Thomas Hewlett Wilde

Brief Life History of Thomas Hewlett

When Thomas Hewlett Wilde was born on 27 June 1841, in Bishopstoke, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Brown Wilde, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Hewlett, was 23. He married Martha Elmina Norton on 15 June 1862, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 13 December 1920, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Grove City Cemetery, Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States.

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Thomas Hewlett Wilde
Louisa Jane Carter
Marriage: 5 July 1870
Orrin George Wilde
Armedia Louisa Wilde
Ernest Simeon Wilde
Ira Newton Spaulding Wilde
Ida May Wilde
Vera Elizabeth Wilde
Geneva Lorraine Wilde
Georgia Ellen Wilde
Evelyn Opal Wilde

Sources (112)

  • Thomas Wilde in household of Henry Wilde, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Wild, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Utah, Select County Marriages, 1887-1937

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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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Thomas Hewlett Wilde

Thomas Hewlett Wilde was born January 20, 1841 in Bishopstoke, Hampshire, England, the eldest son of Henry Brown Wilde and Sarah Hewlett, and was christened July 18, 1841 there in Bishopstoke. Thomas …

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