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May 1, 2024

Berkeley Co. Assessor Sells Fine Horse To Jefferson Co. Company

County Assessor Sells Fine Horse J. W. Dodd Disposes of His Gray Stallion, Jouter, to Jefferson County Company. Friday County Assessor John W. Dodd sold his fine imported percheron gray stallion, Jouter, to a number of […]
May 20, 2020

Road Toll Petition

CORRESPONDENCEWe publish the following request of several of our readers: Shepherdstown, W. Va.To the Honorable County Court of Jefferson County– We, the citizens of said county, living southeast of the Shepherdstown and Halltown turnpike, and entering […]
May 19, 2020

May Term, 1909 – List of Jurymen

List of Jurymen. The following petit jurors have been summoned to serve during the May term of the Jefferson Circuit Court:Joshua Davis, J. G. Gibson, W. C. Daniels, S. L. Hardesty, S. S. Polhamous, P. M. […]
December 4, 2019

Molers Crossroads History

Delving into old records of early land grants, you will find that tracts of land were taken up in this section along the Potomac River just as early as those nearer the tiny village of Mecklenburg […]
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 31, 2018

Physicians Sick; Unable To Care For Patients

Dr. S. T. Knott, of the vicinity of Molers’ Cross Roads’ has been sick in bed the past week and was unable to answer the many calls for his services. Dr. C. C. Johnson and his […]
July 20, 2018

Funeral Service of Griggs Flanagan

The funeral service of Griggs Flanagan, whose sad death we recorded last week, was held Saturday morning at the home of his mother, Mrs. Bertha D. Flanagan, near Bakerton. The service was conducted by Rev. John […]
July 20, 2018

Killed in Runaway Accident: The tragic death of Young Griggs Flanagan

KILLED IN RUNAWAY ACCIDENT. Tragic Death of Young Griggs Flanagan Near Shepherdstown. “The only son of his mother, and she was a widow.” A splendid young life was crushed out and a loving mother’s heart was […]
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 22, 2018

John Welsh undergoes surgery for tumor & Thomas Welsh injury update

Dr. S. T. Knott and Dr. G. W. Banks last Saturday removed a tumor from the neck of Mr. John Welsh, of Bakerton. The operation was very successfully performed, and Mr. Welsh is getting along firstrate. […]
June 22, 2018

Serious Accident at Bakerton

Serious Accident at Bakerton. Thomas B. Welsh was the victim of a very serious accident at Bakerton, this county, yesterday morning. It appears that the day previous a blast had been set off in the stone […]
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

Will: Frances M. Flanagan

16 The last Will and Testament of Mrs. Frances M. Flanagan, deceased. I, Frances M. Flanagan, of the County of Jefferson, State of West Virginia, do make and publish this my last Will and Testament, hereby […]