Joseph Wilde

27 May 1847–1852 (Age 4)
Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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

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World Events (1)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 3

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)

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

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