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Tree #22: James Wanless Dundee, Scotland & Varna, Ontario, Canada
James Wanless (1750/60-1822) married first Jean Dow and then Agnes Sime. He was a linen and/or woollen manufacturer in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. His son James Wanless (1811-1889), born in Dundee, had 2 children in Scotland by his first wife Margaret Baxter and 7 children in Scotland and Canada by his 2nd wife Margaret Halket. James & his mother Agnes & his 2nd wife Margaret immigrated with their older children to Canada in 1842 and lived around Varna, Ontario. Some of their descendants ended up in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan.
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Thomas Wanless & Ann Marshall moved to tree 52
Moved the 45-person tree of Thomas Wanless & Ann Marshall from the catch-all database (tree 100) into tree 52 (John Wanless and Ann Harpley/Hartley). We’re 90% sure Thomas is a son of John and added […]George Wandless & Ann Lax moved to the Lumley-area tree
Moved the family of George Wandless & Ann Lax from the Strays tree into tree 35. Realized that Ann Lax Wandless was the Ann Wandless who married Thomas Turnbull, because their son William Turnbull b. […]Wanlesses mentioned in the Alnwick Mercury newspaper
Extracted from the Alnwick (Northumberland) Mercury at BritishNewspaperArchive.com
Alnwick Mercury 1 June 1857 Deaths – At Australia, lately, aged 60, Mr. Wm. Wanless, blacksmith, formerly of Rock, near this town.
Alnwick Mercury 2 June 1862 […]