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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.

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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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Home > New River Valley People > Grayson County and City of Galax, VA People

Last additions - Grayson County and City of Galax, VA People
Testerman - Troy Testerman & Ida Hash Testerman and family Courtesy of Clinton Getzinger289 viewsSep 18, 2013
Ford - Ninevah Ford276 viewsSep 18, 2013
Hash - James Hash and Betty Anderson Hash and Family Courtesy of Clinton Getzinger279 viewsSep 18, 2013
Weaver - Emaline Sturgill Weaver holding Mary Weaver, Guida Sturgill standing, ca. 1923267 viewsSep 18, 2013
Kelley - Abigail Sturgill Kelley413 viewsSubmitted by Deborah Thompson ClarksonSep 18, 2013
Eastridge - Andrew and Martisha Eastridge347 viewsHe was the son of Pleasant Eastridge(born ~1808) and Phoebe Graybeal Eastridge (born 1810) - married in 1830.

Andrew had several brothers and sisters:

William b.1831, d.1888
John b. 1833, d. ?
Henry b. 1835 d.
David b. 1836,d. ?
Joel b. 1838, d. ?
Eli b. 1840, d.?
Lucy b. 1841 d.?
Mary b. 1843, d. ?
Martha b. 1846, d. ?
Sarah b. 1849, d. ?

This is the way the story goes as told by my grandfather Roby Eastridge: During the Civil War the Rebels got Andrew and were going to make him fight for them. His moth
Sep 18, 2013
Eugene P. Russell & Anne R. Halsey306 viewsFeb 06, 2013
315 viewsThis is Steve Russell of Flat Ridge with his dog, Queen. Taken about 1945.Dec 12, 2012
486 viewsThis is the Russell Family Reunion at Baptist Union Church in Flat Ridge, VA Dec 12, 2012
332 viewsWiley Perkins is in this row of soldiers at Camp Humphreys, VA, taken in 1918Dec 11, 2012
Hash, Nancy and Lillard Blevins1140 viewsNancy Hash was the daughter of Benjamin Hash, sr., and Nancy Jane Anderson. Courtesy of Kaye Bales - Email - Kaye.Bales@nc.nacdnet.netJan 16, 2010
Thomas Lillard Blevins662 viewsThomas Lillard Blevins, son of William Riley Blevins and Mary Jane Miller courtesy of Kaye Bales email - Kaye.Bales@nc.nacdnet.netJan 16, 2010
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