Esther Emily Mahan

Esther Emily Mahan

Female 1903 - 1983  (80 years)

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  • Name Esther Emily Mahan 
    Born 7 Jul 1903  Phillips, Price Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1920  Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with her parents 
    Died Dec 1983  Ellensburg, Kittitas co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 30 Dec 1983  Ellensburg, Kittitas co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Esther E. Wanless, 80, formerly of 306 S. Sprague, Ellensburg, died Saturday at the home of her son on Rt. 6, Ellensburg, following an extended illness. She was born in Wisconsin on July 7, 1903. She and Budd C. Wanless were married in Vancouver in 1923. Mrs. Wanless worked as a cashier at the Meier & Frank department store in Portland. Her husband preceded her in death in April 1969 in Dallas, Oregon. She moved to Ellensburg from Port Townsend in 1972.
      Mrs. Wanless is survived by two sons, Carl B. Wanless of Goleta, Calif. and Donald Wanless of Ellensburg; three grandchildren, one great-grandchild; one brother Finley Mahan of Portland and four sisters: Frances Kasper of Ellensburg, Elva May of Grants Pass, Ore., Florence Knor of Portland, and Katherine Hickey of Hillsboro, Ore.
      Cremation was in Yakima.
    Notes 
    • Esther was probably named for her mother's grandmother, Esther, the wife of James Parker Lord, and for Emily Dilley, her father's mother.
    Person ID I7  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 4 May 2014 

    Father Roy Finley Mahan,   b. 25 Jul 1874, Marietta, Washington Co, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1958, Vancouver, Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Margaret Lindsey Lord,   b. Jun 1875, Oshkosh, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1930, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 1900  (probably) Phillips, Price co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F372  Group Sheet

    Family Budd Clemmer Wanless,   b. 1 Feb 1890, Cresco, Howard Co, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1969, Dallas, Polk, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1923  Clark Co, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Dale Loren Wanless,   b. 4 Dec 1924, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1945, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     2. Carl Baynard Wanless,   b. 28 Feb 1927, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 2013, Ashland, Jackson Co, Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Donald Ray Wanless
    Photos
    Budd & Esther, 1923
    Budd & Esther, 1923
    Budd Clemmer & Esther (Mahan) Wanless, 1923
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Marriage Records - Clark Co, WA, BUD C. (Reliability: 3).
      Wanless, age 33, b. IA, millwright, lives Portland OR, father Albion E. Wanless b. VA, mother Dora Punteney b. IA, married 17 April to Esther E. Mahan, age 19, b. WI, cashier, lives Portland OR, father Roy F. Mahan b. WI, mother Margaret Lord b. WI; witness L.J. Wanless and Mrs. L.J. Wanless; married by Jas. O. Blair, JP, app#11024 [Source: Clark Co. WA Marriages, vol 13, 1923, p.197, Clark Co Genealogical Society, 1995]