Theodore B. Wilder

2 December 1827–9 March 1870 (Age 42)
Verona, Verona, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Theodore B.

When Theodore B. Wilder was born on 2 December 1827, in Verona, Verona, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, William Smith Wilder, was 19 and his mother, Sarah Clinton Adams, was 14. He married Frances Ellen Durand on 25 August 1868, in Macomb, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Chester Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 9 March 1870, at the age of 42.

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Theodore B. Wilder
Frances Ellen Durand
Marriage: 25 August 1868
George Durand Wilder

Spouse and Children

25 August 1868
Macomb, Michigan, United States


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1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 9

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 19

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English, German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wild .

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

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Fred Linderman tells about his life history

I was born 8 December 1870, on a farm near the town of Mexico. My father, J.C. Linderman was born 1836 near Olean, Cattaraugus County, New York on a farm. His father is Jacob Linderman; his mothe …

Sources (3)

  • Theodore Wilder in household of Wm Wilder, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Theodore Wilder in entry for George Durand Wilder, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Theodore Wilder, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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