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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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Kilby, Troy and Family656 viewsTroy H Kilby family circa 1920 seated: Troy H Kilby and Cosby Jane Spencer. Back row l to r: Preston Hicks, Carl Norman, Louis Jesse, Ala Marenthia, Isaac Webb and Charity Magnolia Kilby. Courtesy of Rachel Hamilton RHamilton@allstate.com
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waltonwilliam~0.jpg529 viewsBorn about 1828 in North Carolina, living in Wilson Distict, Grayson County, VA in 1880. His wife was named Thursey J., and had sons Reuben Walton, Felix J. and James Walton. Courtesy of Anita Kay Wyatt.55555
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Sidney Walton540 viewsSidney Walton, son of James Walton and Almeda Kilby is shown here in an army uniform in World War I. SIDNEY VESTER WALTON, b. 1893, Grayson Co., VA; d. 1953; m. (1) MARY WEAVER; m. (2) CATHERINE SULLIVAN, May 18, 1924, Grayson Co., VA; b. 1903, Grayson Co., VA. Courtesy of Anita Kay Wyatt.
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waltonmarsh2.jpg515 viewsThis 1930s photo shows Marsh and Dora Comer Walton with their children. Courtesy of Anita Kay Wyatt.55555
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MinniewithVirgil.jpg570 viewsThis is Papaw James Virgil Anderson as a baby, with his mother, Minnie Elvira Anderson. She was married twice that I'm aware of, neither time to Papaw Anderson's biological father. Courtesy of Chrissie A. Peters climbingthehashfamilytree@gmail.com55555
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sherwoodanderson.jpg490 viewsFamous author who had a home at Troutdale from mid-1920s until his death in 1941. Photo from the Library of Congress.55555
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rooseveltstadium.jpg191 viewsFrom a 1940s postcard.55555
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100_1750.jpg265 viewsThis photo taken October 18, 2006 by Jeff Weaver shows a white birch and a balsam fir near the Grayson Highlands State Park visitors' center.55555
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CopenhaverReunion.jpg284 viewsThis picture was labeled Copenhaver Reunion. I donít know all the people here or what year this was taken. I have been able to identify my great great grandparents, Harvey King and Amanda Copenhaver. Amanda Copenhaver died in 1938, and she was ill for a number of years before that, so I believe this picture is from the 1910ís or 1920ís. Courtesy of Amy Bazar abazar2151@charter.net55555
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kayespictures.jpg608 viewsThis is the a picture of the Hash children (well 6 of the 11) of Wiley Luther Hash and Almeda "minnie" Miller Hash. There were 11 children in all. Not sure of the year, I'm guessing 1933-1934 just looking at my mother, Juanita, the tall one in the rear, she appears to be 14 or 15 yrs old. That's' Dorothy b1924, Olive behind her b1918, the boy, Warren b1922, Juanita b 1919, Alta on her right b1927 and Jackie the youngest. b1929. There are only two children still living, Olive and Jackie. Courtesy of Kaye Bales Kaye.Bales@nc.nacdnet.net55555
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Cox's Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery505 viewsPhoto Summer 2005 by Jeff Weaver.55555
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butlerbridge.jpg305 viewsThis is from a linen era (1930-45) postcard.55555
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