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.


Most viewed - Grayson County and City of Galax, VA People
aweaver2.jpg
aweaver2.jpg2404 viewsThis version of the Andrew and Malinda picture courtesy of Mary Ann Talbott. matalbott@seidata.com
127frankrichardson.jpg
Richardson, John Franklin2088 viewsThis is a 1930s photo of Frank Richardson near Troutdale. He was the son of Martin Richardson and Mary Ann "Polly" Busic.
196billsturgill.jpg
196billsturgill.jpg1820 viewsThis 1920s view is of Bill Sturgill plowing his father's farm at Wolf Knob with a team of oxen. He was the son of James Estil Sturgill and Ella Ingram.
Youngchildren.jpg
Youngchildren.jpg1742 viewsChildren of Calvin and Pop (Kilby) Young: (l to r): Irvin Young, J. B. Young, Denton Young Jones, Paul Young, Minnie Young Dickson. Courtesy of Danny Miller millerd@fuse.net
902.jpg
902.jpg1639 viewsThis photo was taken in 1906, near Troutdale, Virginia.
908.jpg
908.jpg1573 viewsShe was the daughter of Andrew Weaver and Malinda Weaver; married to Robert Reedy. She is buried in the Fees Ridge cemetery, Grayson county, VA.
191estelsturgill.jpg
191estelsturgill.jpg1479 viewsJames Estil Sturgill shown on the front porch of his home at Wolf Knob, Grayson County, Virginia in 1952. He was the son of Joshua Sturgill and Phoebe Marilda Weaver.
134felixsullivan.jpg
134felixsullivan.jpg1469 viewsThis is Felix Sullivan holding his grandnephew Danny Richardson at Troutdale ca. 1950.
budspen.jpg
budspen.jpg1466 viewsThis is a photo of Bud Spencer flat-footin' it at one of the Whitetop Music festivals in the 1930s. He was the son of William Spencer and Mahala "Alia" Weaver.
480.jpg
480.jpg1443 viewsLeft to right; Pruner, Daisy, Ruth, Ray, Mattie, Arthur, Florence, Quincy. This photo was taken by Clarence E. Weaver in 1956 at a funeral for a nephew in Tazewell County, VA.
bear.jpg
Young Boys on a Bear Hunt1439 viewsThis photo came to me from Raphael Ryan of Kansas City who is the granddaughter (or great-g) of Mary Kilby Young, This is where Erwin Young's pet bear came from. You will notice that four of the men are holding the cubs against their chests. Raphael identified the men as follows (l-R): unknown, John Ball, Enoch Young, Calvin Young, Troy Kilby. Courtesy of Emily Kilby erk44@verizon.net
eweaver.jpg
eweaver.jpg1424 viewsPhoto taken in 1910. They lived at Wolf Knob Grayson County, VA. Elihu was the son of Clayborn Monroe Weaver and Martha Litisha Phipps.
339 files on 29 page(s) 1