May 1, 2024

Three Injured, One Killed By Premature Explosion

A dynamite explosion, which it is said may have been caused by static electricity, killed one man and injured three others in a quarry at Bakerton, W. Va., Monday. The dead man is Thomas P. Griffith, […]
October 5, 2023

Harpers Ferry & Bolivar Items

On the paling fences vines are still trailing their green length. The cosmos of white and pink blossoms and every variety of dahlia are in many yards. Father Collins, who has returned from Richmond, says the […]
May 22, 2020

Potomac Refining Company purchase Chambers farm.

It is said that the Potomac Refining Company has bought the Chambers farm on the Maryland side of the river, opposite the Virginia Ore Bank, and will develop the manganese that is to be found upon […]
July 19, 2018

Obituary: Mrs. Mary Anna Griffith

Mrs. Mary Anna Griffith, wife of Martin L. Griffith, died at the home of a son, Earl Griffith, two miles south of Hagerstown, Sunday night at 10 o’clock of heart trouble, aged 59 years. Besides her […]
May 8, 2018

1850 Census: Samuel Knott Household

28th District, Jefferson County, Virginia as enumerated by L. L. Miller House Number: 681 Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace Samuel Knott* 49 M Miller Pennsylvania Margaret Knott 40 F Maryland William J. Knott 22 M Virginia Samuel […]