Skip to content

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.

davidcole.jpg881 viewsDavid Cole was the son of Charles Cole and Elizabeth Haga. I have not proven this, but it is the general consensus of opinion. Manerva was the daughter of John C. Parks and Cathering Weavil. Courtesy of Barb Norvell.
David_Flemming_Parks.JPG828 viewsThe picture of David Fleming Parks came from Ralph Sullivan, a Parks researcher. Courtesy of Chrissie A. Peters.
davisdoc.jpg699 viewsPhoto 1937, from collections of the Library of Congress.
Davis, James "Morgan" and Mollie Victoria Garvey753 viewsJames "Morgan" Davis b 1866 Mouth of Wilson, married Mollie Victoria Garvey b Apr 1873 Ashe Co. James died Nov 1956 Mouth of Wilson, Mollie died Sep 1957 Mouth of Wilson. Children were Carrie & Glenn Davis. Courtesy of Bette Nelson

Phipps, Delmar Emory and Fannie Lee Ball725 viewsPhipps, Delmar Emory and Fannie Lee Ball - Taken in the early 1930's. Photo Submitted by Granddaughter Lynn Sexton Gallegos

delpannie.jpg846 viewsThis image of Annie Delp was taken in the 1920s while she was a student at Radford, Virginia.
DinneratDr.Owens_s.jpg872 viewsDinner at Dr. Owens's (celebrating his birthday I think), Wolf Knob. Courtesy of Danny Miller
DolphandBaneyKilbySpencer.jpg921 viewsIdentification of the Baney and Dolph Spencer phot. Back row (l to r): Glen Spencer holding Clara, Wave Spencer Spencer, Wave's husband Ora Spencer, Lonnie Spencer, Vennie Rash Spencer holding Von, Brack Osborne (husband of Belzona Spencer), Belzona Spencer Osborne holding Helen. Front row (l to r): Hester Spencer Spencer holding Ola, Urbana "Bany" Kilby Spencer, Adolphus "Dolph" Spencer, Ralph Spencer, Claude Spencer. Courtesy of Danny Miller
dunford.jpg708 viewsThis 1937 photo was taken in Galax by John Lomax.
Hash, Edgar Jackson and Family807 viewsThis photo is of Edgar Jackson Hash b. 11-8-1889 d. 6-21-1934 & Lydia Virginia Hash b. 10-8-1892 d. 4-17-1963. They were both Hash's, but 3rd cousins. The oldest son in the photo is Lowell, b. 7-12-1912; Ruby b. 3-1-1914; Rosco Ray b. 10-26-1915; and Denzil J. b. 6-10-1917 the baby in Lydia's lap. This is only four of the 16 children they had. The four children shown here have all since passed away. There are only three remaining alive; Virginia, Bill, and Boyden. From the Howard Hash Collection, courtesy of Brenda Hash Eugenio
ednadavi.jpg807 viewsEdna Coomes Davis (d/o James T. Coomes) b. 1856 and Isom Commodore Rector, b. 1854. Courtesy of Patience Northern
emalineweaver.jpg708 viewsThis is Emaline Sturgill Weaver, holding daughter Mary in 1923. Guida Sturgill (later married to Worth Weaver) is standing in the back.
339 files on 29 page(s) 7