Bertha Ellen Wanless

Bertha Ellen Wanless[1]

Female 1868 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Bertha Ellen Wanless 
    Born 15 Mar 1868  St. Andrew's, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1881  St. Andrew's, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ste-Jerusalem, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada
      Source: FHL Film 1375859 NAC C-13223 Dist 96 SubDist A Page 2 Family 11
      Wm. J. SIMPSON M M 29 Scottish Q Occ: Book Keeper Religion: Church of England
      Mary SIMPSON F M 34 Irish Q Religion: Church of England
      Ethel M. SIMPSON F 3 Scottish Q Religion: Church of England
      John S.W. SIMPSON M <1 Scottish Q Religion: Church of England, Born: Dec; 4/12
      Bertha WANLESS F 13 Irish Q Religion: Church of England
      -- The Simpsons may be relatives, as Bertha's parents named their last child Kate Simpson Wanless.
    Census 21 Apr 1891  Lachute, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • District 136 Argenteuil, subdistrict Lachute Town, page 42
      Wm. J. Simpson, 39, married, b. Que, parents b. Scotland, C. of E., insurance agent
      Mary, 39, wife, b. Que, parents b. Ireland
      Ethel M., 12, dau, b. Que
      John E.W., 10, son, b. Que
      Bertha Wanless, 23, neice,b. Que, father b. Que, mother b. Ireland, C. of E.
      -- How are the Simpsons related to Bertha? Mary or Wm would have to be a sibling of one of her parents...was Mary Simpson a Fitzgerald? That makes the most sense, since her parents were born in Ireland.
    Census 1901  Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ste. Antoine Ward a-37, Montreal, Quebec (page 20) -- apparently a hospital of some sort
      Wanless Bertha, Nurse, single, b. Mar 15 1871, Q [Quebec?], age 30, English origin
    Occupation From 1901 to 1930 
    nurse 
    IMMI 1925  United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Evanston, Cook Co, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (ED 2110 pg 1A) 512 Lake St.
      Wanless, Bertha E. lodger, 55, single, self & father b. Canada-Eng, mother b. Ireland, immig. 1925, PA, nurse
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • ! Info from St. Andrews, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada - Church of England records FHL Film #1430828
    Person ID I55  3: George Wanless & Mercime Riddell of Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 10 May 2011 

    Father Martin Wanless,   b. 12 Apr 1831, St. Andrew's, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1899, St. Andrew's, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Catherine FitzGerald,   b. 18 Aug 1835, Canada or Co. Clare, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1920, Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 13 Nov 1854  St. Andrew's, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F491  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S24] GEDCOM from Bruce Bagnall August 1999.