Albert Leroy Wanless

Albert Leroy Wanless

Male 1879 - 1961  (82 years)

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  • Name Albert Leroy Wanless  [1
    Born 13 Aug 1879  Amity, Yamhill, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Englewood Precinct, Marion Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • --Englewood was a district of Salem. There is no street name, but it is 5 pages past the Salem & Silverton Road, so may be on or around there.
      Brown Wanless, born Aug 1845 in Virginia, age 54, parents b. VA, married 25 yrs, 5 children, all living, farmer, rents farm
      Harriet, wife, b. May 1853 in Illinois, age 47, parents born Illinois, nurse
      Albert, son, b. Aug 1879, age 20, b. Oregon, deliver[er]
      Martha, dau, Jan 1883 in OR, age 17, at school
      Mary, dau, Sep 1884, OR, at school
    Residence 1890-1905  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • 1890: Listed in Portland city dir as clerk.
      1891: Listed in city dir as harness maker.
      1892: Listed as "boards Woodlawn, both school & hotel".
      1902-1905: Listed as laborer, boards with father.
      --His cousin Albert D. Wanless is working in Portland at the same time and is also listed in the city dirs through some of this period.
    Census 1910  St. John's Ward, Multnomah Co, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1026 Stafford St. - 22 April - indexed Woaness at ancestry.com - encompassing St. John's city south of Portland Blvd
      Wanness, Albert, 30, married once for 2 yrs, b. Oregon, father b. VA, mother b. Illinois, laborer at odd jobs, owns house
      , Selma, wife, 21, married once for 2 yrs, no children, self & parents b. Germany (German), immigrated 1891
    Residence Nov 1917  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    439 Magnolia 
    • address given on his father's death certificate as the informant
    Census 1920  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (ED 173 pg 3A) 441 Magnolia
      Wanless Albert 40 b. Oregon, father Virginia, mother Illinois. laborer in shipyards, owns unmortgaged house
      , Selma M. wife, 30, immig. date unknown, naturalized, self & parents b. Germany
      Beiers, Wm. G. boarder, 8 mos, b. Oregon, parents b. USA
    Residence 1925  Portland, Multnomah Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • city directory
      Wanless, Albt (Selma) whsemn h441 Magnolia
    Census 3 Apr 1930  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (ED 534 pg 2B) 441 Magnolia St.
      Wanless Albert L 50, b. Oregon, first md at 28, owns house worth $3500, father b. VA, mother b. Illinois, laborer in bag factory, not a veteran
      Wanless Selma M 41 Wife, first md at 18, self & parents b. Germany, immig. 1890, naturalized, maid in hotel
      Wanless Hattie J 77 Mother, wid, b. Illinois, mother Mass., father England
    Residence 1934  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Portland city directory
      Wanless, Albert (Selma M), ship clk AHNCo h 645 NE Portland blvd
    Census 1940  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 645 N.E. Portland Blvd
      Albert Wanless, 60, b. OR, lived in same house in 1935, laborer at bags & sac factory
      Selma M., wife, 51, b. Germany
    Military Draft Registration 27 Apr 1942  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Albert Leroy Wanless, 645 NE Portland Blvd, Multnomah co, OR, age 62, born Amity OR on 13 Aug 1879. Contact person: Selma Wanless, same address. Employer: Amrs Harris & Neville, 154 Hoye, Portland.
      5 ft 6 inches tall, 130 lbs, blue eyes, gray hair, light complexion
    Died Dec 1961  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Alt. Death 29 Dec 1962  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1704  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2014 

    Father Brown Wanless,   b. 6 Aug 1843, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1917, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Harriet B. Judd,   b. 10 May 1853, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1940, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 8 Dec 1874  Ridgeway, Howard, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F190  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Selma M. Tenke,   b. Abt 1889, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Feb 1908  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Last Modified 19 May 2012 
    Family ID F1022  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Pearl Lucile Hunt,   b. 30 Mar 1911, Port Wing, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 9 Jul 1957  Stevenson, Skamania co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Last Modified 18 May 2012 
    Family ID F1099  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S209] Draft Registration.
      middle name from draft registration

    2. [S104] Social Security application.

    3. [S104] Social Security application, 1937 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S70] City Directory - Portland, OR.

    5. [S99] SSDBI.
      ALBERT WANLESS, b. 13 Aug 1879, d. Dec 1961, SSN issued in Oregon

    6. [S155] Marriage record, (LUTHER COLLEGE LIB. ARCHIVES) (Reliability: 3).
      Brown Wanless m. Harriette Judd at the house of Z.R. Ward in Ridgeway, IA, Dec 8 1874, married by Zelores R. Ward, Minister of the Gospel.
      Also in county marriage book B, p.282.

    7. [S57] Oregon Marriage Index.
      Name: Wanless, Albert
      County: Multnomah
      Marriage Date: 06 Feb 1908

    8. [S155] Marriage record, HTTP://WWW.DIGITALARCHIVES.WA.GOV (Reliability: 3).
      married by a Justice of the Peace at Stevenson, Skamania co, WA: Albert Wanless of Multnomah co, OR, born 8/13/1879 and Pearl L. Hunt of the same place, born 3/30/1911, witnessed by Dewey R. Hunt & Barbara L. Ballard