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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.

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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.

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 785 times

Cantor - Whittaker Families


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21 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 4052 times

Cornett


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2 files, last one added on Apr 06, 2021
Album viewed 8 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 448 times

Sexton


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5 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 644 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 358 times

Warren


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4 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2013
Album viewed 555 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 658 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 8622 times

Ashe County, NC People


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268 files, last one added on Apr 15, 2008
Album viewed 12103 times

Carroll County, VA People


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16 files, last one added on Oct 08, 2007
Album viewed 3251 times

Grayson County, Flatridge Area


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1 files, last one added on Feb 10, 2013
Album viewed 2873 times

Giles County, VA People


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4 files, last one added on Feb 14, 2007
Album viewed 1466 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 26690 times

Montgomery County, VA People


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2 files, last one added on Jul 23, 2007
Album viewed 1818 times

Pulaski County, VA People


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35 files, last one added on Feb 18, 2013
Album viewed 2116 times

Smyth County, VA People


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102 files, last one added on Nov 10, 2010
Album viewed 9740 times

Surry County, NC People


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5 files, last one added on Apr 01, 2006
Album viewed 2618 times

Tazewell County, VA People


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8 files, last one added on Sep 26, 2006
Album viewed 2476 times

Washington County, VA People


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64 files, last one added on Mar 24, 2008
Album viewed 2836 times

15 albums on 2 page(s) 1

Random files - New River Valley People
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Dunham, M. S.648 viewsM. S. DUNHAM / WELL FIELDS AND ROADS SUPERINTENDANT FOR MATHIESON ALKALI WORKS SHOWN AT HOME ON WEST MAIN ST. SALTVILLE, VA. WITH HIS 1928 STUDEBAKER ABOUT 1930.

PHOTO FROM DUNHAM COLLECTION COURTESY MYRL DUNHAM. Courtesy of Don Smithdsmith1043@comcast.net
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Nora Price.jpg923 viewsStanding; William Arthur McClure and Samuel Andrew McClure. Son of Mara Etta MClure and ___ Sullin.
Seated; Andy Fowler (Nora's Husband), their child ? and Nora Price Fowler. Daughter of Mara Etta McClure and Linville Price. Courtesy of Pamiam12@aol.com
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LEANDERRichardsonsmall.jpg706 viewsLeander and Catherine Hart Richardson. They were the Grandparents of Pearl Richardson Weaver. Courtesy of Mary C. Blevins mcblevins@hotmail.com
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taylorjacob.jpg836 viewsCourtesy of Gabrielle Taylor and Clarence Taylor.
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sheridan.jpg565 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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dunwats1.jpg618 viewsWatts Duncan (born 1917), son of Perry Duncan, near their home in Dublin, VA, about 1919. It is believed that the family lived on what is now "Old Rte 11", heading east out of town, along the railroad. Courtesy of Jason Duncan jmduncan@statesville.net

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jonesbryanr3.jpg638 viewsJack Jones is shown on the left, the person on the right is unknown. Courtesy of Viola Shenton shentons@thevillages.net
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weaverclauderuth.jpg595 viewsSiblings, children of Hampton Columbus Weaver and Luzilla Sturgill.

Last additions - New River Valley People
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6 viewsApr 06, 2021
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9 viewsJul 22, 2020
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Unknown young Matney woman, ca. 1930s393 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown members of the Matney Family382 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown older Matney Couple.381 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Unknown members of the Donnelly and/or the Matney Family of Watauga County337 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Miscellaneous Matney Photos. One is labeled Tom Matney, Carter's Boy. Can anyone help?347 viewsSep 18, 2013
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Photos believed to be Nancy Matney (left) and Mahala Matney (right).407 viewsThese photos were taken at Clyde, Watuaga County, North Carolina, in a style of about 1910.Sep 18, 2013