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Mark E Otis1,2,3

M, #209, b. 14 October 1870, d. 16 April 1917
Father*Alfred Gideon Otis4,3,1 b. 13 December 1829, d. 9 May 1912
Mother*Amelia Josephine Harres4,3,1 b. 1 February 1839, d. 21 February 1912
Relationships1st cousin 3 times removed of Richard Tonsing
Uncle of Amelia Mary Earhart
Birth*14 October 1870 Mark E Otis was born on 14 October 1870 at Kansas, USA.3,5,1 
 He was the son of Alfred Gideon Otis and Amelia Josephine Harres.4,3,1 
Marriage*say October 1908 Mark E Otis married Isabel K (?) say October 1908.6,1 
Death*16 April 1917 Mark E Otis died from infiltrating angina involving pharynx, contributory tonsilitis at Saint Joseph's Hospital on 16 April 1917 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA, at age 46 years, 6 months and 2 days.7,1 
Burial*18 April 1917 Mark E Otis was buried at Graceland Cemetery on 18 April 1917 at Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA.1 
(Guardian) Adoption Mark E Otis was the guardian for Theodore H Otis.8 
(Witness) MiscJune 1890 Mark E Otis was a witness to Amy's coming-out party with Edwin Stanton Earhart and Amelia Otis in June 1890 at 223 North Terrace (was N. 1st), SW corner 1st & Santa Fe, Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas, USA.9 
Occupation1910 Mark E Otis was a merchandise broker in 1910.6 
Death of Mother21 February 1912 His mother Amelia Josephine Harres died on 21 February 1912 at Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas, USA.10 
Death of Father9 May 1912 His father Alfred Gideon Otis died on 9 May 1912 at Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas, USA.11 
(Administrator) Probate S administered the estate of Alfred Gideon Otis.12 
Occupation*1917 Mark E Otis was a manufacturer of P. supplies in 1917.1 

Timeline

DateEventPrincipal
14 October 1870BirthMark E Otis3,5,1
Mark E Otis4,3,1
say October 1908MarriageMark E Otis6,1
21 February 1912Death of MotherAmelia Josephine Harres10
9 May 1912Death of FatherAlfred Gideon Otis11
ProbateAlfred Gideon Otis12
16 April 1917DeathMark E Otis7,1
18 April 1917BurialMark E Otis1

Census and Residence

Year & PlaceLabel & RoleHead of Household
1875, Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas, USACensus, WitnessAlfred Gideon Otis13
1885, Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas, USACensus, WitnessAlfred Gideon Otis5
1900, New York City, New York, USAResidence, ResidentMark E Otis4
1910, 4114 Clarendon Ave, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USACensus, PrincipalMark E Otis6
1917, 659 Irving Park Blvd, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USAResidence, PrincipalMark E Otis1
Last Edited1 February 2012

Citations

  1. [S2590] "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1922," [database online], Salt Lake City, Utah, https://www.familysearch.org, held by Family History Library, 35 North West Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA, 40.7702,-111.8945. “Illinois, Cook County Deaths 1878-1922,” images, FamilySearch, 2010; from Illinois Department of Public Health. “Birth and Death Records, 1916 - present." Division of Vital Records, Springfield. FHL microfilm. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah., Name: Mark E. Otis Titles & Terms: Death Date: 16 Apr 1917 Death Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois Gender: Male Race (Original): white Race (Standardized): White Death Age: 46y 6m 2d Estimated Birth Year: Birth Date: 14 Oct 1870 Birthplace: Kansas Marital Status: Spouse: Spouse's Titles & Terms: Father: Alfred G. Otis Father's Titles & Terms: Father's Birthplace: W. S. Mother: Amelia Harres Mother's Titles & Terms: Mother's Birthplace: Pa. Occupation: Manufacturer P. Supplies Street Address: Residence: Cemetery: Graceland Burial Place: Burial Date: 18 Apr 1917 Funeral Home: Informant: Additional Relatives: Film Number: 1309052 Digital Folder Number: 4005130 Image Number: 1508 Reference Number: cn 12960.
  2. [S68] Mary Ann Challiss and her children, From Maine to Texas (n.p: privately printed, 1897), A circular letter from each child to their mother, Amelia Challiss Dekker letter; Richard Tonsing, 2421 Rogue River Dr, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA.
  3. [S46] 1880 U.S. Census (Population Schedule), Atchison County, Kansas, ED 2 p. 9, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, District of Columbia, USA, micropublication T-9 roll 372.
  4. [S281] Genealogical and Biographical Record of North-Eastern Kansas (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co, 1900), 27; Richard Tonsing, 2421 Rogue River Dr, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA.
  5. [S2003] Ancestry.com, "Kansas State Census Collection, 1885," [database online], 2009, Provo, Utah, http://www.Ancestry.com, held by Ancestry.Com, MyFamily.com, Inc., 575 Howard St, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA. Original data: 1885 Kansas State Census. Microfilm reels K-1 – K-146. Kansas State Historical Society, A G Otis household, Atchison, Atchison, p. 49, dwelling 3, family 3.
  6. [S2104] 1910 U.S. Census (Population Schedule), Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, Mark E. Otis household, ED 1059, p. 12A, dwelling 78, family 284, Ancestry.Com, MyFamily.com, Inc., 575 Howard St, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA, micropublication T-624 roll 268.
  7. [S2105] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre–1916," [database online], Springfield, IL, http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/…, held by Illinois State Archives, Norton Building, Capitol Complex, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA, 6012960.
  8. [S4] Ruth Martin, Family Tree: Challiss, Harres, Martin, Tonsing, Otis (Fort Worth, Texas: Printing Center of Texas, 1979), 86; Sutro Library, California State Library System, 480 Winston Dr, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA, http://www.scribd.com/doc/27237776/4-Family-Tree
  9. [S291] Susan Butler, East to the Dawn: the Life of Amelia Earhart (Reading, Massachusetts: Addison-Wesley, 1997), 20; Richard Tonsing, 2421 Rogue River Dr, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA.
  10. [S49] Don Ford, Cemetery Inscriptions Atchison County, Kansas (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc, 1987), 255; Richard Tonsing, 2421 Rogue River Dr, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA.
  11. [S49] Don Ford, Cemetery Inscriptions Atchison County, Kansas, 254.
  12. [S4] Ruth Martin, Family Tree: Challiss, Harres, Martin, Tonsing, Otis, 85.
  13. [S2002] Ancestry.com, "Kansas State Census Collection, 1875," [database online], 2009, Provo, Utah, http://www.Ancestry.com, held by Ancestry.Com, MyFamily.com, Inc., 575 Howard St, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA. Original data: 1875 Kansas State Census. Microfilm reels K-1 – K-20. Kansas State Historical Society, G Otis household, Atchison, Atchison, p. 93, dwelling 7, family 7.