Evidence

July 21, 1930

Guy Allen Is Drowned.

Guy Allen Is Drowned While Swimming In Potomac River. Women Wandering Along River Bank Near Dargan Discover Body of Bakerton Man — Duffey Gives Verdict of Accidental Death. Guy Allen, 25 year old Bakerton W. Va., […]
April 8, 1930

1930 Census: Patrick Welsh Household

The record has been cataloged but not yet transcribed. Please view the record image at repository below.
January 28, 1920

1920 Census: W. S. Geary Household

Harpers Ferry District, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by Charles S. Lynch House Number: 277   Name Relationship Sex Age Martial Status Able to Read? Able To Write? Attended School Since Sept. 1, 1919 W. S. […]
January 25, 1912

February Term of Court Jurymen

List of Jurymen. The following persons have been drawn as petit jurymen for the February term of the Jefferson Circuit Court — to report on February 14th, the second day of court: J. W. Kearney, W. […]
May 21, 1896

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

May 7, 1896

Company D Reunion at the Crossroads

Reunion of Company D. Pleasant Gathering of Confederate Veterans at Moler’s–Snug Sum for Memorial Hall. The reunion of the surviving members of Company D, Twelfth Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Moler’s Cross Roads, this county, […]
June 26, 1891

Events from 1832 – 1837, The Cholera

Early in the spring of 1832 the news went abroad over the country that Asiatic cholera, then but little known in this country, had appeared in Montreal. A vague alarm was left, which was increased among […]
July 7, 1877

The Friday Murder Mystery

THE HEARING AT HAGERSTOWN– DETAILS OF THE CRIME, ETC.[Reported for the Baltimore Sun.] HAGERSTOWN, MD., June 27, 1877.– James Gardner and J. W. Grove, who are in the county jail at this place on suspicion of […]
October 17, 1857

Improvement in Gun Making

The small arms now made at Harpers Ferry and Springfield, for the use of the United States, are constructed with such exact similarity in their several parts that a perfect gun can be made out of […]
August 25, 1829

School For Females in Alexandria

Female Education WM M. JONES respectfully informs his friends and the public generally, that he has concluded to open a School for Females in Alexandria, on the 1st Monday in September next. His course of instruction […]
August 17, 1829

So much for Buckingham.

“Off with his head– so much for Buckingham.” The Washington papers of Saturday, bring a new list of the proscribed, sacrificed to the resentment of our magnanimous President. Among these we truly regret to see the […]