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New River Notes — Complete

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.

We're not finished. A site like this can't just freeze in time. It must be maintained, .... Read More

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.

Welcome and we hope you enjoy our new look. For more information on the changes and plans see posts on the GCVHF Google+ Page.

New River Notes Photo Gallery

Collection of historic and current photos mostly covering the upper New River area of southwestern Virginia and nortwestern North Carolina


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Family AlbumsThis category contains collections of photos from families of the upper New River Valley area.
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Anderson


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5 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 545 times

Cantor - Whittaker Families


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21 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 3904 times

Matney Family Photographs


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Miscellaneous Matney Family Photographs

The following photographs are courtesy of Victoria Stewart, and are of unknown individuals believed to be members of the Matney Family of Watauga County, North Carolina. If you are able to identify any of these individuals, please contact Victoria Stewart. Many thanks.

6 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2013
Album viewed 326 times

Sexton Family Photo Album


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5 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 453 times

Smitteel Family Album of Grayson County, Virginia


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The following photographs were provided by the Bookhouse, 805 N. Emerson St., Arlington, Virginia 22205. Phone 703-527-7797 Natalie Hughes, Proprietor. - Many thanks

Only four of these photos are identified. Most are 1/9th plate tin types, although a few are cart-de- visitie type (paper) photographs. One of the unidentified photos has a backmark stating that it was made by "Wilson & Welsh, Photographers, Summerfield, Grayson Co., Va."

21 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2013
Album viewed 253 times

Warren Family Photographs


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4 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 414 times

Andrew Weaver Family Photo Album



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Album viewed 0 times

Welsh Records


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Courtesy of Roderick Coats

2 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2013
Album viewed 481 times

8 albums on 1 page(s)


Alleghany County, NC People


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29 files, last one added on Oct 20, 2007
Album viewed 7760 times

Ashe County, NC People


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268 files, last one added on Apr 15, 2008
Album viewed 10449 times

Carroll County, VA People


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16 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2007
Album viewed 2415 times

Grayson County, Flatridge Area


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1 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2013
Album viewed 2238 times

Giles County, VA People


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4 files, last one added on Feb 14, 2007
Album viewed 1101 times

Grayson County and City of Galax, VA People


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Photos of people who live or lived in Grayson County, VA or the City of Galax, Virginia.

339 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2013
Album viewed 25226 times

Montgomery County, VA People


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2 files, last one added on Jul 23, 2007
Album viewed 1339 times

Pulaski County, VA People


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35 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2013
Album viewed 1573 times

Smyth County, VA People


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102 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2010
Album viewed 8809 times

Surry County, NC People


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5 files, last one added on Apr 01, 2006
Album viewed 2209 times

Tazewell County, VA People


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8 files, last one added on Sep 26, 2006
Album viewed 1855 times

Washington County, VA People


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64 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2008
Album viewed 2206 times

15 albums on 2 page(s) 1

Random files - New River Valley People
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lester12.jpg460 viewsGeorge B. Thomas is shown on the right of this World War I photograph. He was from Glade Spring, VA
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stny1925b.jpg326 viewsAustin - Stony Ridge School
Class photo from about 1925, mainly of younger children. Many students need to be identified. Courtesy of Jason Duncan jmduncan@statesville.net
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Greer, george569 viewsCourtesy of Cathy Bellcjbell47@goldenwest.net
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Flora Black McMillan courtesy Pauline Reeves Eastridge.jpg784 viewsFlora Black McMillan 1868-1941, Ashe County. Courtesy of Carole Eastridge Waters.

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lesterjoe1934.jpg371 viewsJoe Lester is shown with wife Frances Hicks in this 1934 photograph.
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CrosswhiteRachelMoofOliverHockett.jpg436 viewsCourtesy of Jack Hockett tlas101@aol.com
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460.jpg985 viewsBorn in 1912, Son of Elder Jeter C. Blevins and Rosa Sage. Born and reared at Grassy Creek, later lived in Marion, VA and still later in St. Augustine, FL. Married to Mary Ellen Weaver, daughter of Arthur F. Weaver and Emaline Sturgill.

Last additions - New River Valley People
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Unknown young Matney woman, ca. 1930s281 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown members of the Matney Family268 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown older Matney Couple.269 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown members of the Donnelly and/or the Matney Family of Watauga County233 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Miscellaneous Matney Photos. One is labeled Tom Matney, Carter's Boy. Can anyone help?243 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Photos believed to be Nancy Matney (left) and Mahala Matney (right).290 viewsThese photos were taken at Clyde, Watuaga County, North Carolina, in a style of about 1910.Sep 18, 2013
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Testerman - Troy Testerman & Ida Hash Testerman and family Courtesy of Clinton Getzinger289 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Ford - Ninevah Ford276 viewsSep 18, 2013