Joseph Wilde

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Wilde was born on 27 May 1847, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Wilde, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Thompson Cocker, was 26. He died in 1852, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 5, 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 (4)

  • Joseph Wilds in household of John Wilds, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Wild - Individual or family possessions: birth: 27 May 1847; Werneth, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Joseph Wild, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

World Events (1)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

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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