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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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blevinsjc.jpg1066 viewsThis photo was cropped from a larger scene. Jeter Blevins was a Mountain Union Bapitst preacher.
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afw2.jpg1061 viewsFront row, left to right, Arthur Jackson Weaver, Hazel Weaver Poole, Fannie Blevins Weaver, Mary Weaver Blevins, Maxine Weaver Blevins; back row, left to right, Mattie Weaver Waddell, J. Clayborn Weaver, George Weaver, Dillard Weaver. Photo taken March 13, 1982 at Grassy Creek, NC by Jeff Weaver, on the occasion of the funeral of Clarence Edward Weaver.
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000_0834.jpg1058 viewsMother and son, at Jeff Weaver's home, Saltville, VA. Austin was home on leave from Kuwait and Iraq. Photo February 2006.
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120cole.jpg1055 viewsThis photo was taken about 1927 in Ashe County, NC. Fred Neaves sitting on Arthur Coleman Neaves' knee, Albert Neaves and Ola Mae Phipps Neaves.
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805.jpg1053 viewsHealing Springs High School, now closed, was located at Crumpler, North Carolina.
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Saltville - 1945-1946 Girls Basketball Team1051 views1945-46 SALTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM

TOP ROW - L- R- EDNA WALTERS, COACH, MAIDDIE FRYE, VIVIAN LEVINE, RUTH CHEEKS, BETTY SUE CHAPMAN, MARY ELLEN ORR, PEGGY SMITH

BOTTOM ROW - BILLIE CAMPBELL, VIRGINIA DEBORD, MARY FRYE, ERNESTINE ROBERTS, PEGGY WARREN, JEAN WEBB, LUCILLE CREGGER

MATHIESON EMPLOYEES NEWS, MAY 1946, CHARLIE JONES PHOTO. Courtesy if Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net
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976.jpg1050 viewsFamous as a musician. This photo was taken at the Haw Orchard Cemetery Decoration in 1978 by Jeff Weaver
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draper1911.jpg1049 viewsThis postcard was mailed in 1911.
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hillsvillecwnote.jpg1045 viewsCivil War era local banknote.
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aweaver.jpg1043 viewsAndrew Weaver (1822-1899) (son of Isaac Weaver and Mary "Polly" Francis) and his wife and 3rd cousin Malinda Weaver (1825-1909) (daughter of Lieutenant Isaac Weaver and Jane Lewis.
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Saltville - Mathieson General Store1043 viewsMATHIESON GENERAL STORE / SALTVILLE, VA. / CIRCA 1897. Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net
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