Gilmer Wanless

Gilmer Wanless

Male 1842 - 1935  (93 years)

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  • Name Gilmer Wanless 
    Born 13 Mar 1842  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jul 1870  Oregon City, Hardings Precinct, Clackamas Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • PO Oregon City
      in house of George & Caroline Roork, M.E. Minister from TN
      Wamless, Gilmore, 26, laborer, b. Illinois
    Census 1880  Marion Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1880 OR, Marion Co, North Salem District (ED 81, page 12, sh 54D, family 114)
      Wanless, Gillum [or Gillmer] wh, m, 33, single, worker at mill, b.VA, parents bp not given
      -- boards with William R. Munkres family; there are Wanless brothers and cousins on the 3 preceding pages
    Census 1900  Silver Falls Pct, Marion Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (ED 121 sh 16A line 28)
      Wanless, Gilmer head (lives alone), wh, m, b. March 1841, age 59, single, born Virginia, parents born Virginia, Range Overseer, owns unmortgaged house
    Residence 1905  Salem, Marion Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In Salem city directory.
    Census 7 May 1910  Pass Creek Pct, Douglas Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (ED 90pg 212A)
      Snell, Edward 69, md once for 46 yrs, b. Illinois, father b. Mass., mother b. Penn., farmer on own farm, owns unmortgaged farm
      , Laura A. wife, 64, md once for 46 yrs, 8 children, all living, b. Illinois, parents b. Virginia
      , Philip K. son, 32, single, b. Oregon, farmer
      , Maurice A. son, 21, single, b. Oregon, farmer
      Wanless, Ada E. niece, 10, b. Idaho, father b. Illinois, mother b. USA
      Wanless, Gilmore brother-in-law, 69, single, self & parents b. Virginia, farmer
    Census 1930  County Farm, Marion Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (ED 31 pg 1b) County (Poor) Farm
      Wanless, Gilmer inmate, 89, single, b. Virginia, parents b. USA, no occupation, not a veteran
    NAME Gilmore Wanless 
    Died 15 Apr 1935  Salem, Marion Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lee Mission Cem, Salem, Marion Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Birth: Listed on death cert. as 1842. Death: Mom has certificate copy. Died in Salem, lived at Marion County Poor Farm. Had lived in Salem 90 yrs, was 93 yrs 1 mo 1 day old at death. Mother listed as Ann Brown, born in Illinois. Father Thomas also listed as born in Illinois.

      Not listed with his parents in the 1856 Iowa state census.

      Had one short leg; never married; lived in Salem. [Edythe Wanless interview, 1978]
    Person ID I202  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2016 

    Father Thomas Wanless,   b. 19 Mar 1810, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1887, North Salem, Marion Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Julian Butcher,   b. 10 Nov 1810, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1885, Salem, Marion Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1830  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F50  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Marriage Records - Pocahontas Co, WV, 1830 AUG 11 - BOND FOR THOMAS WANLESS AND JULIET BUTCHER. SURETY, THOMAS WANLESS AND JOHN W. WHITE. LICENSE REQUESTED BY RALPH WANLESS. TESTE, JOHN WANLESS AND ANDREW NICHOLS. RETURNED AUG 12 BY BENJAMIN TALLMAN.  [P.10 OF POCA CO MARRIAGES BOOK] (Reliability: 3).