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 Abram C. Pollard, who in life and at the time of his death was the owner, of  various tracts of land in Gibson County, Indiana including a part of NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 Section 15, Town 3 south, Range 12 west...and he knows that the said Abram C. Pollard departed this life, in testate, on or about the 3rd day of Jan., 1918, leaving him surviving no widow, but left him surviving as his heirs and only heirs at law his four children, Harry O. Pollard, Effie B. Crawford the wife of William M. Crawford, Arthur F. Pollard, Caroline Martin the wife of William I. Martin and Oscar Pollard. Signed Alfred M. Johnson.   Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 6th day of December, 1926 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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