Martha Wandless

Martha Wandless

Female 1810-1820 - 1840-1841  (21 years)

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  • Name Martha Wandless 
    Born 1810-1820  Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1840-1841  Peru, Miami Co, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Birth calculated assuming she is the female under 10 in the 1820 census with her parents. I assume she is younger because she married later than her sisters.

      Shown as "Wandles" (no first name) on son John William's death certificate. Given name of Martha from 1838 land sale that lists "William Ayres and his wife Martha and Catherine Wandless" as co-owners of a Scotchtown tract in Bath Co. Also son Stephen P's marriage record lists parents Wm & Martha Ayres.

      Note that her brother Stephen named his first daughter Martha Jane.

      1834: (James & Margaret) Gillaspie vs. Wanless heirs chancery (Bath Co) names Martha Ayres, formerly Wanless, wife of Wm Ayres and child of Stephen Wanless Sr dec'd. Suit was not contested. Chancery divided Stuarts Ck and Cowpasture land: 1/3 to Catherine, 1/5 of remainder each to Stephen, James & Margaret Gillaspie, James & Elizabeth Gillaspie, Wm & Martha Ayres, Wm & Rosanna Gillaspie.

      No marriage record in Bath or Rockbridge counties.
    Person ID I2093  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2002 

    Father Stephen Wanless,   b. 1750-1760, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1826, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Catherine Capehart\Gebhart,   b. Abt 1760,   d. 2 Aug 1850  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 3 May 1788  Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet

    Family William Ayres,   b. 9 Aug 1804, Rockbridge Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1890, Democrat Twp, Carroll Co, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Between 1826 and 1828  (probably) Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Jane Ayres,   b. Oct 1827, Bath or Augusta Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James W. Ayres,   b. 30 Mar 1830, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1911, Bringhurst, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Thomas Ayres,   b. Abt 1832, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Stephen Parker Ayres,   b. Abt 1835, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1869, (probably) Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years)
     5. John William Ayres,   b. 20 Jun 1838, Bath Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1909, Democrat Twp, Carroll Co, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F674  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Marriage Records - Augusta Co, VA, 1788 MAY 3 - BOND OF STEPHEN WONLIS AND JOHN GABART FOR STEPHEN WONLIS AND CATHERINE GABHART TO MARRY IN AUGUSTA CO. SIGNED, STEPHEN WANELES AND JOHN GABHART; TESTE, JOHN MILLER.  [HAVE COPY OF BOND IN MARRIAGES FOLDER] (Reliability: 3).