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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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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)


Watauga County, NC People


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11 files, last one added on Dec 27, 2007
Album viewed 288 times

Wilkes County, NC People


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11 files, last one added on Apr 08, 2006
Album viewed 343 times

Wythe County, VA People


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20 files, last one added on Oct 30, 2006
Album viewed 1170 times

 

15 albums on 2 page(s) 2

Random files - New River Valley People
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William Frank and Kiter Marley Anderson322 views
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spencerruth.jpg637 viewsRuth Spencer (DeBoard), daughter of Cicero and Jettie Osborne Spencer, pictured with Wade Duvall. Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox ejcox@naxs.com

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Unknown young Matney woman, ca. 1930s393 views
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jamestco.jpg663 viewsJohn D. Coomes (s/o James T. Coomes) b. 1862 and first wife Larentha Galyean. Courtesy of Patience Northern
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Holdaway, Roscoe, et.al.602 viewsHere is Roscoe Holdaway and his wife Lizzie Perkins Holdaway with a lady named Minnie and possibly her daughter Yvonne. All are from Grayson county VA.
Roscoe is the son of John Dodson Holdaway and Elvira Perkins. Lizzie may be a daughter of Gordon Perkins and Kate Jones-not sure. She has a brother named Clarence. Courtesy of Cathy Bell cjbell47@goldenwest.net
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marypierce.jpg920 viewsMary was the daughter of Nathan Phipps and Martha Carolina Hart. Courtesy of Mary Bowman.
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Totten, Tom764 viewsTOM TOTTEN / SHOOTING THE REMAINS OF OLIN / SALTVILLE, VA. / DECEMBER 1975. Courtesy of Don Smith dsmith1043@comcast.net

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robytesterman[1].JPG931 viewsB: 23 JUL 1867 HELTON, ASHE, NC
D: 26 APR 1938 HELTON ASHE, NC

ROBY'S PARENTS WERE

PETER TESTERMAN (PARENTS WERE THOMAS TESTERMAN AND MARY JANE ANDERSON)
B: 10 SEP 1794 GRAYSON, VA
D: 12 APR 1879 HELTON, ASHE, NC

M: NANCY FARMER
24 NOV 1849 JOHNSON, TN

NANCY FARMER (PARENTS WERE DAVID FARMER AND CATHERINE EDWARDS)
B: 19 JUL 1828 GRAYSON, VA
D: 5 APR 1908 ASHE, NC



Courtesy of Rachel Hamilton RHamilton@allstate.com

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