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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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Main Street, Lenoir, North Carolina, ca. 1915175 views55555
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Carlheim Hotel, Lenoir, ca. 1910245 views55555
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Buffalo Creek, Near Lenoir174 views55555
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Tory Oak, Wilkesboro, North Carolina191 views55555
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Bank of North Wilkesboro, ca. 1930168 views55555
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Eastridge - Andrew and Martisha Eastridge360 viewsHe was the son of Pleasant Eastridge(born ~1808) and Phoebe Graybeal Eastridge (born 1810) - married in 1830.

Andrew had several brothers and sisters:

William b.1831, d.1888
John b. 1833, d. ?
Henry b. 1835 d.
David b. 1836,d. ?
Joel b. 1838, d. ?
Eli b. 1840, d.?
Lucy b. 1841 d.?
Mary b. 1843, d. ?
Martha b. 1846, d. ?
Sarah b. 1849, d. ?

This is the way the story goes as told by my grandfather Roby Eastridge: During the Civil War the Rebels got Andrew and were going to make him fight for them. His moth
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Welsh Family Record497 views55555
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William Warren230 views55555
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Back row: Milton Haskel, William David and Walter Bishop Warren Front row: William Sr, Basil W, Spencer White (my ggrand father) and Henry Lee Warren225 views55555
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Spencer White Warren and Margaret J Roberts.230 views55555
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Ann Sheridan was Clara Lou Warren, daughter of Lula Warren and George Sheridan. Lula was my grandmother's sister and daughter of Spencer and Maggie. That makes her my second cousin. She was the famous "OOMPH Girl" of the movies. She starred215 views55555
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American Threshing Machine212 views55555
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