May 2, 2024

Houser, 70, to wed Boyd, 30.

West Virginian, 70, To Wed Bride of 30 HARPERS FERRY, W. VA., April 29. — A marriage license was issued in the office of county clerk on Tuesday to George Houser, aged 70, of Bakerton, near […]
May 1, 2024

Thomas Boyer not expected to recover from Ore Bank accident.

Thomas Boyer, of Stumptown, near Sharpsburg, was yesterday struck in the head by a large rock in the Virginia Ore mines, near Bakerton, and he is not expected to recover.
November 28, 2023

County Court; Hearing for Burke (Engle) and Examining Court Waived For Boyer (Flanagan)

COUNTY COURT.– Redman Burke, who stabbed Phillip Engle, of Harper’s Ferry, on the 4th of July last, had a hearing on Monday and Tuesday last, before an Examining Court. He was remanded to jail to undergo […]
November 12, 2023

Marriage Licenses Issued

County Clerk Johnson has issued marriage licenses to the following couples: Lawrence H. Welsh and Annie M. Kidwiler, both of the county; Ralph L. Stephenson and Mary Cummings, both of Harper’s Ferry; Jerry Triggs, Jr., of […]
July 28, 2023

Raid excitement still prevails.

The utmost excitement still prevails in this region, caused from a telegraphic dispatch, received from New York, by Mr. Barbour of Harper’s Ferry, stating that a band of armed men will come from that State, to […]
December 10, 2020

To Save The Canal

Pursuant to the call issued by the committee of citizens of Williamsport appointed for the purpose some time ago, a convention to take action with reference to the preservation of the Chesapeake and Ohio canal as […]
May 23, 2020

Killed; James Flanagan

Killed. We learn that Mr. JAMES FLANIGAN, of this County, near the Old Furnace, was killed by Boyer, a quarry hand, on Wednesday last. The particulars of the affair, as far as we have heard them, […]
May 22, 2020

Shenandoah Junction’s Boom.

The boom at Shenandoah Junction, or, as it is to be known in the future, Antietam City, is a go. A representative of the REGISTER visited that place on Tuesday, and from Col. Chas. T. Hood, […]
May 22, 2020

Obituary: David Henry Hetzell

David Henry Hetzell, a prominent citizen of Bakerton, W. Va., formerly of Sharpsburg, died at his home yesterday afternoon after a five-month illness, aged 53 years. Besides his widow, Mrs. Anna Mary, the following survive: Children, […]
July 19, 2018

Mr. and Mrs. John Welsh Host Daughter’s Wedding

The home of Mr. and Mrs. John Welsh of Bakerton, was the scene of a very pretty wedding which took place on the evening of April 8th, when their daughter, Anna Mary, was united in marriage […]
July 17, 2018

1900 Census: Charles Ingram Household

District No. 11 [Sandy Hook], Washington County, Maryland as enumerated by Nicholas Powers House Number: 88   Name Relation Sex D.O.B. Age Marital Status # Years Married Place of Birth Father’s Place of Birth Mother’s Place of […]
May 8, 2018

1880 Census: Alfred Myers Household

Sharpsburg District No. 1, Washington County, Maryland as enumerated by William N. Boyer House Number: 319   Name Sex Age Relationship Martial Status Profession Birthplace Father’s Place of Birth Mother’s Place of Birth Alphred Myers M 51 […]