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.


Alfred M. Johnson, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he was personally acquainted with Polly J. Simpson and Ettie H. Simpson, daughters of Andrew J. Simpson, deceased, and was personally acquainted with Polly J. Garrett and Ettie H. Johnson, who on the 11th day of September, 1894, executed a deed of conveyance to J. L. Short for part of the south of Section 6, T3 south, range 12 west in Gibson County Indiana, and he knows that the said Polly J. Simpson and the said Polly J. Garrett were one and the same person, and the said Ettie H. Simpson and the said Ettie H. Johnson were one and the same person. Signed, Alfred M. Johnson.

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