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Date: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ _ _8/28/93______

Accession Number:____229_______

Location:______________

 

COBB MEMORIAL ARCHIVES

3419 20TH AVENUE

VALLEY, ALABAMA 36854

 

Collection Title ___________        L.F. Simpkins                         __________________________

 

File                                                  Description                                                  Value

 

Folders 1-27 are news clippings of James Watson’s articles.

 

1            Miscellaneous:  islands in the Chattahoochee, Lanett School fire 1922, locals in Texas, girl’s softball in West Point.

 

2            Civil War

 

3            Odds and ends from Chambers County history.

 

4            Local Alabama communities:  Milltown, Salem, Oakbowery, Cusseta, Beulan and Fredonia.

 

5            Crystal Springs Park, Lanett

 

6            Lanett

 

7            Families:  Brisky, Brawner, Bledsoe, Bartley-Layfield-Lamb, Blanton-Harris County,

              Boyd of Boyd’s Tank, Blakely, Bence.

 

8            Calloway-Francis early missionaries, Croft, Chamgers families

 

9            Families:  Dale, Dollar

 

10          Families:  Pat Garrett

 

11          Henry Hart’s grocery store in Lanett.  Parker Horn worked in D.J. Crowder’s grocery store – Roberts Brothers         Bottling Co.

             Lizzy Hart, Johnson Jones Hooper.

 

12          Johnson family, Randolph Co. ancestors of Lyndon Baines Johnson, Rock Jackson

 

13          Horace King, bridge builder

 

14          McKnight, Manning, Morgan, Myhand – Sardis community

 

15          Claude Pepper, Chambers County post offices

 

16          Reid-Potts families – Long Cane community in Georgia and Fredonia in Alabama,

              Remmington, bridge builder, Henry Reese, President Roosevelt

 

17          Swint and littlefield of Standing Rock

              Rosa Spence – 100 years old

 

18          Tillery, McKendree Tucker and Dan Ticler

 

19          Williams, White, Will families

 

20          James Watson’s family

 

21          Georgia communities

 

22          West Point

 

23          Cemeteries and churches

 

24          CV Railroad and other railroads

 

25          Gold

 

26          Horseshoe Bend

 

27          World War II

 

28          Obituaries 1991 news clips from Valley Times-News

 

29          Obituaries 1990 news clips from the VTN

 

30          Obituaries 1989 news clips from the VTN

 

31          Obituaries 1988 photocopies of news clips from the VTN

 

32          List of deaths reported in the VTN June 1990-April 17, 1990

 

33          List of deaths reported in the local newspaper, June 1939-May 1940

 

34          Langdale Cemetery – listing of the deceased.

35          Compilation of articles from the Carroll County Times, Carroll County, GA giving the

              history of the Whitesburg area of the county.

 

36          Map of portion of downtown West Point

              Seven photographs, one of Hunt’s Grocery, Riverview – all razed in 1978.

 

37          Large number of obituaries of persons buried in Shawmut Cemetery 1917-2001