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John Maddison Wandless - was born on 5 Jul 1786 in St. Andrew's, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England
Mary Wanless - was born on 5 Jul 1799 in Byker Hill, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Clarence Joseph Wanlass - was born on 5 Jul 1907 in SALT LAKE CITY, SALT LAKE, UTAH, USA

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Tree #46: John Wanless & Eleanor Fenwick

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John Wanlass married Eleanor Fenwick in 1794 in Wallsend, Northumberland, England. This database follows the descendants of their 2 sons: Thomas chr. 1799 at Heworth, DUR was a blacksmith who married (1) Margaret Halliwell and (2) Margaret Roxby. He lived in Heaton and Longbenton, and died when he was only 37 years old. John b. 1801 in Longbenton worked as a coal trimmer and colliery wagon driver in Heaton and later Longbenton. He married (1) Mary Ann Roxby, sister of Margaret above, and (2) Hannah (Steel) Grant, a widow. He died in Longbenton in 1875.

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Thomas Wanless/Florence Bucknall tree integrated with Merrington tree

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Newspaper Extracts from England, Scotland, and Wales

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