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Thomas Wanless - was born on 19 Mar 1786 in Howick-heugh, Howick, Northumberland, England
Ann Wandless - was born on 19 Mar 1809 in Eighton Banks, Lamesley, Durham, England
Thomas Wanless - was born on 19 Mar 1810 in Bath Co, Virginia
Isabella Wanless - was born on 19 Mar 1842 in Bath Co, Virginia
Margaret Wanless - was born on 19 Mar 1860 in Low Moorsley, Durham, England

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Tree #53: Joseph Wanlace & Jane Oxley Pinder

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Joseph Wanlace was probably born at Wallington, Hartburn, Northumberland abt 1782. He married Jane Oxley (widow Pinder) in 1805 and they lived in North Shields, NBL. He was a mariner and she ran a tavern.

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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. […]