Leonard Arrivee Wanless

Leonard Arrivee Wanless

Male 1904 - 1983  (79 years)

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  • Name Leonard Arrivee Wanless 
    Born 17 Feb 1904  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 18 Apr 1910  St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with his mother 
    • , Leonard A. son, 6, b. Ohio, father b. South Carolina, mother b. Michigan
    Census 1920  St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • With mother:
      Wanless, Leonard A. son, age 16, b. Ohio, father b. S. Carolina, mother b. Michigan, clerk in a drug store
    Census 1930  St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 4340 Juniata Street
      Wanless, Lenard [sic] A. 25, first md at 21, b. Missouri, father b. Virginia, mother b. Ohio, chauffeur for express a., rents house for $40/month
      , Effie L. wife, 24, first md at 20, self & parents b. Louisiana
      , Marrietta dau, 1-7/12, b. Missouri
      Keaty, May mother-in-law, 53, wid, self & parents b. Louisiana
    Died Jul 1983  Phelps Co. Mem. Hosp., Rolla, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 
    • Lived in the Episcopal Orphan home on Lafayette St. in south St Louis. Went to church at St. John's Episcopal church on Arsenal St. [Marietta Carmichael, 1/3/03]

      Sang in boys choir. He was VERY redheaded and naturally curly, which my mother inherited. He met Effie in St. Louis, where they married and lived for many years. Leonard died in 1983. [Ellen Wilson]
    Person ID I1495  3: George Wanless & Mercime Riddell of Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2018 

    Father Captain John Andrew Wanless,   b. Oct 1836, Charleston, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1915, St. James, Phelps Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Mother Marie Angelique "Mary" Arrivee,   b. Nov 1865, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1923, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1889  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F498  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Effie Liese Keaty,   b. 30 May 1905, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1959, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 9 Sep 1926  St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Marietta Arrivee Wanless
     2. Edward Wanless,   b. 1934, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2002 
    Family ID F504  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Emma ___,   b. 4 May 1928, Germany (the Black Forest) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 2001, Cuba, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1968 
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2002 
    Family ID F505  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    John Andrew Wanless (1836-1915) & son Leonard (1904-1983)
    John Andrew Wanless (1836-1915) & son Leonard (1904-1983)
    John Andrew is 3rd from left, with knotty cane. Son Leonard (1904-1983)is atop cannon wagon wheel.
    Leonard Wanless as a boy in overalls
    Leonard Wanless as a boy in overalls
    Close-up of Leonard Wanless as a boy
    Close-up of Leonard Wanless as a boy
    Leonard Wanless & Effie Keaty wedding
    Leonard Wanless & Effie Keaty wedding

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] Birth record, CUYAHOGA CO OH BIRTH RETURNS AT FOLD3.COM (Reliability: 3).
      born 17 Feb 1904, male, white, at 1416 [2nd digit is obscured; could be anything] St Clair street, Cleveland, mother's maiden name Mary Arrivee, mother's current name Mary Wanless, born US, age 37, white, father John A. Wanless, born US, age 67, white. Attended by midwife or doctor W.H. Herrick of 176 Euclid Ave.

    2. [S78] Census, 1930, USA, ED 487, SH 5A (126 PRINTED) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S62] Letter/email - Ellen Wilson, YEAR FROM ELLEN; MONTH FROM SSDBI (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S18] SSDBI (Social Security Death Benefit Index), LEONARD WANLESS, B. 17 FEB 1904, D. JUL 1983, LAST RESIDED 65453 (MAPS TO CUBA, MISSOURI), BENEFIT PAID TO 65458 (MO), SSN# 489-09-8014, ISSUED IN MISSOURI (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S61] Pension file of John A. Wanless.
      The Declaration for Widow's Pension, filed by Mary A. Wanless on June 15, 1915, states that she (Mary A. Arrivee) and John A. Wanless were married in Toronto, Canada by Pastor Robert Beatty on April 5, 1889. He would have been about 50 and she, 21. The Pension stated that she had not been married previously, nor had he (which is incorrect).