May 1, 2024

Young School Teacher Assaulted near Peacher’s Mill

ASSAULTED BY A NEGRO.Young School Teacher in Jefferson County the Victim. Harpers Ferry, W. Va., June 27. A most horrible assault case occurred here this afternoon on the River Road, near Peachers Mill, about two miles […]
December 21, 2023

Two Youthful Fisherman Die As One Tries to Save Other

Double funeral services for Terry Lee Gifft, 10, and his cousin, Wallace Eugene Gray, 14, of near Bakerton, who drowned Wednesday in a quarry near Harpers Ferry, will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the […]
August 18, 2023

Deaths Reported. Charles Kaldenback

Deaths Reported.The following deaths were reported to the health office during the past twenty-four hours: Elizabeth M. Todd, 16 years, 1122 Vermont avenue northwest. Charles E. Kaldenback, 55 years, 933 New Jersey avenue northwest. John Costello, […]
July 22, 2023

The Robber Gang Broken Up

Along the line of the Monocacy river, skirting the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, a gang of robbers has been operating for nearly a year. They not only stole from the company, but held up foot passengers […]
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 […]
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 23, 2020

Harrott, Strother Convicted.

James Colston was found guilty of a misdemeanor, and was fined $50. Curtis Harrott, the young negro found guilty last week of concealing a quantity of brass and copper stolen from the Washington Building Lime Company […]
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 20, 2020

Shepherdstown Graded School Commencement

May 20, 2020

Obituary: Mary Alice Kearney

Death is Every Busy. Mrs. Mary Alice Kearney, widow of J. Kearsley Kearney, a former well-known resident of this county, died Tuesday at the home of her son, Mr. Stewart Kearney, in Sykesville, Md., after a […]
July 22, 2018

National Highway Garage Sells Automobiles to Area Residents

The National Highway Garage has sold automobiles to the following during the past week: Maxwell touring cars to W. L. Manuel, Bakerton, and Joseph Williams, colored, west of town; Ford touring car to E. T. Licklider […]
June 18, 2018

Sale of Slaves: John Griggs

This indenture made and entered into this 24th day of Feb. in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight between John Griggs, of the county of Jefferson, State of Virginia of […]
April 17, 2018

1860 Census: Dennis M. Daniels Household

28th District, Jefferson County, Virginia as enumerated by Joseph A. Cogle House Number: 343   Name Age Sex Profession Birthplace Dennis M. Daniels* 33 M Farmer Virginia Ann R. Daniels 23 F Virginia Cora V. Daniels* 6 […]