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.


Samuel F. Braselton, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he was personally acquainted with Mary E. Burrucker, who on the 13th day of October 1890, executed a deed of conveyance to Albert Gray, for 40 feet off of the east side of Lot 206 in the Town of Fort Branch, in Gibson County, Indiana, and he knows that at the time of executing said deed of conveyance the said Mary E. Burrucker was a widow and had no living husband to join with her in said conveyance.  Signed Samuel F. Braselton Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 14th day of October, 1925 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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