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Jane Wanless - was born on 18 Aug 1792 in Howick-heugh, Howick, Northumberland, England
George John Wanless - was born on 18 Aug 1857 in England
Louella Clark Wanless - was born on 18 Aug 1860 in Brown's Mountain, Pocahontas Co, Virginia
William Wanless - was born on 18 Aug 1901 in St. Clement, Dundee, Angus, Scotland
Gladys Eveline Wanless - was born on 18 Aug 1908 in Seaham Harbour, Durham, England

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Tree #37: John Wanless & Eleanor Trotter

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John Wanless (abt 1777-1819) & his wife Eleanor Trotter lived most of their adult lives at Raby Park, Staindrop parish, Durham, England. Primary locations for their children are Staindrop, Gainford, and surrounding areas.

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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. […]