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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.


Top rated - Grayson County and City of Galax, VA People
MinniewithVirgil.jpg
MinniewithVirgil.jpg697 viewsThis is Papaw James Virgil Anderson as a baby, with his mother, Minnie Elvira Anderson. She was married twice that I'm aware of, neither time to Papaw Anderson's biological father. Courtesy of Chrissie A. Peters climbingthehashfamilytree@gmail.com55555
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sherwoodanderson.jpg606 viewsFamous author who had a home at Troutdale from mid-1920s until his death in 1941. Photo from the Library of Congress.55555
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Sarah_Mae_Parks,_Henry_Levi_Parks_&_William_Kendrick_Parks.jpg
Sarah_Mae_Parks,_Henry_Levi_Parks_&_William_Kendrick_Parks.jpg634 viewsThis one is of my grandmother Anderson as a child, with her brother Henry Levi, who died as a teen in an accident where he fell from a tree, I believe. They're with their father, William Kendrick Parks.
Courtesy of Chrissie A. Peters.
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Minnie_Brown_Parks.jpg
Minnie_Brown_Parks.jpg616 viewsMinnie Brown Parks was the second wife of William Kendrick Parks -- she was a widow -- not sure what her maiden name was. Lived in the Grant area. Courtesy of Chrissie A. Peters.
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David_Flemming_Parks.JPG818 viewsThe picture of David Fleming Parks came from Ralph Sullivan, a Parks researcher. Courtesy of Chrissie A. Peters.55555
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kayespictures.jpg741 viewsThis is the a picture of the Hash children (well 6 of the 11) of Wiley Luther Hash and Almeda "minnie" Miller Hash. There were 11 children in all. Not sure of the year, I'm guessing 1933-1934 just looking at my mother, Juanita, the tall one in the rear, she appears to be 14 or 15 yrs old. That's' Dorothy b1924, Olive behind her b1918, the boy, Warren b1922, Juanita b 1919, Alta on her right b1927 and Jackie the youngest. b1929. There are only two children still living, Olive and Jackie. Courtesy of Kaye Bales Kaye.Bales@nc.nacdnet.net55555
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kilbycharityfrancis.jpg816 viewsCharity Francis Kilby (1827-_), wife of Nelson Kilby, is shown here in a tin type courtesy of Bryan Spencer. She was the daughter of Elijah Francis and Barbara Koontz,and the granddaughter of Charlie Francis. 55555
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parksjohnson.jpg683 viewsA picture of Johnson and Catherine Comer Parks. Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox ejcox@naxs.com
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coxhardin.jpg839 viewsThis one is Hardin McTeer "Mack" and Barbara Parks Cox when they were living in Independence around 1900.
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kilbytroy.jpg
kilbytroy.jpg798 viewsThis is a picture of Troy and Cosby Spencer Kilby. If you look closely you can see Alia Kilby standing in the top of the cherry tree with her arms spread out as if she were ready to fly!
Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox ejcox@naxs.com.
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laverneetc.jpg740 viewsFrom left to right: LaVerne Spencer, Rose Cox, June Spencer, Carol Spencer, and Sherrill Spencer in the stroller. This was taken in the mid 1930s.
Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox ejcox@naxs.com
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spencerbudoats.jpg
spencerbudoats.jpg666 viewsThis image shows Bud Spencer bundling oats circa 1940. Courtesy of Eleanor Jo Cox ejcox@naxs.com55555
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