Category: Blackcreek Twp Mercer Co Ohio

1911 Ditch Notice to Jacob Miller

The other day I ran across this interesting paper, a 1911 Ditch Notice for my great-grandfather Jacob Miller.
This Ditch Notice was sent to the property owners on the west part of Black Creek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, for the improvement of the ditch, which was obviously Duck Creek.

Grove School No.8, Black Creek Township

Today, a nice old photo of students standing outside Grove School, Black Creek Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The photo was taken about 1933 and was sent to me by a reader, Linda.

More 1910 Plat Maps of Blackcreek Township

This week I decided to post some more of the Blackcreek Township plat maps from the 1910 Decennial Appraisement book. Last week I posted images of sections 29-32, sections which are on both sides of State Route 49 going north from Chatt. Today’s section images continue north toward Willshire, again on both sides of Route …

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1910 Decennial Appraisement of Blackcreek Township

Last week I posted images of pages from the 1910 Quadrennial Assessor’s Report of Blackcreek Township. The booklet belonged to my great-grandfather Jacob Miller who owned an 80 acre farm in Blackcreek Township. During that time period Ohio was in the process of changing its tax laws, switching from a decennial appraisement of real property …

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1910 Quadrennial Assessor’s Report of Blackcreek Township

I get pretty excited when I run across old documents and papers. This past week I acquired a little booklet that is 105 years old and that certainly fits the bill! My mom recently came across some old papers my dad had saved. This little 8 page booklet, “Quadrennial Assessor’s Report of Blackcreek Twp. Mercer …

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