Ivor Branch Tate

Ivor Branch Tate

Female Est 1860-1873 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Ivor Branch Tate 
    Born Est 1860-1873 
    Gender Female 
    Travel 3 Feb 1896  Houston, Harris co, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mrs. H.W. Wandless went to Houston last week to hear Paderewski, and will remain for a visit to her mother, Mrs. B.B. Davis.

      [There are many articles in the Society column of the Dallas paper mentioning Dr and Mrs H.W. Wandless in the 1890s. Mrs. Wandless traveled frequently, often spending a week to a month with relatives or friends in Houston or New York.
    Travel 2 Feb 1898  Houston, Harris co, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Paper: Dallas Morning News
      Mrs. H.W. Wandless left last night for Houston to visit her mother. She expects to visit Columbia, SC before she returns to Dallas.

      Date: 1898-02-27;
      Paper: Times-Picayune
      New Orleans
      The Lafourche Line steamer Teche, Capt. C.J. Blanchard, which expected to leave last night for bayou Lafourche, had a large number of passengers registered for the round trip, including Mr. & Mrs. C.G. Grant and Mrs. Wandless of Texas.
    Travel 4 Jul 1899  Europe Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Dallas Morning News, 4 July 1899
      Texans in New York
      Mrs Bettie Branch Davis of Houston and her daughter Mrs Ivor Tate Wandless will sail on the Auranta tomorrow for Europe.
    Newspaper 24 Jan 1913  Dallas, Dallas Co, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Paper: Dallas Morning News
      J.C. O'Connor Dies, Former Dallas Man
      Cablegram To Friends Here Announces His Death At Paris, France
      Builder and Financier
      Figured in Building of H. & T.C. Road and Galveston Jetties
      Had Owned Bank in Dallas
      Summary: born 1867 in Ft Wayne IN, a millionaire several times over; 12 or 13 yrs ago, Mr O'Connor was married to Mrs Wandless of Houston, a sister of J. Waddy Tate of Dallas. The marriage occurred in Washington DC. From there, Mr and Mrs O'Connor went to Paris, living there for nine years. There was born of this marriage 3 daughters - Ivor aged now about 12 years, Cornelia age 10, and Eleanor aged 9.
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I1652  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 21 May 2016 

    Family Dr. Henry Weitzell Wandless,   b. 19 Sep 1860, Millboro, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1934  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 11 Oct 1893  Houston, Harris co, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Divorced Abt 1899 
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F518  Group Sheet

  • News
    Hand-drawn newspaper portrait of Ivor Branch Tate, first wife of Dr. Henry W. Wandless, 1896
    Hand-drawn newspaper portrait of Ivor Branch Tate, first wife of Dr. Henry W. Wandless, 1896
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2 Feb 1896
    Society Belles of Dallas, Texas
    ...Of all the women of Dallas, Mrs. H.W. Wandless is more widely known for her beauty. She has a face that instantly attracts attention as a beautiful picture. The soft dark hair, brown eyes and olive coloring forms a whole that is wonderfully atractive. Mrs. Wandless is a native Texan, but was educated at the Potter College, Bowling Green, KY. She is the daughter of Mrs. M.M. Davis of Houston, and was a belle in that city before her marriage two years ago. Dr. Wandless is a Virginian by birth and now a popular specialist of Dallas.

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Wedding Invitation (copy), WEDDING INVITATION (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S163] North American Vital Records Index (LDS), FHL 025226 - H. W. WANDLESS & IVOR BRANCH TATE, 11 OCT 1893, HARRIS CO, TX (Reliability: 3).