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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
Weaver, Hazel, George, Dillard and Betty Waddell783 viewsThis 1954 photo shows Hazel Weaver holding her neice Betty Waddell, with George Weaver and Dillard Weaver. The Weavers were children of Arthur F. Weaver and Fannie Blevins. Betty Waddell was the daughter of George Waddell and Mattie Weaver. Photo by Clarence Weaver.
Claude Eastridge courtesy Sherry Eastridge Long.jpg
Claude Eastridge courtesy Sherry Eastridge Long.jpg781 viewsWilliam Claude Eastridge circa 1928,
Courtesy Sherry Eastridge Long and Carole Eastridge Waters

bookerphipps.jpg778 viewsCourtesy of Heather Sexton
weavergrandchildren.jpg777 viewsTaken at Grassy Creek, August 1983 Front row, Sylvia Weaver, Betty Waddell Parsons, Edna Mae Weaver; Middle Row, Lora Jane Church Weaver, Emmaline Blevins, Bette Jane Poole, Michael Coley, Sarah Weaver. Back row, Eric Weaver, Michael Blevins, Jeff Weaver, John Blevins, David Blevins.
Neaves, Wayne777 viewsSon of Rpscoe Neaves and Winnie Emaline Phipps.
GeorgeMandyLewis2.jpg776 viewsGeorge and Amanda Campbell Lewis. Courtesy of Judy Lenderman
pennington car775 viewsTaken in the 1920s in the Helton area of Ashe County: Second cousins Bryan Pennington, son of Stephen E. Pennington, and Dent Pennington, youngest son of Cicero and Almeda Grubb Pennington. Courtesy of Emily Kilby
Pugh, Jack775 viewsSon of Gerome H. Pugh and Mary Annie Lou Phipps. Lived in the Weaver's Ford Community.
phippsbf&mattie.jpg773 viewsFirst cousin, this photo dates from 1898 or 1899. Frank was the son of Nathaniel Phipps and Margery Hash, Mattie was the daughter of William Caldwell and Celia Hash. Mattie died in 1899.
Phipps, John Glenn768 viewsThis late 1930s photo was taken when John was in the Civilian Conservation Corps.
spencerchildren.jpg767 viewsThis photo is courtesy of Heather Sexton. These were the children of Cicero Spencer and Jettie Osborne.

Elba, Marshall William, Ruth, Janice and Gladys Spencer
heather3.jpg764 viewsThis photograph is courtesy of Heather Sexton.
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