June 16, 2024

27 Migrate to West

MIGRATING.– A large number of the citizens of Harper’s ferry, Va., left for the West a few evenings ago– among them, Jesse Schofield and family, Adam Young and family, and R. H. Hoffman and family, the […]
May 2, 2024

Leaky Boat Drowns Hoffman, Gross. Louden escapes.

LEAKY BOAT DROWNS TWO; THIRD ESCAPES.One-Arm Man Unable to Bail Fast Enough as Oarsman Pulls to Escape Sinking. Special Dispatch to The Star.MARTINSBURG, W. Va., December 4.— Mrs. Mary Gross, 40 years old, of Dargan, Md., […]
May 1, 2024

Body of Kate Gross Recovered.

Body Is Recovered. Bakerton, W. Va. – The body of Mrs. Kate Gross, 28, of Shenandoah Junction, W. Va., drowned December 3 while crossing the Potomac river in a rowboat, was recovered Tuesday a mile and […]
May 1, 2024

Jack Hoffman entertains visitors

KEARNEYSVILLE, August 2.– Messrs. Norman Louden and Donald Dixson, of Moler’s Cross roads; James Hokman and daughter, Pauline of Bakerton, and Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Marshall and son, of Shepherdstown, spent Sunday with Mrs. Jack […]
December 21, 2023

Obituary: Walter Manuel

Walter Alexandria Manuel, born in Bakerton, W. Va. on March 28, 1919, and the son of the late Walter and Elsie Welch Manuel, died Feb. 3, in Newton D. Baker Hospital, where he had been a […]
November 12, 2023

Frances Riesley Bride in Ohio Of Cadet Jones

Frances Riesley Bride in Ohio of Cadet JonesWedding Ceremony In Cincinnati Last Evening The marriage of Miss Frances Lee Riesley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Riesley of Twin Springs, Vienna, Va., to Aviation Cadet […]
October 3, 2023

“Tough Bunch”; Samuel Knott’s Store

“Tough Bunch” gathered in front of Samuel Knott’s store in Bakerton. L to R: Samuel Knott, John Martin Welsh, Robert Hoffman, Roy Hoffmaster, Wallace Grim, Grover Mills, Unidentified
December 4, 2020

Obit, Margaret Ann Caton

Mrs. Margaret Ann Caton, widow of George W. Caton, died this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. T. J. Hoffman, near Kearneysville, aged 79 years, 9 months and 27 days. The funeral service will […]
May 21, 2020

Cora Caton visits sister.

Miss Cora Caton, of this vicinity, spent a couple of weeks with her sister, Mrs. T. J. Hoffman, at Eakle’s Mills, Md.
May 20, 2020

Daily, Caton Marriage

Richard Daily, of Harper’s Ferry, and Miss Cora Caton, of Jefferson county, W. Va., now visiting her sister, Mrs. Hoffman, at Eakle’s Mills, were married at Frederick, Thursday, while attending the fair. [Hagerstown Globe.]
May 20, 2020

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

May 20, 2020

Married, Nannie Caton and Hoffman

Mr. T. J. Hoffman, a former resident of this county, but now of Eakle’s Mills, Md., and Miss Nannie Caton, of this vicinity, quietly stole a march on their friends last week by going to Hagerstown, […]
May 20, 2020

Geo. W. Caton Sale

TRUSTEE’S AND CONSTABLE’S SALE! By Virtue of a Deed of Trust, given by George W. Caton to the undersigned, which Deed is of record in the Clerk’s Office of Jefferson County, to secure certain debts, therein […]
May 19, 2020

Obituary: John William Caton

John William Caton, a native of Jefferson county, died last Saturday afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Cookus, in Martinsburg, following a brief illness from dropsy. Mr. Caton was a son of the […]
December 4, 2019

Molers Crossroads History

Delving into old records of early land grants, you will find that tracts of land were taken up in this section along the Potomac River just as early as those nearer the tiny village of Mecklenburg […]
April 5, 2019

Death Register: George W. Caton

Lines No. 7 Name in Full Caton, Geo. Wm. Color White Sex Male Date of Death Dec. 25 [1898] Place of Death Shepherdstown Name of Disease or Cause Droopery Age 73yrs. 6ms. 19ds. Name of Parents […]
April 5, 2019

Death Register: Nannie Tabler Hoffman

Line No. 4 Name in Full Hoffman, Nannie Tabler Place of Death, County Berkeley Place of Death, District, Town or City Martinsburg Sex Female Color or Race W Married, Single, Widowed, Divorced Married Date of Birth […]
April 5, 2019

Death Certificate: Nannie Tabler Hoffman

County Berkeley District Martinsburg Town or City Martinsburg, W.Va Full Name Nannie Tabler Hoffman Residence 211 S. Maple Personal and Statistical Particulars Sex Female Color or Race White Single, Married, Widowed, or Divorced Married Husband or […]