John Wilde

1850–1852 (Age 2)
Werneth St Thomas, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Wilde was born in 1850, in Werneth St Thomas, 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

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World Events (1)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 0

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

1 Irish, English, and German: variant of Wild .2 Dutch (de Wilde) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a violent, unruly, and irascible man, from Middle Dutch wilde ‘wild’, German Wilde ‘wild man’, ‘savage’.

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

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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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