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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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Home > New River Valley People > Ashe County, NC People

geobadger.jpg951 viewsPhoto courtesy of Gail Ferver.
GeorgeLewis.jpg850 viewsGeorge T. Lewis 1858-1948. Courtesy of Judy Lenderman
GeorgeMandyLewis1.jpg821 viewsGeorge and Amanda ( 1860-1935) Campbell Lewis
Amanda was the daughter of William and Martha Jane
Roten Campbell. Courtesy of Judy Lenderman
GeorgeMandyLewis2.jpg776 viewsGeorge and Amanda Campbell Lewis. Courtesy of Judy Lenderman
gladysbobblevins.jpg801 viewsThis photo is courtesy of Heather Sexton.
guidalantacora.jpg811 viewsThis is a photo taken in Oxford, Pennsylvania in October 1979 by Jeff Weaver. Left is Guida Sturgill Weaver; center is Lanta Sturgill Spencer; and Cora Sturgill Frazier Weaver on the right. These ladies are daughters of James Estil Sturgill and Ella Ingram.
gwest.jpg643 viewsSon of Rush Floyd West and Theodocia Blevins. School teacher, prominent Baptist layman. Lived at Grassy Creek. Married to Hazel Dolinger.
HackHamm.jpg854 viewsHarrison "Hack" Benjamin Hamm (1886-1961)
Son of Nelson and Easter Elizabeth Blevins Hamm. Courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott
halseyjohn.jpg656 viewsLived at Grassy Creek. Deacon at Pleasant Home Baptist Church.
hammlarkin.jpg785 viewsLarkin Hamm 6/23/1821-8/22/1896
Son of Thomas and Annie Eldridge Hamm, husband of Rebecca Vanover Hamm
Courtesy of Mary Ann Talbitt
hammnelson.jpg930 viewsAshe Co. NC Lansing Community about 1903-4.
Front row: children Nettie & Elzie.
Back row: Wife Levenie G. Perry Hamm, who died 11/1904; children Cordelia; Lillard, Ed and Nelson, head of of household.

Courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott

hammnelson2.jpg844 viewsLived in Ashe County, NC.
Nelson and third wife. Levenie
G. Perry Hamm

Courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott
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