James Wilder
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James Mason Wilder (1813 - abt. 1899)

James Mason Wilder
Born in Bridport, Addison, Vermont, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 4 Nov 1840 in Malone, Franklin, New York, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 1843 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 86 in Mermentau, Acadia, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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James Wilder was born to Abel Wilder and Hannah Payne on January 26, 1813 in Bridport, Vermont.

He married Mary Shonyo on November 4, 1840. She died in 1842.

He then married Angelina Albina Day in 1843.

They lived in New York, Minnesota and Louisiana.

He died in Mermentau, Louisiana on February 1, 1899 at the age of 86 and was buried in the South Crowley Cemetery in Crowley, Louisiana.


  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCYD-T3D : 12 April 2016), James Mc Wilder, Burke, Franklin, New York, United States; citing family 186, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCHY-MGK : 14 December 2017), James Wilder, 1860.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8X6-P1T : 12 April 2016), Alice Wilder in household of James Wilder, New York, United States; citing p. 53, family 417, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,436.
  • "Minnesota State Census, 1875," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MKN6-HK9 : 30 July 2017), James M Wilder in household of C O Howard, Spring Valley, Fillmore, Minnesota; citing p. 337, line 36, volume Fillmore County (Jordan-York), State Library and Records Service, St.Paul; FHL microfilm 0565720.
  • "Minnesota State Census, 1895," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQD6-HF7 : 3 April 2016), James M Wilder, Spring Valley village, Fillmore, Minnesota; citing p. 34, line 5, State Library and Records Service, St.Paul; FHL microfilm 565,772.
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 19 April 2019), memorial page for James Mason Wilder (26 Jan 1813–1 Feb 1899), Find A Grave: Memorial #8381300, citing South Crowley Cemetery, Crowley, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by M & K Fine (contributor 46603732).

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