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Regional History and Genealogical Sources

Regional history materials and genealogical sources.

Clem

When the railroad came in, 1873-1874, the Coleman brothers owned a sawmill, a gristmill, and a tanning yard, and perhaps a buggy shop. When Mr. Croft (who worked for railroad; Croft Street in Carrollton is named after him), the Coleman brothers wanted to name to railroad depot, Coleman. Mr. Croft looked at the railroad ledger, and there already was a Coleman, Georgia, and he proposed and abbreviation of Clem. --Story told to Curtis L. Spivey by M. T. Fuller, in approximately 2004. Story recounted to Blynne Olivieri Parker and William Drumm by Spivey, 22 June 2022. 

Lowell

Lowell used to be named Trickum.