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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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Phipps, Sarah Scott396 viewsPicture sent to me by K. PRITCHARD !!!!!!!!!!

Sarah Scott Phipps,
born 1789
died 1891 Boone County Iowa
wife of William Phipps, mother of Wilburn Phipps Courtesy of Louise Vanover
Osborn, Virginia Irene Strange286 viewsVirginia Irene (Strange) Osborn was b 19 May 1870 at Mouth of Wilson, Grayson Co. Va, d 1 July 1962 at Mullen, NE. Courtesy of Donna (Collier) Dietrich

Weaver, Kyle353 viewsKyle Weaver, shown here at his home in Oxford, PA, was a native of Helton, Ashe County, NC. He was the son of Martin Luther Weaver and Ollie Kilby. Photo by Jeff Weaver, December 1989.
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Phipps, Wilburn413 viewsPicture sent to me by K. PRITCHARD
Wilburn Phipps
born 1819 Ashe County NC
dies 1901 Boone Co. Iowa
Courtesy of Louise Vanover
Richardsn Grave Marker354 viewsWilliam Nathan & Lockie Louvenia Baldwin Richardson Tombstone

Mt. View Cemetery, Sykesville, Maryland

Courtesy of Karen Lovell
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