Edward Wildman

5 November 1836–8 November 1913 (Age 77)
Norwood, Asphodel-Norwood, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Wildman was born on 5 November 1836, in Norwood, Asphodel-Norwood, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, his father, John Wildman, was 42 and his mother, Elizabeth Willan, was 42. He married Jane Baxter on 8 April 1861, in South Monaghan, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Asphodel, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada in 1861 and Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 8 November 1913, in Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Wildman
Jane Baxter
Marriage: 8 April 1861
Susan Elizabeth Wildman
Addie Jane Wildman
Margaret Ann Wildman
John Baxter Wildman
Agnes Wildman
Edward Baxter Wildman
Barbara Ellen Wildman
David Baxter Wildman
Willen Baxter Wildman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 April 1861South Monaghan, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (7)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 31
    Historical Boundaries - 1867: Laramie, Dakota Territory, United States; 1868: Laramie, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Laramie, Wyoming, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English wild(e) ‘wild, unrestrained, recalcitrant; wanton, perverse’ + man, mon ‘man’.Americanized form of German Wildmann: from a short form of the ancient Germanic personal name Wilto + Middle High German man ‘man’.Altered form of Dutch Wildeman .

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

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    Edward Wildman Biography

    EDWARD WILDMAN 5 Nov 1836 – 8 Nov 1913 R. Larry Williams 18 Jan 2006 Edward Wildman was born in Asphodel, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, 5 Nov 1836, the youngest of 8 children born to John …

    Sources (22)

    • Edward Wildman, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Edward Wildman, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
    • Edward Wildman in entry for Addie Jane Wildman Watson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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