EvidenceCollection: Martinsburg Independent

July 9, 1898

Willie Flanagan visits Middleway

Mr. Willie Flanagan, of Bakerton, was in this vicinity [Middleway] last week.
October 16, 1897

Bakerton guests of Miss Maggie Anderson, Martinsburg.

Mr. Willie Flanagan and sister, Miss Essie, of Bakerton, and Miss Lula Bender, of Bolivar, were the guests of Miss Maggie Anderson last Sunday.
January 15, 1898

Kidwiler girl, 4-mos old; died of measles

The four months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luke Kidwiler died at their home on South Queen street, on Saturday night, of measles. The remains were taken to Bakerton on Monday for interment.
August 1, 1891

Eight Cars & Lime Works Destroyed By Fire; Canal Almost Open After 1889 flood.

The Lime Company’s works at Bakerton, Jefferson county, were destroyed by fire on Sunday morning. Eight cars were also burned. The loss is estimated at $15,000. Property insured for $1,000. The terrible destruction to the C. […]
October 17, 1896

Lime Works Narrowly Escape Fire

LIME WORKS CATCH FIRE.– The Bakerton Lime Works narrowly escaped destruction by fire last Saturday. The shedding caught fire while a kiln was being drawn, and there was a sharp fight with the flames for a […]
May 29, 1897

Martinsburg men visit Bakerton

Messrs. Ray. Caldwell, John Bratt, Edgar Hopper and Elmer Hopper, visited friends near Bakerton, last Sunday.
May 20, 1899

Father Kelly attends seriously injured Thomas Welsh

Rev. Father Kelly went to Bakerton Wednesday morning to see Thomas Welsh, who was seriously injured by an explosion of dynamite on Monday.