Horace Harold Wilder

Brief Life History of Horace Harold

When Horace Harold Wilder was born on 13 January 1901, in Byron, Genesee, New York, United States, his father, Samuel Wayne Wilder, was 44 and his mother, Nellie Beatrice Johnson, was 35. He married Elsie Estelle Bowden on 20 May 1922, in Genesee, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Oakfield, Oakfield, Genesee, New York, United States for about 35 years and United States in 1949. He died on 30 April 1980, in Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Horace Harold Wilder
1901–1980
Elsie Estelle Bowden
1905–1968
Marriage: 20 May 1922
Horace H Wilder
1923–2017
Virginia M Wilder
1926–
Lucille Wilder
1934–2015
Lucille E Wilder - Smart
1935–2015

Sources (13)

  • Unknown, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Horace Harold Wilder - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Horace Harold Wilder
  • Horace Harold Wilder, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wild 3.

English (South eastern England, especially Berkshire): probably a nickname from Old English wildēor ‘wild animal’.

History: Thomas Wilder is recorded as a freeman of Charlestown, MA, in 1640. He had numerous prominent descendents.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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