Documents Proving  Land Titles

Gibson County,


Compiled documents relating to proof of land titles.

(Most of the documents were assembled in the 1920's, but often refer to events from much earlier.  There is a tremendous amount of detail referring to proof of family relationships.)

This information is made available courtesy of Don Hoke and the Gibson County Historical Society.


Rosemary Sheridan, being first duly sworn on her oath deposes and says, that she was personally acquainted with Mary E. Bieger the widow of John Bieger, deceased, and she positively knows that said Mary E. Bieger departed this life, in testate, on or about the 17th day of Mar., 1920 leaving her surviving as her heir and only heir at law, her son Van Bieger. Signed Rosemary Sheridan          Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 21st day of January 1927 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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