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.


John Cleveland, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he was personally acquainted with Erl Grigsby to whom on the 9th of July 1904, Joel R. Grigsby and wife conveyed 1.5 acres part of N 1/2 SW 1/4 SE 1/4 of Section 30, Town 3 south, Range 12 Gibson County Indiana, and he positively knows that the said Erl Grigsby departed this life, in testate, prior to the 18th of July 1912, and was never married, and left as his heirs and only heirs at law, his father and mother Joel R. Grigsby and Ella Grigsby and one brother Owen D. Grigsby. Signed John Cleveland. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 30th day of December, 1925 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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