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 Catherine Hudelson who on the 4th day of June 1874 joined with other in the execution of a deed of conveyance to Alethia Hudelson for the S 1/2 of the SW 1/4 Section 27, Town 2 south, Range 11 west (and other lands) in Gibson County, Indiana, and he knows that at the time of executing said deed of conveyance Catherine Hudelson had no living husband to join with her, she being the widow of Samuel Hudelson, deceased. Signed Samuel F. Braselton. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 11th day of January, 1927 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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