Margaret Catherine Wanless

Margaret Catherine Wanless

Female 1906 - 1928  (22 years)

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  • Name Margaret Catherine Wanless 
    Born 24 Jul 1906  Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Newspaper 8 Feb 1914  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Oregonian (Portland, OR), 8 Feb 1914
      The best stray cat in the recent cat show was Nigger, belonging to Miss Margaret Wanless, of 266 East Fifty-first street. Miss Wanless is but 7 years of age and won the beautiful doll given by Mrs. E.L. Simpson to the best cat entered by a girl under 12 years. A handsome silver trophy was also won by Nigger and the Oregon Cat Club was the giver of that. Nigger won first prize in the open black female class.
    Census 1920  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • With parents, age 13, b. IL.
    Died 22 Dec 1928  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Death cert: Margaret Catherine Wanless, female, white, single, b. 24 July 1906 in Chicago IL, age 22 yrs 4 mos 28 days, at home (occupation), resided 31 E. 28th St., father Robert B. Wanless b. Iowa, mother Margaret Pervis b. ILL, informant Robert Wanless of 31 E. 28th St. Died 12-22-1928 of lobar pneumonia for 4 days, contributed to by influenza for 7 days. Buried Rose City Cem 12-24-1928 by Miller & Tracey of Portland. State Cert #3506, local cert #3634.
    Person ID I158  3: George Wanless & Mercime Riddell of Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2016 

    Father Raymond Bruce Wanless,   b. 2 May 1886, Audobon, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1961, Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother 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  [1
    Family ID F52  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Death Certificate of Margaret Catherine Wanless d/o Robert Bruce Wanless, 1928, Portland, Oregon
    Death Certificate of Margaret Catherine Wanless d/o Robert Bruce Wanless, 1928, Portland, Oregon

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