William Samuel Wildman

20 May 1874–1953 (Age 78)
Norwood, Asphodel, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of William Samuel

When William Samuel Wildman was born on 20 May 1874, in Norwood, Asphodel, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, his father, John C Wildman, was 40 and his mother, Mary Ann Scott, was 31. He had at least 4 daughters with Mary Fife. He lived in Peterborough, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Peterborough, Ontario, Canada in 1911. He died in 1953, at the age of 79, and was buried in Norwood, Asphodel, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.

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William Samuel Wildman
Mary Fife
Margaret Scott Wildman
Ruth Isabel Wildman
Blanch Evelyn Wildman
Beatrice Edna Wildman

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World Events (5)

1883 · Mining Boom
Age 9
In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.
1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act
Age 12
In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario
Age 32
Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Wild , with the addition of Middle English man ‘man’.2 German (Wildmann): from a short form of the Germanic personal name Wilto + Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (13)

  • Samuel Wildman, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • William S. Wildman in household of John Wildman, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Sam Wildman in entry for Beatrice Elna Wildman, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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