Documents Proving Land Titles
Compiled documents relating to proof of land titles.
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.
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the Common Pleas Court, Gibson County Indiana, May Term 1858.
Comes now George W. Depriest, and makes proof to the satisfaction of the court that
Minerva Depriest is the widow of
Andrew J. Depriest, deceased, and that Marion Depriest, John Depriest, Elizabeth Jane Depriest, America Depriest, Hiram Depriest Sarah E. Depriest and Smith Miller Depriest are the children of
said deceased and the proper and only distributees of the estate. It is
therefore ordered by the court that the balance in the hands of Joseph Maher, the administrator be distributed to said above named heirs
and when receipts are filed, the administrator will be discharged. Probate
Order Book No.1 page 623.