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Snellville Historical Society

Mr. & Mrs. Jim Cofer

200 years of Snellville History

James Cofer was born and raised in the Snellville area. He is related to almost all of the old families of Snellville, Britt’s, Snell’s, Clower’s, you name the family, and there is likely a genetic connection.

Hank Aaron was honored as a Georgia Trustee (Stan Deaton and Hank Aaron L to R)

Stan Deaton: teaching Georgia’s history

Georgia native Stan Deaton had no idea that as he grew up in Snellville, riding his bike through the woods, attending the First Baptist Church with his family, and creating life-long friends attending South Gwinnett High School, that he would later play a key role in teaching Georgia’s history.