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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 575 times

Cantor - Whittaker Families


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21 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 3937 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 348 times

Sexton Family Photo Album


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5 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 479 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 279 times

Warren Family Photographs


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4 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 435 times

Andrew Weaver Family Photo Album



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Welsh Records


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Courtesy of Roderick Coats

2 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2013
Album viewed 510 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 7866 times

Ashe County, NC People


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268 files, last one added on Apr 15, 2008
Album viewed 10596 times

Carroll County, VA People


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16 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2007
Album viewed 2503 times

Grayson County, Flatridge Area


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1 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2013
Album viewed 2297 times

Giles County, VA People


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4 files, last one added on Feb 13, 2007
Album viewed 1137 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 25370 times

Montgomery County, VA People


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2 files, last one added on Jul 23, 2007
Album viewed 1386 times

Pulaski County, VA People


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35 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2013
Album viewed 1634 times

Smyth County, VA People


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102 files, last one added on Nov 09, 2010
Album viewed 8900 times

Surry County, NC People


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5 files, last one added on Apr 01, 2006
Album viewed 2255 times

Tazewell County, VA People


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8 files, last one added on Sep 26, 2006
Album viewed 1913 times

Washington County, VA People


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64 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2008
Album viewed 2270 times

15 albums on 2 page(s) 1

Random files - New River Valley People
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Unknown older Matney Couple.307 views
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Gentry&ElzinaPerry.jpg640 viewsJames Gentry Perry (Dec 5, 1869-May 14,1950) and wife Elzina Miller (Feb.5,1869- Dec 25, 1940) Gentry was the son of Solomon and Tobitha Ham Perry and Elzina was the daughter of Harrison Baker and Phoebe Jane Weaver Miller. Courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott matalbott@seidata.com
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232.jpg1012 viewsMary P. Pugh is shown here about 1928 at her home at Weaver's Ford in Ashe County knitting. She was the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Phipps and Cora Lee Richardson.
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Blevins, Judson905 viewsJudson Blevins (1905-1976) was the son of Jeter C. Blevins and Rosa Sage. This photo was taken while he was a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He became a physician and mpved to New Jersey and severed all ties with the family in Ashe County.
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cooperbf.jpg667 viewsB. F. Cooper was a physician who lived near Old Town in the 19th century. He was also the Captain of the Grayson County, Virginia Confederate Home Guard during the Civil War.
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scan0010.jpg570 viewsFrona Roten Weaver wife of Marion F. Weaver. Courtesy of Irene Baldwin ibaldi@erols.com
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Booker Walton 515 viewsThis is probably a 1920s photo of Booker Walton . Courtesy of Anita Kay Wyatt.

Last additions - New River Valley People
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Unknown young Matney woman, ca. 1930s328 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown members of the Matney Family308 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown older Matney Couple.307 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown members of the Donnelly and/or the Matney Family of Watauga County272 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Miscellaneous Matney Photos. One is labeled Tom Matney, Carter's Boy. Can anyone help?282 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Photos believed to be Nancy Matney (left) and Mahala Matney (right).328 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 Getzinger324 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Ford - Ninevah Ford306 viewsSep 18, 2013