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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.

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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.

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woodlawnschool1911.jpg1611 viewsWoodlawn School Group. It was taken in 1911 of Forest Oak School in Woodlawn, VA. The teacher on the far right was Richard Farmer. My father, Roscoe Maberry 8 yr. old was the boy in the 2nd row with part of his face missing; his brother, Garland Maberry 7 yr. old is the second boy from him (in the same row); his brother Willie Mayberry 9 yr. is the face between the next two boys (in the same row); Anna Brown, who married Willie is in the front row, 6th from the right. Courtesy of Rita Mayberry.

allenrewardposter.gif1562 viewsFrom the Collection of the Library of Congress.
Hillsville Diner1352 viewsPhoto December 6, 2006 by Jeff Weaver.
Foster Falls 19011299 viewsIt is the wedding day picture of my grandparents, Eli Mabry and Mary Ann Lucinda "Cindy" Williams. 8 May 1901, Foster Falls, VA (possibly McNealy and Eliza (Davis) Williams' home)

Groom: Eli Mabry/Maberry, 27 yr. old
Bride: Mary Ann Lucinda "Cindy" Williams, 22 yr. old
Leaning against left center post: Ballard Mabry
Center, beside Ballard: Mindy (Largen) Mabry, Ballard's wife
Leaning against right center post: Possibly Eliza (Davis) Williams (I was told she had broken her back and it left her stooped over)
Behind bride and groom: John and Roxie (Mabry) Dillon
Front: Isaac Mabry
Behind Isaac may be Martin Mabry (Eli's father)
Second from the bride: Sarah Jane (Mabry) Dalton
Third from the bride: Emma (Mabry) Alderman
Beside bride: unk (probably a sister of Lucinda's, Jeanetta "Nettie" (Williams) Easter or Malinda "Ellen" (Williams) Frazier)
Second from far right: Roxie (Mabry) Dillon
Far right: Lucy (Mabry) Williams
Far left: Virgil or Charles Williams?
Second from left: Steve Williams
Third from left: Bert Williams
Forth from left: David Williams
Courtesy of Rita Mayberry.
blueridgecafe.jpg1279 viewsFrom a 1940s/1950s postcard.
bluerva.jpg1201 viewsThis is a 1930s era post card, probably make from a Carroll County, VA scene.
bettybakermine1.jpg1197 viewsThis view of the shaft opening at the Betty Baker Mine was made about 1905.
Lead Mines District - Mount Hope School Ruins1194 viewsMt. Hope School ruin (single pillar with "Mt. Hope School" scratched into cement.) Lead Mines District, Carroll County, VA. Shawn Dunford, photographer. Courtesy of David Arnold
car1920map.jpg1124 viewsMap showing spactial relationships of communities in 1920.
sidnaallenhouse.jpg1091 viewsReal photo postcard taken ca. 1915, right after the Carroll County Tragedy.
hillsvillecwnote.jpg1054 viewsCivil War era local banknote.
hillsvillemain60.jpg1045 viewsTaken from a 1960s era postcard. More information about Carroll County can be found in R. Humbert's Carroll County, Virginia Industrial Survey
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