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.


Will of Jesse W. Mitchell dated Nov.1, 1920; Probated Feb.15, 1923; Recorded in Will Record K page 216. Heirs named, his wife Rosa C. Mitchell; children Jesse Walter Mitchell, Laura Mitchell Grace, Flossie A. M. Binkley, William Robert Mitchell, grandchild Hilda Lamar Hires, heir and only heir of my deceased daughter Myrtle Hires   Signed by Jesse W. Mitchell in the presence of Charles F. Rumer and Thos. W. Cullen, who in the presence of said testator and in the presence of each other signed as witnesses.

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