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.


Oliver L. Mason, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he was personally acquainted with Mary A. Bush who on the 9th day of October 1905, executed a deed of conveyance to Elnora Brothers.... and he positively knows that Mary A. Bush departed this life, in testate, in the month of November 1905. Signed Oliver L. Mason. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 17th day of October, 1925 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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