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Marjory Wanless - was born on 16 Oct 1897 in St. Peter, Dundee, Angus, Scotland
Lyle Clair Wanless - was born on 16 Oct 1904 in Crawford County, Wisconsin
Ellen Forbes Wanliss - was born on 16 Oct 1912 in South Africa
Bess L. Wanless - was born on 16 Oct 1920 in
Rohe Ellis "Roy" Wandless - was born on 16 Oct 1921 in

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Tree #3: George Wanless & Mercime Riddell of Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland

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George Wanless (b. early 1730s) is probably related to the Wanless family of Auchope farm in Tree #2. Their tombstones are close together in the Yetholm Kirkyard. This tree includes the following subtrees & migrations:
-- John Wanless & Nellie Willis (Canada and USA)
-- Thomas Wanless & Elizabeth Jones (Argenteuil, QUE)
-- Lt. Col. John Wanless & Maria Gates (Colorado, Arizona, and Mexico)
-- Archibald Wanless (Charleston, South Carolina)
-- Captain John Andrew Wanless (Kansas/Oklahoma/Missouri)
-- John Wanless & Isabella Ewen (Roxburghshire, Berwickshire, & Edinburgh Scotland; Leeds, Yorkshire; Salt Lake City, Utah; Montreal, Canada; Australia).

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This genealogy site hosts the family histories of all forms of the Wanless name. If you are a Wanless, Wandless, Wanlass, Wanliss, Wandlass, or Wanlace, you will probably find your family represented here. If not, we want to know about you! Step in, relax, explore the site, and learn about the fascinating people who bear this surname in all its forms.

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GRO Birth Index 1837-1911 updated with mother’s maiden surnames

Updated the GRO Birth Index for 1837 to mid-1911 with mother’s maiden surnames, which are now supplied on the main GRO site.

Thomas Wanless & Ann Marshall moved to tree 52

Moved the 45-person tree of Thomas Wanless & Ann Marshall from the catch-all database (tree 100) into tree 52 (John Wanless and Ann Harpley/Hartley). We’re 90% sure Thomas is a son of John and added […]

George Wandless & Ann Lax moved to the Lumley-area tree

Moved the family of George Wandless & Ann Lax from the Strays tree into tree 35. Realized that Ann Lax Wandless was the Ann Wandless who married Thomas Turnbull, because their son William Turnbull b. […]