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New River Notes — Complete

January 21, 2014

After about two years of work we have completed a major upgrade to New River Notes. On January 21, 2014 we switched in the last of the updated files and final page revisions.

In January 2013 we introduced the new site layout but because there were many pages left to do there was a big red Under Construction on the front page. A year later we've finished all of the pages that were on the original site. Construction is complete. We have a great looking site full of material to help you in your research and possibly entertain you.

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New River Notes

January 6, 2013

New River Notes, a leading genealogy resource for the New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia, launched its new look website today.

new river valley mapNew River Notes was originally launched in 1998 by Jeffrey C. Weaver providing New River Valley researchers with a new wealth of information and that tradition is continued today by the Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc.

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allenfloyd.jpg961 viewsPrincipal in the Hillsville Court House Tragedy.
allensidna.jpg823 viewsOne of the principal players in the Hillsville Court House Tragedy.
beamerbw.jpg741 viewsCashier of the People's State Bank of Galax. Born in Carroll County, VA December 9, 1882, son of Henderson M. and Mary E. Cooley Beamer.
bolendw.jpg714 viewsJudge D. W. Bolen was born near Hillsville, Virginia on August 17, 1850. Taught school, and studied law from 1869-1877 under Judge R. M. Brown. Admitted to the bar in 1879, served as judge 1879-1883. Elected to the House of Delegates in 1883. Appointed as a Circuit Court Judge in 1890. Member of the Virginia Constitutional Convention of 1901.
combsfh.jpg672 viewsBorn July 6, 1877 Lambsburg, Carroll County, VA. Trial lawyer. photo taken ca. 1922.
dunjonh2.jpg1003 viewsJohn Henry Duncan, III (1878-1946). He lived and died in the northeastern corner of Carroll Co, in the Deepwater area. High up on a hill, away from the dirt road is the Duncan Family Cemetery where his parents and other members of the family are buried. Courtesy of Jason Duncan
EdwardRiceWall.jpg1077 viewsA Confederate veteran.
edwardsglenn.jpg717 viewsBorn in Carroll County, VA on October 16, 1889. Served in US Army, World War I. Attorney. Commonwealth's Attorney for Carroll County, VA in 1924. photo circa. 1922.
FrostFamily.jpg943 viewsThis picture is labeled on the back "Frost Family." One of the ladies in the picture is Laura Frost, but I cannot identify the others. Courtesy of Mike Marshall
mabryfamily.jpg1614 viewsSee typed note on the photo for identification.
Allred, Minnie and Frost, Laura887 viewsThis picture shows my great aunt Minnie Allred with her aunt Laura Frost. Laura was a daughter of Stephen F. Frost and Martha Bedsaul. Minnie Allred was the daughter of Thomas C. Allred and his wife Julina Frost. Laura was born in Pipers Gap in October 1879. Courtesy of Mike Marshall
nuckollscb~0.jpg750 viewsBorn at Gambetta, Carroll County, VA on May 15, 1866. Attended school at Woodlawn, and Baltimore Medical College. Practiced medicine in Hillsville. Photo ca. 1922.
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