EvidenceCollection: The News

July 24, 1894

Bakerton Items, Visitations, Campmeeting, Business and Drought

Bakerton, W. Va – July 24. Mrs. Alice Trundle, of Washington, is spending the summer with her sister, Mrs. George Duke, near Bakerton. Misses Sallie and Annie White, of Montgomery county, are visiting their uncle, Robert […]
December 13, 1969

Obituary: G. W. Hoffmaster

George William Hoffmaster of 720 Winchester Avenue, Martinsburg, W. Va., died Wednesday night in Martinsburg Hospital after a long illness. A former resident of Bakerton, he was born at Duffields in Jefferson County, February 27, 1910, […]
December 2, 1950

Bobby Welsh spends Thanksgiving in Baltimore

Mr. and Mrs. Reno Eaton and family, Mr. Charles Whitmore, of Camp Hill, accompanied by Bobby Welch, of Bakerton, spent Thanksgiving Day and the weekend in Baltimore, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Brender.
May 12, 1952

Wed At Bolivar: Bobby Welsh & June Eaton

WED AT BOLIVAR, W. VA. — Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Linden Welsh were married May 1 in the Methodist church at Bolivar, W. Va. She is the former Miss June Dolores Eaton, daughter of Mr. and […]
February 10, 1964

Obituary: Harvey L. Eichelberger

Harvey Lee Eichelberger, 72, died on Tuesday after a long illness, in Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. He was a resident of Downsville. Born in Jefferson County, W. Va., he was a son of the late George […]
February 7, 1962

Obituary: Walter Manuel

Walter Alexandria Manuel, born in Bakerton, W. Va. on March 28, 1919, and the son of the late Walter and Elsie Welch Manuel, died Feb. 3, in Newton D. Baker Hospital, where he had been a […]
July 29, 1965

Obit: Anna Mary Swope

MRS. ANNA MARY SWOPE Mrs. Anna Mary Swope, 59, of Brunswick, wife of George Kenneth Swope, died yesterday at the Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown. She was a daughter of the late Charles W. and Annie […]
July 17, 1890

Harper’s Ferry Notes

According to the Harper’s Ferry Sentinel farm laborers are scarce in that vicinity and high priced, owing to all the laborers being in demand by the following industries in operation in the district. The Halltown Straw […]
December 28, 1954

Obituary: George Lee Eichelberger

Mr. George Lee Eichelberger, aged 83 years, died Dec. 18 in Washington county Hospital, Hagerstown, where he had been a patient for three weeks. He was a resident of Dargon, near Harpers Ferry, and was a […]