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 […]
July 30, 2023

William Walsh & Anne Burke, Missouri 1860 Census

July 30, 2023

William Walsh & Anna Burke Marriage

July 30, 2023

James Walsh Baptism

December 4, 2020

Notes By Observer – G. W. Caton

Observer was reminded of another story of the late George W. Caton. He lived near the old cement mill, east of town, and word having been carried to Harper’s Ferry to the Union forces then there […]
November 29, 2020

Notes By Observer – Civil War

The other evening Observer had an interesting conversation with two Shepherdstown ladies who remembered many incidents that occurred in this town and vicinity during the Civil War, and this conversation brought forth some stories that are […]
July 20, 2018

Burke, Knox, visit James Flanagan

Mr. M. M. Burke and his daughters, Miss Katie and Miss Irena, and Mrs. Hannah Knox, of Washington, are visiting at Mr. James Flanagan’s at Bakerton.
June 13, 2018

1850 Census: Raleigh Moler

28th District, Jefferson County, Virginia as enumerated by L. L. Miller House Number: 678 Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace Raleigh Moler* 43 M Farmer Virginia Margaret Moler 38 F Virginia Mary Moler 15 F Virginia William Moler […]