October 5, 2023

Kain–Boler Wedding

There was a very pretty wedding (the first in that edifice) in St. James’ Catholic Church in this place last Wednesday morning, the principals being Policeman Thomas J. Kain and Miss Ella Boler. The ceremony was […]
October 5, 2023

Obit: Mary McGlone Kain

Mrs. Mary Kain, widow of the late Maurice Kain, for many years a resident of Charles Town, died in Washington City June 10, aged 75 years. Her remains were brought to Harpers Ferry on Monday of […]
July 24, 2023

Liquor Retail Licenses Granted and More

County Court. The County Court last week granted license to retail spirituous liquors to John S. Easterday, Thomas Elliott, Geo. A. Mock, F. B. Souders, Geo. W. Thomas, James A. Thomas and M. J. Kain, in […]
December 5, 2020

1868 Marriages – Dunn, Murphy, etc

Marriages. On the 22d inst., by the Rev. D. H. Bittle, Mr. Jacob V. D. Poisal, of Berkeley county, to Miss Mary E. Kimes, of this place. In Winchester on Tuesday morning last, in the M. […]
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?
April 25, 2018

Marriage: James Walsh & Elizabeth Slaven

Register of Marriage Licenses by the Clerk of Jefferson County, Virginia Lines No. 11 Date May 24th, 1873 Town or County Harpers Ferry Full Names of Parties James Walsh, Elizabeth Slaven Age of Husband 23 Age […]