EvidenceCollection: Spirit of Jefferson

March 10, 1891

John Howard Searching For Owner of Pocket Bible

Capt. John Howard, mineralogist for the Charlestown M., M. & I. Co., and who during the late war was an officer in the 7th Md. Regiment, U. S. army, has shown us a pocket bible which […]
June 16, 1891

Our Iron Ores.

Our Iron Ores.Under the caption of “West Virginia Iron,” the Wheeling Intelligencer says:In the eastern part of the State the greatest possibilities at present are in the vicinity of Charlestown and Martinsburg, where large territories have […]
August 7, 1883

Fatal Train Accident Caused By Bovine

A train of empty cars, in charge of conductor Rodrick, with John McAbee engineer, Charles Rosenberg fireman, and William Caton brakesman, was thrown from the track near Edinburg, on the Valley Branch of the B. & […]
February 25, 1873

Fatal Affray at Harpers Ferry (Patrick Hagan, dead)

FATAL AFFRAY AT HARPERS FERRY — Patrick Hagan Shot and Instantly Killed by Capt. George Chambers.– This community was startled on Monday evening last by the intelligence that Patrick Hagan, an Irish citizen of our neighboring […]
July 30, 1907

Death of Charles Davies

[This newspaper page is torn and many words of the article is missing.] Death of Charles Davies.Mr. Davies, a well-known lawyer, died Tuesday at his home, 1915 Sixth street northwest, Washington City, after a short illness, […]
November 17, 1874

Doody, Faherty, married.

On Monday, November 9, 1874, at St. Peter’s Church, Harper’s Ferry, by Rev. Father Kain, JOHN FAHERTY, of Ellicott City, Md., to Miss MARY DOODY, of Harper’s Ferry.
December 20, 1881

John Doody, Death Notice

At Harper’s Ferry, December 11th, Mr. JOHN DOODY, a native of Ireland, aged 80 years.
October 27, 1891

Kain–Boler Wedding

There was a very pretty wedding (the first in that edifice) in St. James’ Catholic Church in this place last Wednesday morning, the principals being Policeman Thomas J. Kain and Miss Ella Boler. The ceremony was […]
April 3, 1883

Michael Boler run over

Mr. Michael Boler, son of Mr. Richard Boler, of Harper’s Ferry, was run over and killed one day last week, on the Connellsville Railroad.
June 2, 1891

O’Conner visits Boler

Miss Mamie O’Conner, of Martinsburg is visiting her cousin, Mrs. Richard Boler, of this place.
August 20, 1867

Obit: Patrick M. McGraw

Died on the 6th of August, at his boarding-house No. 673, Third Avenue, New York, of cholerasic disease, PATRICK M. McGRAW, after a few hours sickness. Thus in the very prime of like and the vigor […]
June 6, 1911

Obit: Robert O’Brian

The remains of Dr. Robert L. O’Brian, son of the late Patrick O’Brian of the Halltown vicinity were brought from Colorado to the home of his sister, Mrs. Jas. K. Grubb, Bolivar, and the Mass of […]
December 13, 1910

Obit: George W Dixon

Mr. George W Dixon died yesterday near Halltown, after a prolonged illness, aged 70 years. His is survived by his widow and one daughter, Mrs. T E Baumgardner, of the vicinity of Halltown. Funeral services will […]
April 7, 1908

Miss C. McGraw, died Chicago.

Miss Catharine A. McGraw, daughter of the late James McGraw of Harpers Ferry, died in Chicago, and her body was brought to Harpers Ferry and interred in St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery.
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 […]
September 3, 1907

St Peters; New Organ & Cemetery Entrance

St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry, has a new pipe organ, and a handsome new entrance is bein erected to the Catholic Cemetery at that place.
December 4, 1906

Obit: George Beall Lynch

Mr. George Beall Lynch, a native of Jefferson county, but who had been a resident of Baltimore for a number of years, died at the University Hospital in that city on Tuesday. The earlier years of […]
June 26, 1906

5 Acres Annexed to Catholic Cemetery

The Catholic Cemetery [Harpers Ferry] has been undergoing a thorough straightening up and five acres of land has been added to its area.