May 2, 2024

Only Jackson Brigade Survivor Reaches 90

Only Jackson Brigade Survivor Reaches 90Shepherdstown, W. Va., Man’s Birthday Is Celebrated By S. C. V.Special Dispatch to The Star. SHEPHERDSTOWN, W. Va., April 21.– John Allen Link, only surviving veteran of Stonewall Jackson’s brigade in […]
May 1, 2024

Judge sides with Bakerton in Lime-Burning Case

LIME-BURNING CASE. THE JUDGE DECIDES AGAINST ELDRED COMPANY. Important Step Toward Throwing Open to the Kilns the Most Practical and Valuable Process for Burning Lime. Parkersburg, W. Va., – January 3.– One of the most important […]
December 22, 2023

Greencastle In 7-3 Win Over Bakerton Nine

Greencastle scored five runs in the fifth inning and went on to trim Bakerton, 7-3, in the Independent League yesterday. It was the first meeting of the year between the new clubs in the circuit and […]
November 13, 2023

1850 Census: John Jackson Household

Subdivision No. 2, Washington County, Marylandas enumerated by ElmStush [?]House Number: 907 Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace John Jackson 28 M Laborer Md Elmira Jackson 23 F Md Ann Jackson 2 F Md Henry Boody 35 M […]
August 18, 2023

Marriage License Issued: Kaldenback, Homer.

Marriage Licenses. Floyd C. Payne and Minnie C. Gaynor. John H. Hankins and Ellen R. Robinson.James L. Talbert and Grace Johnson.Arthur W. Cunitz and Marie J. Courreges.Murvin P. Counselman, of Bethesda, Md., and Catherine Mulkerne.Benjamin W. […]
August 18, 2023

Kaldenback, Juror in Seelhorst Case

The case against Seelhorst was called at 10:35 a.m., and in ten minutes the following jury had been selected to try the case: William J. Truitt, Frank A. Gibbons, Nicholas Fitzgerald, Jacob Spliedt, George Ellerbrook, John […]
August 18, 2023

Marriage License Issued: Ellie Dunn & Kaldenback

Marriage Licenses.The following marriage licenses were granted yesterday: William Carter and Frances Lee; Nathaniel Tapley and Philena Hutchinson; Chas. Kaldenbach and Ellie Dunn; Daniel Jackson and Rachael Ann Anderson; Thomas J. Annen and Nellie V. Connor.
August 17, 2023

Grand Jury

GRAND JURY RETURNS MANY INDICTMENTSIgnores Charge of Violating Policy Law Against Johnson. The grand jury for the January term in its final presentment reported indictments against the following persons for offenses mentioned: Charles R. Erdman, violation […]
August 3, 2023

John Jackson Appointed Constable

JOHN JACKSON,Constable, Auctioneer, &c. RESPECTFULLY informs his friends and the public, that he has been appointed Constable in the district embracing Shepherdstown and Harpers-Ferry. In tendering his services in the capacity of Constable, he assures all […]
August 2, 2023

Harpers Ferry Whigs at Armory

AT HARPERS FERRY. [The toasts at Harper’s Ferry breathe an indignant spirit. Has Col. Stubblefield, the Superintendant of the U. S. Armory there, been actually “punished” or only threatened? What are the charges against him, of […]
August 2, 2023

McKenney married to Mrs. Mary Jackson

Lately, at Harper’s Ferry, Mr. McKenny to Mrs. Mary Jackson, he being the lady’s fifth husband, and she is only in her 28th year.
August 2, 2023

Mary Jackson; on 5th husband

A hard character. — Mrs. Mary Jackson, of Harper’s Ferry, now only twenty eight years of age, was married a few days since to her fifth husband.
July 17, 2023

Fed. Court Adjourns; Harpers Ferry Paper Company Wins River Pollution Case

FEDERAL COURT ADJOURNSTO MEET IN THIS CITY THE SECOND TUESDAY IN MAY NEXT. The Harper’s Ferry Paper Company Wins the Famous Potomac River Pollution Case — The Temporary Injunction Perpetuated — Other Cases. After being in […]
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

Kaldenbach/Dunn Marriage

Marriage Licenses. The following marriage licenses were granted yesterday: William Carter and Frances Lee; Nathaniel Tapley and Philena Hutchinson; Chas. Kaldenbach and Ellie Dunn; Daniel Jackson and Rachael Ann Anderson; Thomas J. Annen and Nellie V. […]
May 22, 2020

Ore Bank vs. Harpers Ferry Pulp

Important Case Decided.In the United States Court in Martinsburg last Saturday in the case of the Harper’s Ferry pulp company against Joseph E. Thropp, etc., Judge Jackson gave a decision in favor of the pulp company. […]
August 15, 2019

The unveiling of Elizabeth Slavin

By the 1860 census, a young Irish girl had taken residence with Thomas and Annie Walsh in Bolivar, [West] Virginia. Who is she and why did she live with Tommy and Annie?
May 1, 2018

Death Certificate: John McClellan Moore

  Place of Death County Jefferson District 1921 Harpers Ferry Town or City Bakerton Full Name John McCellan Moore Residence Bakerton W.Va Personal and Statistical Particulars Sex Male Color or Race White Single, Married […] Married […]