Materials Concerning Sumter County


 received from various families since 2010                                                 

Held in brown archival box in Archives Room

1.      Abernethy, Barrett (cf  Stillman, Charles, Stillman College)

2.      Abstracts of Deeds involving slaves

3.      Black and Delaine families (African American trailblazers)

4.      The Brewer Families of Sumter County 1837-1860

5.      Brewersville Cemetery

6.      Century farm - Centennial farm - home certificate (copy) - to Robert & Cynthia Parker

a.       Certificate (copy) from Alabama Heritage Farms 11/11/1976.

7.      (Miscellaneous)  correspondence pertaining to Sumter County

a.      Letter to columnist from Mettie Seale about Bored Well

b.      Letter to columnist from Martha Culp about Nut Grass

c.       Letter to columnist from E. Rosenbush about J. C. Herman's good  5 cent cigars

8.      Cuba High School Commencement  (1943)

9.      (The) D.U.D. in Livingston, Al (booklet); also transcribed clipping from Mobile Register 1884 referencing D.U.D.'s in Camden AL.

10.  Emelle, Alabama 1933 map, and legend

11.  Emelle, Alabama school picture

12.  Extant Antebellum Churches of Sumter County by Horace (buddy) Hunt

13.  Gilbert, Bill (Geiger) (memories of old Geiger School)

14.  Good Night, The  A short story by Boyd Cobb (Tyrus Cobb)

15.  Green, Aubrey and Ellen

16.  History of Cuba by Mrs. Ida M. Stallworth

17.  Letters from Robert Boyd (1864) (2 copies)

18.  Lions Club Calendar for 2011 with Birthdays

19.  Livingston analysis of the water

20.  Livingston Presbyterian Church Files

21.  Luke and McLain (descendents buried in Myrtlewood Cemetery)

22.  May, Steven

23.  Millville High School Annual 1894

24.  Munoz, Linda and Charles

25.  Obituary: Julia Stewart Killingsworth Ivey

26.  Obituary: William Russ Simpkins M.D.

27.  Our Southern Home newspaper clippings

28.  Poole House : Old House Journal

29.  Reed, Violet clippings

30.  Siloam Baptist Church, York, AL history

31.  Sumter County Fine Arts Council Brochures

32.  Sumter County Historical Points of Interest

33.  Sumter County Journal & Livingston Edition 1975 (in folder 2nd range shelving)

34.  Sumter County residents biography & other lists

35.  Sumter County Sun 1899 (bound volume on 2nd range shelving)

36.  Sumter Theater Pizza

37.  The Wallace Record advertising supplement to The Birmingham News April 26, 1970.

(Photos of Wallace visiting York and Linden on p. 14)

38. Will of James D. Long (probate date 20 April 1859)

Family and executors named: Peter Wier; James H. Neely; Sarah A. Pope; Henry Long; Polly Smith; Nancy Kiser; Sally Counts; Joseph Counts; Richard B. Long; Andrew A. Kiser Samuel Neely; John Long; Andrew Long; Thomas Long.

        Slaves named: Old Elsick?; Old Charity; Henry Benton; Jim; Sarah; Charles; Scott; Young Sally Jane; Nelson; Martha; Dorothy; Mary: John; Tom; Charlotte; Sellick; Stith; Maria; Wilson; William; Young Charity; Sarah Jane; Ned; Callidony; Harriet; Easter; Frank; Phillip; Penny; Virginia; Parker; Fanny; Lewis; Young Selick; Sam; Perry; Eliza; Dic; Old Sandy; Diana; Old Sally; Moses; Van Buren; Andy; Catherine; Rojo; Queen; Dasil; Brany; Emiline; Qusan; Indiana; Sami;




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