Family Maps of Coshocton County, Ohio

Family Maps of Coshocton County, Ohio

by Gregory A. Boyd J.D.


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258 pages with 74 total maps

Locating original landowners in maps has never been an easy task-until now. This volume in the Family Maps series contains newly created maps of original landowners (patent maps) in what is now Coshocton County, Ohio, gleaned from the indexes of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. But it offers much more than that. For each township in the county, there are two additional maps accompanying the patent map: a road map and a map showing waterways, railroads, and both modern and many historical city-centers and cemeteries.

Included are indexes to help you locate what you are looking for, whether you know a person's name, a last name, a place-name, or a cemetery. The combination of maps and indexes are designed to aid researchers of American history or genealogy to explore frontier neighborhoods, examine family migrations, locate hard-to-find cemeteries and towns, as well as locate land based on legal descriptions found in old documents or deeds.

The patent-maps are essentially plat maps but instead of depicting owners for a particular year, these maps show original landowners, no matter when the transfer from the federal government was completed. Dates of patents typically begin near the time of statehood and run into the early 1900s.

What's Mapped in this book (that you'll not likely find elsewhere) . . .
2199 Parcels of Land
(with original landowner names and patent-dates labeled in the relevant map)
112 Cemeteries plus . . .
Roads, and existing Rivers, Creeks, Streams, Railroads, and Small-towns (including some historical), etc.

What YEARS are these maps for?
Here are the counts for parcels of land mapped, by the decade in which the corresponding land patents were issued:
Decade Parcel-count
1800s 174
1810s 90
1820s 201
1830s 1376
1840s 315
1850s 33
1860s 6
1920s 1
1930s 1
1950s 1
1970s 1

What Cities and Towns are in Coshocton County, Ohio (and in this book)?
Bacon, Bakersville, Blissfield, Blue Row, Bluff (historical), Canal Lewisville, Cavallo, Chili, Clark, Clowville (historical), Conesville, Cooperdale, Coshocton, Flat Iron Corner, Franklin, Fresno, Graham Corners, Hardscrabble, Helmick, Isleta, Keene, Layland, Linton Mills, Low Gap, Maysville, Metham, Mohawk Village, Morgan Run, Munsville (historical), Nellie, New Bedford, New Guilford, New Moscow, New Princeton, Newcastle, Orange, Owls Town (historical), Pearl, Plainfield, Pleasant Valley, Pleasantville (historical), Powell, Randle, Roscoe, Shady Bend, Spring Mountain, Stringtown (historical), Tiverton Center, Tunnel Hill, Tyndall, Tyrone, Wakatomika, Walhonding, Warsaw, Warsaw Junction, West Bedford, West Carlisle, West Lafayette, White Womans Town (historical), Willowbrook (historical), Wills Creek

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420314816
Publisher: Arphax Publishing Co.
Publication date: 05/20/2010
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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