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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.

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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Brinegar Cabin694 viewsThe Brinegar Cabin, built in 1884 by Martin Brinegar, is very near Doughton State Park in Alleghany County, North Carolina, however, this cabin is on the side of the Blue Ridge precipice in Wilkes County, NC. This photo is from 1959. From the collections of the Library of Congress.55555
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Origins of the Hoe and Plow279 views55555
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453 viewsThis is the Russell Family Reunion at Baptist Union Church in Flat Ridge, VA 55555
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Fries - Carrico Memorial Bridge490 viewsCarrico Memorial Bridge on State Rd.94, Fries P.O. Grayson Co.VA.
Photo by David Arnold
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PaulandhisDesota.jpg671 viewsPAUL WORKED AT SAULS/GRIFFIN MOTORS IN TOWN FOR ABOUT 50 YEARS. HE WAS IN THE D-DAY INVASION AT THE AGE OF 33. DON'T KNOW WHY HE'S SITTING ON THE BUMPER OF A DESOTO...HE WAS A CHEVY MAN. HE BOUGHT 37 NEW ONES DURING HIS LIFETIME. PAUL PASSED AWAY IN MAY OF 2003 AT THE AGE OF 92. HIS WIDOW, JUANITA, LIVES ON FIRST AVENUE in SALTVILLE. Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net

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197.jpg815 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.55555
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troykilby.jpg616 viewsTroy Kilby, son of Elder Reuben Kilby, was a Primitive Baptist minister, highly influential in the Senter Association at one time. Courtesy of Mary Campbell Worley bobworley@skybest.com.55555
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MarvinRalphDaddy.jpg697 viewsFrom left to right; Marvin Johnson, Ralph Chapman, and Ira Johnson sitting in the porch swing of Marvin's home on Cedar Branch in Saltville. these men were the husbands of sisters Laura Belle, Evelyn and Edna Ruth Davidson. This was the former home of Rosser K.
Davidson. Courtesy of Lesa Long ladygwenhwyvar@hotmail.com
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Mommy_herDaddy.jpg641 views Rosser K. Davidson and my mother, Edna Ruth
Davidson. She was about two years old. They are sitting on the porch of their home at Cedar Branch in Saltville. Courtesy of Lesa Long ladygwenhwyvar@hotmail.com

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MaryMarintha(Pop)KilbyYoung.jpg761 viewsDaughter of Thornton and Phoebe Marilda Weaver Kilby. Courtesy of Danny Miller millerd@fuse.net55555
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908.jpg1337 viewsShe was the daughter of Andrew Weaver and Malinda Weaver; married to Robert Reedy. She is buried in the Fees Ridge cemetery, Grayson county, VA.44444
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taylorwmsusan.jpg802 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.44444
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