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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.

cida.jpg745 viewsCida Agnes Coomes, B. 1899, d/o John Coomes and Elizabeth Fields
Courtesy of Patience Northern
Perkins, Clarence, Lizzie, Ed775 viewsHere is Clarence, Lizzie, Ed and unknown Perkins. Lizzie is Roscoe Holdaway's wife. Cute picture. Courtesy of Cathy Bell
cline.jpg966 viewsPhoto courtesy of Thom Houk.
cooperbf.jpg785 viewsB. F. Cooper was a physician who lived near Old Town in the 19th century. He was also the Captain of the Grayson County, Virginia Confederate Home Guard during the Civil War.
CoraKilby001.jpg919 viewsDaughter of Thornton and Phoebe Marilda Weaver Kilby. Courtesy of Danny Miller
cornettfr.jpg905 viewsThis is not a very good picture - nor is it exactly Appalachia, but this is a Cornett who moved from Grayson County to Missouri where he became the manager of a zinc mine - hence the picture. One of his sons, Thomas (Tommy) age 14 was killed in a fall into the mine.

Fielden Reese Cornett is the son of James Monroe Cornett (1831-1885) & Mary "Polly" Ann Cornett (1835-1900). He married Mathilda Narcissus Roberts (Roberts Cove), d/o Daniel Freeland Roberts (1829-1900) & Gincy Jane Cornett (1828-1913) and is my gggrandfather.

Submitted by Nancy Pollard, GGGrandaughter of F.R. Cornett.
coxhardin.jpg837 viewsThis one is Hardin McTeer "Mack" and Barbara Parks Cox when they were living in Independence around 1900.
Coxjoecatron.jpg815 viewsOllie Imogene Spencer, daughter of William Troy and Alice Osborne Spencer, and her husband Joe Catron Cox
Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox
coxmelvilleb.jpg785 viewsM. B. Cox served as Captain of Company C, 45th Virginia Infantry during the civil war. He was severely wounded at Lewisburg, WV.
coxrose.jpg1093 viewsRose Imogene Cox and Roald Bayse Cox, children of Joe Catron and Ollie Imogene Spencer Cox. The picture was made in 1930. Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox
cphjipps.jpg900 viewsColumbus Phipps, on the right, is shown in this ca. 1918 photograph. He wrote his Reminiscences in 1922.
DavidandSarahGreearSheets.jpg888 viewsDavid A. and Sarah Greear Sheets from Grayson Co., VA. David was the son of Calvin and Mary Kimble Sheets, Sarah was the daughter of Hiram and Zarolda Greear. Photo courtesy of Lon Dale Sheets and Ricky Sheets
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