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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.

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mwcole.jpg601 viewsCourtesy of Barb Norvell.
Weaver, Mary Ellen487 viewsDaughter of Arthur Fred Weaver and Nancy Emaline Sturgill.
mwlucycole.jpg597 viewsMilton Cole was the s/o David Cole and Manerva Parks. Lucy was the daughter of Arad Roberts and Frances Delp. Courtesy of Barb Norvell.
Nathan Ward Will600 viewsThis image is courtesy of Chester Mayberry
nealy.jpg574 viewsNancy (Nealy) Hart Lefler. Courtesy of Mary C. Blevins
Kilby, Nelson611 viewsCourtesy of
Nelson_Family_Civil_War_Charcoal~0.jpg613 viewsThis is a Civil War charcoal pic in the Nelson/Hutton family.

It came from the Nelson side of the family and from my hurriedly research (not too much time was spent in research) it could be Martin Nelson and his wife Lucinda.

No names are on the pic.

Martin and Lucinda Nelson lived in Grayson Co.

Courtesy of Carol Lindamood
Ford - Ninevah Ford284 views
okparsons.jpg619 viewsOsborn Kesterson (O K) Parsons; son of Edmund Parsons and Charlotte Reeves
b 11 October 1844, Grayson County, VA
d 10 October 1918, Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana
m 1) Dicie Lavera Lewis; 2) Addie Iseliah Wiggins
Photo was taken in Louisiana
Courtesy of Jacque Lopez
osbornecicero1.jpg659 viewsThis is the family of Cicero Osborne and his wife Darthula Ingram. They lived on Cabin Creek, Grayson County, VA.
osbornedarthula.jpg579 viewsThis photo of Darthual Ingram Osborne was taken while visiting relatives in Pennsylvania.
osbornedarthula2.jpg579 viewsAunt Darthula (always pronounced Darthuly) and her spinning wheel.
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