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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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CalvinandMaryPollyKimbleSheets.jpg754 viewsThis is Calvin and his wife, Mary "Polly" Kimble Sheets, from Grayson Co., VA. Calvin was the son of David and Martha Davis Sheets. Courtesy of Ricky Sheets rickysheets@earthlink.net44444
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148lantaersadell.jpg861 viewsThey were daughters of James Estil Sturgill and Ella Ingram. Lanta lived on Helton Creek, Ersa Dell Gamble lived in Chester County, PA. This photo was taken at their father's home on Wolf Knob, Grayson County, Virginia on July 4, 1952.44444
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weaverray.jpg646 viewsThis is Ray Weaver, son of Clayborn Monroe Weaver and Martha Litisha Phipps. This photo was taken on Fees Ridge, but he later lived in Smyth County, Virginia and in Sophia, West Virginia.44444
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191estelsturgill.jpg1269 viewsJames Estil Sturgill shown on the front porch of his home at Wolf Knob, Grayson County, Virginia in 1952. He was the son of Joshua Sturgill and Phoebe Marilda Weaver.44444
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bluerva.jpg1198 viewsThis is a 1930s era post card, probably make from a Carroll County, VA scene.44444
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Phipps, Wilburn411 viewsPicture sent to me by K. PRITCHARD
Wilburn Phipps
born 1819 Ashe County NC
dies 1901 Boone Co. Iowa
Courtesy of Louise Vanover
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G.C. Russell Sr. Farm 814 viewsThis farm is in Grayson County in the Flatridge Community44444
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wrightgeorgea.jpg775 viewsThis 1926 photo shows Chilhowie's Dr. George A. Wright (left) with an unidentified man after a bear hunt.44444
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radford3bridges.jpg523 viewsThis 1930s postcard shows three bridges crossing the New River into the City of Radford.44444
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taylorjacobnancy.jpg753 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.44444
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stuarthouse.jpg657 viewsCourtesy of Clifford Garrett.44444
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Newbern - Wilderness Road Museum1432 viewsWilderness Road Regional Museum, Newbern, Pulaski Co. VA. Courtesy of David Arnold [email]][/email]44444
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