Luther Landon

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Luther Landon

  • Birth 29 Apr 1818 Shandaken, Ulster County, New York, USA
  • Death 11 Sep 1894 New York, USA
  • Burial Caroline, Tompkins County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 67287036

1st wife: Deborah Carpenter
2nd wife: Mary E ?




Luther Landon was born in New York, was a man of fair education, and in early life came to Wisconsin. He served as a soldier of the Civil war with the First Wisconsin Cavalry. He was a private, and though he was in active campaigning with his regiment for thirty-four days over three years he was never wounded or captured. Throughout his life he was opposed to all secret organizations, and did not oven affiliate with the Grand Army of the Republic. However, he was an ardent republican, and after coming to Kansas was elected the first county treasurer of Russell County. He took an active part in the work of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Luther Landon was married in Now York to Deborah Carpenter, daughter of Albert Carpenter. Luther Landon died in 1894, and his wife died when about sixty-seven years of age. Their children were: Rensselaer, who died in Russell County, Kansas,
leaving five children; Isabel, who married Charles Nims, of Humboldt,Nebraska; Mary Emily, whose first husband was Ed Harmon and whose second was William M. Trier, and she died in Barton County, Kansas; Richard E.; and Sextus,of Clinton Hollow, New York.


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  • Created by: Roslyn Roisman-Patchi
  • Added: 22 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67287036
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Luther Landon (29 Apr 1818–11 Sep 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67287036, citing Quick Cemetery, Caroline, Tompkins County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Roslyn Roisman-Patchi (contributor 47301867) .