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Thomas Wanless - was born on 25 May 1836 in Sunderland, Durham, England
Archibald Wanless - was born on 25 May 1868 in Marshall Township, Richland County, Wisconsin
Thomas Wandless - was born on 25 May 1876 in West Moor, Killingworth, Longbenton, Northumberland, England
Margaret Wanless - was born on 25 May 1879 in Ontario, Canada
Irvine Wanless - was born on 25 May 1886 in Tarhill, Forgandenny, Perth, Scotland

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Tree #45: James Wanless & Helen Skeen

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James Wanless & Helen Skeen(e) married in 1773 in Meigle, Perth, Scotland. Some of their children moved to Dundee and others to Edinburgh. Their son John married Agnes Litster in 1807 and they lived at Cupar and Kemback in Fife. This database primarily follows the descendants of John's sons John (wife Ann Adams) and Robert (wife Margaret Thomson Dick), who both lived in Edinburgh for most of their lives. John Sr. & his sons John & Robert were all gardeners for a living. This file also contains other Meigle, Perth families who are probably related.

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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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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. […]

Wanlesses mentioned in the Alnwick Mercury newspaper

Extracted from the Alnwick (Northumberland) Mercury at BritishNewspaperArchive.com

Alnwick Mercury 1 June 1857 Deaths – At Australia, lately, aged 60, Mr. Wm. Wanless, blacksmith, formerly of Rock, near this town.

Alnwick Mercury 2 June 1862 […]