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.


G. M. Braselton, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he was personally acquainted with Minnie A. Montgomery who in life and at the time of her death was the owner of lots in Baldwin Heights, in Gibson County Indiana...and he positively knows that said Minnie A. Montgomery, departed this life, in testate, in the month of April 1920, leaving her surviving as her heirs and only heirs at law, her husband, Lorenzo Montgomery, and her son Leroy Montgomery. Signed G. M. Braselton. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 11th day of December 1925 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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