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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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aweaver2.jpg2226 viewsThis version of the Andrew and Malinda picture courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott.
wyattrhoda.jpg1887 viewsThis is Rhoda Alice(Miller) Wyatt born May 10,1868 and died June 9.1952. Wife of Elihu Wyatt. Taken in 1938 at the Wyatt homeplace in the Ripshin community of Ashe county. My great grandmother. Courtesy of Donald Blevins
Richardson, John Franklin1860 viewsThis is a 1930s photo of Frank Richardson near Troutdale. He was the son of Martin Richardson and Mary Ann "Polly" Busic.
123coraphipps.jpg1743 viewsCora Lee Richardson, born to Martin Van Buren Richardson and Mary "Polly" Busic in Troutdale, Grayson County, VA. Married to Benjmain Franklin Phipps, lived at Weaver's Ford, Ashe County, NC. This photo taken July 4, 1948.
Lyle, Ethel Davis1693 viewsBorn December 2, 1905 to Elder Edd Davis and Senia Miller.
196billsturgill.jpg1611 viewsThis 1920s view is of Bill Sturgill plowing his father's farm at Wolf Knob with a team of oxen. He was the son of James Estil Sturgill and Ella Ingram.
Youngchildren.jpg1602 viewsChildren of Calvin and Pop (Kilby) Young: (l to r): Irvin Young, J. B. Young, Denton Young Jones, Paul Young, Minnie Young Dickson. Courtesy of Danny Miller
121sarahhash.jpg1569 viewsSarah Hash (left) 1817-1915, was the daughter of Robert Hash; she was married to John Hash, son of William "Wilson Bill" Hash and Hannah Bonham. Margery (1844-1925) was their daughter. She was married first to Peter Kelly, who died in 1865 or so, and later married to Nathaniel Phipps. They lived at Weavers Ford/Chestnut Hill, in Ashe County, NC.
Melvin Eastridge courtesy Rose Eastridge Finney.jpg
Melvin Eastridge courtesy Rose Eastridge Finney.jpg1495 viewsMelvin Eastridge 1864-1947, Ashe County
Courtesy Rose Eastridge Finney and Carole Eastridge Waters

902.jpg1445 viewsThis photo was taken in 1906, near Troutdale, Virginia.
Blevinsdavid.jpg1440 viewsDavid Blevins, M.D. is standing the background. Elder Jeter Calton Blevins, (1875-1957) his son is sitting to the left, his wife Rosa Sage is to the right, and she is holding their daughter Nancy. This photo was made ca. 1901 at their home about a mile south of the Virginia stateline in the Grassy Creek community.
mabryfamily.jpg1416 viewsSee typed note on the photo for identification.
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