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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.

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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Mann, Charles and Julietta Handy466 viewsThis is Charles and Julietta Handy Mann. Julietta was the daughter of John Handy Jr. and Gracie Duval. Charles came to Ashe Co. from Stauton, Va. to Ashe County where he and Juliette were married. Later they moved to Washington County, Va. Courtesy of Mary Blevins. mcblevins@hotmail.com

Mar 24, 2008
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Snapp, Lawrence403 viewsLAWRENCE SNAPP OF GLADE SPRING, VA. OWNED AND OPERATED SNAPP'S TRADING POST ON HWY 11 NEAR EXIT 32 FOR MANY YEARS Courtesy of Don Smithdsmith1043@comcast.netMar 26, 2007
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Snapp, Jim411 viewsJIM SNAPP (1931-2005) OF SNAPP SIDING LANE, WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA. Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net


Mar 01, 2007
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joneswe1o.jpg472 viewsW. E. "Grumble" Jones resided at Glade Spring, VA and was a Bridgadier General in the Confederate States Army.Dec 09, 2006
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funeraltumcrk.jpg935 viewsThis late 19th century/early 20th century photo shows a widow grieving over her departed husband. This photo is from the Tumbling Creek area.Oct 02, 2006
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johnsonzeke.jpg454 viewsZEKE JOHNSON...JAN. 2, 1910 - AUG. 27, 2006

ZEKE LIVED IN GLADE SPRING AND WAS A LONG TIME EMPLOYEE OF OLIN MATHIESON IN SALTVILLE. ZEKE WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN THE FOUNDING OF THE MT. CALVARY COMMUNITY CHURCH IN GLADE SPRING.

ZEKE WAS A WELL KNOWN AND POPULAR MAN IN THE GLADE-SALTVILLE AREA. HE WAS A JEWEL.

Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net
Sep 08, 2006
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floydsarahb.jpg398 viewsThis image, courtesy of Leecy Campbell, is of Sarah Buchanan Floyd, wife of Virginia Governor John Buchanan Floyd.Aug 29, 2006
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GRNDMTHRsmall.jpg560 viewsThis photo of Elizabeth Hart Blevins was taken in Azen where
she lived. The girls are Ola Blevins and Leona Martin, her granddaughters.
Courtesy of Mary Blevins mcblevins@hotmail.com
Jul 19, 2006
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Henderson,Waynefjpg.jpg488 viewsWayne Henderson, s/o John Wesley Henderson & Rosa Ellen Ratcliffe. Courtesy of Jack Hockett.May 17, 2006
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lester43.jpg401 viewsLeft to right: Shirley Bowers, Juanita Hawthorne, Charles Lester, Mary Folden, Eliza Folden.May 11, 2006
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LESTER44.jpg420 viewsA glamour shot from the early 20th century.May 11, 2006
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lester38.jpg363 viewsStill another photo of George Lester from World War I.May 11, 2006
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