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.


Ralph McRoberts, being first duly sworn on his oath deposes and says, that he was personally acquainted with Waitman Trippett who on the 7th day of January 1888, executed a deed of conveyance to Samantha Turpin and he knows that at the time of said conveyance, the said Waitman Trippett was an unmarried man. Signed Ralph McRoberts. Subscribed and sworn to before me on this 14th day of August 1923 signed Charles W. Benton, Notary Public

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