John Leonard "Leonard" Wanless

John Leonard "Leonard" Wanless

Male 1894 - 1973  (78 years)

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  • Name John Leonard "Leonard" Wanless 
    Nickname Leonard 
    Born 26 Jul 1894  Cresco, Howard Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Newspaper 5 Apr 1910  Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Spokesman-Review - Apr 5, 1910 (Twice-a-Week Farmer's Family Paper, Spokane, WA)
      Neighborhood News of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, British Columbia, and Alaska
      Hobson, WA
      The following officers were elected at the recent Sunday school election: Superintendent A.E. Wanless; assistant superintendent, Mr. Peters; secretary, Charles Jackson; assistant secretary, Leonard Wanless; treasurer, Miss Shaw; organist, Miss Wanless; assistant organist, Mrs. Thompson.

      Mr. & Mrs. J.P. Pahl of Vancouver, Mr. & Mrs. I.V. Wanless of Montaville, Mr. & Mrs. F.I. Stedman of Portland, and Budd Wanless of Vancouver visited recently with Mr. & Mrs. Wanless.
    Military Draft Registration 5 Jun 1917  Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Leonard John Wanless, age 22, lives RFD #6, Vancouver, WA, born 26 July 1894 in "Creso", Iowa, USA, is a farmer, self-employed, in Jaggy Precinct, supports a wife & child, married, no prior military service, claims exemption as sole supporter of wife & child. Tall, medium build, light blue eyes, light brown hair, not bald, no disabilities. Registered in Jaggy Precinct #20 in Clark co.
    Census 1920  Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Jaggy Rd (parents & siblings in previous house)
      Leonard J. Wanless, 24, b. Iowa, father b. WV, mother b. IA, machinist in ship yard
      Edith M., wife, 23, b. Nebraska, father b. Wisconsin, mother b. IA
      June M., dau, 3 yrs 4 mos, b. WA
      Trula L., dau, 2 mos, b. WA
    GRAD May 1924  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Oregonian, 1924-04-20
      Graduation exercises for the May class of Pacific Chiropractic college were held May 7th at the First Congregational church. Class includes Leonard J. Wanless.
    Witness 1926  Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Witnessed his brother Budd's wedding in 1923 in Clark co WA.
    Census 1930  Jaggy Pct, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (ED 25 pg 4A & 4B) Farm Market 69 - next house is parents
      Wanless, Leonard hd, 33, first md at 21, b. Iowa, father b. Virginia, mother Iowa, carpenter, not a veteran
      Wanless, Edith wife, 33, first md at 19, b. Nebraska, parents b. Iowa
      , June dau, 13, b. Washington
      , Trula dau, 10, b. Washington
      , Ellery son, 1y11m, b. Washington
    Military Draft Registration 27 Apr 1942  Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Lenard John Wanless, 2500 Neals Lane, Vancouver WA
      telephone 1552R, 46 yrs old, born Cresco, Iowa on 26 July 1895
      nearest kin Mrs Edith M. Wanless, same address
      employed by Austin Construction co, Seattle, WA; employed at Seattle
      Signed.
      6 ft tall, 210 lbs, blue eyes, blonde hair, light complextion, round scar on right wrist
    Died 24 Mar 1973 
    Person ID I181  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 21 May 2016 

    Father Albion Emile Wanless,   b. 13 Oct 1848, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1931, Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Ladorah Jane Punteney,   b. 27 Apr 1855, Decorah, Winneshiek Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1938, Walnut Grove, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1873  Eldora, Hardin Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet

    Family Edith M. Mallette,   b. 11 Feb 1897, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1967  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1915  Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. June Marguerite Wanless,   b. 9 Aug 1916, Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 2012, Bellevue, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     2. Trula Lareen Wanless,   b. 22 Oct 1919, Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 2013, Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     3. Ellery Lee Wanless,   b. 27 May 1928, Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Dec 2002, Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F68  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jul 1894 - Cresco, Howard Co, Iowa Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Note written in 1936 by Ladorah Wanless listing the moves she made after her marriage and the land they bought & sold in Washington
    Note written in 1936 by Ladorah Wanless listing the moves she made after her marriage and the land they bought & sold in Washington
    Transcription: Married in Iowa Feb. 6 1873, moved to Oregon 187[last digit obscured], staid 8 years then back to Iowa 10 years then to Misouri 4 yrs Canada 2 years then Oregon 4 years moved to Wash. in 1907 lived there continuously on N.W. Corner of Sec. 18. We started the new home Mar 1st, 1930. Husband died Jan 1931. Bought 58 acres in 1907 sold to R. Conway also H. Cash 5A Mrs Anderson later to Mrs Kern F.P. Shara later Fred Trink 5A sold to Fred Thompson. We are still living on place Dec 1936.
    Bought 15a Jaggy Homesites
    sold later to Leonard Wanless 10 a.
    Jentz 5 a.
    S. Ostrom 5 a.
    later sold to J. Sullivan 5 a. from Jentz

  • Sources 
    1. [S90] Newspaper, THE OREGONIAN (PORTLAND, OR) 1915-07-29 (Reliability: 3).
      24 Pairs Licensed to Wed
      Vancouver, WA, 28 July - Twenty-four marriage licenses were issued here this week. Many were from Portland. Licenses were issued to...Leonard John Wanless and Edith Mallette, Vancouver...