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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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MaryMarintha(Pop)KilbyYoung.jpg785 viewsDaughter of Thornton and Phoebe Marilda Weaver Kilby. Courtesy of Danny Miller millerd@fuse.net55555
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908.jpg1391 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.jpg814 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.44444
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Amanda Patrick612 viewsMourning Matilda Snow B. 28 August 1858, daughter of Deep and Serepta Willey, Snow (Surry County NC) and wife of James Harrison Baugess (11 Apr 1859-10 Mar 1923) of Wilkes County NC
with daughter Amanda Almeda Baugess, wife of Cicero Winton "Wint" Patrick (Ashe County NC) Shared with me by Roger Carpenter- Great Great Grandson of James Harrison and Mourning Snow, Baugess. Courtesy of Nanalee Wrenn
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ingramjohnc.jpg1109 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. 2702 views44444
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taylorjacob.jpg738 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.44444
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Threshing Wheat Early 20th Century295 views44444
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TobithaandMilliePerrySheets.jpg687 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 & Emily780 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.jpg539 viewsSaltville Physician, founded the T. K. McKee Hospital. From the 1922 Alkalite.44444
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Map Prepared by the Smithsonian Institution, 1974459 views44444
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