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.


Cora B. Embree, being first duly sworn on her oath deposes and says, that she was personally acquainted with Amelia Hall Hudson, who on the 14th day of June 1919 ... executed a deed of conveyance to Emma M. Ziliak for part of Lot No. 19 in Original plan of Town of Princeton...and she positively knows that at the time of executing said deed of conveyance the said Amelia Hall Hudson was a widow and had no living husband. Signed Cora B. Embree. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 11th day of December, 1925 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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