Raymond Bruce Wanless

Raymond Bruce Wanless

Male 1886 - 1961  (74 years)

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  • Name Raymond Bruce Wanless 
    Born 2 May 1886  Audobon, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • With father, as R. Bruce, b. May 1886 in Iowa
    Census 1910  Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Harvard Ave, 32nd Ward (same ward as father)
      Wanless, Robert B 23, md once for 5 yrs, b. Iowa, father b. Can. English, mother b. Iowa, soap dealer, own agent, rents house
      , Margaret N. wife, 23, md once for 5 yrs, 1 child, 1 living, b. Illinois, parents b. Wales
      , Margaret C. dau, 3, b. Illinois
      -- in house with Albert & Selina Campbell
    Military Draft Registration 9 Sep 1918  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Raymond Bruce Wanless, 1084 E. Yamhill, Portland, Oregon, age 32, born 2 May 1886 in the US, sales manager for Western Finance Corp in Portland, nearest relative: wife Mrs Margaret M. Wanless, same address. Tall, medium build, clue eyes, dark hair, no marks.
    Census 1920  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • R. Bruce Wanless 33 b. Iowa
      Margaret N. 33 b. Illinois
      Margaret K. 13 b. Illinois
    Census 1930  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 889 East Broadway
      R. Bruce Wanless, rents house for $40/month, 43, married at age 19, b. Iowa, parents b. Scotland, manufacturer of lamp shades, not a veteran
      Margaret N., wife, 43, married at 19, b. IL, parents b. Scotland
    Occupation 1934  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    lampshade manufacturer 
    • 1934 Portland city dir:
      Wanless, Robt B (Margt N) lampshade mfr, h2823 NE Bway
    Residence 1934  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 2823 NE Broadway
    Census 1940  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1926 NE Schulyer
      Raymond B. Wanless, 53, b. Iowa, lived in same place in 1935, salesman for retail book co.
      Margaret, wife, 53, b. Illinois
    Military Draft Registration 27 Apr 1942  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Robert Bruce Wanless, 1926 N.E. Schuyler, Portland, age 55, born Viola, Iowa on 2 May 1886, wife Margaret - same address - employed by Encyclopedia Brittanica, Chicago, IL, works from residence, 5 ft 9.5 in tall, 180 lbs, light complexion, gray hair, no marks.
    NAME Robert Bruce Wanless 
    Died 21 Mar 1961  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Info from daughter Margaret's death cert. Listed as R Bruce in several city directories and censuses, but listed as Raymond Bruce on his birth, marriage, and the 1940 census, and Robert Bruce in at least one city directory and on his daughter's death cert. He used Robert for one draft registration and Raymond for the other.

      R.B. Wanless signed [his father] Thomas's death cert.

      Social Security life claim made 17 Apr 1951.
    Person ID I156  3: George Wanless & Mercime Riddell of Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2016 

    Father Thomas Wanless, Jr.,   b. 19 Jun 1839, St. Andrew's, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1917, Portland, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mary Catherine "Minnie" Kilpatrick,   b. 25 Jul 1858, Cook Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1941, Gresham, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1884  Denver, Arapahoe Co, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F496  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret N. Purvis,   b. Abt 1887, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1934  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1905  Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Margaret Catherine Wanless,   b. 24 Jul 1906, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1928, Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F52  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S146] Birth Index.
      Name: «tab»Raymond Bruce Wanless
      Gender: «tab»Male
      Birth Date: «tab»2 May 1886
      Birth Place: «tab»Audubon, Iowa
      Father: «tab»Thomas Wanless
      Mother: «tab»Mary Kilpatrick

    2. [S76] Census, 1910, USA, ED 1400 SH 139B (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S51] City Directory.

    4. [S54] Oregon Death Index (ancestry.com), Raymond B Wanless, age 74, wife Margare, died in Multnomah co on 21 March 1961, cert # 3451 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S60] Arapahoe County Marriages 1859-1901, (FHL fiche 6087871), P. 323; FROM BOOK 200 PAGE 381 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S152] Marriage Index, Cook County, Illinois, Marriages Index, 1871-1920 (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).
      Raymund Bruce Wanless, age 19, & Margaret Purvis, age 18