Date: _ _8/28/93______
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
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
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