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.


Ralph McRoberts, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he was personally acquainted with Annie Wolfe to whom on the 12th day of August 1895, Cornelia Adams and husband executed a deed of conveyance for land in Militia Donation 87 in Gibson County, Indiana...and he positively knows that the said Annie Wolfe, and the said Anna Wolf, and the said Anna Wolfe were one and the same people, notwithstanding the difference in writing the name. Signed Ralph McRoberts. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 16th day of November 1925 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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