Ellen Home Wanless

Ellen Home Wanless[1]

Female 1846 - 1932  (86 years)

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  • Name Ellen Home Wanless 
    Born 2 Aug 1846  Longformacus, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    IMMI Oct 1866  Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Canadian Passenger Lists at ancestry.com
      Arriving on 17 Oct 1866 in Quebec on the S.S. Nova Scotian from Liverpool, England
      Mr. G. Wanless, gent, married, all English
      Miss Jessie Wanless, lady, single, adult over 12
      Miss Jane Wanless, lady, single, adult over 12
      Miss Ellen Wanless, lady, single, adult over 12
      -- this appears to be George Graham Wanless escorting his sisters to Canada; he, however would later return to Scotland
    Census 1871  Nottawasaga, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 25 April
      James Leach, 38, b. US, farmer
      Ellen, 24, b. SCT
      Mary, 2, b. Ont.
      William, 1 month, b. Ont.
      -- next door is James's brother George and their mother Elizabeth
    Census 1881  Nottawasaga, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Census Place Nottawasaga, Simcoe North, Ontario, Canada
      Source FHL Film 1375886 NAC C-13250 Dist 139 SubDist A Div 2 Page 34 Family 144
      Sex Marr Age Origin Birthplace
      James LEACH M M 48 English USA
      Occ Farmer Religion Church of England
      Ellen LEACH F M 33 Scottish Scotland
      Religion Church of England
      Mary LEACH F 11 English O
      Religion Church of England
      William LEACH M 10 English O
      Religion Church of England
      George LEACH M 7 English O
      Religion Church of England
      Lilly LEACH F 5 English O
      Religion Church of England
      Alfred LEACH M 3 English O
      Religion Church of England
      Ada LEACH F 2 English O
      Religion Church of England
      Elizabeth LEACH F W 71 English England
      Religion Church of England
      Robert SMITH M 22 Irish O
      Occ Labourer Religion Church of England
      Maggie ANDERSON F 22 Scottish O
      Occ Servant Religion Presbyterian
    Census 1891  Nottawasaga, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • with husband James, children Mary, William, George, Elizabeth, Alfred, and Ada same as the previous census, plus new children:
      Charles 9
      Earnest 6
      and Elizabeth Leach age 81 is living next door - presumably the mother of James.
    Census 1901  Nottawasaga, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ellen H. Leach, b. 2 Aug 1846 in Scotland, immigrated 1866, age 54, widowed, Church of England
      Mary, dau, b. 12 Jan 1870
      William, son, b. 12 Mar 1871
      Elizabeth, dau, b. 14 Sep 1875
      Ada J., dau, b. 28 Feb 1879
      Charles J., son, b. 26 Oct 1881
      Ernest W., son, b. 18 July 1884
    Died 15 Oct 1932  Duntroon, Nottawasaga Twp, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 17 Oct 1932  Duntroon, Nottawasaga Twp, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Ellen had eight children Mary, William, George, Elizabeth (Lil), Alfred, Ada, Charles and Ernest. [Marion (Leach) Johnson]

      Her name suggests that Ellen Home was an ancestor or relative of one of her parents.

      Death date 1932 from Marion Carole Leach Johnson, great granddaughter of Ellen Home Wanless.
    Person ID I4359  2: George Wanless & Bessie Cairns of Auchope Farm, Yetholm Parish, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2011 

    Father William Wanless,   b. 29 Mar 1797, New Edmiston, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1866, Longformacus, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Margaret Graham,   b. 28 Oct 1803,   d. 2 Nov 1847, Longformacus, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married Est 1818 
    Family ID F1435  Group Sheet

    Family James Leach,   b. Abt 1833, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Apr 1869  Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Mary Leach,   b. 12 Jan 1870, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941  (Age 70 years)
     2. William Leach,   b. 12 Mar 1871, Nottawasaga, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1932  (Age 61 years)
     3. George Leach,   b. 1873, Nottawasaga, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 69 years)
     4. Elizabeth "Lilly" Leach,   b. 14 Sep 1875, Nottawasaga, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alfred Leach,   b. 1877, Nottawasaga, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970  (Age 93 years)
     6. Ada Leach,   b. 28 Feb 1879, Nottawasaga, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. James Charles Leach,   b. 26 Oct 1881, Nottawasaga, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Ernest W. Leach,   b. 18 Jul 1884, Nottawasaga, Simcoe Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Photos
    Family of Ellen Home Wanless Leach
    Family of Ellen Home Wanless Leach
    Likely taken in Ontario, Canada, 1920s-1932
    Family of Ellen Home Wanless Leach
    Family of Ellen Home Wanless Leach
    Likely taken in Nottawasaga Twp, Ontario, Canada, 1920s-1932
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2006 
    Family ID F1438  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Ellen Home Wanless Leach (1846-1932)
    Ellen Home Wanless Leach (1846-1932)
    d/o William Wanless & Margaret Graham

  • Sources 
    1. [S41] Oral, LETTER 6/2000 , SHARON WILBER (Reliability: 1).

    2. [S142] Surname Index to Christenings in Berwick, Scotland, C117504 FR 360 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S157] Death record, ANCESTRY.COM (Reliability: 3).
      Ellen Home Leach died 15 Oct 1932 in Nottawasaga Twp, Simcoe co, 8th Con.
      widowed, born Longformacus, Scotland on 2 Aug 1846, age 86 yrs 2 mos, housewife, lived in Nottawasaga 60 yrs, in province 66 yrs
      father Wm Wanless b. Scotland, mother Margaret Graham b. Scotland
      informant Alfred Leach, Duntroon, son
      buried Anglican Cemetery, Duntroon, 17 Oct 1932
      died of influenza & bronchial pneumonia which she'd had 5 days

    4. [S192] Marriage record/certificate.
      Groom: age 30, born NJ, lives Nottawasaga Township , parents William Leach & Elizabeth Deakin
      Bride: age 22, b. Scotland, lives Toronto, parents William Wanless & Margaret Graham