Tag: Willshire Township

Truck Farmers in Willshire Township, 1910

Recently, while looking through occupations in the local 1910 censuses, I noticed that some farmers were Truck Farmers.

Earliest Censuses for Mercer County & Willshire Township

In February 1820 the Ohio government authorized the establishment of Mercer County and Van Wert County. Mercer County was organized in 1824 and Van Wert County was organized in 1837. Who were some of the earliest settlers in this area?

More Post Offices in Willshire Township

Last week I featured a list of postmasters in the village of Willshire from 1822-1971.

During the time period from 1858 through 1971 there were five other post offices in Willshire Township–Abanaka, Glenmore, Greenwood/Wren, Leslie, and Schumm.