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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.

Welcome and we hope you enjoy our new look. For more information on the changes and plans see posts on the GCVHF Google+ Page.

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Most viewed - Ashe County, NC People
Kilby, Roby800 viewsCourtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox
marypierce.jpg799 viewsMary was the daughter of Nathan Phipps and Martha Carolina Hart. Courtesy of Mary Bowman.
Blevins, Jeter798 viewsB. 1875, d. 1957, this 1954 photo was taken by Clarence Weaver at Grassy Creek, Ashe County, NC.
taylormarthapj.jpg797 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.
mcmillanflorablack.jpg796 viewsWalton Wiley Colvard, Dora Pauline Reeves, Alma
Colvard, circa 1925, Ashe County. Courtesy of Carole Eastridge Waters.
Canter, Jerry795 viewsHe was killed in a hunting accident im 1972.
Roscoe and Winnie Phipps Neaves792 viewsPhoto taken on their 50th wedding anniversary, in 1979.
Testerman, Roby and Jane S. McClure790 viewsRoby Testerman and Jane S McClure (father and stepmother of Della Testerman Kilby) Courtesy of Rachel Hamilton

heather1.jpg789 viewsPhoto courtesy of Heather Sexton. She lived near Helton Creek in the Sturgill's Community of Ashe County.
NelsonandMargaretMillerHamm.jpg787 viewsCourtesy of Mary Ann Talbott
Flora Black McMillan courtesy Pauline Reeves Eastridge.jpg
Flora Black McMillan courtesy Pauline Reeves Eastridge.jpg787 viewsFlora Black McMillan 1868-1941, Ashe County. Courtesy of Carole Eastridge Waters.

hammlarkin.jpg785 viewsLarkin Hamm 6/23/1821-8/22/1896
Son of Thomas and Annie Eldridge Hamm, husband of Rebecca Vanover Hamm
Courtesy of Mary Ann Talbitt
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