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.


Pinkney S. Armstrong, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he was personally acquainted with Nicholas W. Yeager, who on the 1st day of March 1887...executed two separate deeds of conveyance, one to George Yeager and the other to Henry Yeager...and he knows that at the time of executing said deeds of conveyance the said Nicholas W. Yeager was a widower and had no living wife to join him in said conveyances. Affiant further says, that he was personally acquainted with George Yeager and Henry Yeager above mentioned, and was personally acquainted with George B. Yeager who on the 11th day of August 1894 executed a deed of conveyance to W. H. Yeager and was personally acquainted with W. H. Yeager and was personally acquainted with Henry Yeager, and he positively knows that the said George Yeager, and the said George B. Yeager were one and the same person, and the said Henry Yeager, and the said W. H. Yeager was one and the same person. Signed Pinkney S. Armstrong. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 6th day of February, 1926 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public


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