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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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osbornedarthula2~0.jpg595 viewsThis is Darthula Ingram Osborne with Lutheran missionary Kenneth Killinger. The man on the left is unidentified.
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osbornenancydrucilla.jpg599 viewsNancy Drucilla Osborne, daughter of Franklin Leander and Malvina Weiss Osborne, and her husband Arthur Owen. Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox ejcox@naxs.com
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padgett.jpg459 viewsFrom the 1933 Masonic Yearbook of Virginia. He was grand master of the Virginia lodge that year.
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Parks, Joseph Bays506 viewsThis photo courtesy of Trula Fay Purkey shows her father Joseph Bays Parks with his prize bull "Chuck" circa 1980. Chuck was purchased from Charles B. Hoffman.
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parksjohnson.jpg546 viewsA picture of Johnson and Catherine Comer Parks. Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox ejcox@naxs.com
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parsonscc.jpg575 views Catherine Cox Parsons, daughter of John "Big John" and Lucy Terrill Cox. Born Jan. 7, 1820 in Grayson County, VA; Died Jan. 29, 1882 in Clark County, KY. Courtesy of Bette Nelson bette_nelson@comcast.net
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parsonsjw.jpg513 viewsJohn Welborn Parsons was son of Robert and Anna Welborn Parsons. Born 6/9/1818 Died on 7/31/1900 in Grayson County, VA. Courtesy of Bette Nelson bette_nelson@comcast.net
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PaulYoung.jpg533 viewsPaul Young, son of Calvin and Mary Marintha )Kilby) Young. He spent time in Israel and worked for the US government on airplanes. Courtesy of Danny Miller millerd@fuse.net
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PaulYoung001.jpg525 viewsPaul Young, son of Calvin and Mary Marintha Kilby Young. He spent time in Israel and worked for the US government on airplanes. Courtesy of Danny Miller millerd@fuse.net
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Peacock, John Henry Family632 viewsJohn Henry Peacock, born 12 Aug 1857, Ashe County, NC, and died 5 Jul 1948 in Grayson Cty. He was the son of Silas H and Imogene Peacock. He married Catherine Kilby Peacock 10 Apr 1884. Photo courtesy of Danny Miller millerd@fuse.net
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Perkins, Harry, Maud and Herbert506 viewsHere is Harry, Maud and Herbert Perkins, children of Gordon and Kate Jones Perkins. Courtesy of Cathy Bell cjbell47@goldenwesy.net
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