Alexander Wanless

Alexander Wanless

Male Abt 1865 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Alexander Wanless 
    Born Abt 1865  Ontario (probably Toronto), Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1871  Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • with father
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • Not listed in 1881 census with rest of family. Not mentioned in father's obit. Probably died young, before 1881.
    Person ID I8771  2: George Wanless & Bessie Cairns of Auchope Farm, Yetholm Parish, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2004 

    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  [1, 2, 3
    Family ID F1486  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [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.

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

    3. [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.]