Archibald Wanless

Archibald Wanless[1]

Male 1841 - 1911  (69 years)

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  • Name Archibald Wanless 
    Born 12 Apr 1841  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  [5
    • 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:
      Archibald Wanless, [Presbyterian], England, 11, M, Single
    Census 1881  Erin Township, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Erin, Wellington South, Ontario, Canada
      Source: FHL Film 1375894 NAC C-13258 Dist 151 SubDist E Div 1 Page 54 Family 245
      Arch. WANLESS M M 39 Scottish Scotland Occ: Farmer Religion: C. Presbyterian
      Flora WANLESS F M 35 Scottish O. Religion: C. Presbyterian
      John WANLESS M 4 Scottish O. Religion: C. Presbyterian
      Robt. WANLESS M 2 Scottish O. Religion: C. Presbyterian
    Census 1891  Erin Township, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • page 5
      Archibald Wanless, 45, self & parents b. Scotland, Presbyterian, farmer
      Flora, 40, wife, b. Ont, parents b. Scotland
      John, 15, son, b. Ont
      Robert, 10, son, b. Ont
      Isabella, 4, dau, b. Ont
    Residence Erin Township, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    • Farmed in Erin township [on the 5th line]
    Died 21 Feb 1911  Erin Township, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Notes 
    • Archibald Wanless went to Canada with his father when was about 6 years old. He lived with his father at Lot &, east side of the Centre Road, now Highway 10 in Caledon. After his marriage to Flora McNiven he settled on a farm, Lot 8, 5th line in Erin Township[Ontario, Canada] In his religion he was Presbyterian, in politics, a liberal. [note by Isabel Wanless Dodds, Descendants of John Wanless I]

      Likely GRO birth entry:
      Archibald Wanless, Rothbury, 2/4 1841, vol 25, p.370
    Person ID I1352  2: George Wanless & Bessie Cairns of Auchope Farm, Yetholm Parish, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 10 May 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 Flora McNiven,   b. 29 Mar 1858, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1925, Erin Township, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 1875  [10
    Children 
     1. John Wanless,   b. Abt 1876, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age ~ 66 years)
     2. Robert Alexander Wanless,   b. 1879-1880,   d. 11 Mar 1931  (Age 51 years)
     3. Agnes Wanless,   b. 1890,   d. 1950  (Age 60 years)
     4. Isabella Wanless,   b. Abt 1887, Erin Township, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2000 
    Family ID F569  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, SHOWS DATE AS 1840 (Reliability: 1).

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

    6. [S157] Death record.
      #032254/11 Arch'd Wanlass, male, died 21 Feb 1911, born April 1841, age 67 yrs, farmer on Lot 12 Con 5 Erin Twp, married, father John Wanless born Scotland, mother Isabella Buckham born Scotland. Cause: obstruction of bowels, 29 hrs, followed by peritonitis.

    7. [S84] Ewen Herbert.

    8. [S187] John Ayton Letters.

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

    10. [S129] Descendants of John Wanless I, Isabel Wanless Dodds, PAGE 16 (Reliability: 1).