When Mary Leona Wilcox was born on 25 September 1812, in Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States, her father, Thomas Wilcox, was 43 and her mother, Rebecca Stillman, was 36. She married Ebenezer Rider on 17 November 1831, in Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 28 September 1889, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Janesville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States.
English (Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Flintshire): variant of Wilcock , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is based on the pronunciation.