Lucy Belle Wanless

Lucy Belle Wanless[1]

Female 1884 - 1972  (87 years)

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  • Name Lucy Belle Wanless 
    Born 10 Aug 1884  Back Allegheny, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 1972 
    Notes 
    • We assume the 1884 birth record is hers because otherwise she has no birth record, while the 1884 record is for an unnamed female child of John & Matilda.

      ...survived by half-sister Mrs. Howard Smith of Akron OH. [Maggie Hevener obit, Feb 1937]

      Possible death from SSDBI:
      LUCY SMITH     
           SSN      245-36-4546      Residence:      44304 Akron, Summit, OH
           Born      29 Jul 1885      Last Benefit:          
           Died      Feb 1965      Issued:      NC (Before 1951)     
    Person ID I3820  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2013 

    Father John Newton Wanless,   b. 25 Oct 1846, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1892  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Matilda E. Malcomb,   b. Apr 1851, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1870  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Location of divorce was Pocahontas Co, VA
    Divorced 1892 
    Family ID F121  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Ellis Montgomery "Gum" Johnson,   b. 1873, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1 Apr 1903  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Divorced Between 1 Apr 1903 and Feb 1937 
    Last Modified 1 Jun 2010 
    Family ID F885  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Howard Smith,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Between 2 Apr 1903 and Feb 1937 
    Children 
     1. Myrtle Smith,   bur. Davis, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F527  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] Obituary, OBIT OF MAGGIE WANLESS HEVENER. (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S97] Birth Records - Pocahontas Co, transcribed from microfilm by Mary Donahue, (online in Pocahontas WVGenWeb archive).

    3. [S97] Birth Records - Pocahontas Co, transcribed from microfilm by Mary Donahue, (online in Pocahontas WVGenWeb archive).
      NAME:   Wanless, --- ; white, female, alive, DATE: 8/10/1884 ; PLACE: Back Allegheny ; PARENTS: John N. & M.E. Wanless, reported by father (a farmer)

    4. [S3] Marriage Records - Pocahontas Co, WV, OCT 20 1870 (Reliability: 0).
      : John N. Wanless and Matilda E. Malcomb by H.A. J. Francis. Groom age 23, farmer, born Highland Co, VA, son of Andrew Wanless. Bride age 19, b. Pocahontas Co, WV, dau. of William M. and Margaret Malcomb. William M. (X) Malcomb consents for daughter.

    5. [S3] Marriage Records - Pocahontas Co, WV.
      Apr 1, 1903 - E.M. Johnson, 29, and Lucy B. Wanless, 18, both born in Pocahontas, married by Wm. T. Price

    6. [S58] History of Pocahontas Co - 1981, (Poca. Co. Historical Society;1981), P.329 WM EWING JOHNSON SKETCH: ELLIS MONTGOMERY "GUM" JOHNSON (SON OF WILLIAM EWING JOHNSON AND ELIZABETH MARGARET WILSON) MARRIED LUCY BELLE WANLESS; 2ND WIFE WAS ARTETH JEWEL RHODES (Reliability: 3).