SurnamesPotts

May 2, 2024

Potts & Sutherland Dead on Railroad

Train Kills Two Men Pushing Truck on RailSpecial to The Washington Post. Martinsburg, W. Va., Sept. 28.– Samuel Potts, 57, Bakerton, W. Va., and Thomas Sutherland, 42, Reedson, W. Va., were killed at Reedson this afternoon […]
December 4, 2020

Notes By Observer – G. W. Caton

Observer was reminded of another story of the late George W. Caton. He lived near the old cement mill, east of town, and word having been carried to Harper’s Ferry to the Union forces then there […]
November 29, 2020

Notes By Observer – Civil War

The other evening Observer had an interesting conversation with two Shepherdstown ladies who remembered many incidents that occurred in this town and vicinity during the Civil War, and this conversation brought forth some stories that are […]
April 25, 2018

1870 Census: Martha Flanagan Household

Bolivar Township, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by Warner Schley House Number: 526   Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace Martha Flanagan* 69 F keeping house Pennsylvania Augusta Fouke 35 F domestic servant West Virginia Robert Nicholson* […]
April 25, 2018

1870 Census: James Flanagan Household

Bolivar Township, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by Warner Schley House Number: 525   Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace James Flanagan* 22 M works in stone quarry West Virginia Ellen Flanagan 21 F keeping house West […]
April 25, 2018

1870 Census: Thomas Welsh Household

Bolivar Township, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by Warner [W. Shiley?] House Number: 524   Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace Thomas Welsh* 45 M work in stone quarry West Virginia Ann Welsh* 28 F keeping house […]