Ellen Halket Wanless

Ellen Halket Wanless

Female 1850 - 1901-1908  (57 years)

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  • Name Ellen Halket Wanless 
    Born 15 Apr 1850  Varna, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1861  Stanley Twp, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Stanley Twp, Huron Co (ED 4/848 page 47) - indexed Waulep at ancestry.com
      James Wanless, 50, farmer, b. Scotland, Congregationalist, married, lives in 1-story log house containing 1 family
      Margaret, 46, b. Scotland, religion: U.P., married
      David, 25, wool carder, b. Scotland, U.P., lives in Hay outside township limits, single, absent from household
      Agnes, 28, b. Scotland, a Baptist, lives in London, single, absent from household
      James, 23, labourer, b. Scotland, U.P., single
      William, 20, labourer, b. Scotland, U.P., single
      Margaret, 17, born on the Ocean, U.P., single
      John, 15, b. Upper Canada [Ont.], U.P., single
      Helen, 10, b. Upper Canada [Ont.], U.P.
      Thomas, 8, b. Upper Canada [Ont.], U.P.
      Arthur, 5, b. Upper Canada [Ont.], U.P.
      Agnes, 70, b. Scotland, Congregationalist, single, widow
    Census 1871  Stanley, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • with parents
    Witness 22 Dec 1873  Varna, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 3226-74 George ANDERSON, 50, widower, farmer, Scotland, Stanley twp., s/o William & Euphemia S., married Agnes WILSON, 34, widow, Scotland, Stanley twp., d/o John & Elizabeth FOOTE, witn: James FOOTE & Hellen WANLESS, both of Varna, 22 Dec 1873 at Varna«tab»
      -- Agnes Foote Wilson was Helen Wanless's cousin
    Census 1881  Stanley Twp, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Robert Haxby, 31, b. England, Methodist, English origin, clerk, married
      Ellen, 31, b. Ont, Methodist, Scotch origin, married
      George, 4, b. Ont
      Wilhelmina, 1, b. Ont
      Margaret Stinson, 16, b. Ont, C of E, Irish origin
      John Shafer, 6, b. Ont, Can. Presby., German origin
      -- Margaret Stinson is Ellen's sister Margaret's daughter
    Census 1891  Seaforth, Stanley Twp, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Robert Haxby, 40, b. England, Methodist, clerk in grocery
      Ellen Halket Haxby, 40, b. Ont, parents b. Scotland
      George Wanless Haxby, 14, b. Ont
      Willimenhia, 11, b. Ont.
    Census 1901  Stanley Twp, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Wanless, Margaret, hd, wid, born Feb 20 1816 in Scotland, age 84, immigrated 1845 or 1846, Scotch origin, Methodist, farmer
      Ellen Haxby, daughter, married, born Apr 15 1850 in Ontario, age 50, dressmaker
      Wanless, William, son, Oct 28 1840 in Scotland, age 60, immigrated 1846, laborer
    NAME Helen Wanless 
    Died 1901-1908  [1
    Notes 
    • Middle name from 1891 census.
      Marriage not in Ont. mrg index at ancestry.com.
    Person ID I35  22: James Wanless Dundee, Scotland & Varna, Ontario, Canada
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2011 

    Father James Wanless,   b. 12 Sep 1811, Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1889, Varna, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Margaret Halket,   b. 20 Feb 1815, (probably) Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1908, Varna, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1837  Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet

    Family Robert Haxby,   b. Abt 1850, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1874-1876 
    Children 
     1. George Wanless Haxby,   b. 1 Dec 1876, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Stillborn Male Haxby,   b. 22 Sep 1878, Seaforth, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Wilhelmina Haxby,   b. 1880, Stanley Twp, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Obituary of Margaret (Halket) Wanless, Helen not listed in mother's obit as a survivor (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S6] Parish Register, FHL 0993404 Old Parochial Register of Dundee, Forfar, Scotland (Reliability: 3).
      Contracted 16 Dec 1837, married 18th** - James Wanlis, manufacturer, and Margaret Halkett, dau. of William Halkett
      **The month is not written, but other dates have Jan 1838 next to them, presumably meaning that all dates that don't show that are Dec 1837, as the page is headed.