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Eleanor Wanless - was born on 5 Sep 1820 in Maling's Rig, Sunderland, Durham, England
Mary Jane Wandless - was born on 5 Sep 1848 in Methley, West Yorkshire
John Stewart Wanless - was born on 5 Sep 1856 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland
Robert Wanless-O'Gowan - was born on 5 Sep 1864 in Bray and Rathmichael, Dublin, Ireland
Wasco Earl "Earl" Wanless - was born on 5 Sep 1882 in Wasco Co, Oregon

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Tree #50: William Wanless & Ann English

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William Wanless married Ann English in Chester le Street, Durham in 1817. He started out as a coalminer, but shortly became a gardener. They had 2 sons, then moved to Bishopwearmouth and had 2 more sons. William died in 1825 around the time their last son was born. A year later, Ann remarried to Thomas Smith and had more children; they moved to Iveston by 1851. Their descendants lived in Bishopwearmouth and Darlington.

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Thomas Wanless/Florence Bucknall tree integrated with Merrington tree

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