March 27, 1913

Killed in Runaway Accident: The tragic death of Young Griggs Flanagan

KILLED IN RUNAWAY ACCIDENT. Tragic Death of Young Griggs Flanagan Near Shepherdstown. “The only son of his mother, and she was a widow.” A splendid young life was crushed out and a loving mother’s heart was […]
July 18, 1912

Cox Returns to Bakerton

Mrs. R. G. Cox, the venerable mother of Mrs. Margaret Howard, of Big Springs, has returned to Bakerton, after a visit of some weeks. Mrs. Howard accompanied her to Bakerton for several days.
October 29, 1907

Harpers Ferry & Bolivar Items

On the paling fences vines are still trailing their green length. The cosmos of white and pink blossoms and every variety of dahlia are in many yards. Father Collins, who has returned from Richmond, says the […]
February 21, 1901

Sad Drowning Accident.

Last Saturday afternoon Edward Cox and Charles Howard, two young men from Kearneysville, aged 20 and 17 yeas, respectively, were drowned in the Potomac river near the residence of James W. Engle, at Rattling Springs. The […]
March 31, 1900

Wm. Huff, Fell From Train

Fell from Train.Wm. Huff,  a young man about twenty-five years of age, residing at Bakerton, Jefferson county, fell from freight train No. 98 about a mile this side of Kearneysville Sunday morning and sustained painful injuries. […]
January 12, 1884

Jefferson County Clerk, Deeds Admitted

State of West Virginia,County of Jefferson,Clerk’s Office of the County Court. The following is a list of deeds admitted to record in said office during two weeks ending January 5, 1884: Teste, T. A. Moore, Clerk […]
April 14, 1860

Moore Murdered by brother-in-law, Cox.

Murder. — In Floyd county, Va., a few days since, Ambrose Cox entered the house of Mr. Moore, his brother-in-law, and shot him dead with a rifle. The cause of the murder was the division of […]
September 21, 1830

Execution of Cox

EXECUTION OF COX– On the 27th. inst. the sentence of the law was executed at Charlestown, Va. upon the Eben’r Cox, convicted of the murder of Col. Dunn, late superintendent of the U. S. Armory at […]
August 5, 1830

Criminal Record. Trial of Ebenezer Cox

CRIMINAL RECORD.From the Charlestown Free Press. TRIAL OF EBENEZER COX,For the Murder of Col. Dunn. The case of EBENEZER COX, indicted for the murder of Col. Thomas B. Dunn, late superintendent of the United States Armory […]
July 30, 1830

Trial of Cox the Murderer.

To the Editors of the Virginia Republican.Charlestown, July 21, 1830. DEAR SIR:– The trial of Ebenezer Cox, charged with the murder of Col. Thomas B. Dunn, of Harper’s Ferry, came on yesterday, before Judge Parker. Although […]
July 29, 1830

Trial of Cox (Murder of Col. Dunn)

TRIAL OF COX– From a correspondent at Charlestown, Va., we learn that Cox, who killed Mr. Dunn, late superintendent of the U. States’ Armory at Harpers ferry was put upon his trial on Tuesday last, and […]
March 23, 1830

Cox; Confession to the murder of Col. Dunn

Ebenezer Cox, the murderer of Mr. Dunn, late Superintendent at Harpers Ferry, has made a full confession of his crime and has accussed seven other persons of having been accessary to the murder. The particulars of […]
March 19, 1830

Cox implicates seven individuals in murder plot.

We learn by a letter from Washington, dated 16th March, that Cox, who recently shot Col. Dunn, superintendent of the public armory at Harpers’ ferry, has recently made a confession, in which he has implicated seven […]
March 15, 1830

Extract of Letter; Col. Dunn Murder

Extract of a letter, dated Harpers Ferry, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1830.– “I am sorry to relate to you the most lamentable occurrence which I have ever witnessed. Our superintendent of the Armory, Col. Thos. B. Dunn, […]
February 11, 1830

Diabolical Act: Murder of Superintendent Dunn

Diabolical Act.–We learn, by a private letter from Harper’s Ferry, Va. that while Col. Dunn, the superintendent of the U. States armory at that place, was sitting alone in his office on Friday last, a young […]