May 1, 2024

Young School Teacher Assaulted near Peacher’s Mill

ASSAULTED BY A NEGRO.Young School Teacher in Jefferson County the Victim. Harpers Ferry, W. Va., June 27. A most horrible assault case occurred here this afternoon on the River Road, near Peachers Mill, about two miles […]
May 1, 2024

Servant Burns Engle Home

THE DEVILISH DEED OF A COLORED GIRL.— About three years ago Mr. Jesse A. Engle, the teacher of the public school at Bakerton, W. Va., built himself a handsome dwelling house on a beautiful site overlooking […]
May 1, 2024

Bakerton Items, Visitations, Campmeeting, Business and Drought

Bakerton, W. Va – July 24. Mrs. Alice Trundle, of Washington, is spending the summer with her sister, Mrs. George Duke, near Bakerton. Misses Sallie and Annie White, of Montgomery county, are visiting their uncle, Robert […]
May 1, 2024

Engle, Hendricks, married at Uvilla

A pretty wedding took place at the M. E. church at Uvilla, on Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock. The contracting parties were Mr. Jesse A. Engle, of Bakerton, and Miss Essie Hendricks, daughter of Mr. D. […]
December 10, 2023

Letter From Captain Kearney.

Letter From Captain Kearney.Alexandria, Va.Jan. 27, 1902. DEAR REGISTER– While you are always a welcome visitor at our home, you often bring me sadness. I was very sorry to hear of the death of comrade J. […]
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: Engle & Longerbeam

In Charlestown, July 16th, 1885, by Rev. Dr. A. C. Hopkins, Mr. CHAS. ENGLE to Miss REBECCA ELIZABETH LONGERBEAM– both of this county.
November 12, 2023

Mary Engle & Frederick Moler, Married

Miss Mary Engle and Mr. Frederick Moler, both of this county, were married Wednesday evening of last week at the home of the bride’s father, Mr. William Engle, near Keller. The ceremony was performed by Rev. […]
August 2, 2023

Oak Grove School Commencement Celebration

COMMUNICATED. DEAR REGISTER.– The large and flourishing school so ably taught by that popular teacher Mr. Jesse A. Engle, gave their friends a rare and intellectual and literary treat at the close of their school. This […]
August 2, 2023

Jefferson County Clerk, Deeds Admitted

State of West Virginia,County of Jefferson,Clerk’s Office of the County Court. The following is a list of deeds admitted to record in said office during two weeks ending January 5, 1884: Teste, T. A. Moore, Clerk […]
August 1, 2023

Oak Grove School Entertainment

School Entertainment. — A correspondent sends us the following item: Oak Grove School, conducted by Mr. Jesse A. Engle, near Zion Church, gave an entertainment at its close last Saturday a week. Speeches were made by […]
July 24, 2023

BAKERTON, W. VA.,December 15, 1891. DEAR EDITOR:– As we have not been represented in your columns for some time, we again beg recognition, as we think we justly deserve. But owing to business matters, your correspondent […]
July 24, 2023

Will Run Three Stores Now

Messrs. Strider & Engle, an enterprising firm who conduct stores at Unionville and Bakerton, in this county, have purchased the store of the late R. M. Billmyer in Shepherdstown. Mr. Jesse A. Engle will continue at […]
July 24, 2023

George Engle, drowned

A man named George Engle, 37 years old, said to have been from Charlestown, was found drowned in the river at Wheeling last week.
May 22, 2020

Sad Drowning Accident.

Last Saturday afternoon Edward Cox and Charles Howard, two young men from Kearneysville, aged 20 and 17 yeas, respectively, were drowned in the Potomac river near the residence of James W. Engle, at Rattling Springs. The […]
May 22, 2020

A Visit to Bakerton.

The editor of the REGISTER spent last Friday at the busy village of Bakerton, in this county, where the Standard Stone and Lime Company of Washington, of which the Messrs. Baker are the moving spirits, has […]
May 22, 2020

Bakerton, 1890

Bakerton is the name of the new town that is being built up at Oak Grove school-house. It is two and a-half miles from the main line of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, by which it […]
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, […]