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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 […]
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 26, 2023

Andrew Higgins, 12th VA Cavalry Civil War Service Record

November 26, 2023

Owen Higgins, 12th VA Cavalry Civil War Service Record

November 8, 2023

1870 Census: William Higgins Household

November 8, 2023

1870 Census: Andrew Higgins Household

November 8, 2023

1880 Census: Joseph F. Higgins Household

November 8, 2023

1880 Census: William D. Higgins

November 7, 2023

Higgins, Death During Burial.

Last week we spoke of the remains of ANDREW J. HIGGINS being taken to Harper’s Ferry, Va., for interment. His father, aged about 80 years who had resided with his son, ANDREW, at Zaleski, for several […]
August 22, 2023

Higgins & Martin Wedding

Miss Catharine Higgins, daughter of Patrick Higgins, of Sandy Hook, Md., and James Martin, of Wheeling, were married Wednesday afternoon in St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry, Rev. Father Massey officiating. William Walsh, Leo Burns, Bernard […]
August 22, 2023

Catholics have a Beautiful Home (Church Upgrades)

Catholics Have a Beautiful Home. The congregation of St. Peter’s Catholic church at Harpers Ferry are much pleased with their church since it has been thoroughly improved on the interior, and which was re-opened Sunday week, […]
August 22, 2023

Catherine Higgins brought Home

The body of Mrs. Catherine Higgins, wife of Mr. Edward Higgins, was brought to her home at Harpers Ferry Sunday morning from Wooster, Ohio, where she died of typhoid fever while on a visit to her […]
August 22, 2023

William E. Geary; lost his life in France

The facts about the death of Sergeant Major William E. Geary, the Harpers Ferry boy who lost his life in battle June 25 in France have only recently been given to the family. At the time […]
August 21, 2023

Obituary: Catharine Higgins

Mrs. Catherine Higgins, wife of Edward Higgins, of Harper’s Ferry, died last week in Wooster, Ohio, where she had gone to visit her daughter, Mrs. Watts. Her death was caused by typhoid fever. Mrs. Higgins, who […]
August 21, 2023

Obituary: Michael Higgins

Died, at his home in Cumberland Wednesday, after a lingering illness Michael Higgins, a B. & O. R. R. employee. He was formerly a foreman of the Winchester branch and lived in Halltown. Surviving him are […]
August 21, 2023

Surprise Marriage of Emma Higgins

Surprise among her many friends was occasioned by the announcement of the marriage of Miss Emma J. Higgins, daughter of Mr. Edward Higgins, of Harper’s Ferry. She was married Thursday, August 27, to Mr. William S. […]
August 21, 2023

Patrick Higgins Obituary

Patrick Higgins, for many years a well-known character of the Harper’s Ferry neighborhood, died last Sunday at his home at Sandy Hook, in the 84th year of his age. Higgins was the first man to be […]
August 21, 2023

Exner–Higgins Marriage

Exner–Higgins. Mr. Lawrence Exner, of McKeesport, Pa., and Miss Mary Higgins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Higgins, were married on Tuesday evening last, in St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry, by Rev. Father Collins. The […]