December 21, 2023

Obituary: Walter Manuel

Walter Alexandria Manuel, born in Bakerton, W. Va. on March 28, 1919, and the son of the late Walter and Elsie Welch Manuel, died Feb. 3, in Newton D. Baker Hospital, where he had been a […]
December 21, 2023

Obituary: Mrs. Madge E. Moler

Mrs. Madge E. MolerMrs. Madge Elizabeth Moler, 73, died Friday, March 7, at the Charles Town General Hospital, Charles Town, W. Va. Born in Pleasantsville, she was the daughter of the late Charles W. and Florence […]
December 10, 2023

The Friday Murder Mystery

THE HEARING AT HAGERSTOWN– DETAILS OF THE CRIME, ETC.[Reported for the Baltimore Sun.] HAGERSTOWN, MD., June 27, 1877.– James Gardner and J. W. Grove, who are in the county jail at this place on suspicion of […]
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 18, 2023

Marriage License Issued: Kaldenback, Homer.

Marriage Licenses. Floyd C. Payne and Minnie C. Gaynor. John H. Hankins and Ellen R. Robinson.James L. Talbert and Grace Johnson.Arthur W. Cunitz and Marie J. Courreges.Murvin P. Counselman, of Bethesda, Md., and Catherine Mulkerne.Benjamin W. […]
August 18, 2023

Kaldenback – Transfers of Real Estate

Transfers of Real Estate. Deeds in fee have been filed as follows: M. S. Hopkins to Mary A. Ferry, pt. 10, sq. 369; $–. S. Ross to J. L. Poston, lot 11, sq. 640; $1,500. John […]
July 28, 2023

Conversation with Capt. Brown.

Several of the Reporters who visited Harper’s Ferry last week availed themselves of an opportunity to be present at an interview which Mr. Senator Mason, of Virginia, and the Hon. Mr. Faulkner, also of Virginia, and […]
July 18, 2023

Geo. W. Smith, dead at Weston

Mr. Geo. W. Smith, an aged man from Bolivar, who was taken to the Insane Asylum at Weston less than a month ago, has since died in that institution.
December 4, 2020

Higgins, Memories of John Brown & The Raiders

A Veteran Railroad Man’s Memories of John Brown and the Raiders of 1859 HARPER’S FERRY, W. VA., Dec. 26.NEXT Tuesday will mark the anniversary of the execution of John Brown and his band of raiders at […]
May 20, 2020

Catons Summering with Biggs.

Mrs. Frost, Miss Frost, Mrs. Caton and the Misses Caton, and Mrs. Smith, of Washington D. C. are summering with Mr. Wm. N. Biggs
April 1, 2019

West Virginia & It’s People – Flanagan

FLANAGAN — Among the industrious Irish-American citizens now residing in West Virginia may be named the Flanagan family, which was first represented in America in 1798 in the person of William Flanagan, who became the grandfather […]
September 13, 2018

1930 Census: Patrick Welsh Household

The record has been cataloged but not yet transcribed. Please view the record image at repository below.
July 31, 2018

Smith Killed at the Bakerton Quarries

Killed at the Bakerton Quarries.- William M. Smith, engineer in charge of the dinkey engine, at the limestone quarries at Bakerton, this county, was killed last Monday by a collision of the engine and a string […]
July 22, 2018

Smith Family Motors To Flanagan’s at Bakerton

Mr. D. Sidney Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith and their daughter, Mary, of Frederick, Md., motored to Bakerton on Sunday to spend the day with the family of Mr. James Flanagan.
July 20, 2018

February Term of Court Jurymen

List of Jurymen. The following persons have been drawn as petit jurymen for the February term of the Jefferson Circuit Court — to report on February 14th, the second day of court: J. W. Kearney, W. […]
July 19, 2018

Flanagan, Smith call Registers Office

Miss Martha Flanagan, of Bakerton, and Miss Mary Smith, of Frederick, Md., made a pleasant call at Register office a few days ago.
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 […]
June 22, 2018

Marriage: Vernice Neal & Nancy Moore

Please see record at repository.