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Alexander K. Wanless - was born on 14 Dec 1868 in Ontario, Canada
Ann Elizabeth "Betty" Wanless - was born on 14 Dec 1921 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

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Tree #54: James Wanless & Jean Whyte / William Wanless & Anne Johnstone

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James Wanless, a weaver & coal dealer, married Jean Whyte in 1807 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland. William Wanless, a weaver, married Anne Johnstone in 1793 in Dundee. These 2 family lines converge with the 1900 marriage of Alexander Tulloch Wanless & Alice Sturrock Wanless - the relationship between the 2 is unknown so far. Most of this family stayed around Dundee, but some went to South Africa.

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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. […]