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.


Will of Jacob Spore Sr. Dated Nov. 20, 1849, Probated Dec. 4,1849; Recorded in Will Record F page 3. Relationships listed; Mary M. Spore, wife; children, Margaret May, Sarah, wife of William Keithly, David Spore, Jacob Spore Jr., Henry Spore, Elizabeth, wife of Claudius Bradham. Also listed is Mahaly Cochran, wife of Joseph W. Cochran. Signed by Jacob Spore Sr. in the presence of Casimere May and John Mauck who in the presence of said testator and in the presence of each other signed as witnesses.      

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