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.


Fred Antell, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he is the surviving husband of Louisa J. Antell, deceased, formerly Louisa J. Garrett, the widow of Henry Garrett, deceased, and he positively knows that said Louisa J. Antell departed this life, in testate, on the 21st day of Sept. 1924, leaving her surviving as her heirs and only heirs at law, Fred Antell (this affiant) her second childless husband and her four children, born of her former husband Henry Garrett, deceased, namely; Clarence E. Garrett, Van Garrett, Harvey W. Garrett and Russell D. Garrett. Signed Fred Antell. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 2nd day of December, 1925 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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