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New River Notes Photo Gallery

A Collection of historic and current photos mostly covering the upper New River area of southwestern Virginia and northwestern North Carolina.


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Maggie Kilby Pennington (center facing right)775 viewsMaggie Kilby Pennington is in the center facing right. Courtesy of Danny Miller millerd@fuse.net
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(bottom row) Mary Kilby, her mother Callie Pennington Kilby, Almeda Grubb Pennington, Orlean Pennington Young; (middle) Linnie Lawrence Pennington, Maggie Kilby Pennington, Martha Pennington Sturgill (top row) Cicero Pennington, unknown (could he be I. R. Kilby, Callie's husband???), Dent Pennington. Further indentification courtesy of Emily Kilby erk44@verizon.net
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MaggieKilbyPennington(topleft)andPopKilbyYoung(bottomm.jpg680 viewsMaggie Kilby Pennington (top left) and Mary "Pop" Kilby Young (Middle bottom). Others unknown. Does anyone know who they are? Courtesy of Danny Miller millerd@fuse.net

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MARTHASGRADPARTY039.jpg589 viewsPhoto by Don Smith May 26, 2007. You might want to check out the Whitetop Mountain Band's Website. Courtesy of Don Smithdsmith1043@comcast.net
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MARTHASPENCER.jpg740 viewsPhoto July 31, 2006 by Don Smith at the Chilhowie VA Lion's Club. dsmith1043@comcast.net
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MaryMarintha(Pop)KilbyYoung.jpg917 viewsDaughter of Thornton and Phoebe Marilda Weaver Kilby. Courtesy of Danny Miller millerd@fuse.net
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maysheldon.jpg606 viewsLived in Grayson County in the 1860s.
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miliehartsmall.jpg715 viewsBorn in 1842, daughter of John Hart. Courtesy of Mary C. Blevins mcblevins@hotmail.com
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minnieanderson~0.jpg640 viewsMinnie Elvira Anderson with her second husband, Charlie Deathridge (sp?), and her son Gale from a prior relationship. Minnie is my great-grandmother, Papaw James Virgil Anderson's mother. Uncle Gale is 90 years old and still living in the Smyth County area. Picture from Lena Anderson Osborne.

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MinniewithVirgil.jpg696 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.com
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Minnie_Brown_Parks.jpg616 viewsMinnie Brown Parks was the second wife of William Kendrick Parks -- she was a widow -- not sure what her maiden name was. Lived in the Grant area. Courtesy of Chrissie A. Peters.
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mlpweaver.jpg804 viewsThis is Martha Litisha Phipps, daughter of James Harvey Phipps and Evaline Weaver, and wife of Clayborn Monroe Weaver. They lived at Wolf Knob, Grayson County, Virginia.
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Bedsaul, Carl J.608 viewsThis one is labeled Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Bedsaul. The 1920 census for Carroll County, VA shows a Carl J. Bedsaul, age 25, with wife Pearl. He is doubtless a relative of Martha Bedsaul who married Stephen F. Frost of Carroll. Courtesy of Mike Marshall mmarshall13@triad.rr.com
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