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.


Landon Kell, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he was personally acquainted with Zenas M. Weed, who on the 19th day of August, 1895 executed a deed of conveyance to Anna E. Gudgel, his daughter for W 1/2 NW 1/4 of Sect.33, T3S, R11W in Gibson County Indiana, and he positively knows that at the time of executing said deed of conveyance the said Zenas M. Weed was a widower, and had no living wife to join him in said conveyance. Signed Landon Kell Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 30th day of March, 1926 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public. 

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