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 Ophelia Baldwin, Hannah Baldwin and Nancy Baldwin who on the 19th day of June 1876, joined in a deed of conveyance to Bartlett B. Estes … and he positively knows that at the time of executing said deed the said Ophelia Baldwin, Hannah Baldwin and Nancy Baldwin were each of them unmarried. Signed Landon Kell. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 14th day of January 1927 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public.

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