John Wanless

John Wanless

Male 1862 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name John Wanless 
    Born 28 Aug 1862  Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1871-1881  Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • with father
    Census 1891  Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St. Patrick's Ward, Toronto, Ontario (district 119 Toronto West)
      John Wanless, 60, self & parents b. Scotland, C. Presby., jeweller, 6 employees
      Susan, 60, wife, self & parents b. England
      John, 28, son, b. Ont., jeweller
      Margaret, 22, dau, b. Ont.
      Clara, 20, dau, b. Ont
      Isabella, 17, dau, b. Ont
      Elizabeth BELL, 38, stepdau, b. Ont
      Jenny BELL, 31, stepdau., b. Ont
      Alex DUNLOP, 38, groom, self & parents b. Ireland, groom
    Residence Feb 1893-Jan 1896  Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    740 Spadina ave 
    • 1893: Son John born there.
      1896: Wife Mary Eleanor died there.
    Newspaper 20 May 1896  Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Toronto Star 
    • John Wanless jr. was elected as a director of the YMCA.
    Census 1901  York, York Co, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • York West, ED 131, subdist I-2, page 1
      Wanless, John hd, md, age 38, born 28 Aug 1862 in Toronto, Scotch origin, Presbyterian, jeweller, works on own account
      Wanless, Robena wife, md, age 37, b. 21 Feb 1863 in Ontario, Scotch origin, Presbyterian
    Occupation Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    jeweller, like his father 
    Residence Jun 1901  Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Lawcrestin, Davenport Road 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I8770  2: George Wanless & Bessie Cairns of Auchope Farm, Yetholm Parish, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 10 May 2011 

    Father John Wanless,   b. 18 Feb 1830, Longformacus, Berwick, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1919, Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Susan Kinsman (Bell),   b. Abt 1832, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1901, Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1861  Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Family ID F1486  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Mary Eleanor Gregg,   b. Est 1862-1866,   d. 27 Jan 1896, Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married Est 1882-1892  (probably) Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Graham Wanless,   b. 14 Feb 1893, Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1893, Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F1906  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Robena J.C. Christie,   b. 21 Feb 1863, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1896-1900  (probably) Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Christie Wanless,   b. 31 May 1901, Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2004 
    Family ID F1905  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S177] Census, 1901, Canada, 28 AUG 1862, TORONTO - CORROBORATED BY AGE IN 1871, 81 CENSUSES (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S159] Sarnia Observer, (extracts of mrgs, brths, deaths in the Sarnia, ONT newspaper), FRIDAY, OCT 18, 1861 (Reliability: 3).
      Marriage: At Toronto, on the 2nd inst., by the Rev. D. Barclay, Mr. John Wanless, of Sarnia, to Susan, relict of the late William Bell, Watch-maker, of Toronto.

    3. [S30] Marriage Register.
      Groom: age 32, b. Scotland, lives Toronto, parents William & Margaret
      Bride: age 29, b. England, lives Toronto, parents David & Joanna Kinsman

    4. [S219] Landmarks of Toronto, (http://www.grl.com/), (PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH RECORDS) (Reliability: 3).
      At Toronto on 2 Oct 1861, by licence, John Wanless of Toronto, bachelor, and Susan Bell, widow of the late Daniel Kinsman of the county of Cornwall, England, by me, John Barclay, in the presence of Edwin Gledhill & Daniel Kinsman.
      [Note from Holly: This information doesn't match several other sources that indicate she was Susan Kinsman, daughter of David Kinsman and widow of Wm Bell.]