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Wandell Early Origins



The surname Wandell was first found in Northumberland where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Wandell Spelling Variations


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Wandell Spelling Variations



During the era when a person's name, tribe and posterity was one of his most important possessions, many different spellings were found in the archives examined. Wandell occurred in many references, and spelling variations of the name found included Wandless, Wanless, Wanliss, Wanlace, Wanley, Wanlass, Wanles and many more.

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Wandell Early History


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Wandell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wandell research. Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1451, 1538, 1711 and 1655 are included under the topic Early Wandell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wandell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wandell Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Wandell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Gradually becoming disenchanted with life in Ireland many of these uprooted families sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. These overcrowded ships often arrived with only 60 to 70% of their original passenger list, many dying of illness and the elements, were buried at sea. In North America, early immigrants bearing the family name Wandell, or a spelling variation of the surname include: Elizabeth Wanless landed in America in 1750.

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Wandell Family Crest Products


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