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.


Estate of Jacob Memmer In the Gibson Circuit Court, Gibson County Indiana, March Term 1922....         Victor Lemme, administrator of the estate now shows to the Court by his sworn statement in writing that said Jacob Memmer departed this life, on or about the 29th day of March 1922, and that the names and relationship of the heirs of said Jacob Memmer, deceased, are as follows; George J. Memmer , John Memmer  and Edward Memmer , sons and Mary Schmits, Margaret Kilpatrick, Clara Strawn, Ida Erdell, Anna Memmer and Katherine Thurnham, daughters. (Source Probate Order Book No.31 page 32).

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