Barnes Family

News Articles | Barnes Legal Documents  The name Johanna Barnes is mentioned frequently on this website and it is important to give a little background on this individual and her family.  On this page, you will find articles relating to Johanna and some genealogical information about her family. Unfortunately we…

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Sallie House Floor Plans

Floorplan downstairs

  Just so you know, these floor plans might not be completely down to the foot or inch, but it will give you a very good idea of house’s layout. I have never published these before, but I’m sure the will be helpful if any of you have read my…

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Sallie House Book review by Lit Fest Magazine

  Book review by Lit Fest Magazine on The Sallie House Haunting a  True Story by Debra Pickman ( Five Stars)  Not Your Ordinary Haunted House! In the tiny hamlet of Atchison, Kansas, there exists a quaint two-story post-Civil War home containing a sad but incredible horror.  A tiny spirit…

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Book Purchase: The Sallie House Haunting; a true story

written by Debra Pickman The staff at TheSallieHouse.com proudly presents      Based on Debra’s journal while her and Tony’s lived in the house; their  perspective of living through this extreme haunting. Feel their emotional torment, fears, anger, confusion and self-doubt.   Relive their experiences in every chapter.   Nowhere else will…

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The Ligget Family

This family lived in the house for a few years before 2004. They were the last family to occupy the house (as of January 2017) It’s known that Mrs. Ligget lived in the house and her daughter, her husband and their children live the house for some time. Mrs. Ligget, was…

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The Humbard Family

This single parent family had rented the house just to the south of the 508 N 2nd street house. Colleen then moved her and her children into the Sallie House at 508 N 2nd, somewhere between 1990 and December of 1992. Side note: Colleen actually reported that there was more activity…

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Fish Family

The Fish family rented and lived in the house right after the Pickmans moved from the house in 1995. The family unit consisted of a mother and 6 children. It is undetermined how long the family resided in the house. With all the activity of the people in the home…

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Anderson Family

  Information compiled by Jenifer Talbert and Debra Picknan       Ethel Anderson lived at 508 North 2nd Street from about 1958 up through 1990. At one point. her daughter, Liz Johnson, and her children lived in the house with Ethal. It was during this point in time that…

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Hyatt Family

  information compiled by Leslie Hayes   *notes on Thaddeus Hyatt Both Hyatt brothers were inventors. They made the bullseye glass lens that made them wealthy. Thaddeus was good friends with John Brown although he was not in the raid on Harper’s Ferry with John Brown. It was said he…

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Pomeroy Family

information compiled by Leslie Hayes    *Notes for Samuel Pomeroy – He attened Amherst College Mass. from 1836-1838. He then went to New York State and taught school. Then he returned to Southampton Mass. abt. 1842 and held several local offices. State House Of Representives from 1852-1859.  He came to…

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Bayes Family

The following information was compiled by Leslie Hayes   Catherine (Calahan) Bayes Born- abt. 1837 Missouri Died- Aug. 24, 1905 age 70 Atchison, Kansas Husband’s first name, birth, and death is unknown   Parents of Catherine (Calahan) Bayes David Calahan Born- abt. 1815 Ireland Died- June 7, 1880 age 64…

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Sallie Information

                        Sallie Isabel Hall This individual is included, not because she was connected with the house, occupants or any part of the haunting, but because she has been linked by preliminary research and a few early investigators who feel…

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History; Occupants of the Sallie House

The house that stands on north second street in Atchison, Kansas, was built between 1867 and 1871, and it has become known as the Sallie House due to the documented haunting activity which occurred while Debra and Tony Pickman lived in the house during the early 1990’s. In 1866, the…

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Spirits and Voices Within the Walls of the Sallie House

Compiled by Renae Leiker 3/06   Compiled via analyzing EVP and the spirit interactions and communications captured during recordings. Furthermore, the various voices have been consistent during each verbal occurrence no matter what date it was captured. Some of the names on the list have not been heard but have…

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