Land Ownership

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From the 1874 Plat Map:(Note: You can buy 11" x 17" color copies (which might actually be easier to read) of these and other Lake County townships from the Merrillville-Ross Township Historical Society — the order form can be found here.)

From the 1908 Plat Map:(Images courtesy of the Merrillville-Ross Township Historical Society.)

From the 1926 Plat Book (whoever drew up this plat book was VERY creative in the spelling of people's names):From the 1939 Plat Book (also some creative name spellings): From the 1950 Plat Book:From the 1972 Plat Book:

For Porter County plat maps: