Emma Wilde

19 January 1849–28 August 1943 (Age 94)
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Emma

When Emma Wilde was born on 19 January 1849, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Brown Wilde, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Hewlett, was 31. She married William Carruth on 9 May 1870, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Summit, Utah, United States in 1860 and Coalville Election Precinct, Summit, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 28 August 1943, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Carruth
Emma Wilde
Marriage: 9 May 1870
Margaret Emma Carruth
William Henry Carruth
Joseph Theron Carruth
Sarah Annie Carruth
Nellie Jane Carruth
Mary Edith Carruth
John Ellwood Carruth
Maud Marion Carruth
Ray Thomas Carruth
Effie Ellen Carruth
Frank Wilde Carruth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1870Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1854: Summit, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Summit, Utah, United States
    Age 35
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    Irish, English, and German: variant of Wild . This is the usual form of the surname in Ireland.Dutch: variant of De Wilde .History: The writer Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was born in Dublin, Ireland, descended from Ralph Wilde, a builder from Walsingham near Durham, England, who had moved to Ireland in the 17th century. Richard Henry Wilde (1789–1847), born in Dublin, emigrated to Baltimore, MD, in 1797 and was raised in GA, where he became a congressman (1815–17, 1827–35). He moved to New Orleans, LA, in 1843 and was a professor at the University of LA (now Tulane).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Josiah Lewis Rhead - A brief sketch as Submitted by Delphia B. Jones to the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers

    JOSIAH LEWIS RHEAD Josiah Lewis Rhead married Delilah Ann Davis on January 23, 1897 and to them was born one son. After her death he married Margaret Emma Carruth on March 14, 1903 and to them were b …

    Sources (40)

    • Emma Wilde Carruth in household of William Carruth, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Emma Wilde in entry for Maude Carruth, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Emma Wilde Carruth in household of William Carruth, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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