Early Origins of the Wanlas family
The surname Wanlas 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.
Early History of the Wanlas family
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Wanlas Spelling Variations
Although the name, Wanlas, appeared in many references, from time to time, the surname was shown with the spellings Wandless, Wanless, Wanliss, Wanlace, Wanley, Wanlass, Wanles and many more.
Early Notables of the Wanlas family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wanlas family to the New World and Oceana
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 cholera, typhoid, dysentery or small pox. In North America, some of the first immigrants who could be considered kinsmen of the Wanlas family name Wanlas, or who bore a variation of the surname were
Wanlas Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
- James Wanlas, who arrived in Maryland in 1677 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)