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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.

New River Notes Photo Gallery

Collection of historic and current photos mostly covering the upper New River area of southwestern Virginia and nortwestern North Carolina

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Young, Frances649 viewsThis photo graph was taken at Virginia-Carolina Hugh School at Grassy Creek.Apr 14, 2008
Blevins, Joseph596 viewsHe was the son of Garfield Blevins and Mattie Weaver.Apr 14, 2008
Blevins, Doris Rose697 viewsDoris Rose Blevins, daughter of Garfield Blevins and Mattie Weaver is shown here on Wolf Knob,m Grayson County, VA. Her grandparents, Clayborne Monoe Weaver and Martha Litisha Phipps' log cabin is seen in the background.Apr 14, 2008
Canter, Jerry794 viewsHe was killed in a hunting accident im 1972.Apr 14, 2008
Grassy Creek - David Blevins Cemetery678 viewsThis photo dates from the 1940s.Apr 14, 2008
Weaver, Ruth, Raynell, and Jack523 viewsChildren of Rat Weaver and Lockie Fox.Apr 14, 2008
Paisley, John and Winnie Weaver600 viewsJohn Paisley, Dawn, Robert, and Winnie Weaver Paisley. They lived at Sugar Grove, Smyth County, VA.Apr 14, 2008
Blevins, Vay925 viewsvay Blevins was the son of Jeter C, Blevins and Rosa Sage. He marrieed Cora Greer and lived on Cabin Creek in Grayson County, VA> He is buried in Haw Orchard Baptist Church Cemetery, Grayson County, VA.Apr 14, 2008
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.Apr 14, 2008
Blevins, George845 viewsSon of Jeter C, Blevins and Rosa Sage of Grassy Creek. This photo was made during wolrd WWar II.Apr 14, 2008
Eller, Horton and wife740 viewsFrom the J. C. Blevins Collection.Apr 13, 2008
Thompson, Lester, Clyde (Hudler) and Blair640 viewsThis photograph was taken in downtown Sussexin the 1940s.Apr 13, 2008
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