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 A. Stewart, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he was personally acquainted with Catharine Daugherty who on the 5th day of May 1869 executed a deed of conveyance to Richard I. Coleman for Lot # 84 in Bingham's Enlargement to the Town of Patoka, in Gibson County Indiana, and he knows that at the time of executing said deed of conveyance, the said Catharine Daugherty was an unmarried woman. Signed Samuel A. Stewart. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 13th day of January, 1926 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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