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January 21, 2014

After about two years of work we have completed a major upgrade to New River Notes. On January 21, 2014 we switched in the last of the updated files and final page revisions.

In January 2013 we introduced the new site layout but because there were many pages left to do there was a big red Under Construction on the front page. A year later we've finished all of the pages that were on the original site. Construction is complete. We have a great looking site full of material to help you in your research and possibly entertain you.

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New River Notes

January 6, 2013

New River Notes, a leading genealogy resource for the New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia, launched its new look website today.

new river valley mapNew River Notes was originally launched in 1998 by Jeffrey C. Weaver providing New River Valley researchers with a new wealth of information and that tradition is continued today by the Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc.

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Foster Falls 1901

It is the wedding day picture of my grandparents, Eli Mabry and Mary Ann Lucinda "Cindy" Williams. 8 May 1901, Foster Falls, VA (possibly McNealy and Eliza (Davis) Williams' home)

Groom: Eli Mabry/Maberry, 27 yr. old
Bride: Mary Ann Lucinda "Cindy" Williams, 22 yr. old
Leaning against left center post: Ballard Mabry
Center, beside Ballard: Mindy (Largen) Mabry, Ballard's wife
Leaning against right center post: Possibly Eliza (Davis) Williams (I was told she had broken her back and it left her stooped over)
Behind bride and groom: John and Roxie (Mabry) Dillon
Front: Isaac Mabry
Behind Isaac may be Martin Mabry (Eli's father)
Second from the bride: Sarah Jane (Mabry) Dalton
Third from the bride: Emma (Mabry) Alderman
Beside bride: unk (probably a sister of Lucinda's, Jeanetta "Nettie" (Williams) Easter or Malinda "Ellen" (Williams) Frazier)
Second from far right: Roxie (Mabry) Dillon
Far right: Lucy (Mabry) Williams
Far left: Virgil or Charles Williams?
Second from left: Steve Williams
Third from left: Bert Williams
Forth from left: David Williams
Courtesy of Rita Mayberry.

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