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 […]
November 7, 2023

Death: Dennis Hawkins

In this town, on Thursday morning last, at the residence of Mr. Joseph M. Cook, of Consumption, Mr. DENNIS HAWKINS, aged about 40 years. He was a native of Ireland– has a wife, daughter and brother […]
August 1, 2023

Wars of the Irish – Creed Murdered At Point of Rocks

WARS OF THE IRISH. We are deeply concerned to learn, that three murders, of the most foul and inhuman character, were perpetrated on Friday and Saturday night, on the line of the Canal, near the Point […]
July 29, 2023

Albert Hazlet Arrested

Harrisburg, Oct. 26 — Hazlet was arrested here in the 24th inst. Governor Packer to-day gave orders that Capt. J. E. Cook, now confined in Chambersburg, and Hazlet held in custody at Carlisle Prison, he both […]
July 29, 2023

Capt. Cook Arrested

CAPT. COOK ARRESTED.His Commission in the Insurrection Band found on his Person– Three others of the Band among the Mountains– Parties in Search of them. Chambersburg, Pa, Oct. 26.– The notorious Capt. Cook, of the Insurrectionary […]
July 28, 2023

Letters found at Brown’s Home.

Further Developments.It is stated that the Hon. Alex R. Boteler, member elect to Congress from this district, has collected from fifty to one hundred letters from citizens in that neighborhood of Brown’s house, wh[?] searched it […]
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 […]
May 22, 2020

The News of the Railroads, 1890

The News of the Railroads. A general complaint in the business world for the past three months— or at least that part of it interested in shipping freights on the railroads— has been the scarcity of […]
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, […]
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. […]
January 4, 2020

Deed: Cook to Flanagan

Deed Book 27. Page 281. Mary Cooke & others ToWm. Flanagan This indenture, made and concluded this 3rd day of September 1844, between Mary C. Cook, John Cook and Phebe, his wife, Jacob Cook, and Catherine, […]
July 31, 2018

16 Men Ready for Emergency Entrainment

Notes of Our Soldiers. Captain H. C. Getzendanner, chairman of the county exemption board, is in receipt of a notice from the War Department to have the fourteen men in emergency call Number 73 ready or […]
July 30, 2018

U.S.S. Mobile Passenger List Abstract

Name of Organization Company “C” 315th Machine Gun Battalion Name of Vessel U.S.S. Mobile Port of Sailing Brest, France Date of Sailing May 20, 1919 Date of Arrival May 30, 1919, Camp Dix, Hoboken N-J. ** […]
July 19, 2018

Flanagan Widow Purchases Cook Estate

Mrs. Bertha D. Flanagan, of Shepherdstown, has purchased from Jesse A. Cook his mother’s estate, containing thirty acres, situated near Bakerton, this county, and adjoining her deceased husband’s farm, tenanted by A. C. Link.
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, […]
April 17, 2018

1850 Census: James Flanagan Household

28th District, Jefferson County, Virginia as enumerated by L. L. Miller House Number: 660 Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace James Flanagan 41 M Boatman Pennsylvania Frances Flanagan 42 F Virginia Laura Flanagan* 13 F Virginia Martha Flanagan* […]
April 17, 2018

1850 Census: William Flanagan Household

28th District, Jefferson County, Virginia as enumerated by L. L. Miller House Number: 659 Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace William Flanagan* 65 M Farmer Ireland Martha Flanagan 63 F Pennsylvania Ann Flanagan 16 F Virginia *It is […]