November 7, 2023

Obit. Anna Ryan

Mrs. Anna Ryan died last Monday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. G. W. McCardell, in Williamsport, after a prolonged illness, aged 83 years. The deceased, was was the widow of Timothy Ryan, formerly […]
July 18, 2023

Slagle Souders, acquitted.

TO THE PUBLIC. During the trial of Slagle Souders, a few days ago, on the accusation of participating in the robbery of Beall’s powder magazine, the defence proved by two witnesses, Ryan and Barrett, that on […]
December 11, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day.

To the Editor of the Virginia Free Press.Harpers Ferry, 19th March, 1833. DEAR SIR: — Before I enter upon an account of the celebration of St. Patrick’s day at Harpers-Ferry, the most romantic spot in Virginia, […]
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 […]
June 13, 2018

1850 Census: Raleigh Moler

28th District, Jefferson County, Virginia as enumerated by L. L. Miller House Number: 678 Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace Raleigh Moler* 43 M Farmer Virginia Margaret Moler 38 F Virginia Mary Moler 15 F Virginia William Moler […]