George Wilding (1829 - 1913)

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Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Hunter, Salt Lake, UT
Managed by: GM
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About George Wilding

(son of David Wilding and Alice Adkinson, of England). Born November 9, 1829, Preston, England. Came to Utah September 24, 1852, Benjamin Gardner company.

   Married:	Mary Elizabeth Layne, June 30, 1850, Council Bluffs, Iowa (daughter of David Layne, who died in Indiana, and Lucinda Bybee, a resident of Iowa; latter pioneer September 24, 1852, Benjamin Gardner company). She was born December 24, 1832.
   Their children:
           George born June 5, 1851, married Sarah Brown;
           David born May 6, 1853, died October 12, 1854;
           Mary Alice born November 3, 1854, married William Widdson;
           Roselpha born March 4, 1857, married George R. Emery;
           Elizabeth Ann born January 4, 1859, married Joseph Burdett;
           Jermetha born October 26, 1860, married Oak Polton;
           Preston born November 9, 1862, died October 21, 1863;
           Elenor born August 28, 1864, married Steven Love;
           Maggie born August 21, 1866, married Nephi Timpson;
           Henry David born October 15, 1868, married Eliza Ann Oldham;
           Eve Wilding born December 31, 1870, married Charles Tibbetts;
           Olive born June 16, 1873;
           Walter born October 10, 1875, married Vivian Little.
   Married:	Leoni Leoti Winner August 29, 1875, Salt Lake City (daughter of James Winner, killed in Civil war, and Isabella Lambert came to Utah 1874). She was born July 15, 1857.
   Their children:
           Alice Isabella born June 12, 1876, married George Fox;
           Anna born May 21, 1878, died;
           Mary Latilla born August 21, 1879, married William Hadfield;
           Jenny Leonie born November 7, 1881, married Walter Rushton;
           Elvira Naomi born October 15, 1883, married Ira E. Hayden;
           Rhoda Lambert born March 23, 1886, married Albert Reed;
           George Lambert born May 14, 1888, married Emma Peterson;
           Elizabeth Jeffs born May 1, 1891, died October 9, 1903;
           Emma Estella born October 4, 1893;
           Clara Cornelia born November 7, 1898;
           Leoni Leoti born May 11, 1896;
           Evelyn Winner born February 22, 1901.

Ward teacher; choir leader. Mason. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 356
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1247
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George Wilding's Timeline

1829
November 9, 1829
Preston, Lancashire, England
December 14, 1829
Preston, Lancashire, England
1850
June 30, 1850
Age 20
1850
Age 20
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
1876
June 12, 1876
Age 46
Salt Lake City, S.L., UT
1878
May 21, 1878
Age 48
Salt Lake City, S.L., UT
1879
August 17, 1879
Age 49
Salt Lake City, S.L., UT
1881
November 7, 1881
Age 51
Salt Lake City, S.L. Co., UT
1883
October 15, 1883
Age 53
Salt Lake City, S.L., UT
1886
March 23, 1886
Age 56
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah