Richard Wanless

Richard Wanless

Male 1873 - 1962  (88 years)

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  • Name Richard Wanless 
    Born 2 Dec 1873  Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1891 
    • wagonmaker
    Census 1901  Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with his parents 
    • Richard, son, S, Dec 2 1873 age 27, Ontario, laborer
    Census 1911  Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    63 Lansdowne 
    • Richard Wanless, head, b. Dec 1874, age 37 Canada, Baptist, woodworker in carriage works
      Emma Wanless, wife, b. 1880, age 31 Ontario
      Lyle Wanless, son, b. 1903, age 8 Ontario
      Margaret Wanless, mother, b.1835, age 74 Ontario , French origin, English church
    Census 1921  Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Taylor Ave, Chatham Twp
      Richard Wanless, 47, self & parents b. Ont, whole family is Baptist, foreman at auto factory
      Emma, wife, 40, self & parents b. Ont
      Lyle, son, 18, self & parents b. Ont, salesman at grocery store
      Ethel Crowder, sister-in-law, 38, self & parents b. Ont, manager at grocery store
    Residence 1935-1954  Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    45 Taylor ave 
    • Voters Lists (ancestry.com)
      1935
      45 Taylor Ave
      Richard Wanless, storekeeper
      Mrs. Richard Wanless, married woman
      Lyle M. Wanless, store clerk

      1949
      Wanless, Richard & Mrs, merchant, 45 Taylor ave
      Wanless, Lyle, labourer, same address

      1957
      45 Taylor Ave
      Richard Wanless, retired
      Mrs. Richard Wanless
      Lyle Wanless, stock clerk
    Died 1962  [1
    Buried Maple Leaf Cem., Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Informed on his mother's death cert in May 1911, lived at 63 Lansdowne, Chatham (same as census address in 1911).
    Person ID I24  26: George Wanless & Isabella Kay
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2016 

    Father James Wanless,   b. 21 Dec 1839, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901-1911, Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Margaret Usereau,   b. 21 Oct 1839, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Jan 1859  Edwardstown, Beauharnois Seignory/County, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Married at the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Mission of Edwardstown and Parts Adjacent.
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet

    Family Emma Crowder,   b. 1880,   d. 1963  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1902  Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Lyle Minto Wanless,   b. 13 May 1903, Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2006 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S19] Tombstone-Richard Wanless family.

    2. [S6] Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid, (http://www.islandnet.com/~jveinot/search.html).

    3. [S23] Parish register, http://websites.epidirect.com/~chateauguay/search.asp (Reliability: 3).
      ID: 32005
      Source: 9.2887
      Date: 1859
      Event: Marriage
      Surname: Wanless
      Given: James
      Spouse: Isro, Margaret
      Father:
      Occupation: shoemaker
      Residence: Williamstown
      Mother:
      BrideResidence: Williamstown
      Marriage: 1859-01-12
      Witnesses:
      Church: Protestant Episcopal Congregation in the Mission of Edwardstown and Parts Adjacent
      Minister: Edward George Sutton
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      Mission: An ecclesiastical region. In the Catholic Church, it was the precursor to the creation of a parish. In protestant denominations, it means about the same as a "circuit", an area served by one itinerant preacher.

    4. [S56] Marriage license, #010240 (Reliability: 3).
      Richard Wanless, 29, born/lives Chatham, bach, carriage maker, parents Jas. Wanless & Margaret Israel, Methodist, married
      Emma Crowder, 22, lives Chatham, born Berlin, spinst, parents Solomon Crowder & Elizabeth Snider, Baptist
      Witn: John G. Terry & Maud Wanless of Chatham; married by J.J. Ross