Phylliss Campbell Wilder

8 April 1901–7 February 1985 (Age 83)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Phylliss Campbell

When Phylliss Campbell Wilder was born on 8 April 1901, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Archibald Elijah Wilder, was 24 and her mother, Ada Campbell, was 25. She married Ralph William Petrie on 16 January 1923, in Cook, Illinois, United States. She died on 7 February 1985, in Berrien Township, Berrien, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Ralph William Petrie
Phylliss Campbell Wilder
Marriage: 16 January 1923

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1923Cook, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World
    Age 4
    The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
    Age 22
    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wild 3.English (South eastern England, especially Berkshire): probably a nickname from Old English wildēor ‘wild animal’.History: Thomas Wilder is recorded as a freeman of Charlestown, MA, in 1640. He had numerous prominent descendents.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Phyllis Wilder, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Phyllis Campbell Wilder, "Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920"

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