May 21, 2020

Staley, Caton Marriage Announcement

On Saturday evening, July 14, 1894, at the Southern Methodist parsonage in Shepherdstown by Rev. F. A. Strother, Mr. WALTER CATON to Miss CARRIE B. STALEY, all of this county.
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

Marriages in The Shepherdstown Register 10 Jan 1882

MARRIED. At the Carter House in Charlestown, December 27th, 1881, by Rev. A. C. Hopkins, Mr. J. B. WAITTINGTON to Miss EMMA JANE FLETCHER — all of this county. December 20th, near Front Royal, Va., by […]
May 19, 2020

The Sad Drowning of Roy Staley

The Register last week gave a brief account of the drowning of Roy Landis Staley, son of Mr. James P. Staley, which occurred about noon on Thursday. The sad affair occurred after a part of ou […]
May 19, 2020

Obituary: Carrie B. Caton

Mrs. Carrie B. Caton, wife of Walter Caton and daughter of James P. Staley, of this vicinity, died last Saturday in the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Martinsburg, following a surgical operation performed several days previously. Mrs. […]
December 4, 2019

Molers Crossroads History

Delving into old records of early land grants, you will find that tracts of land were taken up in this section along the Potomac River just as early as those nearer the tiny village of Mecklenburg […]
April 5, 2019

Marriage: Caton & Staley

No. 60 Time of Marriage July, 1894 Place of Marriage Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Full Names of Parties Walter Caton and Miss Carry B. Staley Age of Husband 24 Age of Wife 21 Condition of Husband Single […]
April 3, 2019

Death Certificate: Mary Elizabeth Engle Moler

Place of Death Charles Town R. 7 W. District C. Town (Dist. No 1911) No. Place of Residence Charles Town. R.7 W., Jefferson, W.Va Full Name Mary Elizabeth Engle Moler Personal and Statistical Particulars Sex F […]
April 3, 2019

Death Register: Carrie B. Caton

Line # 1 Name in Full Carrie B. Caton Place of Death Berkeley [County], Martinsburg Sex F Color or Race W Married, Single, Widowed, or Divorced Single Date of Birth July, 1875 Age 46 Occupation Housewife […]
April 3, 2019

Death Certificate: Carrie B. Caton

Carrie B. Caton Place of Death County Berkeley District Martinsburg Town or City Martinsburg, WVa, King Daughters Hospital  Full Name Anna G. Welsh Personal and Statistical Particulars Sex Female Color or Race White Single, Married […] […]
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 […]
July 20, 2018

Killed in Runaway Accident: The tragic death of Young Griggs Flanagan

KILLED IN RUNAWAY ACCIDENT. Tragic Death of Young Griggs Flanagan Near Shepherdstown. “The only son of his mother, and she was a widow.” A splendid young life was crushed out and a loving mother’s heart was […]
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, […]