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 Common Pleas Court, Gibson County Indiana, May Term 1855. John Ennis, administrator, shows by his sworn statement that Joseph D. Nixon, deceased, left as his heirs and only heirs at law, James W. Nixon, William Nixon, Amanda Price, John Nixon, Elizabeth Nixon and Eliza Curry, all over 20 years of age except Elizabeth Nixon and Eliza Curry. Probate Order Book No.1 page 281.

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