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.


Norman Grim, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he is a grand-son of the Joseph Grim who in life and at time of death was the owner of west 1/2 of the southwest of Section 31, Town 3 south, Range 9 west in Gibson County Indiana, and he is informed and believes his grand-father the
said Joseph Grim
 departed this life, about the year 1856, leaving him surviving as his heirs and only heirs, his widow Catharine Grim and his seven children namely, William Grim, Benjamin Grim, John Grim, Andrew J. Grim, Henry W. Grim, Elizabeth J. Newman, the wife of William P. Newman and Matilda Fulling the wife of John F. Fulling. Affiant further states Catharine Grim never remarried. Signed Norman Grim. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 1st day of December, 1925 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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