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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.

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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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ambroseduvall.jpg1177 viewsAmbrose Duvall was born in Ashe County; Rebecca in neighboring Grayson County, Virginia. Both died in Carter County, KY. Photo courtesy of Amy Ryan.
Ambrose_&_Laura.jpg1086 viewsThis photo is of Ambrose Weaver Laura Jones. To the right is James Bethel . middle is William Wiley, left is Victoria Alice and the baby is Flora Jane. Courtesy of Robert Weaver
Andrew C EASTRIDGE Family.jpg
Andrew C EASTRIDGE Family.jpg1198 viewsThe Andrew C Eastridge Family circa 1900 Brushy Fork, Ashe Co. Back row: John Newton Wilbur, Sarah Laurice, Nancy Elisabeth
Front row: Marvin Carlock, Andrew Clinton, Sr. holding Andrew Clinton, Jr., and Martisha Jane Osborne Eastridge. Courtesy of Carole Eastridge Waters
blackburnfuneral.jpg1358 views This is a funeral picture from the late teens/early that purports to be a Blackburn buried over near Dr. Clays office.
Courtesy of Lonnie Jones
Blevinsdavid.jpg1440 viewsDavid Blevins, M.D. is standing the background. Elder Jeter Calton Blevins, (1875-1957) his son is sitting to the left, his wife Rosa Sage is to the right, and she is holding their daughter Nancy. This photo was made ca. 1901 at their home about a mile south of the Virginia stateline in the Grassy Creek community.
Blevins, Emp1095 viewsShe was the daughter of David Blevins and Nancy Jacks.
blevinsgaither.jpg887 viewsBERTIE ELLEN WALTON, b. Dec 08, 1889, Grayson Co., VA; d. Dec 20, 1980, Ashe Co., NC; m. GAITHER OLIVER BLEVINS, Sep 18, 1910, Grayson Co., VA; b. Oct 31, 1885, Ashe Co., NC; d. Jul 16, 1979, Ashe Co., NC. This couple lived near Shatley Springs in Ashe County, NC. Courtesy of Anita Kay Wyatt.
Blevins, George845 viewsSon of Jeter C, Blevins and Rosa Sage of Grassy Creek. This photo was made during wolrd WWar II.
blevinsjc.jpg1083 viewsThis photo was cropped from a larger scene. Jeter Blevins was a Mountain Union Bapitst preacher.
blevinsjcrosa.jpg1001 viewsThey lived at Grassy Creek, and this photo was taken about 1940.
Blevins, Jeter798 viewsB. 1875, d. 1957, this 1954 photo was taken by Clarence Weaver at Grassy Creek, Ashe County, NC.
Blevins, Judson877 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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