November 7, 2023

Obit: Mary Ann Strider

On the 16th December, 1865, at Harper’s Ferry, at the residence of Mr. Thomas Gallagher, Mrs. MARY ANN STRIDER, widow of John F. Strider, after a short illness of two days, having been stricken with paralysis. […]
August 3, 2023

Criminal Record. Trial of Ebenezer Cox

CRIMINAL RECORD.From the Charlestown Free Press. TRIAL OF EBENEZER COX,For the Murder of Col. Dunn. The case of EBENEZER COX, indicted for the murder of Col. Thomas B. Dunn, late superintendent of the United States Armory […]
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 24, 2023

Will Run Three Stores Now

Messrs. Strider & Engle, an enterprising firm who conduct stores at Unionville and Bakerton, in this county, have purchased the store of the late R. M. Billmyer in Shepherdstown. Mr. Jesse A. Engle will continue at […]
July 22, 2023

Quiet & Serene from Bakerton

Bakerton, W. VA.,March 10th, 1891, DEAR EDITOR– While all is quiet and serene at this place, yet there is one topic daily discussed with interest, viz: the C. & O. Canal. As many of our citizen […]
December 10, 2020

Strider, If Forever, Fare Thee Well

“If Forever, Fare Thee Well.” To gratify a pardonable curiosity on the part of some of our readers, we again refer to “Laborer,” whose vehicle for offensive communications is the Shepherdstown Register, and at the same […]
May 22, 2020

Bakerton, 1890

Bakerton is the name of the new town that is being built up at Oak Grove school-house. It is two and a-half miles from the main line of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, by which it […]
May 22, 2020

Shenandoah Junction’s Boom.

The boom at Shenandoah Junction, or, as it is to be known in the future, Antietam City, is a go. A representative of the REGISTER visited that place on Tuesday, and from Col. Chas. T. Hood, […]
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 […]
April 4, 2019

Death Certificate: Raleigh N. Moore

Dist. No.  190 Serial No. 29 Place of Death County Jefferson Magisterial District Harpers Ferry City or Town Halltown Length of stay in hospital or inst. [?] Home (Usual Residence) of Deceased State W. Va. County […]
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 Certificate: Albertus Arwine Lamon

Place of Death Jefferson [County] District Harpers Ferry Town or City Bakerton Full Name Albertus Arwine Lamon Residence No. Bakerton Personal and Statistical Particulars Sex M Color or Race W Single, Married, Widowed, or Divorced Married […]
July 19, 2018

Newly Appointed Trustees of Harpers Ferry District

Following is a list of the newly appointed trustees of the sub-districts of Harper’s Ferry district: Bakerton, James Flanagan, J. Strider Moler, D. R. Houser; Keller, A. M. Best, B. Edwell Maddox, N. V. Engle; […]
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

Festivities at Castle View

Castle View, the beautiful home of Mr. John G. Flanagan on the banks of the Potomac, about four miles below Shepherdstown, was the scene on Saturday night last, February 2nd, of such festivities as are seldom […]
June 20, 2018

A Visit to Bakerton [Lime Co.]

A VISIT TO BAKERTON. Editor Register: Mr. I. H. Baker,  the enterprising superintendent Baker, of the Washington Building Lime Co.’s Works, gave us a pleasant surprise by inviting us to see the works in operation at […]
May 7, 2018

Death Certificate: Martha Lee Britner [Flanagan]

  Place of Death County Berkeley District Martinsburg Town or City Martinsburg (City Hospital) Full Name Martha Lee Britner Residence Shepherdstown Personal and Statistical Particulars Sex Female Color or Race White Single, Married […] Married Husband […]
April 17, 2018

1850 Census: Christopher Slavin Household

28th District, Jefferson County, Virginia as enumerated by J. J. Miller House Number: 1392 Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace Christopher Slavin 30 M Ireland Mary Slavin 30 F Ireland Mary A. Slavin* 9 F Virginia Thomas Slavin […]