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, January Term 1903. Comes now William C. Hudelson, Administrator of the estate of Thomas H. Gillespie, deceased…further shows to the court by his sworn statement in writing that said decedent Thomas H. Gillespie left him surviving as his only heirs at law his seven children, namely, Silas L. Gillespie, Louis F. Gillespie, Jane E. Kell, Henry A. Gillespie, Thomas P. Gillespie, Mathew J. Gillespie and William W. Gillespie. Probate order Book No. 16, page 366.

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