Person:William Challiss (8)

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William Lawrence Challiss
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
m. 1 Aug 1850
  1. Ida Challiss1851 - 1932
  2. Bertha Challiss1853 - 1938
  3. Katie Challiss1855 - 1856
  4. Paul H Challiss1860 - 1928
  5. Maria Challiss1861 - 1932
  6. Blanche Challiss1863 - 1950
  7. Dora Challiss1865 - 1957
  8. Dr Daisy Challiss1867 - Bet 1939 & 1943
  9. Amelia Challiss1869 - 1937
  10. James Milbank Challiss1870 - 1937
  11. Ralph H Challiss1875 - 1923
Facts and Events
Name[1][9][2] William Lawrence Challiss
Alt Name Will Challiss
Alt Name[10] Beeswax Challiss
Gender Male
Birth[33][1][2] 27 Nov 1826 Imlaystown, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
Education[12] 1849 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesHahnemann Medical College
Graduation[7] 1849 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesJefferson School
Census[13] 1 Jun 1850 Moorestown, Burlington, New Jersey, United States
Occupation[13][7][12] 1849 - 1856 Moorestown, Burlington, New Jersey, United Statesan allopath physician
Residence[14][15][16] 1850 Moorestown, Burlington, New Jersey, United States
Marriage 1 Aug 1850 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesto Mary Ann Harres
Other[7] 1849 - 1879 Associatn
Residence[11] 1853 Moorestown, Burlington, New Jersey, United States
Property[9] 1856 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United Statespre-empted 196 acres
Residence[11] 1856 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States
Other[6] 3 Jun 1856 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United StatesPassenger list
Census[17] 1857 Atchison, Kansas, United StatesDistrict 3
Occupation[7][10] aft 1856 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United Statesthe operator of a frontier grocery store, Challiss & Drury Store, Commercial St
Other Apr 1857 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United StatesDr. and Mrs. Challis and their two daughters came to Atchison by steamboat Meteor from Moorestown, N.J.
with Mary Ann Harres
Residence[18][8][9] Apr 1857 - Oct 1858 Atchison, Kansas, United StatesForest Park
Occupation[34][35][7] 1 Jul 1857 - 1877 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United Statesthe owner of Atchison Steam Ferry
Religion[10][7] 24 Apr 1858 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United StatesAmerican Baptist of First Baptist Church, Ninth St and Kansas Ave
Religion[8][19] 1 Aug 1858 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United StatesFirst Baptist Church, Allen's Hall, Second and Commercial St
Religion[11] 8 Dec 1858 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United Statesclerk of First Baptist Church, Ninth St and Kansas Ave
Property[36] 10 Apr 1860 Atchison, Kansas, United States192.01 acres at NW 2/ 6-S 20-E 6th PM
Census[21] 1 Jun 1860 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States2nd Ward
Residence[10][20][9] 1860 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States224 North Second St & Santa Fe
Religion[8][23] 15 Feb 1860 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United StatesCharter of the First Baptist Church, Ninth St and Kansas Ave
Occupation[21][22][12] 1860 - 1895 a physician
Military[9] 1861 - 1865 Civil War
Residence[18][9] May 1863 - 1865 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Property[35] 13 Aug 1863 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United Statestransportation or ferriage rights across the Missouri River from Atchison and Pike's Peak Rail Road Company
Census[25] 28 Jun 1865 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States
Residence[9][24] 1865 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States203 North Terrace (was N. 1st)
Occupation[7][27] 1867 - 1880 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United Statesan owners and managers of wholesale grocery; Challiss Brothers, Corinthian Block, w. s. Fourth St, s. of Commercial St
Census[33] 1 Jun 1870 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States2nd Ward
Occupation[33] 1870 a capitalist
Property? 1870 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United Statesthe groceryat Commercial St
Residence[3][15][16][26] 1874 Woodlawn, Nemaha, Kansas, United States
Other abt 1874 Rockland, Chase, Kansas, United Statesowned farm
with Mary Ann Harres
Occupation? 1876 - 1887 Woodlawn, Nemaha, Kansas, United Statesa milling and stock raising
Other[7] bef 1879 Associatn
Census[5] 1 Jun 1880 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States203 North Terrace (was N. 1st)
Occupation[27] 1880 an agriculturalist
Residence[27] 1880 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United StatesNW corner 1st (now Terrace) & Kansas Ave
Occupation[9][19] est 1881 Capioma (township), Nemaha, Kansas, United Statesa miller, erected a four-story mill with stone basement,
Residence[9][24] 1881 - Jul 1888 Woodlawn, Nemaha, Kansas, United Statescabin summer home
Census[29] 1 Mar 1885 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States
Occupation[28] 1885 a merchant
Residence[9][30] 1887 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Property[9] 7 Mar 1888 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United Statesa lot 150 by 200 feet to L. W. Voigt
Other 1895 Woodlawn, Nemaha, Kansas, United Statessold the summer home
with Mary Ann Harres
Religion[8] 1897 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United Statestrustee for First Baptist Church, Ninth St and Kansas Ave
Occupation[32][9] 1898 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United Statesa physicians at Atchison National Bank Building, n. s. Commercial, w. of 2nd St
Census[32] 1 Jun 1900 Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States203 North Terrace (was N. 1st)
Residence[16] 1905 Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States
Retirement[2] 1909
Education[7] Hamilton, Madison, New York, United StatesHamilton Literary and Theological Institute
Graduation[7] Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesColumbian College
Graduation[10][11] Clinton, Oneida, New York, United StatesHamilton College
Occupation[9] Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States
Occupation[9] Manhattan, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States
Occupation[5] a stock farmer
Occupation[9] Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United Statesthe President of Atchison Street Railway
Occupation[9] Manhattan, Riley, Kansas, United Statesa member of the Board of Regents of State Agricultural College
Occupation[7] a teacher for one year
Ordination[8] Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United StatesFirst Baptist Church, Ninth St and Kansas Ave
Residence[5] Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States
Residence[5][7] Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States203 North Terrace (was N. 1st)
Death[3][1][2] 23 Apr 1909 Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States707 Lincoln Ave
Burial[1][2][4] 25 Apr 1909 Mount Vernon Cemetery, Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Mount Vernon Cemetery, 6920 Rawlins Rd., Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas 66002, 393225N0950835W, Record Type
    William L. & Mary A. Challiss tombstone, read by Richard Tonsing, 24 July 1997.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 William Lawrence Challiss, death certificate 20701 (1909), Ohio Historical Society, Archives/Library Division,. (1909).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Challiss, Mary Ann; her children. From Maine to Texas. (privately printed, n.p, 1897)
    Mary A. Challiss letter.
  4. William L. Challiss, in Find A Grave.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Atchison, Kansas, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication T9)
    ED 2 p. 8-9.
  6. Atchison, Kansas, United States. Atchison Daily Globe. (Atchison, Kansas)
    "William L. Challiss," 16 July 1894, 377-380.
  7. 7.00 7.01 7.02 7.03 7.04 7.05 7.06 7.07 7.08 7.09 7.10 7.11 The United States Biographical Dictionary Kansas Volume Containing Accurately Compiled Biographical Sketches i. (S. Lewis & Co, Chicago and Kansas City, 1879)
    19-20.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Challiss, Mrs. W. L. Story of the First Baptist Church of Atchison, Kansas. (The Home Printing Company, Atchison, Kansas, 1898)
    7, 17, 79, 84, 120.
  9. 9.00 9.01 9.02 9.03 9.04 9.05 9.06 9.07 9.08 9.09 9.10 9.11 9.12 9.13 9.14 9.15 Tonsing, Ruth. Challiss Martin Memory Book, Record Type: collection of newspaper clippings, Location: Atchison, Kansas, Url:. (before 1967)
    2, 5, 6, 83, 89, 94-95.

    unidentified Atchison? newspaper, 7 March 1888, "Sales of Real Estate--Several Important Transactions Made Yesterday"

    unidentified Atchison? newspaper, January 25, 1929, "What the People Say", signed Mrs.
    John A. Martin

    unidentified Woodlawn? newspaper, "Saw Woodlawn Rise--James M. Challiss Re-visits Old Home and Talks of Town in His Boyhood Days"

    Challiss and Harres marriage certificate

  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 Martin, Ruth Margaret Mellenbruch. Family tree--Challis Harres Martin Tonsing Otis. (Fort Worth, Texas, USA: Paul Martin Tonsing, 1979)
    8-12, 29.
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Murphy D. D., John R. Memoir of Rev. James M. Challiss. (Jas. B. Rodgers Co, Philadelphia, 1870)
    231, 234, 267.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Editor: Hafner, Arthur W. Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929: A Genealogical Guide to Over 149,000 Medical Practitione. (American Medical Association, Chicago, 1993)
    265; JAMA Citation: 452:1605.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Burlington, New Jersey, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication M432)
    100.
  14. Challiss, Mary Ann; her children. From Maine to Texas. (privately printed, n.p, 1897)
    Bertha Challiss Rogers letter May 20, 1897.
  15. 15.0 15.1 Unknown Newspaper Clipping, Location: Atchison, Kansas
    miscellaneous newspaper clipping.
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 Challiss, Mary A.; her children. Woodlawn. (privately printed, 1904)
    1, 144.
  17. Ancestry.com. Kansas Territory Census, 1855-1859, Record Type: (database online), Location: Provo, Utah, Url: www.Ancestry.c. (2009)
    W L Challiss household, District 3, Atchison, p. 7, family 155.
  18. 18.0 18.1 Raney, Matthew A. The Early Political and Military Career of Governor John Alexander Martin of Kansas, Record Type: Master Thesi. (1991)
    199.
  19. 19.0 19.1 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 8; Nemaha County, Part 22.
  20. Atchison, Kansas, United States. Atchison Daily Globe. (Atchison, Kansas).
  21. 21.0 21.1 Atchison, Kansas Territory, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication M693)
    W L Calliss household, p. 33, dwelling 270, family 258.
  22. Kansas State Board of Agriculture. Decennial census of Kansas 1895: Atchison County, Kansas. (Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1957)
    58.
  23. 1920 to June 4, 1935, Record Type: newspaper clippings, Subject: Ruth Martin Tonsing and relatives
    189.
  24. 24.0 24.1 Tonsing, Ruth Martin. Ruth Photo Album. (1967)
    1882 ca Woodlawn cabin.png.
  25. Atchison, Kansas, United States. 1865 Kansas State Census
    Atchison, Atchison, W L Challiss household, p. 20, dwelling 172, family 179.
  26. 1920 to June 4, 1935, Record Type: newspaper clippings, Subject: Ruth Martin Tonsing and relatives
    6, Los Angeles Herald, Aug. 25, 1921.
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 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.
  28. Kansas State Board of Agriculture. Decennial census, Kansas 1885: Atchison County, Kansas. (Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1969)
    John A Martin household, Atchison, Atchison, p. 41, dwelling 5, family 5.
  29. Kansas State Board of Agriculture. Decennial census, Kansas 1885: Atchison County, Kansas. (Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1969)
    W L Challiss household, Atchison, Atchison, p. 40, dwelling 4, family 4.
  30. Martin, Ida. A Diary of Ida Martin: January 1 to March 30, 1887. (14 June 1998).
  31.   Kansas State Board of Agriculture. Decennial census of Kansas 1895: Atchison County, Kansas. (Topeka: Kansas State Historical Society, 1957)
    W L Challiss household, Atchison, Shannon, p. 153, dwelling 208, family 3.
  32. 32.0 32.1 Atchison, Kansas, United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication T623)
    ED 3 p. 10B.
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 Atchison, Kansas, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration Publication M593)
    199.
  34. Unknown Newspaper Clipping, Location: Atchison, Kansas
    Atchison Steam Ferry advertisement.
  35. 35.0 35.1 Challiss, William L. ; Challiss, Luther C.; Pomeroy, Samuel C. The Atchison and Pikes Peak Railroad Company, Record Type: Agreement and Bond, File Number: 1863 Aug. 13 Hist.. (13 August 1863).
  36. Bureau of Land Management, Eastern States. General Land Office Records
    MW_0367-083.