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WhatsNew:

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.

We're not finished. A site like this can't just freeze in time. It must be maintained, .... Read More

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.

New River Notes Photo Gallery

Collection of historic and current photos mostly covering the upper New River area of southwestern Virginia and nortwestern North Carolina


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heather2.jpg893 viewsPhoto courtesy of Heather Sexton.
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NelsonandEasterElizabethHamm.jpg893 viewsNelson Ham and 2nd wife Easter Elizabeth Blevins Ham. This photo is courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott. matalbott@seidata.com
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Blevins, Vay893 viewsvay Blevins was the son of Jeter C, Blevins and Rosa Sage. He marrieed Cora Greer and lived on Cabin Creek in Grayson County, VA> He is buried in Haw Orchard Baptist Church Cemetery, Grayson County, VA.
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cranberrysingingschool.jpg892 viewsThis photograph dates to the early 20th century.
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JoeandMelvinaHamNichols.jpg892 viewsPicture of Joe and Melvina Ham Nichols
Melvina was a daughter of Levi and Millie Ham, and born about 1859. She was a sister of Tobitha Ham Perry Blevins, Courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott matalbott@seidata.com
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Saltville - Olin and Elizabeth Cemetery892 viewsTHE PLANT / THE COMPANY HOUSES / THE ELIZABETH CEMETERY / SALTVILLE, VA. / APRIL 1972. Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net
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farmerwilburnsusan.jpg891 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor
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Howell, William, Jr. Family888 viewsThis is a photo of William "Billy" and Celia Halsey Howell and family on the front porch of their home in Todd, NC. The original is a tintype and dates about 1870. Back row l to r: Felix Howell, Rhoda Howell Blackburn, Sarah Howell Adams
front row l to r: Mary Polly Howell Church, Celia Halsey Howell, William Billy Howell. Courtesy of Paul Howelldocnpaul@bellsouth.net
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225.jpg887 viewsRev. Paul Jones Phipps, son of Benjamin Franklin Phipps and Cora Lee Richardson.
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209.jpg887 viewsFront, Martin Van Buren Richardson and Polly Ann Busic Richardson. Back Franklin John Richardson, Mattie Richardson Sebastian, and Lilly Richardson Sullivan. This photo was taken in 1916 at Troutdale.
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weaverelihu1.jpg884 viewsElihu Weaver (1820-1886), son of Joshua Weaver and Sallie Ashley; with wife Jennie Miller Weaver (1813-1889), daughter of Isaac Miller and Eve Staley. Photo courtesy of Joanne Jackson Weaver.
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robertsjamespryor.jpg884 viewsFront, Left to right. Goldie Roberts, James Pryor Roberts (son of William Johnson Roberts and Martha Charlotte Phipps), Rose Roberts, Bonnie. Back (left to right), Austin, Golar Testerman, ____ Testerman, Emory and Conrad Roberts.
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