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Thomas Wanless - was born on 25 May 1836 in Sunderland, Durham, England
Archibald Wanless - was born on 25 May 1868 in Marshall Township, Richland County, Wisconsin
Thomas Wandless - was born on 25 May 1876 in West Moor, Killingworth, Longbenton, Northumberland, England
Margaret Wanless - was born on 25 May 1879 in Ontario, Canada
Irvine Wanless - was born on 25 May 1886 in Tarhill, Forgandenny, Perth, Scotland

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Tree #47: George Wanless & Ephrates/Uphin Grant

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George Wanless married Ephrates (aka Uphin) Grant in 1784 at Earsdon, Northumberland. His presumed sister Isabella married James Raffy 2 weeks earlier at the same place, and their spouses witnessed each others' marriages, which is why we think they're siblings. This tree primarily follows the descendants of George's son Alexander Wandless, b. 1786 at Hartley, Earsdon, and his wife Mary Muncaster.

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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

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 […]