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July 22, 2023

The Robber Gang Broken Up

Along the line of the Monocacy river, skirting the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, a gang of robbers has been operating for nearly a year. They not only stole from the company, but held up foot passengers […]
April 5, 2019

Death Register: Dora Bell Best

Name in Full Best, Dora Bell Color White Sex Female Date of Death 7/15/25 Place of Birth Bakerton Name of Disease or Cause pernicious anemia Age 59yrs. 2ms. 22d.  Occupation housekeeping Consort of Married Name of […]
April 5, 2019

Death Certificate: Dora Bell Best

County Jefferson District 1921 Town or City Bakerton W.Va Full Name Dora Bell Best Personal and Statistical Particulars Sex Female Color or Race White Single, Married, Widowed, or Divorced Married Date of Birth April 23, 1866 […]
April 4, 2019

Death Register: Adam McClellan Best

Name in Full Best, Adam McClallan Color White Sex Male Date of Death 12/8/34 Place of Death Bakerton Name of Disease or Cause chronic intestinal nephritis Age 72yrs. 5ms. 1d.  Occupation Farmer Consort of Widower Name […]
April 4, 2019

Death Certificate: Adam McClellan Best

County Jefferson District Harpers Ferry Town or City Bakerton Full Name Adam McClellan Best Residence Bakerton Personal and Statistical Particulars Sex Male Color or Race White Single, Married, Widowed, or Divorced Widower Husband or Wife of […]
April 4, 2019

Death Register: Roy McCletus Best

Line No. 9 Full Name of Deceased Best, Roy McCletus Date of Death June 8, 1957 Date of Birth Oct. 11 1887 Age 69 Sex M Col. W Father’s Name Adam Best Mother’s Maiden Name Dora […]
April 4, 2019

Death Certificate: Roy McCletus Best

Name of Deceased Roy McCletus Best Date of Death June 8, 1957 Place of Death County Berkeley City or Town Martinsburg Length of Stay […] Name of Hospital or Institution 600 North High Street Is Place […]
July 20, 2018

Items from Bakerton.

Items From Bakerton. I see through your columns news from other places, and I thought that I would give you some from our little town. Bakerton is growing and is now about a mile long. It […]
July 20, 2018

Marriage: Best and Welsh

At the Methodist parsonage at Shenandoah Junction, on the evening of December 23d, Mr. Roy Best was married to Miss Bessie Welsh, of Bakerton. Rev. W. A. Lynch performing the ceremony, Mr. Best is a prosperous […]
July 19, 2018

Newly Appointed Trustees of Harpers Ferry District

Following is a list of the newly appointed trustees of the sub-districts of Harper’s Ferry district: Bakerton, James Flanagan, J. Strider Moler, D. R. Houser; Keller, A. M. Best, B. Edwell Maddox, N. V. Engle; […]
July 13, 2018

Roy Best ill; wife entertains

Mr. Roy Best is ill at his home here. Mrs. Roy Best entertained the Woman’s Missionary Society on Wednesday night. Those present were Miss Dorothy Knott, Harold Knott, Mrs. Guy Moler, Mrs. Herbert Irvin, Mrs. S. […]
June 18, 2018

1880 Census: Thomas E. Winks

Sandy Hook district, Washington County, Maryland as enumerated by John E. Brown House Number: 197   Name Sex Age Relationship Martial Status Profession Birthplace Father’s Place of Birth Mother’s Place of Birth Thomas E. Winks M 42 […]
June 18, 2018

1880 Census: Alfred H. Myers

Sandy Hook district, Washington County, Maryland as enumerated by John E. Brown House Number: 198   Name Sex Age Relationship Martial Status Profession Birthplace Father’s Place of Birth Mother’s Place of Birth Alfred H. Myers M 24 […]
June 18, 2018

1880 Census: John Best

Sandy Hook district, Washington County, Maryland as enumerated by John E. Brown House Number: 199   Name Sex Age Relationship Martial Status Profession Birthplace Father’s Place of Birth Mother’s Place of Birth John Best M 54 Married […]
June 13, 2018

1880 Census: Benjamin J. Lewis

Sandy Hook district, Washington County, Maryland as enumerated by John E. Brown House Number: 203   Name Sex Age Relationship Martial Status Profession Birthplace Father’s Place of Birth Mother’s Place of Birth Benjamin J. Lewis M 25 […]
May 22, 2018

WWI Draft: Russell Iven Best

Name Russell Iven Best Home Address Engle Jeff. WVa Age in Years 18 Date of Birth November 20 1899 Race White U.S. Citizen/Alien Native Born Present Occupation Farmer Employer A.M. Best Place of Employment/Business Engle Jeff. […]
May 7, 2018

Bakerton Record of Post Masters

Postmaster Nominated Confirmed Recess or Acting Commission Signed & Mailed Assumed Charge Cause & Date of Vacancy Preston S. Millard 4th ClassApr. 30, 1897 Res. W. O. P. Roy M. Best act. p.m.Aug. 21, 1939 Aug. […]
May 7, 2018

1870 Census: John Best Household

11th District, Washington County, Md. Post Office Harpers Ferry as enumerated by Jno. Matthews House Number: 163   Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace John Best* 43 M Day Laborer Maryland Rachel Best* 40 F Keeping House […]