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.


In the Gibson Probate Court, Gibson County Indiana, July term 1830. Smith Miller, administrator of the estate of Francis Riley, deceased, appeared in court. Heirs of Francis Riley named to-wit; George Riley, John Riley, Peggy Riley, James Riley, Elizabeth Riley, Dennis Riley and William Riley. Real estate listed; Militia Donation lot number 9, in Gibson County Indiana. Source Probate Order Book “A”, Page 219.

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