Mary Wilder

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Wilder was born in 1810, in Saint Marys, Saint Marys Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States, her father, Chauncy Wilder, was 27 and her mother, Sarah A Davis, was 26.

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Chauncy Wilder
Sarah A Davis
Dwight Wilder
Harriet Wilder
Eliza Wilder
Mary Wilder
Laura Wilder
Loretta Wilder
Alvin Wilder
Edwin Wilder
Edmond Wilder

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World Events (3)

1810 · Change of capital city

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1812 · War of 1812

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

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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