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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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170stanleyyoung.jpg839 viewsSon of Irwin Young and Alice Waddell. On duty in U.S. Army, World War II.
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Conley, Tom, Blanche, Nannie Ellen & Mazie Dixon courtesy Mary Zell Absher.jpg839 viewsThe Wiley Gordon & Narcessa Jane Reeves Dixon children circa 1912, Chester Conley, Thomas Walter, Blanche Cornelia, Nannie Ellen, & Mazie Adaline Dixon. Courtesy Mary Zell Absher and Carole Eastridge Waters caew619@aol.com
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Mouth of Wilson - Young's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery838 viewsPhoto March 17, 2008 by Jeff Weaver
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Dickinsonville - Historical Sign836 viewsPhoto by Jeff Weaver, October 15, 2006.
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allenfloyd.jpg834 viewsPrincipal in the Hillsville Court House Tragedy.
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hammnelson2.jpg832 viewsLived in Ashe County, NC.
Nelson and third wife. Levenie
G. Perry Hamm

Courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott matalbott@seidata.com
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McKnight, Andrew831 viewsHe was a veteran of Company C, 63rd Virginia Infantry, Confederate States Army. Postwar, he was a Mountain Union Baptist Minister.
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Austinville - Fincastle County Marker831 viewsThis marker is located on US 52 near Austinville, VA in Wythe Co. Courtesy of David Arnold david.arnold@adelphia.net
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Blevins, George830 viewsSon of Jeter C, Blevins and Rosa Sage of Grassy Creek. This photo was made during wolrd WWar II.
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bilunk1.jpg829 viewsUnknown. Probably a member of the William Billings (1830-1896) family or the Colon Williams (1820-1897) family. Both families lived in the western part of Alleghany Co including the Prathers Creek area. Courtesy of Jason Duncan.
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197.jpg829 viewsThese are the children of James Estil Sturgill and Ella Ingram Sturgill. This photo was taken August 1958 when visiting nephew Clarence Weaver in Statesville, NC. Left to right, Bill Sturgill, Marvin Spencer, Ersa Dell Sturgill Gamble, Cora Sturgill Frazier, Lanta Sturgill Spencer and Themla Spencer McCraw.
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