E. Bruce Wandless

E. Bruce Wandless

Male 1855 - 1922  (~ 66 years)

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  • Name E. Bruce Wandless 
    Born Jun 1855  Pennsylvania, USA (Probably Pittsburgh) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Pitt Twp, Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • with father, age 4
    Occupation 1880-1900 
    street car driver & conductor 
    Census 1870-1910  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1920  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Brighton road
      Bruce, 63, railway conductor
      Anna, 60
    Died 18 May 1922  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Homewood Cem., Pittsburgh, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • CENSUS:
      1880 Pittsburgh, PA, 13th ward, Herron ave (ED 128 , p.33, fam# 326)
      Bruce Wandless 24 head, drives street car, b. PA, parents b. PA
      Anna 21 wife, keeps house, b. PA, parents b. PA
      James 1 son, b. PA

      1900 Allegheny City, Allegheny co, PA; 10 Sarah St, ( ED 19, Sh 12, Ln 74)
      WANDLESS BRUCE, b. June 1855, age 44, PA, md. 21 yrs, all parents b. PA, street car conductor
      Anna wife June 1859 PA, 1 child, 1 living
      Milton J. son May 1879 age 21 PA, teamster
      -- note from GenForum: Allegheny City is part of Pittsburgh now. It was absorbed--under protest--by Pittsburgh in 1908. Allegheny (aka Old Allegheny or Allegheny City) is now the "North Side" neighborhood of Pittsburgh; it's across the Allegheny River, north of downtown Pittsburgh.

      1910 - Soundex roll 512 Allegheny Co. vol 005 ED 0040 family 0405
      WANDLESS BRUCE, head 52 b. PA parents b. PA
      ANNA, wife, 50 PA
    Person ID I8926  2: George Wanless & Bessie Cairns of Auchope Farm, Yetholm Parish, Roxburghshire, Scotland
    Last Modified 21 May 2012 

    Father William Wandless,   b. Abt 1820, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1893, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Agnes Clark,   b. Abt 1826, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1860, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married 1841-1843  Pennsylvania, USA (Probably Allegheny Co) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    1904 map of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, showing Wandless Street
    1904 map of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, showing Wandless Street
    Wandless Street was on or near the site of William Wandless's old farm, between Webster and Wylie Aves.
    Family ID F1587  Group Sheet

    Family Anna Coss,   b. Jun 1859, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Est 1920-1930  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1878  Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Milton James Wandless,   b. 15 May 1879, Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 25 May 2002 
    Family ID F1573  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S172] Tombstone.

    2. [S148] Obituary, DAILY PITTSBURGH GAZETTE, 22 MAY 1922 (Reliability: 3).
      WANDLESS: Suddenly, on Thursday May 18, 1922, at 7 p.m. E. Bruce Wandless, aged 69 years. Funeral Services on Sunda evening, May 21, at 9:30 o'clock at the residence of his son, Milton J. Wandless, 4311 [or 1311?] Tennessee avenue, Dormont. Division 87[?], Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees, and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend. Interment on Monday morning in Homewood Cemetery.
      -- The paper was folded slightly over the numbers with question marks above, so was hard to read.

    3. [S172] Tombstone, SECTION 9-2, LOT 113 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S197] Index to Pittsburgh Marriage Returns 1875-1885, ((no circulation to FHCs; get at library attendant's window)), BRUCE WANDLESS & ANNA COSS, 18 JULY 1878, REEL 3 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S167] North American Vital Records Index (LDS), 1ST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PITTSBURGH, SEE FHL 1516897 FOR ACTUAL RECORD (Reliability: 3).