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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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ingramjohnc.jpg1089 viewsJohn Calvin Ingram (1842-1918) served in Company A 26th NC in the Confederate Army. Charity Ann Farmer (1844-1920) was the daughter of Wilson Farmer and Susan Wyatt. They lived on Haw Orchard Mountain, Grayson County, VA, and are buried in the Haw Orchard Baptist Church Cemetery. Common rumour has it she was a witch.44444
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If you might be able to identify any of these individuals, please contact Nanalee C Wrenn. 2516 views44444
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taylorjacob.jpg722 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.44444
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Threshing Wheat Early 20th Century282 views44444
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TobithaandMilliePerrySheets.jpg667 viewsSeated: Tobitha Ham Perry and daughter Millie Perry Sheets. Standing: Ettie Sheets, daughter of Millie and Ellis Sheets. Millie is holding Effie's son Mack Jay Sheets. Effie was married to Avery Sheets. Courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott matalbott@seidata.com44444
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Hash, Albert, Spencer Thornton & Emily752 viewsThis photo of Albert Hash (center); Emily Spencer (left) and Thornton Spencer (right) was taken on July 2, 1978 at Maggie Spencer's birthday party. Photo by Jeff Weaver44444
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mckeethomas.jpg518 viewsSaltville Physician, founded the T. K. McKee Hospital. From the 1922 Alkalite.44444
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Map Prepared by the Smithsonian Institution, 1974432 views44444
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Nelia Sexton (Courtesty of Heather Sexton)199 views44444
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English Threshing Machine186 views44444
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Howard Wheel Plow193 views44444
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American Plow - 1776192 views44444
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