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December 21, 2023

Obituary: G. W. Hoffmaster

George William Hoffmaster of 720 Winchester Avenue, Martinsburg, W. Va., died Wednesday night in Martinsburg Hospital after a long illness. A former resident of Bakerton, he was born at Duffields in Jefferson County, February 27, 1910, […]
December 3, 2023

An Honorable Roll (Company F, First VA Cavalry)

An Honorable Roll. Robert L. Billmyer, of this vicinity, has handed us the following list of the surviving members of Company F, First Virginia Cavalry, commanded by the late Captain M. J. Billmyer, and we print […]
July 22, 2023

Unknown disease in Halltown

Mr. George W. Clipp, living near Halltown, has recently lost nine sheep by some unknown disease, and Mr. Vol Hill, of the same neighborhood, lost two horses by the epizootic.
July 17, 2023

Hill appointed Assistant Principal of WV State Colored School

Mr. John H. Hill, principal of the colored public school in Shepherdstown, has been appointed assistant principal of the West Virginia State Colored School located near Charleston. The appointment is an excellent one, as Mr. Hill […]
December 4, 2020

Higgins, Memories of John Brown & The Raiders

A Veteran Railroad Man’s Memories of John Brown and the Raiders of 1859 HARPER’S FERRY, W. VA., Dec. 26.NEXT Tuesday will mark the anniversary of the execution of John Brown and his band of raiders at […]
December 4, 2020

Shepherdstown: List of Letters

LIST OF LETTERSRemaining in the post office at Shepherdstown, for the quarter ending July 1, 1857: John Andrews, Wm. Brashears, Rolen Bowers, Valentine Bearmam, Martin Chiller, Edward Connor, Anthony Carnine — 3, Esekeit T. Chambers, George […]
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, […]
May 22, 2020

Obituary: Mrs. Nannie Hill

Mrs. Nannie Hill, wife of Nelson E. Hill, 533 Maryland avenue, died at her home at 10:15 a. m. Friday from heart trouble, aged 52 years. She was a member of the Presbyterian church. She is […]
May 20, 2020

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

July 31, 2018

Rain Mars Picnic Sat’y At Bakerton

Rain Mars Picnic Sat’y At Bakerton. Fine Dinner Enjoyed By Guests; Many Officials Present. The Bakerton plant of the Standard Lime and Stone Company held its annual picnic at Duke’s Woods Saturday, activities getting under way […]
May 8, 2018

1880 Census: George Caton Household

Shepherd District, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by R. Pm Hoffman House Number: 185   Name Sex Age Relationship Martial Status Profession Birthplace Father’s Place of Birth Mother’s Place of Birth George Caton M 59 self […]
April 30, 2018

1920 Census: Lawrence H. Welsh Household

Harpers Ferry District, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by Charles S. Lynch House Number: 341   Name Relationship Sex Age Martial Status Able to Read? Able To Write? Attended School Since Sept. 1, 1919 L. H. […]
April 30, 2018

1920 Census: Roy Best Household

Harpers Ferry District, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by Charles S. Lynch House Number: 340   Name Relationship Sex Age Martial Status Able to Read? Able To Write? Attended School Since Sept. 1, 1919 Roy Best […]
April 30, 2018

1920 Census: Ann Welsh Household

Harpers Ferry District, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by Charles S. Lynch House Number: 334   Name Relationship Sex Age Martial Status Able to Read? Able To Write? Attended School Since Sept. 1, 1919 Ann Welsh […]