May 2, 2024

Allen, Crazed by Heat, Drowns After Leap

Man Crazed by Heat Drowns After LeapHARPERS FERRY, W. Va., July 31. — Apparently crazed by the heat, Guy Allen, 25, Bakerton, plunged from a boat into the Potomac River near here. His body was found […]
May 2, 2024

Guy Allen, drowned while bathing.

BATHER IS DROWNED.CHARLES TOWN, W. Va., July 23.– Guy Allen, native of Maryland, but residing at Bakerton, W. Va., for several years, was drowned while bathing in the Shenandoah River at the Virginia ore bank, west […]
December 10, 2023

The Friday Murder Mystery

THE HEARING AT HAGERSTOWN– DETAILS OF THE CRIME, ETC.[Reported for the Baltimore Sun.] HAGERSTOWN, MD., June 27, 1877.– James Gardner and J. W. Grove, who are in the county jail at this place on suspicion of […]
August 2, 2023

School For Females in Alexandria

Female Education WM M. JONES respectfully informs his friends and the public generally, that he has concluded to open a School for Females in Alexandria, on the 1st Monday in September next. His course of instruction […]
August 2, 2023

So much for Buckingham.

“Off with his head– so much for Buckingham.” The Washington papers of Saturday, bring a new list of the proscribed, sacrificed to the resentment of our magnanimous President. Among these we truly regret to see the […]
July 27, 2023

Improvement in Gun Making

The small arms now made at Harpers Ferry and Springfield, for the use of the United States, are constructed with such exact similarity in their several parts that a perfect gun can be made out of […]
December 10, 2020

Events from 1832 – 1837, The Cholera

Early in the spring of 1832 the news went abroad over the country that Asiatic cholera, then but little known in this country, had appeared in Montreal. A vague alarm was left, which was increased among […]
May 22, 2020

Guy Allen Is Drowned.

Guy Allen Is Drowned While Swimming In Potomac River. Women Wandering Along River Bank Near Dargan Discover Body of Bakerton Man — Duffey Gives Verdict of Accidental Death. Guy Allen, 25 year old Bakerton W. Va., […]
May 20, 2020

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

September 13, 2018

1930 Census: Patrick Welsh Household

The record has been cataloged but not yet transcribed. Please view the record image at repository below.
July 20, 2018

February Term of Court Jurymen

List of Jurymen. The following persons have been drawn as petit jurymen for the February term of the Jefferson Circuit Court — to report on February 14th, the second day of court: J. W. Kearney, W. […]
June 20, 2018

Company D Reunion at the Crossroads

Reunion of Company D. Pleasant Gathering of Confederate Veterans at Moler’s–Snug Sum for Memorial Hall. The reunion of the surviving members of Company D, Twelfth Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Moler’s Cross Roads, this county, […]
May 1, 2018

1920 Census: W. S. Geary Household

Harpers Ferry District, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by Charles S. Lynch House Number: 277   Name Relationship Sex Age Martial Status Able to Read? Able To Write? Attended School Since Sept. 1, 1919 W. S. […]