December 3, 2023

An Honorable Roll (Company F, First VA Cavalry)

An Honorable Roll. Robert L. Billmyer, of this vicinity, has handed us the following list of the surviving members of Company F, First Virginia Cavalry, commanded by the late Captain M. J. Billmyer, and we print […]
August 1, 2023

Big Hogs in Jefferson County

Big Hogs.The following are some of the weights of big porkers killed in the town and county: Geo. W. Duke a 400-pounder ; Alex Freeman, two at 385 and 382 ; H. M. Loyns one at […]
December 10, 2020

Events from 1832 – 1837, The Cholera

Early in the spring of 1832 the news went abroad over the country that Asiatic cholera, then but little known in this country, had appeared in Montreal. A vague alarm was left, which was increased among […]
May 22, 2020

Bakerton, 1892 Report

COMMUNICATED.Bakerton, W. Va. February 2, 1892 DEAR EDITOR– As your correspondent, with many others of this community, has been so unfortunate as to have the grippe, you have had no news from this section for some […]
May 20, 2020

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

May 20, 2020

Geo. W. Caton Sale

TRUSTEE’S AND CONSTABLE’S SALE! By Virtue of a Deed of Trust, given by George W. Caton to the undersigned, which Deed is of record in the Clerk’s Office of Jefferson County, to secure certain debts, therein […]
December 4, 2019

Dr. John Reynolds Dead

The first operation, probably, that was performed in this section of Virginia with the use of chloroform was by Dr. [John] Reynolds. It was on March 1, 1848 , and the patient was an Irish workman at […]
April 6, 2019

Birth: J. A. Caton

Number 267 Date of Return Nov. 19, 1888 Name of Child J. A. Caton Sex Male No. of Child of this Mother Fourth Stillborn Period of Uterogestation Full Term Cause Race or Color White Date of […]
July 19, 2018

Damages Paid By Railroad

In the Railroad World. Railroad affairs are thickening up about Shepherdstown. Every option in Jefferson county necessary for the B. & O. cut-off has been secured except one, that from Benjamin Hartzell at Shepherdstown, and Major […]
July 19, 2018

Dinner Held For Couple: Ingram & Hetzel

Mr. and Mrs. Hetzel are Guests of Honor at Harpers Ferry. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ingram, Harpers Ferry, entertained at a dinner party at their home, honoring their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Hetzel, […]
July 19, 2018

Obituary: Walter T. Winks

Walter T. Winks SHARPSBURG, Md. — Walter Thomas Winks, 88, of 202 S. Mechanic St., died Monday morning at the Washington County Hospital. Born in Dargan, he was a son of the late Thomas and Sarah […]
May 1, 2018

Estate Account: Martha E. Flanagan

Please see record image at repository (below).
April 26, 2018

Birth: Flanagan (1888)

Register of Births Within The District of Chas. H. Trail, Assessor, For The County Of Jefferson, In The Year Ending 31st December, 1888. Lines Numbered 215 Name of Child Flanagan No. of Child of This Mother. […]