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January 6, 2013

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hammrv.jpg932 viewsRebecca Vanover Hamm (9/30/1811-1/26/1903) Wife of Larkin Hamm. Photo courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott.
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Weaver, Hazel, George, Dillard and Betty Waddell772 viewsThis 1954 photo shows Hazel Weaver holding her neice Betty Waddell, with George Weaver and Dillard Weaver. The Weavers were children of Arthur F. Weaver and Fannie Blevins. Betty Waddell was the daughter of George Waddell and Mattie Weaver. Photo by Clarence Weaver.
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hbmiller.jpg886 viewsThis photo of Harrison Baker Miller was made while he was serving in Company A, 26th North Carolina Infantry in the Civil War. He later became a Primitive Baptist minister and moved to St. Clair's Bottom in Smyth County, Virginia.
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heather1.jpg777 viewsPhoto courtesy of Heather Sexton. She lived near Helton Creek in the Sturgill's Community of Ashe County.
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heather2.jpg905 viewsPhoto courtesy of Heather Sexton.
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heather3.jpg754 viewsThis photograph is courtesy of Heather Sexton.
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Heltonboys.jpg1166 viewsEck Perry, Victor Spencer and Greeley Spencer. Courtesy of Danny Miller millerd@fuse.net
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HeltonMillworkers~1903.jpg984 viewsThis photo was taken by Herbert Littlewood. The only people I can identify are my immediate family: front row center, Herbert Littlewood with young son Jack ittlewood; middle row, second from left, Emily Littlewood (Pennington); middle row, far right, Hannah Littlewood; top row, far right, Ada Littlewood (Francis). Courtesy of Emily Kilby.
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heltonworkers1906.jpg949 viewsThis photo was taken by Herbert Littlewood. The only people I can identify for sure are family members: bottom row, far left, Emily Littlewood (Pennington); center (presumed) Delia Kirby Littlewood; second from left, Ada Littlewood (Francis); middle row, far left, John
Littlewood; far right, Herbert Littlewood; top row, second from right, Hannah Littlewood holding blurred Jack Littlewood. Courtesy of Emily Kilby.
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Henry Eastridge 1835-1918 courtesy Rose Eastridge Finney.jpg865 viewsHenry 'William Henry' Eastridge 1835-1918, Ashe County. Courtesy Rose Eastridge Finney and Carole Eastridge Waters caew619@aol.com

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Howell, William, Jr. Family902 viewsThis is a photo of William "Billy" and Celia Halsey Howell and family on the front porch of their home in Todd, NC. The original is a tintype and dates about 1870. Back row l to r: Felix Howell, Rhoda Howell Blackburn, Sarah Howell Adams
front row l to r: Mary Polly Howell Church, Celia Halsey Howell, William Billy Howell. Courtesy of Paul Howelldocnpaul@bellsouth.net
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Jameson, Pauline687 viewsThis photo dates from 1948,
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