Directories

Wanless-like names in city directories

This was one of the original pages at Wanless Web, and I guess we’re just keeping it around for old times’ sake. Most information on it has been integrated into the trees, and in general, you will find many more directory entries in the trees than are shown here, as many more city directories have become available online since this page was first published.

Colorado, Denver

1885 Denver dir – Wanless

  • r. 272 11th – Charles F, Frank W. lab, John C, Mrs. Maria
    Thomas Wanless r. 9 Timerman blk
    r. 48 Pearl – Clarence E, farmer; George F. special agt,Equitable Life Assurance Society; James F.

1886 Denver dir: Wanless

  • Charles F., lab. 236 12th
  • Clarence E. stockgrower, r 48 Pearl
  • George F. insurance 357 Arapahoe, r 48 Pearl
  • James F. r 48 Pearl

1893: George F and G Harry Wanless at 1357 Hallet av

1894: Wanless, Frederick R, George F, and G. Harry all at 1357 Downing av

1895: Wanless, Edward teamster Tramway Co, rms 1445 Arapahoe; same address w/o occ in 1896; not listed in 1894

Colorado, Pueblo

R.L. Polk directory, 1923: Wanless Mrs. Lupe r 1236 E Evans av

Minnesota

 R.L. Polk Directory of St. Paul, Minnesota

1914
Wanless, Edw. A. plumber, rooms 530 Cedar

1915
Wanless, Edw. A. steamftr, rooms 530 Cedar

New York, New York City

1894 – New York City directory – 1 July 1894

Wanless, Jane, h 69 W. 88th

1915 – New York City

(ancestry.com; contains business listing only for A-M names)

Osteopaths
Wanless, Richd osteopath 347 5th av

Physicians
Wandless, Hy W 9 E39th

1916 – New York City (ancestry.com)

Wandlass, Thos – organbldr – r 518 E 149th
Wandless, Edgar G. – notary – 80 Maiden lane R1712 h Ridgewood N.J.
Wandless, Hy W 9 E39th
Wandless, Norman D. asst treas Wm. P Bonbright & Co Inc h298 St Johns pl Bkn
Wanless, Norman D. asst treas Wm. P Bonbright & Co Inc h298 St Johns pl Bkn
Wanless, Richd osteopath 347 5th av R507 h 844 Riverside dr

1917 – New York City

Notaries Public
Wandless, Edgar G. – 80 Maiden lane R1712

Physicians
Wandless, Hy W 9 E39th

Personal Listings
Wandless, Edgar G. notary 80 Maiden lane R1712 h Ridgewood N.J.
Wandless, Hy W prof N Y Univ office 9 E39th h Garden City NY
Wandless, Norman D. asst treas Wm. P Bonbright & Co Inc 14 Wall
Wanless, Norman D. treas Hules Inc 14 Wall R401
Wanless, Richd osteopath 347 5th av R507 h105 E15th

1925 – New York City

Wandless, Edgar G 80 Maiden lane R1712
Wandless, Henry W 9 E39th
Wanless, Richd osteopath 347 5th av h105 E15th

New York, Buffalo

1927

Wanless, Emma R r67 Trinity
Wanless, John photog J G Nussbaumer h67 Trinity

1934

John A. Wanless, 947 Humboldt Parkway between Riley and Girard place

1938

Ada Wanless, maid Sidway bldg r1350 Fillmore av
John (Ada) Wanless, atndt Bflo M of Science h1350 Fillmore av
John Wanless 1350 Fillmore – 2 [I don’t know what the number means, maybe number of people in the house] – between French and E. Utica

1941

Wandless Bailey (2), 113 Baxter
Ada M. Wanless, charwn [charwoman] Sidway Bldg r1350 Fillmore av
John (Ada) Wanless, aquarium atndt Bflo Soc of Natural Sciences h1350 Fillmore av

1956

Wandless Bailey, 113 Baxter
Wandless (Eileen) Bailey, bulldozer opr DuPont h113 Baxter
John A. (Ada M.) Wanless, h1350 Fillmore av

Pennsylvania

Wandlesses in the Pittsburgh city directory in 1890, from ancestry.com:

Chas Wandless bk keeper 69 Carson, 207 Centre avenue Pittsburgh PA
Geo Wandless plasterer 45 Tannehill Pittsburgh PA
Geo C Wandless laborer 82 Herron avenue Pittsburgh PA
Hettie Wandless grocer Centre avenue, n Morgan Pittsburgh PA
Jas Wandless driver Bristol, n Bigelow Pittsburgh PA
Mrs Jennie N Wandless 723 Wylie avenue Pittsburgh PA
Robt Wandless carpenter 664 Wylie avenue Pittsburgh PA

Note from Holly: Wylie Ave intersects Wandless Ave in Pittsburgh (other addresses in the directory were listed with respect to the intersection of Wandless and Wylie).

 

Utah

Wanless-like names in Salt Lake City, Utah city directories 1884-1908

transcribed by Alona Perkes 4/23/2001
from books in Family History Library at Salt Lake City, Utah

1884 Utah Gazetteer page 599 (979.225E4u)
Wanless Charles, tinner, 546 s First West
Wanless Charles, Jr., shop, 552 s First West
Wanless Harry, dairyman, 841 s Third West
Wanless James, Miner, 266 W Sixth South

1885 Salt Lake City Directory (979.225E4u)
Waneless Charles, tinware, stoves, etc. 50 W. Second South. r. 546 S. First West
Wanless Henry, dairyman, r. south end, Third West

Deseret Evening News, Truth & Liberty, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Saturday Evening, December 19, 1885, page 1
Advertisement stating:
ON TIME
STOVES
Are Recognized as The
STANDARD of EXCELLENCE.
A FULL LINE OF
STOVES, RANGES
and
HEATERS,
At C. WANLESS’
West of Opera House.
COMPARE STOVES AND PRICES
BEFORE BUYING.

1889 Salt Lake City directory, page 242 (979.225Erk)
Wanless Harry, Third West, bet. Eighth and Ninth South.
Chas., stoves, ranges, tinware, etc., store 50 s Main, res 546 s First West.
Mr., Milkman, res Third West, bet. Eighth and Ninth south.

1890: Salt Lake City, Logan, and Provo
Name Business Name Occupation Location 1 Location 2 City State Year
Charles Wanless tinner 546 s First West Salt Lake UT 1884
Charles Wanless, Jr. shop 552 s First West Salt Lake UT 1884
Harry Wanless dairyman 841 s Third West Salt Lake UT 1884
James Wanless miner 266 w Sixth South Salt Lake UT 1884
Chas. Wanless Stoves and Hardware 48 s Main 546 s First West Salt Lake UT 1890
Fred Wanless tinner 841 s Third West Salt Lake UT 1890
F. S. Wanless com traveler 841 s Third West Salt Lake UT 1890
Harry Wanless dairy 841 s Third West Salt Lake UT 1890
James Wanless laborer 548 w Seventh South Salt Lake UT 1890
David Everett Charles Wanless appr boards 613 S Fifth West Salt Lake UT 1890
G F Wanless New York Life Insurance Co of New York gen agent 25 Culmer blk Salt Lake UT 1890
Alexander Wanless laborer boards 538 W Seventh South Salt Lake UT 1890
Charles Wanless stoves and tinware 50 Main 546 S First West Salt Lake UT 1890
Fred Wanless Charles Wanless clerk 841 S Third West Salt Lake UT 1890
George F Wanless N Y Life Ins Co gen agent 25 Culmer blk boards Continental Hotel Salt Lake UT 1890
Harry G Wanless G F Wanless clerk boards Continental Hotel Salt Lake UT 1890
Harry Wanless dairy man 841 S Third West Salt Lake UT 1890

1896 Polks, Salt Lake City Directory page 707 (979.225E4p)
Wanlass James, died Oct. 8, ’95, age 70.
Wanless Alexander, lab, res 936 W 9th South
” Charles, (Charles Wanless & Co), res 546 S. 1st West.
” Charles & Co, (Charles and Frederick Wanless), stoves 21 W 3d South.
” Frederick, (Charles Wanless & Co), res 841 S 3d West.

1897 Salt Lake City Directory page 675 (979.225E4p)
Wandlas John, pres Horse Shoe gold & Silver Mining Co, res Farmington, Utah.
Wanless Alexander, fireman SL&OG&ELCo, res 936 W 9th South
– Charles, mgr Charles Wanless & Co, res 546 S 1st West.
– Charles & Co, Charles Wanless mgr, stoves 21 W 3d South.
– Frederick, clk Charles Wanless & Co, res 841 S 3d West
– Joseph, lab Portland Cement Co, bds 548 W 7th South.

1898 Salt Lake City Directory pg 772/773 (979.225E4p)
Wanlass Alexander, fireman Union L&P Co, res 936 W 9th South.
– Charles, mgr Charles Wanless & Co, res 546 S 1st West
– Charles & Co, Charles Wanless mgr, stoves 21 W 3d South.
– Frederick S, clk Charles Wanless & Co, res 841 S 3d West
Wanless Joseph, cement burner Portland Cement Co, res 865 S. 7th West

1905 Salt Lake City Directory, page 971 (979.225E4p)
Wanlace Robert W, grocer and meats, 619 E 4th South, res same.
Wanless Albert H, clk, bds 546 S 1st West
– Alexander, carrier PO, res 936 W 9th south
– Alexander Jr, clk A C Smith, bds 936 W 9th South.
– Charles, pres C Wanless & Co, res 546 S 1st West
– C Edwin, foreman D & R G R R , res 1535 Fremont av.
– C Harry, clk C. Wanless & Co, bds 546 S 1st West
– C & Co, Charles Wanless pres, hdw, 21 W 3d South
– Frederick, clk C Wanless & Co, bds 624 S 2d West.
– Mamie E, student West Side High school, bds 546 S 1st West.
– Mary H, tchr Hamilton School, bds 563 E 6th South.
– Nellie A., student West side High school, bds 1535 Fremont av.
– Nora, student west Side High School, bds 1535 Fremont av.
– Mrs. Rilla, rms 329 S West Temple
– Rev S. Averill, pastor Liberty Park M E Church, res 553 E 9th South.
– Mrs. W F, res 955 Logan av.
– Wm, clk C Wanless & Co, bds 546 S 1st West.

1906 Salt Lake City Directory, page 921 (979.225E4p)
Wanlace Robert W, clk S L Hdw Co, res 4 lambert ct.
Wanless Albert H, student, bds 546 S 1st West.
– Alexander, carrier PO res 936 W 9th South
– Alexander jr, messr A C Smith, bds 936 W 9th South.
– Charles, pres C Wanless & Co, res 546 S 1st West.
– Charles W, bds 546 S 1st West
– C & Co, Charles Wanless pres, hdw, 21 W ed South
– Frederick, clk C Wanless & Co, bds 624 S 2d West
– Mamie, student High School, bds 546 S 1st West.
– Mrs. Margaret, bds 126 S 7th East
– Mary E. student, bds 546 S 1st West
– Mary H, tchr Hamilton School, bds 217 E 4th South
– Nora, student High School, bds 455 2d av.
– Wm, clk, bds 546 S 1st West

1908 Salt Lake City Directory page 1129 (979.225E4p)
Wanlace Robert W, clk Contental Oil Co, res 224 E 4th South
Wanless Alexander, carrier PO, res 936 W 9th South.
– Alexander jr, clk R M Bell Tel Co. bds 936 W 9th South
– Charles, pres C Wanless & Co, res 546 S 1st West
– Charles W, bkpr Western Electric Co, bds 546 S 1st West
– Clarence E, res 2052 S 5th East
– C & Co, Charles Wanless pres, Frederick Wanless sec, hdware, 21 W 3d South
– Frederick, sec C Wanless & Co, bds 624 S 2d West
– George F, salesman Tuttle Bros Co, bds 344 E 5th South
– Grace M, student Henager’s bus coll. Bds 344 E 5th south
– James H, messr D & R G R R, bds 936 W 9th South
– Jane, died July July 5, ‘07, age 39.
– Jennie E, dressmkr, bds 936 W 9th South.
– Lillian, student High school, bds 546 S 1st West
– Mamie, student U of U, bds 546 S 1st West.
– Mrs. Margaret B, bds 126 S 7th East
– Mary H, tchr Bryant School, bds 344 E 5th South
– Nora, tchr Pleasant Green School, bds 2052 S 5th East
– Wm, bkpr, bds 546 S 1st West.