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Abel Wilder

Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Bolton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
Death: February 21, 1849 (63)
Franklin County, New York, USA
Place of Burial: Malone, Franklin, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Wilder and Mary "Polly" Wilder
Husband of Hannah Wilder
Father of Royal Gould Wilder; Thomas P. Wilder; James Mason Wilder; Hannah Paine Wilder; Royal Gould Wilder and 5 others

Occupation: farmer, carpenter
Managed by: Mark Hall Flanders
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About Abel Wilder

NB This is NOT the Abel Wilder who was born June 24, 1786 in Ashburnham, Worcester, MA. See other profile here: Abel Wilder

Abel Wilder, son of Daniel Wilder and Mary "Polly" Gould, was born 1786 in Bolton, Worcester Co., Massachusetts. He was the youngest of eleven children. He married with HANNAH PAYNE, dau. of Thomas Payne, in 1808 in Eastham, Barnstable Co., Massachusetts. She was born Apr. 12, 1790 in Bar Harbor, Hancock Co., Maine. He was a successful and well known carpenter and also a farmer. Shortly after their marriage, Abel took his new bride to a farm he had bought near Milton, Chittenden Co., Vermont. They had five children born in Vermont. During the summer of 1816 Abel took his family to a larger farm he had bought just two miles outside of the town of Malone in Franklin Co., New York. Abel built the family a home and made much of the furniture inside. Five more children were born in the farmhouse in New York; a total of ten children.

Hannah died in Malone, Franklin Co.,New York on Dec. 9, 1842; Abel died in Franklin Co., NY on Feb. 21, 1849. Both buried at Morningside Cemetery, Malone, Franklin Co., New York.

Children were: Royal (2/1804, d.y.), Thomas (1811), James (1813), Hannah (1814), Royal (1816) then Polly (1821), Phebe (1824), William (1829), Sarah (1830), and Josiah (1832).

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Abel was the youngest of eleven children born to Daniel Wilder and Mary Gould. He married Hannah Payne (a daughter of Thomas Payne) in 1808 at Eastham (Barnstable County), Massachusetts. Abel moved his new bride to Chittenden County, Vermont. He was a carpenter and farmer. In the summer of 1816 Abel moved with his wife and (then) five children to farmland two miles outside of Malone (Franklin County), New York. There he built the family home and much of the furniture within its walls. Five more children would be born on that farm to Abel and Hannah. They had a total of ten children, six sons and four daughters. Note: Grandfather of Almanzo Wilder (husband of Laura Ingalls Wilder who wrote the Little House books).

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Abel Wilder's Timeline

1786
1786
Bolton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States
1804
February 1804
Age 18
Vermont, United States
1811
April 4, 1811
Age 25
Vermont, United States
1813
January 26, 1813
Age 27
Bridport, Addison, Vermont, United States
1814
November 13, 1814
Age 28
Vermont, United States
1816
October 27, 1816
Age 30
Bridport, Addison County, Vermont, United States
1821
March 4, 1821
Age 35
Malone, Franklin, New York, United States
1824
July 16, 1824
Age 38
Malone, Franklin, New York, United States
1829
April 24, 1829
Age 43
Franklin County, New York, USA
1830
1830
Age 44
Malone, Franklin, New York, United States