Evidence

January 1, 1934

Molers Crossroads History

Delving into old records of early land grants, you will find that tracts of land were taken up in this section along the Potomac River just as early as those nearer the tiny village of Mecklenburg […]
December 10, 1927

Marriage: Ray M. Lewis & Blanche Pine

City or County of State of Pennsylvania County of Franklin STATEMENTS OF MALE Full Name Ray M. Lewis Color White Occupation Farmer Age 25 Birthplace Dargan, Md. Residence Harpers Ferry, W. Va. Date of death or […]
March 4, 1920

Out of town friends attend Thompson-Moler Wedding

Mrs. John G. Flanagan, of Baltimore, Mrs. George W. Moler, of Washington, and Misses Guthrie and Helen Thompson, of Three Churches, W. Va., were here the past week attending the Thompson-Moler wedding.
April 6, 1910

Deaths Reported. Charles Kaldenback

Deaths Reported.The following deaths were reported to the health office during the past twenty-four hours: Elizabeth M. Todd, 16 years, 1122 Vermont avenue northwest. Charles E. Kaldenback, 55 years, 933 New Jersey avenue northwest. John Costello, […]
December 27, 1908

Higgins, Memories of John Brown & The Raiders

A Veteran Railroad Man’s Memories of John Brown and the Raiders of 1859 HARPER’S FERRY, W. VA., Dec. 26.NEXT Tuesday will mark the anniversary of the execution of John Brown and his band of raiders at […]
October 11, 1906

Obit, Sarah Thompson

Passing Away.Death came very suddenly last Monday evening to Mrs. Sarah Thompson at the Entler Hotel in Shepherdstown. Mrs. Thompson had come to the hotel to spend a few weeks, her son and son-in-law, John R. […]
March 10, 1891

Quiet & Serene from Bakerton

Bakerton, W. VA.,March 10th, 1891, DEAR EDITOR– While all is quiet and serene at this place, yet there is one topic daily discussed with interest, viz: the C. & O. Canal. As many of our citizen […]
December 12, 1890

Shenandoah Junction’s Boom.

The boom at Shenandoah Junction, or, as it is to be known in the future, Antietam City, is a go. A representative of the REGISTER visited that place on Tuesday, and from Col. Chas. T. Hood, […]
January 11, 1889

Entertainment at Moler’s

An audience of about one hundred and fifty ladies and gentlemen attended Mr. Jacob Knott’s entertainment at Bethesda Church, December 24th, which consisted of recitations and dialogues. All did remarkably well according to age and opportunity, […]
June 16, 1880

1880 Census: Adam C. Moler Household

Bolivar District, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by William B. Chambers House Number: 229   Name Sex Age Relationship Martial Status Profession Birthplace Father’s Place of Birth Mother’s Place of Birth Adam C. Moler M 37 […]
June 9, 1880

1880 Census: George Caton Household

Shepherd District, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by R. Pm Hoffman House Number: 185   Name Sex Age Relationship Martial Status Profession Birthplace Father’s Place of Birth Mother’s Place of Birth George Caton M 59 self […]
August 25, 1870

1870 Census: George Caton Household

Shepherd District, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by R. Pm Hoffman House Number: 276   Name Sex Age Relationship Martial Status Profession Birthplace George W. Caton* M 47 self Married Farmer Virginia Margaret Caton F 39 […]
January 6, 1866

Deaths in Shepherdstown Register 06 Jan 1866

Died Oct. 17, 1862, near Kerneysville, Turner Ashby, son of James F. and A. M. Randal, aged 8 months, 2 weeks, and 0 days.“I take these little lambs said He, And lay them in my breast–Protection […]
June 29, 1860

1860 Census: George Caton Household

[blank], Jefferson County, Virginia as enumerated by Joseph A. Cogle House Number: 323 Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace George W. Caton 26 M Boatman District of Columbia Margaret A. Caton 25 F Virginia Mary E. Caton 10 […]
October 29, 1859

Noble Conduct of A Lady (Raid)

An incident of the occasion is thus referred to by Mr. Throckmorton, of Harper’s Ferry : When Beckham was shot our men became almost frantic. They rushed in Wager’s hotel, where the prisoner (Thompson) was crying […]