When Rebecca Wilder was born on 28 October 1744, in Petersham, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Aaron Wilder, was 21 and her mother, Priscilla Clark, was 22. She married Samuel Marsh about 1762, in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 31 August 1834, in Croydon, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Croydon, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.
German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wild 3.
English (South eastern England, especially Berkshire): probably a nickname from Old English wildēor ‘wild animal’.
History: Thomas Wilder is recorded as a freeman of Charlestown, MA, in 1640. He had numerous prominent descendents.