James Wilde

1820–17 June 1852 (Age 32)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Wilde was born in 1820, in England, United Kingdom, his father, John Wilde, was 27 and his mother, Mary Matthews, was 22. He married Elizabeth Caroline Camp on 10 May 1847. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. He died on 17 June 1852, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Rockdale, Dubuque, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Wilde
Elizabeth Caroline Camp
Marriage: 10 May 1847
Sarah Adelia Wilde
Eugenia Mary Wilde
James William Wilde

Spouse and Children

10 May 1847


Parents and Siblings

    John Wilde


    Mary Matthews




    John Wilde



    George Wilde


    Sarah Wilde


    Joseph Wilde


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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 5

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Age 10

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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)

  • James Wild in household of John Wild, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Wilde, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James W Wilde in entry for James William Wilde, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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