EvidenceCollection: Martinsburg Herald

September 16, 1899

A. G. Lewis Superintending Ahl Iron Mines

An Old Ore Bank. Mr. A. G. Lewis, of Sandy Hook, Md., president of the Board of Commissioners for Washington county, is superintending operations at the old Ahl iron mines, several miles from Harper’s Ferry, along […]
April 30, 1892

Death Notice: Adam Kidwiler

Mr. Adam Kidwiler, an estimable resident of Jefferson county, died at his home near Bakerton on Sunday morning last, at the ripe old age of 77 years.
November 12, 1898

Engle, Hendricks, married at Uvilla

A pretty wedding took place at the M. E. church at Uvilla, on Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock. The contracting parties were Mr. Jesse A. Engle, of Bakerton, and Miss Essie Hendricks, daughter of Mr. D. […]
January 14, 1893

Marriage of Raleigh W. Moler; Annie F. Flanagan.

Mr. Raleigh W. Moler and Miss Annie F. Flanagan, daughter of Mr. James S. Flanagan, of the Bakerton neighborhood, were united in marriage Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock in Bethesda church, at Moler’s Cross Roads, in […]
April 18, 1896

Fannie Flanagan, died at home.

Mrs. Fannie Flanigan, an aged lady, died last Thursday at her home in Bakerton, Jefferson county, in her 90th year. The funeral took place on Sunday morning at 10 o’clock from her late residence, the interment […]
August 7, 1897

Wilde visit relatives in Bakerton

Mrs. Arthur Wild and Miss Bettie Wild have returned from a visit to relatives near Bakerton, Jefferson county.
February 16, 1901

Artz from S. A. Westenhaver, spends Sunday in Martinsburg.

Mr. Joseph Artz, who is employed at Bakerton by S. A. Westenhaver, spent Sunday in town.
May 14, 1910

Fire at Washington Building Lime Barn, Loss.

Fire At Bakerton. A barn owned by the Washington Building Lime Company, at Bakerton, was destroyed by fire Saturday together with the contents, including two horses. Loss is about $1,000 covered by insurance.
February 1, 1902

Freight Cut-Off Preliminary Survey Completed

THEIR WORK COMPLETED. Civil Engineers who Have Been Making Preliminary Survey for the Freight Cut-off Return to Baltimore. Major Goldsborough, civil engineer, and his corps, some 15, have just completed their work to Harper’s Ferry and […]
January 23, 1904

Wedding Announcement: Link, Coffinbarger

Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Link, of Bakerton, announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Miss Mattie S. Link, to Mr. James C. Coffinbarger, Jr. on Wednesday, January 27, 1904, at high noon, in the Lutheran […]
August 7, 1909

Sudden Death of Jefferson Co Leading Citizen: John Griggs Flanagan

DIED SUDDENLYWas One of Jefferson County’s Leading Citizens– Among First to Develop Limestone Resources. Charles Town, W. Va., July 31.– Mr. John Griggs Flannagan, one of Jefferson county’s most prominent business men and land owners, died […]
November 24, 1900

Bakerton Lime Works to be Enlarged

The Bakerton lime works will be enlarged by the addition of four new kilns, which will be constructed this winter.
December 19, 1903

Bakerton man (Derflinger) weds Bride of Steelton, PA

Married In Hagerstown. Bakerton Man Weds Bride From Pennsylvania. Miss Mary G. Morrett, of Steelton, Pa., and Mr. Grover C. Derflinger, of Bakerton, Jefferson county, were married at the Presbyterian manse in Hagerstown on Saturday afternoon, […]
March 3, 1917

Cornerstone of Episcopal Church at Bakerton to be laid.

Cornerstone of Church Laid Next Sunday The cornerstone of the new Methodist Episcopal church, south at Bakerton will be laid Saturday. The Rev. Carlton D. Harris, of Baltimore, will preach. The Grand Masonic Lodge of West […]
December 27, 1913

Berkeley Co. Assessor Sells Fine Horse To Jefferson Co. Company

County Assessor Sells Fine Horse J. W. Dodd Disposes of His Gray Stallion, Jouter, to Jefferson County Company. Friday County Assessor John W. Dodd sold his fine imported percheron gray stallion, Jouter, to a number of […]
June 1, 1907

Moler record: Read Bible 56 Times.

Read Bible 56 Times. John C. Moler, a venerable resident of Bakerton, has read the Bible through fifty-six times. It is doubtful if any other person can be found who has such a record.
March 31, 1900

Talk of A Strike, Martinsburg.

Talk of Strike. Three hundred and eighty men are employed at the stone quarries in this city, getting out between fifty and sixty carloads of stone every day. This is not enough of stone to supply […]
November 17, 1906

Murderer of Fireman Gray Landed In Hagerstown Jail.

Murderer of Fireman Gray Landed In Hagerstown Jail. James Ellis, alias “Nigger Jim” Semple, who shot and killed Fireman Charles Gray at Weverton Saturday night, was captured at Bakerton, Jefferson county, Tuesday, and returned to Sheriff […]