Paul Oliver Wanless

Paul Oliver Wanless

Male 1898 - 1992  (94 years)

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  • Name Paul Oliver Wanless 
    Born 23 Feb 1898  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Draft Registration 12 Sep 1918  Winneshiek Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Paul Oliver Wanless, age 20, lives RFD1, Prosper, MN, born 23 Feb 1898 in US, a farmer for self, nearest relative wife Miriam at same address, short, medium build, brown eyes & hair, registered 12 Sep 1918 at Winneshiek co, IA
    Census 1925  Hesper Twp, Winneshiek Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Paul O. Wanless, 26, married, b. IA, father Alonzo B. Wanless b. WV & Gertrude Shoecraft b. Canada age 68, parents married in Kansas, farmer, Methodist
      Miriam B., wife, 26, b. Minn., father George Carr b. Mass. age 63 & Blanche Krause b. MN (age blank), married in Canton MN
      Bernard L., son, 2, b. IA to Paul & Miriam, parents married in Cresco IA
    Died 10 Jun 1992  Mabel, Fillmore Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • SSDBI: PAUL WANLESS, b. 23 Feb 1898, d.10 Jun 1992, last resided 55954 (No Location Given) [Mabel, MN], SSN=470-42-9913, issued in Minnesota


      Marriage notice in [Cresco Times?] says "Paul and his brother Forest are joint owners of a fine 160 acre farm near Prosper, Minn. but felt that an efficient wife would add greatly to the success of the enterprise. Their many friends join in wishing the young couple bon voyage. They spent a few days visiting relatives in Cresco, departing Friday for a short visit to Mrs. Wanless's parents before taking up their abode on the Wanless farm." At the time of the marriage, she lived in Canton MN and Paul lived in Prosper MN, but they married at the Cresco home of Paul's sister Vera Lent.
    Person ID I385  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 6 Sep 2012 

    Father Alonzo Byron Wanless,   b. 13 Feb 1844, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1920  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Ella Gertrude Shoecraft,   b. Apr 1856, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1876  Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet

    Family Miriam Blanche Carr,   b. 3 Nov 1898, Mabel, Fillmore Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1978, Mabel, Fillmore Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married Cresco, Howard Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Bernard Wanless,   b. 8 Aug 1922, Burr Oak, Winneshiek Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 2013, Decorah, Winneshiek Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 6 May 2011 
    Family ID F158  Group Sheet

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  • News
    Wedding of Paul Wanless and Miriam Carr
    Wedding of Paul Wanless and Miriam Carr

  • Sources 
    1. [S103] Letter-Cathy Jones.

    2. [S200] State Census.