Margaret  Neilson

Margaret Neilson

Female 1821 - 1903  (82 years)

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  • Name Margaret Neilson 
    Alt. Birth 16 Jan 1820  ELPHINGSTONE, MIDLOTHIAN, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 4 Jan 1821  Tranent, Haddington (now East Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 25 Feb 1821  Tranent, Haddington (now East Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    AFN 19J0-Q3 
    Census 1851  Newbattle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1861  Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1871  Armadale, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    EMIG 24 May 1876  Liverpool to New York to Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Census 1900  SALT LAKE CITY, SALT LAKE, UTAH, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 26 Jul 1903  SALT LAKE CITY, SALT LAKE, UTAH, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Buried 28 Jul 1903  Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Notes 
    • Birth:Elphingstone,E. Lothington-Pervolstone,Mid. Lothnair
      There is NO obituary listed for Margaret Wanlass in the SLC Tribune or Deseret News. Looked twice!

      Seal to Parents: 13 MAR 1970
    Person ID I541  12: James Wanlass & Margaret Neilson
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2005 

    Father ANDREW NEILSON,   b. 20 Oct 1783, PENCAITLAND, EAST LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother ELIZABETH INGLES,   b. 31 Dec 1782, MAIRAVONSIDE, STERLING, SCOTLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 11 Oct 1802 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet

    Family James Wanlass,   b. 25 Sep 1825, Edinburgh/Musselburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1895, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 6 Aug 1847  Tranent, Haddington (now East Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15, 16
    Children 
     1. James Wanlass,   b. 9 Aug 1846, Beatty's Row, Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1921, Chapin, Teton, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Elizabeth Wanlass,   b. 8 Jun 1848, Tranent, Haddington (now East Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1921, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Jane Adamson Wanlass,   b. 22 Apr 1850, Dophsket, Beatty's Row, Tranent, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1920, Wilson, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Margaret Wanlass,   b. 15 Nov 1851, Newbattle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1907, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     5. Christina Wanlass,   b. 21 Aug 1853, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1934, Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     6. Janet Wanlass,   b. 6 Apr 1855, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1882, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     7. Andrew Wanlass,   b. 17 Apr 1857, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1857, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Robina Baird Wanlass,   b. 26 Feb 1858, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1859, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     9. Helen Archibald Wanlass,   b. 10 Feb 1860, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1896, Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     10. Robina Wanlass, TWIN,   b. 20 Apr 1862, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1862, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Andrew Wanlass, TWIN,   b. 20 Apr 1862, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1862, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     12. Alexander Wanlass,   b. 26 Mar 1864, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1921, SALT LAKE CITY, SALT LAKE, UTAH, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     13. Joseph Wanlass,   b. 5 Nov 1866, Bathgate, Linlithgow (now West Lothian), Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1947, Monroe, Sevier, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2003 
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Margaret Neilson (1821-1903), wife of James Wanlass
    Margaret Neilson (1821-1903), wife of James Wanlass
    Salt Lake City, Utah

  • Sources 
    1. [S24] LDS Temple/Endowment House Records, Film 183408, page 1, line 25 (Reliability: 3).
      Film 183408, page 1, line 25
      Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Thursday, October 10th, 1878
      Margaret Wanlass, born - Jan. 1823, Town, Prutl stone, MidLothian, Scotland; Baptized: 15 Feb. 1841, Parents: Andrew Nielson and Elizth Ingles.

    2. [S26] LDS Church Ward/Branch Records, 104149 Early to 1868 LDS Bathgate Branch Records (Reliability: 3).
      104149 Early to 1868 LDS Bathgate Branch Records
      pg 67, 68
      Bathgate Branch
      James Wanlass, Senr: Born, 25.9.1825, Edinburgh; Kingdom, Scotland, miner, Baptized, 22.12.1850 Remarks: 35 Bathville Rows, Near Armadale, Lintlithgow Shire, Scotland
      ...Margret Wanlass born 1.1822, Haddington, Scotland, wife, baptized: 15.2.1851
      ...James Wanlass: 9.8.1846, Haddington, Scotland, Children, Miner, baptized 1.10.1854
      ...Elisabeth Wanlass, born 8.6.1848, Haddington, Scotland, spinster, baptized 18.5.1857
      ...Janet A.. Wanlass, born 20.4.1850, Haddington, Scotland, spinster, baptized 15.5.1866
      ...Margret, born 15.11.1851, Edinburgh, Scotland, spinster, baptized 15.5.1866
      ...Christina Wanlass, born 21.8.1853, Linlithgow, Scotland, spinster, baptized 22.3.1868
      ...Janet Wanlass, born 6.4.1855, Linlithgow, Scotland, spinster, baptized 22.3.1868
      ...Helen Wanlass, born 10.2.1860, Linlithgow, Scotland, Spinster, baptized 22.3.1868
      ...Alexander Wanlass, born 26.3.1864, Linlithgow, Scotland
      ...Joseph Wanlass, born 5.11.1866, Linlithgow, Scotland

    3. [S7] Census, 1851 Census Newbattle, Edinburgh, ED #7, April 3, 1851, film #1042530 (Reliability: 3).
      1851 Census Newbattle, Edinburgh, ED #7, April 3, 1851, film #1042530
      House # 14 at Barly Knowe, No 67
      James Wanlass, Head, Married, age 25, Coal Miner, born Midlothin, Edinburgh
      ...Margt Wanlass, Wife, Married, age 28, born Haddington, Tranent
      ...James Wanlass, son, age 4, born Haddington, Tranent
      ...Elisabeth, daur. Age 2, born Haddington, Tranent
      ...Jane Adams Wanlass, daur. Age 11 months, born Haddington, Tranent.

    4. [S7] Census, 1861 Census, Bathgate, Linlithgow, Scotland, District 12, Film # 103919 (Reliability: 3).
      1861 Census, Bathgate, Linlithgow, Scotland, District 12, Film # 103919
      No. of schedule: 63
      No. 45 Bathville Row
      Windlass, James, Head, Mar. 35, Coal Miner, born Mid Lothian, Newton, 3 children ages 3-15 attending school, number of rooms with 1 or more windows; 2
      ...Margaret, wife, mar. 37, born East Lothian, Tranent
      ...James, son, unmarried, 14, born East Lothian, Tranent
      ...Elizabeth, daur, unmarried, 12, scholar, born East Lothian, Tranent
      ...Jane A., daur, unmarried, 10, scholar, born East Lothian, Tranent
      ...Margaret, daur, unmarried, 9, scholar, born Mid Lothian, Newbattle
      ...Christina, daur, unmarried, 7, born Linlithgow, Bathgate
      ...Janet, daur, unmarried, 6, born Linlithgow, Bathgate
      ...Helen, daur, unmarried, 1, born Linlithgow, Bathgate

    5. [S7] Census, 1871 Census, Armadale County, District Armadale, Linlithgow, Civil Parish, Bathgate, ED #1, (Reliability: 3).
      1871 Census, Armadale County, District Armadale, Linlithgow, Civil Parish, Bathgate, ED #1, page 17 #0104110
      No. of Schedule 76 at Gordon L. Street
      James Wanlass, head, mar. 45, Coal & Iron Stone Miner, born Mid Lothian, Edinburgh, Number of children from 5-13 attending school or being educated in home: 2, Rooms with one or more windows: 2.
      ...Margaret, Wanlass, Wife, Mar. 43, born East Lothian, Tranent
      ...James, Wanlass, son, Unm, 24, Coal & Iron Stone Miner, born East Lothian, Tranent
      ...Janet, Wanlass, Daur. Unm. 15, born Linlithgowth, Bathgate
      ...Helen Wanlass, Daur, 14, Scholar, born Linlithgowth, Armadale
      ...Alexander Wanlass, son, 6, Scholar, born Linlithgowth, Armadale
      ...Joseph Wanlass, son, 4, born Linlithgowth, Armadale

    6. [S18] Emigration Records, 025,693 LDS Emmigration records (Reliability: 3).
      film # 025,693 LDS Emmigration records
      1876 May 24th, Wanlass, Margaret, "Mother", 52 of Glasgow and Joseph 7 of Glasgow left for Zion. They left Liverpool on the ship "Nevada" and arrived in New York on June 5th after 12 days at sea with 131 saints

    7. [S23] CD-Computer disk, Family History Resource File: Mormon Immigration Index (Reliability: 3).
      Family History Resource File: Mormon Immigration Index
      WANLASS, Margaret<1824>Nevada1876 Age:52Origin:Glasgow Conference
      Note:BMR, p. 40; "Mother" (EECI).; Destination: Ogden;
      WANLASS, Joseph<1869>Nevada1876 Age:7Origin:Glasgow ConferenceNote:BMR, p.40; "Son" (EECI).; Destination: Ogden.

      Ship:Nevada
      Date of Departure:24 May 1876Port of Departure:Liverpool, England
      LDS Immigrants:117Church Leader:John Woodhouse
      Date of Arrival:5 Jun 1876Port of Arrival:New York, New York
      Source(s):BMR, Book #1042, pp. 37-42 (FHL #025,693); Customs #478 (FHL #175,760)
      Notes:"DEPARTURE OF THE FIRST COMPANY. -- Our first company of this year's emigration, numbering 117 souls, and five returning missionaries, left Liverpool on Guion & Co's steamship Nevada, on Wednesday, May 24th, at 11:30 a.m., under the presidency of Elder John Woodhouse. The Saints on board were generally in good health and excellent spirits. We cordially wish them a safe and pleasant journey.RETURNING MISSIONARIES. -- Elders John Woodhouse, Edward Hanham, Rodert Hogg and William Nelson are returning with the first company."


      "Wed. 24. [May 1876] -- The steamship Nevada sailed from Liverpool, England, with 131 Saints, in charge of John Woodhouse. The company arrived at New York June 5th, and at Salt Lake City June 14th."


    8. [S7] Census, 1900 Census, Salt Lake City, June 4th, film #1241684 (Reliability: 3).
      1900 Census, Salt Lake City, June 4th, Super dist 274, ED 14, sheet 4, line 27, film #1241684
      #58, Wanlass, Margaret, head, white, female, born Jan. 1823, 77 years old, widow, mother of 13 children 7 living, self and parents born Scotland, Came to USA 1876, been here 23 years. Read, can't write, speaks English. rents home. on 7th south, house #550 living alone.

    9. [S26] LDS Church Ward/Branch Records, 026,545 pg 216, # 8174 (Reliability: 3).
      1903 July 26th, Margaret Wanless died at age 84 yrs, 6 mo, 1 day at 6th South #535 W. SLC, female, white, widow. Born Tunent Scot, father Nelson, mother Nelson. Died from old age, physician name A. Wanlass & J. E. Taylor, Undertaker J. E. Taylor, buried July 27th, 1903 in SLC. Resident of SLC 27 years )

    10. [S14] Coroners Records, film #485535 Register of Death at SLC Book A 1897-1905 page 127 #5202 report #77 (Reliability: 3).
      film #485535 Register of Death at SLC Book A 1897-1905 page 127 #5202 report #77
      Margaret Wanlass, July 26, 1903, residence 535 W. 6th, South, 27 years in country, Female, white, Scotch. 84 years. 6 months 1 day. Cause of death - old age. A widow. born Tranent, Scotland. Last place of residence - Salt Lake City. Informary - M. R. Stewart - Health comm.

    11. [S22] UT, Death Index for Salt Lake County, US/CAN 979.2V42a V.2., pg 137 (Reliability: 3).

      Wanless, Margaret, gender: f, marriage status: w. age: 84y 6m 1d, Death: 26 July 1903, page 127, entry 5202

    12. [S21] Cemetery Records, CD168 1st EditiCD168 1st Edition, SLC Cemetary Records, Utah Cemetary Records (Reliability: 3).
      CD168 1st Edition, SLC Cemetary Records, Utah Cemetary Records
      #W542 Wanless, Margaret birth: 00-00-1839 place unknown; death: 07-28-1903 at 535 West 6th, So., burial 7/28/1903 inter#25290, plot S-15-3-East
      No headstone at location

    13. [S21] Cemetery Records, US/CAN 979.2258V3s v.6 Salt Lake Cemetery Records T-Z (Reliability: 3).

      Wanless, Margaret, 84, buried 28 July 1903

    14. [S30] Scotland, Birth, Bapt, Marr. & Death Records of Wanlass & Allied families, Compiled by Christina H (Hunter) Romerill, pg 28-1, 6 (Reliability: 3).
      Births, page 28-1
      Bathgate, Linlithgow
      6 Apr. 1855. Wanlass, Janet, born at North Street, Bathgate, law (lawful) dtr of James, a coal miner, 29 years of age, born at Musselburgh. They were (the parents) married at Beattie's Row, Tranent parrish, 1 boy & 5 girls living, the mother Margaret Neilson her 6th, child, she was 31 yrs of age, born in Tranent parish. James Wanlass the father signed the register with very good handwriting.

      Births, page 28-6
      Bathgate, Linlithgow, Births
      20 Apr. 1862, Wanlass, Andrew, Bathville Row, Bathgate, law (lawful) son of James Wanlass, ironstone miner & Margaret Neilson. They married 6 Aug. 1847, Beattie's Row, Tranent. The father signed.

      20 Apr. 1862, Wanlass, Robina, Law dtr of ditto, twin children.

    15. [S29] Scotland, Tranent, E-Lothian, Fiche# 6901915 (Reliability: 3).
      Wandlass, Marriage Date: 6 Aug. 1847,
      Given Name, James, Husband,
      Spouse: Margaret Neilson (Wife Father, Andrew Neilson), batch M11722-8 Ser # 00742-6

    16. [S29] Scotland, Tranent, E-Lothian, #1067862 Tranent Parish, County of Haddington, page 429/430 (Reliability: 3).

      1847
      Wandless & Neilson
      James Wandless, Collier at Beatties Row and Margaret Neilson, residing there, daughter of the deceased Andrew Nielson, collier there, were proclamed 27th, June & 4th, & 11th July, and married 6th August 1847.
      James was 22, Margaret 26