EvidenceCollection: Evening Journal

June 23, 1921

Ralph Rankins, caught in machinery at quarry.

Ralph Rankins, employed at the Bakerton quarries, experienced a severe injury today when his hand became caught in some machinery. The man was brought to the City hospital, where it was found that one finger had […]
June 29, 1921

B&O Limestone Pamphlet; Largest Limestone Developments Near Bakerton

LARGEST LIMESTONE DEVELOPMENTS IN STATE NEAR HERE. H. O. Harzell Issues Limestone Pamphlet. H. O. Hartzell, manager Commercial Development, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, has issued an interesting pamphlet on “Lime, Limestone and Flux” for the Baltimore […]
June 13, 1912

Evening in Honor of Conrad Hopper’s Cousins

IN HONOR OF HIS COUSINS. Wednesday evening a delightful party was given by Mr. Conrad Hopper at his home, 412 East Moler avenue, in honor of his charming cousins, Misses Frances and Laura Hopper, of Bakerton, […]
August 1, 1918

Death: William Houser

William Houser. William Houser, aged 69 years, died Tuesday in Maryland, one mile from Harpers Ferry. Surviving are one daughter, three sons and two brothers, Raleigh and George Houser, of Bakerton, Jefferson county.
November 25, 1907

Obit: Thomas Licklider

Mr. Thomas Licklider, father of Mr. T. P. Licklider, of this city, and one of the most prominent and highly respected residents of Jefferson county, died at his home in Kearneysville at 1 o’clock Sunday morning, […]
August 23, 1916

Gilbert will lose eye after quarry injury.

WILL LOSE EYE. Dr. J. Nelson Osborn, the eye specialist, endeavored to save the eye of Joseph Gilbert, who was injured at the Bakerton quarries, but the optic had been too seriously injured when a piece […]
December 19, 1919

Obit: Mrs. Alice Hopper

DEATH.Mrs. Alice Hopper. Mrs. Alice Hopper, lifelong resident of the Bakerton neighborhood died Thursday morning about 5 o’clock. She had been ill for a week or two with pleurisy and this was followed by pneumonia, which […]
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.
August 22, 1912

Sallie Rice, Death Notice

Mrs. Sallie C. Rice, aged 63, died at 6:30 o’clock this morning at the City Hospital, where she had been taken Sunday for treatment. Death was due to heart trouble and bloodpoisoning. She was born near […]
January 11, 1918

Railway Surveyors Close to Bakerton

SURVEYORS ARE NOW CLOSE TO BAKERTON A party of surveyors have been working for several weeks past on the right of way purchased a number of years ago by the Cherry Run and Potomac Valley Railroad […]
April 4, 1908

Hopper visits Hopper in Martinsburg

Mrs. Alice Hopper and daughter, Miss Laura, of Bakerton, W. Va., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hopper, on Moler avenue.
September 9, 1921

New School Under Construction at Bakerton

A comfortable new public school building of three rooms is being constructed at Bakerton, and the contractors hope to have it completed by the first of October. It is being built of hollow tiles, and is […]
May 26, 1921

Carter discharged from hospital; Returned Home.

Leaves Hospital. Miss Genevieve Carter, of Bakerton, who has been a patient in King’s Daughters’ Hospital was able to return home. Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Carter and Miss Mildred Rice motored to Martinsburg and took […]
March 7, 1908

Moore visits daughter at Bakerton.

Mrs. Fannie Moore is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Preston Millard, at Bakerton.
May 17, 1921

Lamon, An Old Time Fan

An Old Time Fan. No baseball season would be appropriately opened in Martinsburg without the presence of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Lamon, of Bakerton, and the thousands of people who know him and his fine […]
December 27, 1907

Moler & Hopper Return to Bakerton

Messrs. Harvey Moler and William Hopper, of Bakerton, W. Va., who have been visiting Mr. Conrad Hopper, on East Moler avenue, have returned to their homes.
August 29, 1921

Lamon Returns from Atlantic City

Mr. and Mrs. Bert Lamon, of near Bakerton, have returned from visiting in Atlantic City.
December 19, 1919

Bettie Moler, Obit

Mrs. Bettie Moler Mrs. Bettie Moler, widow of Adam B. Moler, died Tuesday night at her home near Bakerton, after an illness of two weeks, from pneumonia, aged 66 years. Her death was a shock to […]