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.


In the Gibson Circuit Court, Gibson County Indiana, March Term 1918....          Mary J. Gowen departed this life, testate, on February 16, 1918 (source Probate Order Book No.27 page 113); afterward November term...Mary J. Gowens as her heirs and only heirs at law her children, Nancy Phillips Weems, Elmina Gowen Davidson, Elmer Gowen and Henry D. Phillips. (Source Probate Order Book No.28 page 486).

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