Date: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ _ _8/28/93______

Accession Number:____229_______




3419 20TH AVENUE



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