December 4, 2023

1870 Census: William Reinhart Household

Shepherd Township, Jefferson County, West Virginiaas enumerated by Warner SchleyHouse Number: 202 Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace William L. Reinhart* 24 M Farmer West Virginia Edward H. Reinhart* 22 M Farmer West Virginia Michael Welsh 28 M […]
August 2, 2023

A Large Political Demonstration

A Great Demonstration. We don’t know how it used to be in old times, but it is certain that the younger generation has never seen a political demonstration in Shepherdstown equal to that of Tuesday night […]
July 22, 2023

Reinhart, big crop of corn.

Mr. E. Hess Reinhart raised a big crop of corn this year. On 13 acres he raised 950 bushels, and average of 73 bushels per acre. The corn was of the “Golden Beauty” variety, and Mr. […]
July 22, 2023

Considering A New Road

At the May term of the County Court of Jefferson county, in the matter of the petition of Charles H. Knott and others for the opening or changing a county road from Teague’s run up the […]
May 20, 2020

Entertainment at Moler’s

An audience of about one hundred and fifty ladies and gentlemen attended Mr. Jacob Knott’s entertainment at Bethesda Church, December 24th, which consisted of recitations and dialogues. All did remarkably well according to age and opportunity, […]
May 20, 2020

A Severe Storm, 1883

One of the most severe storms that has visited this locality for some years occurred last Friday afternoon. There was an unusually heavy rainfall in town, accompanied by a very violent shower of hail. We ourselves […]
May 20, 2020

Road Toll Petition

CORRESPONDENCEWe publish the following request of several of our readers: Shepherdstown, W. Va.To the Honorable County Court of Jefferson County– We, the citizens of said county, living southeast of the Shepherdstown and Halltown turnpike, and entering […]
May 20, 2020

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

May 20, 2020

Walter Caton Real Estate Purchase

Mr. Walter Caton has bought from Messrs. Brock and Joseph Reinhart their farm adjoining Capt. Lee Moler’s and Mr. A. P. Reinhart’s places a couple of miles southeast of town. It contains 57 acres and Mr. […]
May 19, 2020

Obituary: George W. Caton

Mr. George W. Caton, a well-known resident of this vicinity, died on Christmas day at his home near the cement mill, a mile or two below town. Mr. Caton had been in bad health for a […]
December 4, 2019

Knight Tournament

On Saturday last , it was our pleasure to be present at the Tournament at Reinhart’s School House, where a large number of persons had gathered to witness the equestrian exercises, and to take part in the […]
July 30, 2018

Obituary: William Locher Reinhart

Postmaster William Locher Reinhart, one of Shepherdstown’s best-known residents, died at his home in this place last Saturday morning, at the age of 71 years, 9 months and 14 days. His death had been anticipated, as […]
July 30, 2018

Shepherdstown Postmaster Vacancy

The vacancy in the office of postmaster at Shepherdstown, caused by the death of Wm. L. Reinhart, will probably be filled by the Civil Service Commission, Under an order by President Wilson, promulgated some time ago, […]
June 20, 2018

Company D Reunion at the Crossroads

Reunion of Company D. Pleasant Gathering of Confederate Veterans at Moler’s–Snug Sum for Memorial Hall. The reunion of the surviving members of Company D, Twelfth Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, at Moler’s Cross Roads, this county, […]
June 20, 2018

Farmers Stock & Agricultural Society of Molers Grove

Moler’s Grove. At a meeting of the Farmers’ Stock and Agricultural Society of Moler’s Grove the following officers were elected by the Society: Capt. L. H. Moler, President. J. W. McGarry, W. J. Knott, Vice-Presidents. G. […]
May 8, 2018

1860 Census: George Caton Household

[blank], Jefferson County, Virginia as enumerated by Joseph A. Cogle House Number: 323 Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace George W. Caton 26 M Boatman District of Columbia Margaret A. Caton 25 F Virginia Mary E. Caton 10 […]
May 8, 2018

1880 Census: George Caton Household

Shepherd District, Jefferson County, West Virginia as enumerated by R. Pm Hoffman House Number: 185   Name Sex Age Relationship Martial Status Profession Birthplace Father’s Place of Birth Mother’s Place of Birth George Caton M 59 self […]
May 1, 2018

Estate Account: William Flanagan

Please see record image at repository (below).