George Wanless

George Wanless[1]

Male 1835 - 1876  (41 years)

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  • Name George Wanless 
    Born 1835  Barrow, Alwinton, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    IMMI 12 Jul 1850  USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Jul 12, 1850, ship Rockaway
      departed Liverpool, arrived in New York
      John Monless [Wanless], age 47, farmer
      William, son, 21
      John, son, 17
      George, son, 14
      Andrew, son, 10
      Archibald, son, 7
      Robert, son, 4
      Marg't Wanless, daughter, 2
      Country of Origin: Great Britain, intend to settle in the USA
      Family Identification: 15304593, Microfilm Serial Number: M237, Microfilm Roll Number: 90
      Source: passenger manifest, NY Passenger Lists 182001857 (ancestry.com)
    Census 1851  Caledon Township, Peel Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Page 65, east half of twp (ancestry.com)
      with his father:
      George Wanless, [Presbyterian], England, 18, M, Single
    Residence Between 1855 and 1876  Caledon Township, Peel Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Father's farm on Lot 7, Centre Road,
    Census 1861  Caledon Township, Peel Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 2 page 20
      George Wandlass, 24, farmer, born Northumberland, Free Church of scotland, married
      Elizabeth, 21, married, b. U.C. [Ontario], F.C. of S., married
      John, b. Ont, 3
    Census 1871  Cardwell, Caledon Twp, Peel Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • District 40, sub-district A, Division 3, page 1
      -- prior house was parents John & Margaret
      Wanless, George 36 b. England, C. Presb, English, farmer, married
      Elizabeth 31 [37?] b. Ont, C. Presb, Scotch origin, married
      John 12 b. Ont, C. Presb, English origin, school
      James 8 b. Ont, C. Presb, English origin, school
      Mary 6, b. Ont, C. Presb, English origin, school
      Marthur (f) 4, b. Ont, C. Presb, English origin
      Malcom 2, b. Ont, C. Presb, English origin
      Lettica Fos [?] f, 17, b. Ont, C. Presb, English origin, servant
    Residence Caledon Township, Peel Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Caledon Township on lot 7, east side of Highway 10 on father's farm
    Died 1876  [3, 6
    Buried Boston Mills Cemetery, Chinguacousy Twp, Peel County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • Possible death record from Ontario Death Index:
      Wanless, George Caledon Twp 11/18/76 reg# 011461/77

      Likely marriage from inGeneas dbase: 1858, Peel Co, ONT
    Person ID I1350  2: George Wanless & Bessie Cairns of Auchope Farm, Yetholm Parish, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2011 

    Father John Wanless,   b. 23 Oct 1802, Auchope, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1898, Erin Township, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Mother Isabella Buckham,   b. 1804, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1849, Barrow, Alwinton, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 9 May 1828  Jedburgh, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F606  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth McGregor,   b. Abt 1840, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Feb 1858  Peel Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10
    Children 
     1. John Gregory "Jack" Wanless,   b. 12 Feb 1855, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1929, Belmont, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     2. Duncan McGregor Wanless,   b. 1860,   d. 1944  (Age 84 years)
     3. James Buckam Wanless,   b. Nov 1862, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1938, Strathcona, Souris, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     4. Mary Ellen Wanless,   b. 1865,   d. 13 Mar 1872, Caledon, Peel Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     5. Isabella Martha Wanless,   b. 1867,   d. 1945  (Age 78 years)
     6. Malcolm McGregor Wanless,   b. 1869,   d. 8 Mar 1872, Caledon, Peel Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     7. Robert Wanless,   b. 1874, Caledon, Peel Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937  (Age 63 years)
     8. George Elmer Wanless,   b. 18 Sep 1875 or 1876,   d. 5 Oct 1954, Belmont, Souris Co, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Photos
    Duncan, James, John, Robert, & George Wanless of Brampton, Ontario, Canada
    Duncan, James, John, Robert, & George Wanless of Brampton, Ontario, Canada
    5 sons of George Wanless & Elizabeth McGregor, who lived in the Brampton, Ontario, Canada area (near Toronto). This was probably taken in the early 1900s.
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F510  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S51] Louise Wanless.

    2. [S130] 1841 Census, Barrow.

    3. [S129] Descendants of John Wanless I, Isabel Wanless Dodds, PAGE 1 (Reliability: 1).

    4. [S62] William Wanless Rainford's Records, PAGE 1 (Reliability: 1).

    5. [S129] Descendants of John Wanless I, Isabel Wanless Dodds, PAGE 18 (Reliability: 1).

    6. [S62] William Wanless Rainford's Records, PAGE 1, SHOWS DATE AS 1896 (Reliability: 1).

    7. [S84] Ewen Herbert.

    8. [S187] John Ayton Letters.

    9. [S4] Letter Of John Wanless, 1893, John Wanless [born 1832].

    10. [S30] Marriage Register.
      George Wanless & Eliza McGregor, 11 Feb 1858
      Groom: age 22, b. Scotland, lives Caledon, parents John Wanless & Isabella Buckham
      Bride: age 19, b. Canada, lives Caledon, parents Duncan McGregor & Mary Oliver