Tree: 8: Percival Wanlis & Grace Tomson

Tree Name  8: Percival Wanlis & Grace Tomson 
Description  This Wanless family of coal miners originates around Chester Le Street, Durham, England in the early 1600s and documents the descendants of Robert Wanless & Alice Mould (md. 1811) and their sons Robert, William, and Mark. Primary county Durham locations are Houghton Le Spring, Mount, Washington, Chilton, Shildon, and Lamesley. Robert married Ann Spedding & then Jane Laws and lived in Durham and around Whitehaven, Cumberland. Mark spent his relatively short life in the Colliery Row, DUR area. William emigrated in 1865 to the US, to Indiana by 1873, and by 1889 to Providence, Webster co., Kentucky. His descendants were in Clay/Knox/Warrick counties (Indiana), Webster co (Kentucky), and Saline co, Illinois. This tree also now includes descendants of Robert Wandlass & Mary Parkin (married in 1788 in Lamesley). This coal-mining family lived around in Co. Durham around Edmondsley, Lamesley, Shadworth, West Rainton, & Washington, and some descendants eventually went to New Zealand. This tree also includes descendants of Luke Wandlass & Ann Hall (married in 1800 in Lamesley).  
Individuals  827 
Families  283 
Sources  38 

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