Henry "Harry" Wandless

Henry "Harry" Wandless

Male 1873 - 1936  (63 years)

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  • Name Henry "Harry" Wandless 
    Nickname Harry 
    Born 15 Apr 1873  York Co, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1881  St. Mary's, York County, NB, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with his parents 
    IMMI Abt 1881  Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    NATU 1891  Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1892-1893  Newton, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Boston 1892-93 city directory
      Wandless, Henry, salesman, 30 Bedford, boards at Newtonville
      , Robert A., clerk, 726 Washington, h. 16 Oakland, Rox.
      , William H., watchman, bds 16 Oakland, Rox.
    Residence 1897  Boston, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date: 1897-11-26;
      Paper: Boston Herald
      Registered Voters in Boston
      Ward 11, Pct 7 - Henry Wandless, 911 Boylston st.

      [genealogybank.com]
    Census 1910  Cambridge, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Wandless, Henry 37, md 15 yrs, self & parents b. Can (English), immig. 1881, naturalized, traveling salesman for clothier, rents house
      , Anna wife, 33, md 15 yrs, b. Mass, father b. M[blank], mother b. Mass
      , Ruth dau, 12, b. Mass.
    Residence 1913  Cambridge, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cambridge, MA 1913 city directory
      Henry Wandless, 37 Lee, salesman
    Residence 1917  Wellesley, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Per draft reg card.
      Also 1917 Wellesley MA city directory:
      Wandless, Anna, bds 8 Leighton rd
      , Henry (Louise H) salesman (B) h 8 Leighton rd
      , Ruth, student (W C), bds 8 Leighton rd
    Draft Registration 5 Jun 1917  Needham, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • World War I draft registration card at ancestry.com says:
      Henry Wandless, 8 Leighton Road, Wellesley, Mass., age 45, born 15 Apr 1873 [place not stated], salesman for Scott & Co Ltd at 340 Washington in Boston, nearest relative A. Louise Wandless, same home address, medium height, medium build, blue eyes, grey hair.
    Residence 1918  Wellesley, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1918 Ayer MA (city directory of Ayer, Groton, Havard)
      Henry Wandless, mgr Scott & Co Ltd, Shirley rd, h at Wellesley
    Census 1920  Wellesley, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ED 273, sh 10A, 10 January, #8 Leighton Rd
      Wandless, Henry head, rents, age 46, married, immig. 1880, naturalized 1891, self & parents b. Canada (English), occupation [looks like commercial labolee (tabler?) in hattery
      , A. Louisa wife, 43, self & parents b. Massachusetts
      , Anna aunt, 62, single, immig. 1885(?), alien, b. Canada (English), father b. Canada, mother b. England
      Spalding, Adalina roomer, 66, widowed, self & parents b. Mass.
    Died 26 Jul 1936  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 29 Jul 1936  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Boston Globe - Quincy - Officers of Amicable Lodge of Masons conducted rites this afternoon at the Forest Hills chapel for Henry Wandless, 63, of 70 Pontiac road, Merrymount. Born in Marysville, N.B., he came to Boston several years ago, where he had been affiliated in the clothing business. He is survived by his wife, Louise H.; a daughter, Mrs. Russell C. Chapman of Ipswich, and two grandchildren.

      27 Jul 1936 Boston Globe - Deaths - at his home, 70 Pontiac road, Quincy, July 26, Henry Wandless.
    Notes 
    • From Huntress website at
      http://home.attbi.com/~huntresp/reports/georg008.htm#i12236
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      Anna Louise Huntress b. at Worcester, Worcester Co, MA, 4 Aug 1876 she married 29 May 1894, at age 17, Henry Wandless, age 21, son of Andrew J. Wandless and Rebecca L. Butler. Henry Wandless was born at Marysville, New Brunswick, Canada, on 15 Apr 1873. He was a salesman at Quincy, Norfolk Co, MA.
      Children of Anna Louise Huntress and Henry Wandless were:
      i. Ruth; b. at Boston, Suffolk Co, MA, 26 Nov 1897 she married 10 Aug 1918, at age 20, Capt. Russell Comstock Chapman, age 22, son of Dwight Chapman and Caroline May Crosby.
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      No match for Henry/Ruth/Anna Louise in 1900 census; they should be in Massachusetts.
    Person ID I163  6: Wandless: Whitehaven, Cumberland, England to New Brunswick, Canada
    Last Modified 22 Aug 2018 

    Father Andrew James Wandless,   b. 5 May 1845, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1896, Newton, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Rebecca Butler,   b. Abt 1856, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1885, Newton, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1872  York Co, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F65  Group Sheet

    Family Anna Louise Huntress,   b. 4 Aug 1876,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 May 1894  Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Ruth Wandless,   b. 26 Nov 1897, Boston, Suffolk Co, Massachussetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 4 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F70  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Census, ED 758 PG 243B (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S23] Marriage record (abstracted in book).
      Andrew James Wandless of Fton, to Rebecca Butler of St. Mary's Parish, York, June 6, 1872, by John Pearson, Anglican, Wit Samuel Butler, James McConaghy, John Robinson

    3. [S25] Marriage index, MASSACHUSETTS, MARRIAGES, 1695-1910 (WWW.FAMILYSEARCH.ORG) (Reliability: 3).
      Groom's Name:       Henry Wandless
      Groom's Birth Date:       1873
      Groom's Age:       21
      Bride's Name:       Anna L. Huntress
      Bride's Birth Date:       1877
      Bride's Age:       17
      Marriage Date:       29 May 1894
      Marriage Place:       Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
      Groom's Father's Name:       Andrew J. Wandless
      Groom's Mother's Name:       Rebecca L. Wandless
      Bride's Father's Name:       Allstoy Huntress
      Note that Sarah's surname was not McLean; that was the surname of Wm's next wife Lillie.