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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.

weaverray.jpg754 viewsThis is Ray Weaver, son of Clayborn Monroe Weaver and Martha Litisha Phipps. This photo was taken on Fees Ridge, but he later lived in Smyth County, Virginia and in Sophia, West Virginia.
Weaver, Ruth, Raynell, and Jack616 viewsChildren of Rat Weaver and Lockie Fox.
Weaver, Virginia Oregon Sheets642 viewsDaughter of Calvin Sheets and Mary Kimball, widow of Gideon Vance Weaver. Courtesy of Lon Sheets
WellsBlevinsabout1860s.jpg840 viewsHere is a photo of Wells Blevins. I believe the Info on the bottom of photo is incorrect for, according to Ron Blevins, Wells was born 8 Oct 1795 and died 25 Dec 1865. I do not know who the women are in the photo. Courtesy of Irene Baldwin
whcoomes.jpg566 viewsDr. William Henry Coomes, (s/o James T. Coomes) b. 1844. Courtesy of Patience Northern
wilburnwaters.jpg750 viewsFamous hunter - trapper of Whitetop Mountain. Born in Wilkes County, NC in 1812. Died Grayson County, VA, buried on Horse Creek in Ashe County, NC. Subject of a biography by Charles Coale in 1878. You can purchase an indexed version of this biography by clicking here.
443 viewsWiley Perkins is in this row of soldiers at Camp Humphreys, VA, taken in 1918
Williams, Leftwich609 viewsThis is Leftwich Williams in the U.S. Army uniform for World War I (1917-1918).
Perkins, Winnie598 viewsHere is Winnie Perkins. I would like to know more about her.
Courtesy of Cathy Bell
wmrosafred.jpg663 viewsL-R: Wiley Monroe Baldwin (1869-1932), Effie Baldwin (1909-1985), Rosa Weaver Baldwin (1888-1927) holding Dora Lee Baldwin (1913-1978), Fred S. Baldwin (1906-1956), and Ray S. Baldwin (1911-1977). Courtesy of Irene Baldwin
wmweaver1.jpg668 viewsWade Weaver (1895-1975) m. Martha "Mattie" Kathryn Baldwin. Courtesy of Irene Baldwin
wmweaver2.jpg671 viewsHere is William M. Weaver (2 Apr 1838-10 May 1925) m. Catherine "Katie" Baldwin (14 Oct 1837-21 May 1915) m. 1858. Courtesy of Irene Baldwin
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