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 George F. Boerke who on the 14th day of February 1925 executed a deed of conveyance to Emil F. Boerke, for lot #38 in Hall and Stockwell's Enlargement to the Town of Patoka, in Gibson County Indiana, and he positively knows that at the time of executing said deed of conveyance, the said George F. Boerke was a widower and had no living wife...Signed Ralph McRoberts. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 8th day of January, 1926 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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