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wyattrhoda.jpg1874 viewsThis is Rhoda Alice(Miller) Wyatt born May 10,1868 and died June 9.1952. Wife of Elihu Wyatt. Taken in 1938 at the Wyatt homeplace in the Ripshin community of Ashe county. My great grandmother. Courtesy of Donald Blevins
123coraphipps.jpg1732 viewsCora Lee Richardson, born to Martin Van Buren Richardson and Mary "Polly" Busic in Troutdale, Grayson County, VA. Married to Benjmain Franklin Phipps, lived at Weaver's Ford, Ashe County, NC. This photo taken July 4, 1948.
Lyle, Ethel Davis1676 viewsBorn December 2, 1905 to Elder Edd Davis and Senia Miller.
121sarahhash.jpg1556 viewsSarah Hash (left) 1817-1915, was the daughter of Robert Hash; she was married to John Hash, son of William "Wilson Bill" Hash and Hannah Bonham. Margery (1844-1925) was their daughter. She was married first to Peter Kelly, who died in 1865 or so, and later married to Nathaniel Phipps. They lived at Weavers Ford/Chestnut Hill, in Ashe County, NC.
Melvin Eastridge courtesy Rose Eastridge Finney.jpg
Melvin Eastridge courtesy Rose Eastridge Finney.jpg1488 viewsMelvin Eastridge 1864-1947, Ashe County
Courtesy Rose Eastridge Finney and Carole Eastridge Waters

Blevinsdavid.jpg1433 viewsDavid Blevins, M.D. is standing the background. Elder Jeter Calton Blevins, (1875-1957) his son is sitting to the left, his wife Rosa Sage is to the right, and she is holding their daughter Nancy. This photo was made ca. 1901 at their home about a mile south of the Virginia stateline in the Grassy Creek community.
190bfphipps.jpg1376 viewsBenjamin Franklin Phipps, photo circa. 1899. He was the son of Nathan Phipps and Margery Clementine Hash.
blackburnfuneral.jpg1352 views This is a funeral picture from the late teens/early that purports to be a Blackburn buried over near Dr. Clays office.
Courtesy of Lonnie Jones
2006/26/02 4:321336 viewsJasper and Rebecca Barker McClure. Jasper is the father of Edward Rufus McClure... and is the Great Grandfather of Tonja and Barbara Neaves. Courtesy of Steve Seivwright.
208.jpg1331 viewsNathan Phipps (1835-1915) was the son of Ahart Phipps and Mary Ann Hash; Benjamin Franklin Phipps (1882-1950) was the son of Nathan and Margery. Margery (1844-1925) was the daughter of John Hash and Sarah Hash.
afw1.jpg1310 viewsPhoto taken in 1959. Left to right: Front row, Mattie Weaver Waddell; Dillard Ray Weaver; second row, Arthur Jackson Weaver, Elzina Mae Weaver Coley; Mary Weaver Blevins, Maxine Weaver Blevins, Hazel Weaver Poole; third row: Arthur Fred Weaver; Fannie Blevins Weaver; J. Clayborn Weaver; Clarence Edward Weaver; George Edmund Weaver.
115fredalbertneaves.jpg1262 viewsSons of Arthur Coleman Neaves and Ola Mae Phipps. This photo was taken at their farm in the Silas Creek Section of Ashe County, NC about 1946.
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