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 Common Pleas Court, Gibson County Indiana, March Term 1866.

          Comes now Willis S. Hargrove, administrator, of the estate of Joseph J. Fields, deceased, shows by his sworn statement in writing that said Joseph J. Fields, deceased, left as his heirs and only heirs at law, his widow Rachel Fields and his children Cynthia L. Fields, Robert A. Fields, Grace Fields and Nancy Jane Fields. Probate Order Book No.3 page 233.

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