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Archibald Eleazer Wanless - was born on 16 Dec 1897 in Marshall Township, Richland County, Wisconsin
Isaac W. "Ike" Wanless - was born on 16 Dec 1897 in Riverton, Sangamon Co, Illinois, USA
Helen Wanless - was born on 16 Dec 1930 in Springfield, Sangamon Co, Illinois, USA

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Tree #19: William Wanless & Ann Smith

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William Wanless (b. abt 1825) married Ann Smith in 1846 and they lived in the city of Durham, England. This tree documents some of their descendants. Several of their children have the middle name of "Cathron", suggesting it was a family name on William or Ann's side.

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This genealogy site hosts the family histories of all forms of the Wanless name. If you are a Wanless, Wandless, Wanlass, Wanliss, Wandlass, or Wanlace, you will probably find your family represented here. If not, we want to know about you! Step in, relax, explore the site, and learn about the fascinating people who bear this surname in all its forms.

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GRO Birth Index 1837-1911 updated with mother’s maiden surnames

Updated the GRO Birth Index for 1837 to mid-1911 with mother’s maiden surnames, which are now supplied on the main GRO site.

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. […]