Early Origins of the Wendless family
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 Wendless family
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Wendless Spelling Variations
The name, Wendless, occurred in many references, and from time to time, it was spelt Wandless, Wanless, Wanliss, Wanlace, Wanley, Wanlass, Wanles and many more.
Early Notables of the Wendless family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wendless family to the New World and Oceana
The New World beckoned settlers from the Scottish-English borders. They sailed aboard the armada of sailing ships known as the "White Sails" which plied the stormy Atlantic. Some called them, less romantically, the "coffin ships." Among the early settlers bearing the Wendless surname who came to North America were: Elizabeth Wanless landed in America in 1750.
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