George Wilding

5 June 1851–8 November 1898 (Age 47)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of George

When George Wilding was born on 5 June 1851, in Iowa, United States, his father, George Wilding, was 21 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Layne, was 18. He married Sarah Ann Brown on 19 October 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 November 1898, in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Pleasant Green Cemetery, Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Wilding
1851–1898
Sarah Ann Brown
1857–1923
Marriage: 19 October 1874
George David Wilding
1875–1954
Joseph Abram Wilding
1876–1943
Heber J Wilding
1878–1963
William Wilding
1879–1879
Charles Henry Wilding
1880–1906
Thomas Edward Wilding
1882–1959
Lawrence Roy Wilding
1884–1951
James Albert Wilding
1886–1939
Mary Elizabeth Wilding
1889–1952
Lester Layne Wilding
1891–1969
Alice Emmeline Wilding
1892–1960
Harvey Brown Wilding
1893–1955
Eva Wilding
1896–1974
Wilford Wilding
1897–1910

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 6
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1863
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a Middle English survival of unattested Old English Wilding, a derivative of wilde ‘wild’, used both as a personal name and as a nickname; compare Wildman .German: patronymic from Wilto, a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name beginning with wild ‘wild’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Welding
    Wildman
    Wilden

    Story Highlight

    LIFE OF LEONI LEOTI WINNER WILDING

    LIFE OF LEONI LEOTI WINNER WILDING (1857-1933) Sketch of the life of Leoni Leoti Winner, daughter of James Winner, who was born about 1826 or 1827, in the State of Pennsylvania, probably in Buck …

    Sources (54)

    • George Wilding in entry for Lester Wilding, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • George Wilding in household of George Wilding, "United States Census, 1860"
    • George in entry for George David Wilding and Ada Marion Lee Bithell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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