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, […]
November 12, 2023

Marriage Licenses Issued

County Clerk Johnson has issued marriage licenses to the following couples: Lawrence H. Welsh and Annie M. Kidwiler, both of the county; Ralph L. Stephenson and Mary Cummings, both of Harper’s Ferry; Jerry Triggs, Jr., of […]
July 22, 2023

Still they come (Hog Statistics)

The hog statistics are still coming in. Mr. Frank M. Moler, near Bakerton, killed five last week that averages 833 pounds each. The largest weighed 390 pounds. Mr. Isaac Kidwiler, near the same place, killed one […]
May 22, 2020

Sad Drowning Accident.

Last Saturday afternoon Edward Cox and Charles Howard, two young men from Kearneysville, aged 20 and 17 yeas, respectively, were drowned in the Potomac river near the residence of James W. Engle, at Rattling Springs. The […]
May 22, 2020

Telephone from Molers to Bakerton

The completion of the new telephone line from Moler’s Cross Roads to Bakerton for the Jefferson County Telephone Company gives a gratifying increase in the company’s business. The line is slightly more than three miles in […]
May 19, 2020

May Term, 1909 – List of Jurymen

List of Jurymen. The following petit jurors have been summoned to serve during the May term of the Jefferson Circuit Court:Joshua Davis, J. G. Gibson, W. C. Daniels, S. L. Hardesty, S. S. Polhamous, P. M. […]
April 6, 2019

Birth Certificate (Delayed): Allen Reynolds Caton

Full Name at Birth Allen Reynolds Caton Date of Birth Nov. 6th, 1888 Color or Race White Sex Male Birthplace Bakerton Jefferson W.Vir. Father (Full Name) John William Caton Birthplace West Virginia Mother (Full Name) Emma […]
April 4, 2019

Death Certificate: Ethel Virginia Lloyd

Name of Deceased Ethel Virginia Lloyd Date of Death Sept. 6th ’56. Place of Death County Jefferson City or Town Charles Town Length of Stay […]   Name of Hospital or Institution North Mildred St. Usual […]
April 4, 2019

Death Register: Isaac Kidwiler

Line No. 1 Full Name of Deceased Kidwiler, Isaac Date of Death 1/22/54 Date of Birth 5/19/1867 Age 86 Sex M Col. W Father’s Name James Emanuel Kidwiler Mother’s Maiden Name Anne Rebecca Houser Name of […]
April 4, 2019

Death Certificate: Isaac Kidwiler

Name of Deceased Isaac (none) Kidwiler Date of Death Jan. 22, 1954 Place of Death County Jefferson City or Town Bakerton Length of Stay […] 86 yrs Name of Hospital or Institution Residence Usual Residence State […]
April 3, 2019

Death Certificate: Helen Valleare Kidwiler

Place of Death Jefferson District Harpers Ferry Town or City Bakerton Place of Residence Bakerton W.Va Full Name Helen Valleare Kidwiler Personal and Statistical Particulars Sex Female Color or Race White Single, Married, Widowed, or Divorced […]
July 20, 2018

Married: Welsh, Kidwiler

In the presence of a few relatives and friends, at the home of Mrs. Robert Cross in Shenandoah Junction, on Thursday evening, January 29th, at 7.30 o’clock, Miss Annie M. Kidwiler was married to Lawrence H. […]
July 19, 2018

Junior Epworth League Holds First Meeting

The Junior Epworth League at Bakerton held its first meeting since its organization last Sunday afternoon. The officers for this year are as follows: Superintendent, Mrs. Beulah Moler; president, Frank E. Grimm; first vice-president, Kate Kidwiler; […]
July 19, 2018

Bakerton Pupils Neither Absent nor Tardy

The pupils from the Bakerton school who were neither absent nor tardy during the term are Martha Welsh, Essie Welsh, Laura Hopper, Janie Moore, Edith Geary, William Link, Strauther Moler, and Harvey Kidwiler. Those who deserve […]
July 19, 2018

Mr. and Mrs. John Welsh Host Daughter’s Wedding

The home of Mr. and Mrs. John Welsh of Bakerton, was the scene of a very pretty wedding which took place on the evening of April 8th, when their daughter, Anna Mary, was united in marriage […]
July 19, 2018

Bakerton Prized for Big Hogs

Our Bakerton correspondent writes us that he thinks that village carries off the prize for big hogs, and sends us the weight of fat porkers as follows: John Welsh, five that weighed 398, 356, 312, 309, […]
July 13, 2018

Obituary: Laurence Welsh

DEATH AT BAKERTON. Laurence Welsh, an employee of the Standard Lime & Stone Company at Bakerton, died suddenly Monday morning. Having worked Sunday night, Mr. Welsh became ill about quitting time Monday and died before he […]
June 25, 2018

1880 Census: John W. Daniels Household

Bolivar District, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by William B. Chambers House Number: 216   Name Sex Age Relationship Martial Status Profession Birthplace Father’s Place of Birth Mother’s Place of Birth John W. Daniels M 24 […]