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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.

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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.

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Hester Cemetery

Marion, Smyth County, Virginia

Date of Survey: May 13, 1978
Surveyed by: Renie Hoover Helton
Number of Identified Graves: 9
Date of Earliest Identified Grave: 1854

Hester Cemetery, Smyth County, Virginia
Name Birth Death Comments
Carrico, Infant     c/o James & Alice Carrico
Hester, Zachariah 1780    
Hester, Nancy 1786    
Hester, Thomas L. May 30, 1812    
Hester, William T. Nov. 1, 1836 1864  
Hester, Sarah Ann E. Sep. 2, 1842 Sep. 26, 1854  
Hester, Rachel K. Mar. 13, 1845 Sep. 23, 1854  
Wolfe, Infant Twin     c/o Lafayette & Jemima Wolfe
Wolfe, Infant Twin     c/o Lafayette & Jemima Wolfe