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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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975.jpg875 viewsLaVerne Spencer Kiser to the left, John Blake Spencer in the center, Eric Weaver on the right. Photo by Jeff Weaver, August 1978.
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976.jpg1214 viewsFamous as a musician. This photo was taken at the Haw Orchard Cemetery Decoration in 1978 by Jeff Weaver
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Eastridge - Andrew and Martisha Eastridge553 viewsHe was the son of Pleasant Eastridge(born ~1808) and Phoebe Graybeal Eastridge (born 1810) - married in 1830.

Andrew had several brothers and sisters:

William b.1831, d.1888
John b. 1833, d. ?
Henry b. 1835 d.
David b. 1836,d. ?
Joel b. 1838, d. ?
Eli b. 1840, d.?
Lucy b. 1841 d.?
Mary b. 1843, d. ?
Martha b. 1846, d. ?
Sarah b. 1849, d. ?

This is the way the story goes as told by my grandfather Roby Eastridge: During the Civil War the Rebels got Andrew and were going to make him fight for them. His moth
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AlbertHobsonHash.jpg960 viewsThis is a picture of Albert Hobson Hash, son of Alexander Norman & Susanna Caroline (Kirk) Hash, he was born 28 Sept 1898 in Grayson Cty.; died 14 Jan 1992 in Grayson Cty.; buried in the Fox Cemetery beside his wife, Eva Notra Graybeal, whom he married 22 Dec 1922. He was living at the Osborne Motel when I met him in 1990, a very nice & pleasant man to talk with about family.

The lady & little girl (her granddaughter) were from Maryland & passing through on their way to some place in North Carlonia to visit some of her Hash kin. Really didn't get to know her as well as I did Hobson. Courtesy of Harold Hash.

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alf_bett.jpg973 viewsAlfred Sheffy Mallory and his wife Bettie Hale, these are Etta Mallory's parents. Alf b 12 Nov 1842 d 27 Jan 1903, War Between States Veteran, Bettie b 11 Mar 1846 d 06 Aug 1921. Photo courtesy of Terry Porter.

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amandacoomes.jpg983 viewsCourtesy of Patience Northern.
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AmandaJ.OsborneRoop.jpg973 viewsCourtesy of Chrissie Anderson Peters.
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Stamper, Edward and faamily872 viewsEdward and Laura Stamper with Martin on right knee and Clinton on left knee/ Courtesy of Sadie Stamper Greer jgreer100@comcast.net
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Kelley - Abigail Sturgill Kelley598 viewsSubmitted by Deborah Thompson Clarkson
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aweaver.jpg1232 viewsAndrew Weaver (1822-1899) (son of Isaac Weaver and Mary "Polly" Francis) and his wife and 3rd cousin Malinda Weaver (1825-1909) (daughter of Lieutenant Isaac Weaver and Jane Lewis.
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aweaver2.jpg2404 viewsThis version of the Andrew and Malinda picture courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott. matalbott@seidata.com
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baldwinjoseph.jpg915 viewsThis is a photo of Primitive Baptist minister Joseph Baldwin who lived at Whitetop, VA. Courtesy of Irene Baldwin.
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