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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.

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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Howell, William, Jr. Family920 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
(2 votes)
Blevins, Vay927 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.55555
(1 votes)
Jameson, Pauline697 viewsThis photo dates from 1948,55555
(1 votes)
Neaves, Grace758 viewsShe was the daughter of Roscoe Neaves and Winnie Emaline Phipps.55555
(1 votes)
taylorwmsusan.jpg815 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.44444
(6 votes)
taylorjacob.jpg738 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.44444
(5 votes)
Blevins, Judson877 viewsJudson Blevins (1905-1976) was the son of Jeter C. Blevins and Rosa Sage. This photo was taken while he was a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He became a physician and mpved to New Jersey and severed all ties with the family in Ashe County.44444
(1 votes)
taylorjacobnancy.jpg756 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.44444
(4 votes)
blackburnfuneral.jpg1358 views This is a funeral picture from the late teens/early that purports to be a Blackburn buried over near Dr. Clays office.
Courtesy of Lonnie Jones
(8 votes)
Phipps, Alonzo "Bunt"745 views33333
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Weaver, Jeffrey, Austin and Eric738 viewsPhoto taken March 1, 2008 on the occasion of the funeral of our mother, sue Phipps Weaver at Pleasamt Jome Baptist Church, Grassy Creek, North Carolina.33333
(3 votes)
nphipps.jpg942 viewsSon of Ahart Phipps and Mary Ann Hash, he served in Company A, 26th NC Infantry during the American Civil War. He made his home at Weaver's Ford, Ashe County, NC.33333
(3 votes)
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