Barnes Divorce Petition

Back to Barnes Family | News Articles  Barnes Divorce Petition – November 25, 1898 (compiled and transcribed by Jenifer Talbert)     November 25, 1898 Joanna Barnes, Plaintiff                 V. Frank Barnes, Defendant Petition Comes now the plaintiff and for her cause of action against the defendant say: 1st. That she has…

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News Articles on the Barnes Family

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Atchison Daily Globe April 8, 1887 A.C. Nelson was adjudged insane yesterday, and Mrs. Barnes, of Cummingsville, is undergoing an examination as to her sanity this afternoon before Judge Sceva. Atchison Daily Globe April 9, 1887 A jury before Probate Judge Sceva yesterday afternoon found Johanna Barnes, of Cummingsville, to…

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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 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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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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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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Ghostbusted: Tongie Teens Plead Guilty

From the Atchison Globe newspaper dated Saturday, November 15, 2008 By Mary Meyers   A Halloween outing at Sallie’s House proved to be more cost than fright for two 19-year-old women from Tonganoxie Friday in district court. Hanna Harnden and Kathryn Rankin each pleaded guilty to misdemeanor criminal trespass and…

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