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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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January 6, 2013

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Weaver, Arthur Fred with daughters Mae and Mattie685 viewsThis photo was taken in 1954 by Clarence Weaver at Grassy Creek.
Weaver, Mae and Clayborn682 viewsCihildren of Arthur F. and Fannie Blevins Weaver, this 1954 photo was taken by their brother Clarence.
Sexton Charlie and Edna Lorraine Richardson680 viewsThis picture is of Charlie Fred Sexton and Edna Lorraine Richardson. Written on the back is 1934 which is the year before they were married. Courtesy of Amber
Weaver Family680 viewsFront row, Patti Osborne Weaver, Kylie Decker, Lora Jane Church Weaver; Back row, Jeff Weaver, Austin Weaver, and Eric Weaver. Photo taken March 1, 2008 on the occasion of the funeral of Sue Phipps Weaver at Pleasant Home Baptist Church, Grassy Creek, Ashe County, NC.
richardsonhomeplace.bmp678 viewsThis is the Richardson family homeplace. On the right side, the man holding the baby is Luther Richardson. Behind him on the porch is Bertha Richardson, the two children beside them are my grandmother, Edna Sexton RIchardson and her brother Wade Richardson. I am not certain on the others in the picture, but if i can find more info I will let you know. My grandmother was born in 1914, I would say she is around 5 in this picture, so ballpark, taken around 1919, 1920. Courtesy of Amber
weaverguida.jpg675 viewsGuida Rose Weaver is shown here on Helton Creek with her daughter Glenna Fay in 1931, before moving to Pennsylvania. She was married to Worth Weaver, and was the daughter of James Estil Sturgill and Ella Ingram.
Cockerham Tom675 viewsHe was the administrator of the Ashe Memorial Hospital.
neavesalbert.jpg673 viewsAlbert Neaves, son of Arthur Coleman and Ola Mae Phipps Neaves in World War II uniform.
sturgillfcblannie.jpg673 viewsF. Carl Sturgill and Blannie Emaline Spencer, daughter of William Troy and Alice Osborne Spencer and twin of John Blake, wedding picture in 1916 Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox

Teaster, Guy and Sarah Taylor Teaster671 viewsGuy and Sarah Taylor Teaster, Fairview Hill, Grassy Creek NC. Courtesy of Mary Testerman.
Mary Elizabeth Eastridge courtesy Rose Eastridge Finney.jpg
Mary Elizabeth Eastridge courtesy Rose Eastridge Finney.jpg669 viewsMary Elizabeth Reynolds 'Rennols' Eastridge 1871-1936, Ashe County Courtesy Rose Eastridge Finney and Carole Eastridge Waters
Davis, Elisha Carl668 viewsThis 1907 photo shows Elisha Carl Davis, at age 6. He was the son of John Franklin Davis and Cora Ann Seagraves, shortly before he moved to Walla Walla, WA. Courtesy of Vale Duane Davis
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