Hannah Wanless

Hannah Wanless

Female 1821 - 1904  (82 years)

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  • Name Hannah Wanless 
    Alt Birth 11 Jun 1819  Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Per 1901 census, but it's wrong, as her father was in Canada before then.
    Born 11 Jun 1821  St. Andrew's, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 21 Aug 1821  Saint Andrews East, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1851  Thorold, Welland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Village of Thorold (ages are "at next birthday")
      Wm. Evans, 29, miller, b. Canada East, Church of England, residence outside limits
      Hannah, 30, b. Montreal, Canada East
      Thomas, 4, b. Montreal, Canada East
      William, 2, b. Montreal, Canada East
      Elizabeth Pike, seamstress, b. England, 22
      John Wanless, 19, miller, b. Montreal, Canada East

      Households are not delineated; this is the order in which they appear, so John (Hannah's brother) either lives with Hannah's family or next door to them.
    Census 1861  North Plantagenet, Prescott Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Evans, miller, b. Lower Canada, whole family Church of England, 38, married, lives in a log home, 1 story, 1 family resident
      Hannah, b. Lower Canada, 40, married
      Thomas, b. Upper Canada, 13
      William, b. Upper Canada, 11
      Eliza, b. Upper Canada, 9
      James, b. Upper Canada, 6
      Robert, b. Lower Canada, 2

      Every other name on this page is French.
    Census 1871  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Evans, 48, b. Quebec, whole family Church of England, miller, married
      Hannah, 50, b. Que, married
      Thomas W., 23, miller
      William, 21, miller
      Elizabeth, 19, b. Ont
      James E., 16, b. Ont
      Robert G., 12, b. Ont.
      Richard C., 10, b. Ont.
    Census 1881  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Evans, 59, b. Quebec, Latter-day Saints, miller, married, English origin
      Hannah Evans, 60, b. Que, married, Scotch origin, Latter-day Saints
      James Edward Evans., 25, b. Ont, Church of England, telegraph operator
      Richard C., 20, b. Que., Latter-day Saints, confectioner
    Census 1891  Mosa, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Thomas W. Evans, 42, b. Ont, parents b. Que, whole family Methodist, farmer, married
      Mary A., 35, wife, b. Ont, father b. Ireland, mother b. Que
      Elizabeth E., 15, dau, b.Ont
      Hannah, 13, dau, b. Ont
      Mable L., 8, dau, b. Ont
      Mary E., 4, dau, b. Ont
      Hannah Evans, 69, widowed, mother, b. Que, father b. Scotland, mother b. Que, Latter-day Saints religion, miller
    Census 1901  Thamesville, Bothwell, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Thomas Evans, 53, b. March 15, 1848 in Ont, parents b. Que, baker, whole family Methodist
      Mary A., wife, 46, b. 31 Aug 1854 in Ont, father b. Ireland, mother b. Que
      Lizzie, dau, 24, b. 30 Nov 1876 in Ont
      Edith, dau, 23, b. 21 Feb 1878 in Ont
      Mable, dau, 18, b. 11 June 1882 in Ont
      Ethel, dau, 13, b. 19 Apr 1887 in Ont
      Wanless, dau, 3, b. 31 May 1897 in Ont.
      Hanah, 81, widowed, mother, b. 11 June 1819 in Scotland, immigrated in 1830
    Obituary 1904 
    • Evans.- Hannan Evans, at London, Ontario, May 31, 1904, aged 85 years, 11
      months and 20 days. deceased was born June 11, 1819, at St. Andrews, Quebec;
      married to William Evans June 9, 1843; baptized November 5, 1876, by J. J.
      Cornish. She leaves five sons, (one of whom is President R. C. Evans), one
      daughter, sixteen grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral
      services conducted in the Latter Day Saints' church by Elders W. Fligg and
      F. Gregory. Remains were laid to rest in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery by the side
      of her husband who proceeded her fifteen years. Herald, 51 (1904): 567.
    Died 31 May 1904  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From Michael Kinsey, Dec 2001:
      I have a Book of Common Prayer dated 1866. On the spine it says "Thomas Wanless, Senior". And there is an inscription:
      Presented to Elder R. C. Evans, 474 Adelaide Street, London, Ont.
      By his mother the eldest daughter of the late
      Thomas Wanless Senr.
      Christmas 1869.
    Person ID I774  3: George Wanless & Mercime Riddell of Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2013 

    Father Thomas Wanless,   b. 2 Sep 1796, Yetholm, Roxburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1873, Denver, Arapahoe Co, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jones,   b. 25 Feb 1802, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1865, St. Andrew's, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1820  St. Andrew's, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Headstones
    Thomas Wanless (1796-1873) & Elizabeth Jones, Argenteuil, Quebec
    Thomas Wanless (1796-1873) & Elizabeth Jones, Argenteuil, Quebec
    The 4 faces of this monument describe their children.
    Family ID F483  Group Sheet

    Family William Evans,   b. 24 Nov 1823, Lachute, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1888, Thamesville, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1845  Christ Church, Saint Andrews East, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. John Frank Evans,   b. 1845-1861,   d. Est Bef 1861  (Age 0 years)
     2. Thomas W. Evans,   b. 15 Mar 1848, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Evans,   b. Abt 1849, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elizabeth Evans,   b. Abt 1852, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. James E. Evans,   b. Oct 1855, Saint Andrews East, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Robert George Evans,   b. 12 Jul 1859, St. Andrew's East, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Richard Charles Evans,   b. 23 Oct 1861, St. Andrew's East, Argenteuil, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1921, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2004 
    Family ID F226  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Hannah Wanless (1821, 1904), d/o Thomas Wanless & Elizabeth Jones of Argenteuil, Quebec
    Hannah Wanless (1821, 1904), d/o Thomas Wanless & Elizabeth Jones of Argenteuil, Quebec
    Source: "Autobiography of Elder R. C. Evans", published in 1907 by Advertiser Printing Co., London, Ontario, Canada.

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Parish Records - St. Andrews, Argenteuil, Quebec.

    2. [S31] Obituary.

    3. [S40] Parish Records - St. Andrews, Argenteuil, Quebec, FHL 1430832 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S10] Parish Records.