EvidenceCollection: Virginia Free Press

April 1, 1891

About Iron Ore.

About Iron Ore.From Mr. Grasty’s letter to the Manufactures’ Record. A word now concerning the ores close to Charlestown. Captain John Howard, a practical miner, who has been operating in and prospecting for iron ore for […]
May 7, 1885

Newsy Notes: Michael Caton, dead.

Michael Caton of Washington, a veteran printer and pressman, is dead– aged 89. He was cashier 43 years in the Congressional Globe office.
February 11, 1886

War Claims

Among the war claims recently favorably reported to the House of Representatives are the following for the benefit of Jefferson county people: Joseph H. Anderson, $15; Geo. W. Boyers, $168; Margaret Caton, $140; James Logie, administrator […]
January 13, 1872

Miss Caton Killed

KILLED.– An unmarried Irish woman, named Caton, was run over by a train on the O. A. & M. R. R., near Timberville, in Shenandoah county, a few days ago, and killed.
October 25, 1855

Death Notice: William Flanagan

At his residence in this county, on the 15th ultimo, Mr. WILLIAM FLANAGIN. He had been a member of the Presbyterian Church, for 20 years, and died in the faith and hope of the Gospel.
January 3, 1850

Death of An Old Citizen: John Kennedy

DEATH OF AN OLD CITIZEN. It becomes our painful duty to record the death of Mr. JOHN KENNEDY, aged 81 years, a resident of this town for more than half a century. Mr. K. was a […]
November 2, 1843

Death: Capt. John J. A. Lemon

On the 19th ult. at the residence of his brother, in Berkeley county, Capt. JOHN J. A. LEMON, aged about 40 years.
November 2, 1843

Death: James Russell

At the residence of his uncle, W. A. Stephenson, of Upperville, Va., Mr. JAMES RUSSELL, in the 35th year of his age. Mr. Russell was a native of Ireland, having been born at Burnside in the […]
January 17, 1884

Death: Maurice Cushing

Mr. Maurice Cushing, a most worthy citizen of this town, was found dead in his bed on last Friday morning– aged 60 and a native of Ireland. He leaves a wife and four children.
October 12, 1878

Rev. J. J. Keane Visits St. Peters

Right Rev. J. J. Keane, the recently consecrated Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Virginia, visited Harper’s Ferry on Tuesday week. In the evening of the same day the St. Peter’s Catholic Church was the scene […]
August 20, 1835

Death: Thomas Foley

At Harpers-Ferry, on the 11th inst., Mr. THOMAS FOLEY, in the 81st year of his age.– The deceased was a native of Ireland, but a resident of this country for fifty-one years.– During a long acquaintance […]
October 3, 1839

Melancholy Accident: Laurence Boyl

MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT.– On Friday last, Laurence Boyl, a native of Ireland, and laborer upon the bridge now being built by Mr. Dunn, on the line of the Rail road, about four miles east of town, was […]
August 13, 1870

Death: James Conlin

On the 26th July, at Bolivar, in this County, Mr. JAMES CONLIN, a native of Ireland, aged 71 years. He has been in this country 44 years.
October 8, 1868

Fatal Accident: Thomas Hand

FATAL ACCIDENT.– We learn that whilst Mr. Thomas Hand was engaged in blowing rock upon the County road, near the residence of Mr. James V. Moore, near Leetown, on Thursday, says the Shepherdstown Register, he was […]
September 13, 1832

Obit: John Lamon

On Tuesday last, in the 52d year of his age, of the prevailing epidemic, Mr. JOHN LAMON, of this place. The deceased had been laboring under general debility for some months, but was attending to his […]
January 25, 1866

Obit: Mary Ann Strider

On the 16th December, 1865, at Harper’s Ferry, at the residence of Mr. Thomas Gallagher, Mrs. MARY ANN STRIDER, widow of John F. Strider, after a short illness of two days, having been stricken with paralysis. […]
December 22, 1831

Fatal Accident: John Lanaham

Fatal Accident — We learn from the Frederick Examiner, that an accident occurred on the line of the Rail road near the Monococy, on Saturday last, which resulted in the death of the individual who was […]
March 29, 1883

James Doody, Killed

Mr. James Doody, who left Martinsburg January 1st for Pittsburg, was accidentally killed by being run over by an engine in the yard of the Connellsville & Pittsburg Railroad, at Pittsburg, on last Monday night.