Family: William Wanless/Euphemia BOYD (F59)

m. 31 Jul 1776


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  • William WanlessFather | Male
    William Wanless

    Born  Est 1746-1756   
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Married  31 Jul 1776  [1]  Dundee, Angus, Scotland  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  James Wanless | F61 Group Sheet 
    Mother   

    Euphemia BOYDMother | Female
    Euphemia BOYD

    Born  1749  Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  5 Mar 1749  Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Father  Robert BOYD | F60 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Elizabeth Morgan | F60 Group Sheet 

    David WanlessChild 1 | Male
    David Wanless

    Born  1777  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  17 Dec 1777  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Bef 26 Nov 1833  (probably) South Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Agnes Finlay | F39 
    Married  22 May 1810  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location

    Robert WanlessChild 2 | Male
    Robert Wanless

    Born     
    Christened  16 Dec 1779  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Bef Aug 1853   
    Buried     

    Isabel WanlessChild 3 | Female
    Isabel Wanless

    Born  Est 1780-1790   
    Died  Bef Aug 1853   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Andrew Lamb | F57 
    Married  31 Jul 1808  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location

    Euphemia WanlessChild 4 | Female
    Euphemia Wanless

    Born  1780  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Christened  6 Jul 1781  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Between Jan 1858 and Jul 1858  Newington, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Peter Lyal | F58 
    Married  31 May 1809  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location

    Ann WanlessChild 5 | Female
    Ann Wanless

    Born  1783   
    Christened  25 May 1783  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Jul 1868  St. Peter, Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Robert Duncan | F56 
    Married  23 Nov 1821  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location

    James WanlessChild 6 | Male
    James Wanless

    Born     
    Christened  18 Mar 1787  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Bef Aug 1853   
    Buried     

    Alice or Alison WanlessChild 7 | Female
    Alice or Alison Wanless

    Born  Est 1788-1790  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Spouse  George Ritchie | F1 
    Married  6 Nov 1808  Longforgan, Perth, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location

  • News
    1850s Dundee court case describes lineage of William Wanless & Euphan/Euphemia Boyd, their son David Wanless, his son Peter Wanless
    1850s Dundee court case describes lineage of William Wanless & Euphan/Euphemia Boyd, their son David Wanless, his son Peter Wanless
    Descendants of William Wanless & Euphan/Euphemia Boyd, along with around 17 other people, sued the estate of John Morgan in the court of Dundee, Scotland, to try to get their share because Euphan had been related to him. This lengthy case dragged on from 1853 to at least 1858 - we have not found the resolution yet!
    The dates on the articles in this file are:

    • 1853-08-17

    • 1854-03-25

    • 1855-07-21

    • 1856-12-10

    • 1858-07-28


  • Sources 
    1. [S24] Scottish Church Records (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (1995 09 21 Edition), Film 993400 (Reliability: 3).