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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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Perkins, Emma Lou549 viewsHere is Emma Lou Perkins. Can you tell me who her parents are? courtesy of Cathy
Weaver - Emaline Sturgill Weaver holding Mary Weaver, Guida Sturgill standing, ca. 1923267 views
Eugene P. Russell & Anne R. Halsey306 views
ewAndersonson.jpg731 viewsHenry Andrew Anderson (1869-1949), son of John Orville Anderson and Celia Clementine Haga. He was married to Virginia Elvira Parks, daughter of Mary Parks. He is buried at Grubbs Chapel Cemetery in Grayson Co. Courtesy of Carol Lindamood
eweaver.jpg1275 viewsPhoto taken in 1910. They lived at Wolf Knob Grayson County, VA. Elihu was the son of Clayborn Monroe Weaver and Martha Litisha Phipps.
farmerluther1.jpg609 viewsThis is a photo of Luther Farmer and his children from the 1930s.
farmerluther2.jpg550 viewsThis photo is circa 1930. Courtesy of Anita Kay Wyatt.
farmernoah2.jpg631 viewsNoah Farmer (B. 1844 son of Wilson Farmer and Susan Wyatt D. 1930) and Lydia Thompson Farmer, with some of their children. Luther Farmer is sitting on Noah's lap. Noah served in Co. A, 26th NC Infantry, Confederate States Army. Courtesy of Anita Kay Wyatt.
ferdcole.jpg718 viewsFerd Cole was the son of Milton Cole and Lucy Roberts. Minnie Cordelia Herron was the daughter of Thomas Herron and Nannie J. Woods. I need information on her, I don't have any of her ancestors. Courtesy of Barb Norvell
Greer, george570 viewsCourtesy of Cathy
Greer, George566 viewsThis is George Greer whose wife might be Sarah Perkins. Hope someone can help me out. Courtesy of Cathy Bell
Greer, George and Satah Perkins592 viewsWondering if this is Sarah Perkins, her husband George Greer and their son. Sarah is a daughter of Timothy and Elizabeth Sturgill Perkins. Courtesy of Cathy Bell
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