Figure 1: 2015 satellite view of the area where the Meechan farm was located in Wadsworth, Ohio.
Figure 2: Historical rendering of Wadsworth. Notice the surname is spelled Meecham:
Figure 3: Created by Dr. Cori Meechan Zuppo, this rendering is an overlay of the land Thomas Francis Meechan owned in Wadsworth, Ohio set upon the 2015 satellite view of the area. Information regarding the specific land owned by Meechan was retrieved from a historical map of Wadsworth, Ohio from 1897. All records and accounts indicate Meechan and family moved to Wadsworth in 1893. Dimensions are estimated; not perfect to scale.
Figure 4: Description County and Year : Medina, 1897 Source Information Ancestry.com. U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Various publishers of County Land Ownership Atlases. Microfilmed by the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Source Description This database contains approximately 1,200 U.S. county land ownership atlases from the Library of Congress’ Geography and Maps division, covering the approximate years 1864-1918. Some photos of county officers, land owners, and buildings or homes are also included.
NOTE: Spelling of surname is Meechen.