Eleanor Willes Wanless

Eleanor Willes Wanless

Female 1844 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Eleanor Willes Wanless 
    Born 13 Sep 1844  Hawkesbury, Prescott Co, Ontario, or Chatham, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 4 May 1845  Hawkesbury, Prescott Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1851  Vankleek Hill, West Hawkesbury Township, Prescott Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • George Wanless, Harness Maker, Presbyterian, Scotland, 56, M, married
      Grace Wanless, Wife, Presbyterian, Scotland, 52, F, married
      George Wanless, Son, Presbyterian, Canada West, 12, M
      Ellenor Wanless, Daughter, Presbyterian, Canada West, 8, F
      Ellenor Gordon, Servant, Presbyterian, Canada East, 14, F, , not a family member
      Comments: Sided timber house, 1-1/2 stories, 1 family. Village lot, V.K. Hill.
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • Not clear where Eleanor was born - she was baptised at Hawkesbury 9 months after her birth, but the baptism was recorded at a church in Chatham, QUE. This may mean the minister from Chatham went to Hawkesbury on a circuit.
    Person ID I852  3: George Wanless & Mercime Riddell of Yetholm, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2013 

    Father George Wanless,   b. 1794, Yetholm Parish, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1862, Vankleek Hill, Prescott Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Grace Sharp Calvert,   b. Abt 1799, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 23 Oct 1843  Hawkesbury, Prescott Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F249  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Parish Records, SEE CHRISTENING (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S10] Parish Records, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, CHATHAM, QUEBEC, 1845, FRONT OF FOLIO 37, QUEBEC NAT'L ARCHIVE FILM #128.52 (Reliability: 3).
      Eleanor Willes lawful daughter of George Wanlass and Grace Calvert born on the Thirteenth day of September in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty Four was baptised by me at Hawkesburry Ottawa District Canada West on this the fourth day of May in the following Year.
      (signed) William Mar, Minister of Grenville & Chatham
      Witnesses (signed): Thomas Mollison, James Ross
      [Obtained from Marlene Simmons through her web page service.]

    3. [S55] Marriage record, DROUIN COLLECTION AT ANCESTRY.COM (Reliability: 3).
      St Phillippe de Argenteuil Church of Scotland
      George Wanlass and Grace Sharp Calvert married at Hawkesburry, Ottawa district, Canada on 23 Oct 1843, by William Mair, minister of Grenwell & Chatham, in the presence of John Shield & Thomas Shield