Washington County, Maryland - Newspaper Abstracts
The Torch Light
October 13, 1818
- Public Sale - BEARD
Public Sale by decree of Washington County Equity Court
The plantation of Major John BEARD, deceased, will be sold on December 7th
- Contains 325 acres of first-rate limestone land, greater part cleared
(cultivated and under good fencing) and the residue well timbered; located
two miles from Cavetown and five miles from Hagerstown.
Improvements consist of two large stone dwellings, sufficiently distant
from each other to answer for two farm houses. Near one of the houses is
a stone Switzer Barn about 160 feet long, a large stable, large stone
distillery to which is attached a large hog house and all necessary
outhouses, and a never-failing spring of excellent water. Attached to the
other, which is new, is a building occupied as a store and other necessary
outbuildings and a well with good water.
On another part of the farm, there is a log house and other improvements,
two large apple orchards and a large peach orchard. The road located for
the turnpike from Westminster to Hagerstown passes through the premises.
An indisputable title will be given.
- Sheriff's Sale - WITMER
- On the 4th of November at Henry WITMER's Mill near Hagerstown and the
Conococheague Creek, a tract of land containing 130 acres, will be sold
lying on the West side of the Conococheague, adjoining the lands of Jacob
KNODE, Jacob KERSHNER and the heirs of John WACHTELL. Improvements consist
of a log house and stable; 70 acres are well timbered.
- Also, tract of 105 acres of which 15 acres are well timbered, lying near
the Western Turnpike and adjoining lands of Otho ZELLER and others.
- Also, Livestock and Wagon.
Seized and taken to satisfy sundry fifas from Washington County Court -
Michael HAMMOND, Michael HOUSEHOLDER, George S?AKE and Jacob SAGER against
Henry WITMER. - Daniel SCHNEBLY, Sheriff
February 27, 1821
- David G. YOST, Esq. of this place to Miss Elizabeth L. DAVIS, d/o John
DAVIS, Esq. of Allegany County, on Thursday last by the Rev. J. C. CLAY.
- Mr. Benjamin WAGNER to Miss Mary T. HAMM, da/o Peter HAMM of Winchester,
VA, on the same day by Rev. George KEEDY.
- Bell Tavern in Hagerstown to Open
- Mrs. KENDAL announces the opening located on the NW corner of the New
Courthouse Square for the 15th of March.
October 12, 1824
- Marcus ALDER of VA to Mrs. Mary PAGE of this city, on the 23rd by Rev. R.
- Thomas O. SHEETS to Miss Elizabeth HAMM at Sharpsburg on Thursday last by
Rev. J. R. RIELY.
- Alexander SELLARS to Miss Mary RANKIN, d/o D'd RANKIN, all of Montgomery
Twp, Franklin County (PA), at Belleviu near Mercersburt, PA on Thursday last
by Rev. D. ELLIOTT.
- Kenton HARPER, editor of the Staunton Spectator, to Miss Eleanor COLHOUN,
d/o Capt. Samuel COLHOUN of that borough, at Chambersburg, PA on the 30th
ult, by the Rev. David DENNY.
- Gunning BEDFORD, editor of the Lancaster Intelligencer, to Miss Ann Eliza
DICKSON, d/o the late Wm. DICKSON of that city, at Lancaster, PA on the 23rd
ult. by Rev. Mr. ASHMEAD.
- Mathew M'KELLY, Esq. and editor of the Lancaster Free Press, to Miss
Henrietta MICHAEL, d/o John MICHAEL, Sr. of that city, on the 30th ult. by
Rev. Mr. BABBET.
- Edward CROSWELL, Esq. and editor of the Albany Argus, to Miss Catharine A.
ADAMS, d/o John ADAMS, at Cattskill by Rev. Mr. PRENTISS.
- Reward - 6 Cents and a Chew of Tobacco
- Ranaway from the subscriber, living on the farm of Col. David SCHNEBLY,
about four and an half miles from Hagers-town, on Tuesday the 5th inst., an
apprentice to the weaving business named James BEARD, about 5 feet high, 18
years of age, has a remarkably long head and is stoop shouldered. The above
reward, but no expenses, will be paid for said runaway. - John NEIKIRK
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