John Wilde


Brief Life History of John

When John Wilde was born in 1850, in Werneth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Wilde, was 28 and his mother, Nancy Thompson Cocker, was 29. He lived in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died in 1852, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 2, and was buried in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Wilde
Nancy Thompson Cocker
Sarah Jane Wilde
Mary Ann Wilde
Joseph Wilde
John Wilde
Matthew Cocker Wild

Sources (3)

  • John Wilds in household of John Wilds, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Wild, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Wilde - Individual or family possessions: death: 1850; Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

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1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

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When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

Name Meaning

Irish, English, and German: variant of Wild . This is the usual form of the surname in Ireland.

Dutch: variant of De Wilde .

History: The writer Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was born in Dublin, Ireland, descended from Ralph Wilde, a builder from Walsingham near Durham, England, who had moved to Ireland in the 17th century. Richard Henry Wilde (1789–1847), born in Dublin, emigrated to Baltimore, MD, in 1797 and was raised in GA, where he became a congressman (1815–17, 1827–35). He moved to New Orleans, LA, in 1843 and was a professor at the University of LA (now Tulane).

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

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