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Gilbert Wanless - was born on 23 Nov 1811 in Birgham, Eccles Parish, Berwick, Scotland
Mary Jane Wanless - was born on 23 Nov 1850 in Newham, Bamburgh, NBL
Edna F. Wanless - was born on 23 Nov 1892 in Iowa
Bessie Marilla Wandless - was born on 23 Nov 1895 in Newton, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, USA
Alvin Basil Wanless - was born on 23 Nov 1897 in Fort William, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

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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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Newspaper Extracts from England, Scotland, and Wales

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The Newcastle Courant etc (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England), Friday, April 1, 1870

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