.
Liberty Township is immediately south of Blackcreek Township, with Indiana on its west side, Washington Township on its south side, and Hopewell Township to the east. Chattanooga is in the northwest corner of Liberty Township, between sections 5 and 6.
Today I have posted sections 5, 6, 7, 8, 17, and 18 in Liberty Township. State Route 49 runs between sections 5 and 6, 7 and 8, and 17 and 18. Below is a current map of the Liberty Township to aid in locating the sections.
Section 5 is bounded by Strable Road and Blackcreek Township on the north, State Route 49 on the west, Schaadt Road on the south, and section 4 to the east. Tama Road runs through the center of section 5. Zion Lutheran Church is located on the west edge of section 5, in the middle of the section, on the corner of State Route 49 and Tama Road. In addition to the Lutheran church the map shows Zion’s cemetery on Tama Road, as well as the parsonage and the church school south of the church on route 49.
The east side of section 6 is the west side of Chatt. Section 6 is bounded by Strable Road and Blackcreek Township on the north, Indiana on the west, section 7 on the south, and State Route 49 on the east.
Section 7 is south of section 6. Indiana is on the west side and Route 49 is on the east side. Oregon Road is at the south end of sections 7 and 8.
Section 8 is east of section 7 and is bounded by Schaadt Road to the north, 49 to the west, and Oregon Road to the south. Chatt School was on the northwest corner of section 8, at the corner of 49 and Schaadt Road.
Section 17 is south of section 8 and is bounded by Oregon Road to the north, 49 to the west, Frahm Pike to the south, and Linn Road to the east. There was a school in the southwest corner of section 17, at the corner of 49 and Frahm Pike.
Section 18 is west of section 17 and south of section 7. It is bounded by Oregon Road to the north, Indiana to the west, Frahm Pike to the south, and 49 to the east. Kessler Cemetery, aka Liberty Cemetery, is not shown on the 1914 map but is in the northeast portion of section 18.
I hope you enjoy looking at the 1914 Liberty Township plat maps and that you locate some of your ancestors on the them.