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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.

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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Family AlbumsThis category contains collections of photos from families of the upper New River Valley area.
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Anderson


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5 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 816 times

Cantor - Whittaker Families


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21 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 4075 times

Cornett


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1 files, last one added on Jul 22, 2020
Album viewed 27 times

Matney


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Miscellaneous Matney Family Photographs

The following photographs are courtesy of Victoria Stewart, and are of unknown individuals believed to be members of the Matney Family of Watauga County, North Carolina. If you are able to identify any of these individuals, please contact Victoria Stewart. Many thanks.

6 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2013
Album viewed 461 times

Sexton


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5 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 672 times

Smitteel


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The following photographs were provided by the Bookhouse, 805 N. Emerson St., Arlington, Virginia 22205. Phone 703-527-7797 Natalie Hughes, Proprietor. - Many thanks

Only four of these photos are identified. Most are 1/9th plate tin types, although a few are cart-de- visitie type (paper) photographs. One of the unidentified photos has a backmark stating that it was made by "Wilson & Welsh, Photographers, Summerfield, Grayson Co., Va."

21 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2013
Album viewed 367 times

Warren


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4 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 572 times

Andrew Weaver Family Photo Album



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Album viewed 0 times

Welsh


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Courtesy of Roderick Coats

2 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2013
Album viewed 669 times

Young



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10 albums on 1 page(s)


Alleghany County, NC People


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29 files, last one added on Oct 20, 2007
Album viewed 8714 times

Ashe County, NC People


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268 files, last one added on Apr 15, 2008
Album viewed 12302 times

Carroll County, VA People


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16 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2007
Album viewed 3348 times

Grayson County, Flatridge Area


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1 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2013
Album viewed 2964 times

Giles County, VA People


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4 files, last one added on Feb 14, 2007
Album viewed 1517 times

Grayson County and City of Galax, VA People


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Photos of people who live or lived in Grayson County, VA or the City of Galax, Virginia.

339 files, last one added on Sep 18, 2013
Album viewed 26874 times

Montgomery County, VA People


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2 files, last one added on Jul 23, 2007
Album viewed 1880 times

Pulaski County, VA People


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35 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2013
Album viewed 2175 times

Smyth County, VA People


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102 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2010
Album viewed 9868 times

Surry County, NC People


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5 files, last one added on Apr 01, 2006
Album viewed 2657 times

Tazewell County, VA People


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8 files, last one added on Sep 26, 2006
Album viewed 2550 times

Washington County, VA People


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64 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2008
Album viewed 2925 times

15 albums on 2 page(s) 1

Random files - New River Valley People
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sheridan.jpg574 viewsAnn Sheridan was Clara Lou Warren, daughter of Lula Warren (born in Washington County) and George Sheridan. Lula was my grandmother's sister and daughter of Spencer and Maggie. Spencer and Maggie are the parents of my grandmother, Sarah Warren who married Adolphus Cole, s/o Milton Cole and Lucy Roberts. Maggie's family are the Wilkes County, NC Roberts. That makes her my second cousin. She was the famous "OOMPH Girl" of the movies. She starred in many movies. Courtesy of Barb Norvell. barbnor2@yahoo.com

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sextongwyn.jpg773 viewsGwyn Sexton holding Vaughn, Ethel Taylor
Courtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.
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Richardson, William Nathan and Lockie Louvenia Baldwin818 viewsWilliam Nathan Richardson & Lockie Louvenia Baldwin Richardson w/ Wade Madison Richardson in a Tobacco field. Courtesy of Karen Lovell rackracing@charter.net
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Holdaway, Barbara, et. al.757 viewsHere is a picture from an old Polaroid. Anne Holdaway Eitel is the woman to the far right in the back row. Her daughter Barbara Eitel is the girl located in the middle front row. The others are possible Perkins relatives at Grayson county VA. The lady pictured at the front right appears in many pictures I have. I am guessing she is Winnie Perkins mother. Hoping for help in identification. Cathy Bell cjbell47@goldenwest.net
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spenceraudreywave.jpg713 viewsThis is Audrey Wave Spencer, daughter of William Troy and Alice Osborne Spencer and wife of Orie Spencer, son of Dolph and Baney Spencer.
Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox ejcox@naxs.com
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weaverben.jpg889 viewsThis is Benjamin Andrew Weaver's home in Piney Creek, Alleghany County, NC. Nathan Weaver, Benjamin's father is 2nd from the right, and Nathan's 3rd wife America Whittington is on the far right.
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Sturgill, John William886 viewsBill Sturgill, son of James Estil Sturgill and Ella Ingram, holding grandnephew Jeffrey Weaver.
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taylorisaacjane.jpg848 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.

Last additions - New River Valley People
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44 viewsJul 22, 2020
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Unknown young Matney woman, ca. 1930s414 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown members of the Matney Family394 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown older Matney Couple.403 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown members of the Donnelly and/or the Matney Family of Watauga County353 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Miscellaneous Matney Photos. One is labeled Tom Matney, Carter's Boy. Can anyone help?360 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Photos believed to be Nancy Matney (left) and Mahala Matney (right).421 viewsThese photos were taken at Clyde, Watuaga County, North Carolina, in a style of about 1910.Sep 18, 2013
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Testerman - Troy Testerman & Ida Hash Testerman and family Courtesy of Clinton Getzinger433 viewsSep 18, 2013