Christiana Deas Bonthron

Christiana Deas Bonthron

Female 1839 - 1900  (60 years)

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  • Name Christiana Deas Bonthron  [1, 2
    Born 30 Nov 1839  Buckhaven, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    IMMI 1859  Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Christiana Bonthron came to Canada in 1859 aboard the steamship "John Bell" with brothers Thomas (born l832) and James (born l842). They settled in Huron County, Ontario.
    Died 21 May 1900  Chatham City, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried Maple Leaf Cem., Chatham, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Also called Christina or Kirsty. [Dick Lightfoot]
    Person ID I5  22: James Wanless Dundee, Scotland & Varna, Ontario, Canada
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2004 

    Father John Bonthron,   b. 2/l0/1798, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Deas,   b. 12/3/l80l, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1/20/l879 
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet

    Family David Baxter Wanless,   b. 26 Dec 1835, Dundee, Angus, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1901, Chatham City, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1863  Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. James B. Wanless,   b. Jul 1865, Hay, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1938, Duluth, St. Louis Co, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     2. Elizabeth "Elisa" Deas Wanless,   b. 14 Sep 1866, Hay, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1901  (Age 34 years)
     3. John Bonthron Wanless,   b. 24 Jun 1868, Hay, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1918, Beaver Bay, Lake Co, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     4. Margaret Wanless,   b. 9 Feb 1870, Hay, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age 68 years)
     5. Agnes Catherine "Aggie" Wanless,   b. 24 Mar 1878, Exeter, Hay Twp, Huron Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1904  (Age 26 years)
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2002 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Christiana Bonthron (1839-1900), on her 21st birthday in 1860
    Christiana Bonthron (1839-1900), on her 21st birthday in 1860
    wife of David Baxter Wanless

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Tombstone-David Baxter Wanless.

    2. [S18] Personal knowledge of Richard Lightfoot, middle name Deas (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S3] Census, 1891 Chatham Town, Kent Co, Ontario, Canada (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S18] Personal knowledge of Richard Lightfoot.

    5. [S9] Huron Co. Ontario Marriage Register, p.109: WANLESS, David, r Hay, f James, sp Christina BOUTHWIN??, 1863, r #1:104 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S18] Personal knowledge of Richard Lightfoot, 10 Feb 1863 (Reliability: 3).