December 4, 2023

1870 Census: William Reinhart Household

Shepherd Township, Jefferson County, West Virginiaas enumerated by Warner SchleyHouse Number: 202 Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace William L. Reinhart* 24 M Farmer West Virginia Edward H. Reinhart* 22 M Farmer West Virginia Michael Welsh 28 M […]
November 22, 2023

Thomas B. Walsh with his prize-winning flower garden.

Thomas B. Walsh was known for growing some of the most beautiful flowers in Bakerton. This is a photograph of Tommy at his home, standing in front of his prize-winning flower garden. Circa 1930.
November 9, 2023

1850 Personal Property Tax: Patrick Walsh

Walsh, Patrick: 1 white males above 16 years of age; 1 other watches; 1 metallic clocks; 0.50 tax.
August 22, 2023

Higgins & Martin Wedding

Miss Catharine Higgins, daughter of Patrick Higgins, of Sandy Hook, Md., and James Martin, of Wheeling, were married Wednesday afternoon in St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry, Rev. Father Massey officiating. William Walsh, Leo Burns, Bernard […]
August 21, 2023

Exner–Higgins Marriage

Exner–Higgins. Mr. Lawrence Exner, of McKeesport, Pa., and Miss Mary Higgins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Higgins, were married on Tuesday evening last, in St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry, by Rev. Father Collins. The […]
August 17, 2023

Huggins, McCormick, Kaldenback visit Walsh’s.

Miss Mary Huggins, of Harper’s Ferry, Miss Gussie McCorkmick, of Brunswick, Md., and Miss Mamie Kaldenback, of Washington, D. C., visited Mrs. Thomas B. Walsh at Bakerton the past week. Miss Mamie Kaldenback, of Washington, D. C., […]
August 1, 2023

Sale of Harpers Ferry Armory Property

For some months since the people of our section of country have looked forward to this expected sale of the valuable government property at Harper’s Ferry with much interest, and we are glad to chronicle that […]
July 30, 2023

William Walsh & Anne Burke, Missouri 1860 Census

July 30, 2023

William Walsh & Anna Burke Marriage

July 30, 2023

James Walsh Baptism

July 30, 2023

Kin to Kaldenback

July 24, 2023

Columbia Guano & Phosphate Company Charter

The Secretary of State has issued a charter to the Columbia Guano and Phosphate Company. The office will be kept at Harper’s Ferry. Capital stock $5,000 with the privilege of increasing to $200,000. The incorporators are […]
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 11, 2020

Dead – Consort of Michael Walsh

Died,On Thursday morning last, in the 11th year of her age, Miss Hannah A. daughter of Mr. John Moore, of this county.On Wednesday, the 24th ult., Mrs. Nennis, of Halltown.On Friday last, Mrs. Walsh, wife of […]
October 29, 2020

Identifying the father of Annie G. Murphy

May 29, 2020

Death Certificate: James A. Walsh

Record awaiting transcription. Please see repository below.
May 29, 2020

Death Record: James Walsh

Awaiting transcription. See repository below.
May 27, 2020

Birth: Joseph P. Walsh