Person:Luther Challiss (4)

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Luther C Challiss
b.26 JAN 1829 NJ, USA
d.27 JUL 1894
m. 28 AUG 1823
  1. Joseph S ChallissEst 1824 -
  2. William Lawrence Challiss1826 - 1909
  3. Luther C Challiss1829 - 1894
  4. George T Challiss1833 - 1896
  5. James Challiss1833 - 1838
  6. Emma Taylor Challiss1839 - 1894
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Luther C Challiss
Gender Male
Birth[4][5][6] 26 JAN 1829 NJ, USA
Alt Birth[11] 26 JAN 1830
Residence[12] 1849 Boonville, Cooper County, MO, USA
Census[4] 01 JUN 1850 Boonville, Cooper County, MO, USA
Occupation[4] 1850 a clerk
Residence[12] 1851 Boonville, Cooper County, MO, USA
Occupation[13][14][15] 1854 Levee and Commercial Sts, Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAan operated a frontier grocery store (the first business in Atchison other than saloon)
Occupation[13][15] EST 1854 Boonville, Cooper County, MO, USAa store clerks in dry goods store
Occupation[5][16][17] BEF 1855 Boonville, Cooper County, MO, USAa merchant
Occupation? BEF 1855 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, PA, USA
Residence[5][12] EST 1855 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Occupation[18][19] FROM 1855 TO 1856 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAa trade with Mormon emigrants and various Indian tribes
Residence[5][10][17][20] FROM 1855 TO 1861 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Census[22][36] FEB 1857 Atchison County, KS, USA
Occupation? FROM 01 JUL 1857 TO 1877 Atchison Steam Ferry, , Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAthe owner
Occupation[16][17][21] FROM 1857 TO 1880 Challiss addition, , Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAa real estate operator, capitalist, or land speculator
Occupation? 1858 Territorial Council, , , , KS, USAa member
Religion[23] 1858 First Baptist Church, Ninth St and Kansas Ave, Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAdonated lot and organ for First Baptist Church
Occupation[5][17][18] 1859 Second and Commercial, Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAa banker
Occupation[5][10][18] FROM 11 FEB 1859 TO 1862 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, , Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAa director and stockholder
Census[26] 01 JUN 1860 2nd Ward, Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Occupation[10][24][25] FROM 1859 TO 1862 Spring Creek Cemetery, Intersection Highway 51 and Spring Creek Rd, , Parker County, TX, USAa secured the first charter for a railroad west from Atchison, first president, and owned every dollar of the stock
Other[18][38] FROM 1859 TO 1860 Free State Council, Shawnee Manual Labor School, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, KS, USANote
Occupation[18] AFT 1860 KS, USAa state senator
Occupation[16][17][18] 1862 Missouri Pacific Railway, , Saint Louis, Saint Louis Independent City, MO, USAa founder and president
Residence[20] FROM 1861 TO 1864 Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA
Property? 13 AUG 1863 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAtransportation or ferriage rights across the Missouri River from Atchison and Pike's Peak Rail Road Company
Occupation[10][17] 1864 Stock Exchange, , New York, New York County, NY, USAan operator
Residence[10][17][18][20] FROM 1864 TO 1878 New York, New York County, NY, USA
Occupation[5][25] 1867 Central Branch of the Union Pacific Railroad, , , , KS, USAa father of
Residence[27] 1868 New York, New York County, NY, USA
Census[28] 01 JUN 1870 Hoffman House, , New York, New York County, NY, USA
Occupation[28] 1870 a merchant
Other[29][39] FROM 29 MAR 1872 TO 04 MAR 1874 New York, New York County, NY, USANote
Residence[18][20] FROM 1878 TO 1894 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Occupation[30] 1880 a capitalist
Residence[30] 1880 NW corner 1st (now Terrace) & Kansas Ave, Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Other[31][40] 1883 Atchison County, KS, USAQuality: 1 Associatn
Residence[16] BEF 1885 Boonville, Cooper County, MO, USA
Residence[10][11][17] 1887 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Other[32][41] 1887 Shannon Township, Atchison County, KS, USAMisc
Occupation? FROM 1887 TO 02 OCT 1889 Daily Champion (formerly Freedom's Champion), 500½ Commercial, John A. Martin Building, Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAan editor
Occupation[5][10] Atchison & St. Joseph Railway, , Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USAan one of the incorporators
Other[34][43] MAY 1894 Note
Alt Death[5] 26 JUL 1894 Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
Death[6][7] 27 JUL 1894
Burial[6][8][9][35] Mount Vernon Cemetery, 6920 Rawlins Rd, Atchison, Atchison County, KS, USA
References
  1. Ida Challiss. Pension Application File, Subject: Martin, Ida C, Record Group: 15, File Number: WC-408623
    notarized General Affidavit of Luther C. Challiss.
  2. Record of wills, 1679-1900, Volume: 3486F - 3587F, Record Info: New Jersey. Surrogate's Court (Salem County)
    3567F.
  3. Find A Grave, Record Type: (Internet), Location: PO Box 522107, Salt Lake City, Utah 84152-2107, Url: www.find
    Memorial# 54352149.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Cooper County, Missouri, National Archives and Records Ad. (1850)
    78.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 Connelley, William Elsey. A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans. (Chicago, IL, and New York, NY, USA: Lewis Publishing, 1918–1919).
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Find A Grave, Record Type: (Internet), Location: PO Box 522107, Salt Lake City, Utah 84152-2107, Url: www.find
    Memorial# 54352149.
  7. Tonsing, Ruth. Challiss Martin Memory Book, Record Type: collection of newspaper clippings, Location: Atchison, Kansas, Url:. (before 1967)
    100, Atchison Daily Globe", Thursday, November 18, 1954, "Centennial Year Photo".
  8. Ford, Don. Cemetery Inscriptions Atchison County, Kansas. (Heritage Books, Inc, Bowie, Maryland, 1987)
    61.
  9. 1920 to June 4, 1935, Record Type: newspaper clippings, Subject: Ruth Martin Tonsing and relatives
    54, Friday, December 22, 1922.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 Tonsing, Ruth. Challiss Martin Memory Book, Record Type: collection of newspaper clippings, Location: Atchison, Kansas, Url:. (before 1967)
    101, unknown Atchison? newspaper, November 25, 1957, "History of Santa Fe and Luther Challiss Inseparable".
  11. 11.0 11.1 Ida Challiss. Pension Application File, Subject: Martin, Ida C, Record Group: 15, File Number: WC-408623
    notarized General Affidavit of Luther C. Challiss.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Murphy D. D., John R. Memoir of Rev. James M. Challiss. (Jas. B. Rodgers Co, Philadelphia, 1870)
    231.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Tonsing, Ruth Martin. April 27, 1939 to April 8, 1946, Book VII, Record Type: Newspaper clippings, Subject: Ruth Martin Tonsing and
    p. 9, Monday, February 5, 1940.
  14. Alexander, Stan. When Atchison Was the Gateway to the West - An Early History. (Atchison County, Kansas Genealogical Society, Atchison, Kansas, 1999)
    27 & 56.
  15. 15.0 15.1 1920 to June 4, 1935, Record Type: newspaper clippings, Subject: Ruth Martin Tonsing and relatives
    62, Friday, August 22, 1924.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 Martin, Ruth Margaret Mellenbruch. Family tree--Challis Harres Martin Tonsing Otis. (Fort Worth, Texas, USA: Paul Martin Tonsing, 1979)
    30.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.5 17.6 17.7 Unknown Newspaper Clipping, Location: Atchison, Kansas
    miscellaneous newspaper clipping.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 18.6 18.7 Kansas State Historical Society. Collections of the Kansas State Historical Society. (State Printing Office, Topeka, Kansas, 1912)
    367.
  19. Alexander, Stan. When Atchison Was the Gateway to the West - An Early History. (Atchison County, Kansas Genealogical Society, Atchison, Kansas, 1999)
    29.
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 Tonsing, Ruth Martin. April 27, 1939 to April 8, 1946, Book VII, Record Type: Newspaper clippings, Subject: Ruth Martin Tonsing and
    p. 14, April 10, 1940.
  21. United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Atchison County, Kansas, National Archives and Records Ad. (1880)
    ED 2 p. 9.
  22. Ancestry.com. Kansas Territory Census, 1855-1859, Record Type: (database online), Location: Provo, Utah, Url: www.Ancestry.c. (2009)
    1857, Luther Challiss household, Atchison, District 3, p. 1.
  23. Challiss, Mrs. W. L. Story of the First Baptist Church of Atchison, Kansas. (The Home Printing Company, Atchison, Kansas, 1898)
    18.
  24. Noll, Rita L. The Early Settlements of Atchison County. (Atchison County, Kansas Genealogical Society, Atchison, Kansas, 1997)
    65.
  25. 25.0 25.1 Alexander, Stan. When Atchison Was the Gateway to the West - An Early History. (Atchison County, Kansas Genealogical Society, Atchison, Kansas, 1999)
    65.
  26. United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Atchison County, Kansas, National Archives and Records Ad. (1860)
    L. C. Challys household, p. 172/28 dwelling 202 family 188.
  27. Murphy D. D., John R. Memoir of Rev. James M. Challiss. (Jas. B. Rodgers Co, Philadelphia, 1870)
    277.
  28. 28.0 28.1 United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, New York County, New York, National Archives and Records. (1870)
    L. C. Challis household, p. 764B, Hoffman House.
  29. Sachs, Emanie. The Terrible Siren Victoria Woodhull (1838 - 1927). (Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1928)
    175-227.
  30. 30.0 30.1 Atchison City Directory for 1880 Containing an Alphabetical List of Citizens, A Classified Business Directory,. (Champion Printing Company, W. H. Haskell & Son, Atchison, Kansas, 1880)
    83.
  31. History of the State of Kansas: Atchison County, Url: http:/www.ukans.edu/carrie/kancoll/books/cutler/atchison. (A. T. Andreas, Chicago, August 1998)
    Atchison County, part 11.
  32. Atchison County Kansas Genealogical Society. Combined Standard Atlas of Atchison County Kansas 1887 1903 1925. (Windmill Publications, Inc, Mt. Vernon, Indiana, 2001, Second Date, 1887, 1903, and 1925)
    1887 p. 9.
  33.   Tonsing, Ruth. Challiss Martin Memory Book, Record Type: collection of newspaper clippings, Location: Atchison, Kansas, Url:. (before 1967)
    35, Atchison Champion, no date (after J. A. Martin's death), "Good Bye!", signed Luther C. Challiss.
  34. Tonsing, Ruth Martin. April 27, 1939 to April 8, 1946, Book VII, Record Type: Newspaper clippings, Subject: Ruth Martin Tonsing and
    p. 8, Tuesday, November 14, 1939.
  35. R68-BL102
  36. Kansas Territory Census
  37.   a member
  38. member
  39. Luther sued Victoria Woodhull, Tennie Clafin, and Colonel Blood for libel. Victoria and Tennie were arrested and jailed for a time on the charge. Tennie stated that she had been on "intimate terms" with him. Some evidence was produced toshow that Luther had kissed Tennie. Luther stated that Tennie had attempted to blackmail him. He also brought charges of sending obscene material about him through the US Mail.
  40. Washington Lodge, No. 5, A., F. and A. M. was chartered July 14, with Joseph Saqui, W. M.; Luther C. Challiss, J. W.; _____ Wilcox, J. W. Present officers: A. P. Tenney, W. M.; S. D. Bereman, S. W.; Rodney Smith, J. W.; L. Frank,treasurer; A. D. McConoughy (P. D. G. M. ), secretary; Cal. B. Norton, S. D.; W. F. Pratt, J. D.; F. Duncke, tyler. Number of members, eighty-eight. Meets the first and third Mondays of each month in Masonic hall, Hetherington's BankBuilding.
  41. owned 4 acres in Township 6 South Range 20 East section 1 and 6 acres in Township 6 South Range 20 East section 2
  42.   an editor
  43. One time he had $960,000 on deposit in a New York bank. He intended to retire when he increased that amount to $1,000,000. But while trying to make that last $40,000 he lost $960,000.