George Wanless

George Wanless[1]

Male 1795 - 1858  (62 years)

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  • Name George Wanless 
    Born 17 May 1795  Wilkwood, Alwinton, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Christened 29 Aug 1795  Harbottle Presbyterian Church, Harbottle, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    IMMI Abt 1819-1820  United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1825  Wheeling, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    quarryman 
    Occupation Abt 1826  Guernsey Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    guarryman 
    Occupation 1830  Carroll County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    quarryman 
    Residence 1830  Harrison County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1840  Fox Twp, Carroll Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • page 220
      George Wanless
      1 male 5-10, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 40-50
      2 females 10-15, 1 female 15-20
    Census 1850  Fox Twp, Carroll Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • p. 162B, line 21
      George WALMES 50 farmer, worth $1200, b. Scotland
      Susan 27 b. Scotland
      Mary 23 b. Scotland
      John 21 laborer, b. Scotland
      Arch 19 laborer, b. Scotland
      -- George's son Archibald is 27 and living in Harrison co, so who is this Arch? Note also that these children were NOT actually born in Scotland but in (West) Virginia...
    Died 1858  East Twp, Carroll County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Buried Lower Glade Cemetery, Carroll Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I74  2: George Wanless & Bessie Cairns of Auchope Farm, Yetholm Parish, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2013 

    Father Archibald Wanless,   b. 1758-1766, Auchope, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1815, (probably) Alwinton, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Mary Rutherford,   b. 1764, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 21 Dec 1842, Little Ryle, Whittingham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1786  St. Michael's Church, Alwinton, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F409  Group Sheet

    Family Anne Douglass,   b. Est 1795,   d. 1830, Harrison County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 1815-1823  Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Susan Wanless,   b. Abt 1823, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Archibald Wanless,   b. 12 Apr 1823, Wood County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900, Richland County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Mary Wanless,   b. 6 May 1825, Ritchie County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1907  (Age 82 years)
     4. Anne Wanless,   b. 1827, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1875, Marshall Township, Richland County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     5. John D. Wanless,   b. 9 Jan 1830, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1865, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Albums
    The Migration to Wisconsin from Ohio
    The Migration to Wisconsin from Ohio (7)
    George Wanless (1795-1858, son of Archibald Wanless & Mary Rutherford) migrated about 1819 from Alwinton, Northumberland to western Virginia (now West Virginia), where he married Anne Douglass abt 1820, and then moved by 1830 to Carroll County, Ohio. This album contains photos of some of George & Anne's descendants who migrated on to Wisconsin.

    Contributed by Wayne Wanless.
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2001 
    Family ID F641  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Lower Glade Cemetery, Carroll Co, Ohio, USA
    Lower Glade Cemetery, Carroll Co, Ohio, USA
    gravesite of George Wanless

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] History of Ritchie County, Minnie Kendall Lowther, (Hayes, Heather, 1911).

    2. [S187] John Ayton Letters.

    3. [S84] Ewen Herbert.

    4. [S62] William Wanless Rainford's Records, PAGE 1 (Reliability: 1).

    5. [S12] Archibald Wanless, 1832, PAGE 1120 (Reliability: 1).

    6. [S80] George Wanless Headstone.

    7. [S80] George Wanless Headstone, I, WAYNE WANLESS, WAS THERE AND CHECK THIS OUT. (Reliability: 1).

    8. [S73] Wayne Wanless, ESTIMATED (Reliability: 0).