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James Mason Wilder

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Bridport, Addison, Vermont, United States
Death: February 1899 (86)
Mermentau, Acadia, Louisiana, United States
Place of Burial: Crowley, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Abel Wilder; Able Wilder; Hannah Wilder and Hannah Wilder
Husband of Angeline Albina Wilder and Angeline Albina Wilder
Father of Laura Ann Wilder; Laura Ann Wilder; Eliza Jane Thayer; Alice Maria Wilder; Royal Gould Wilder and 2 others
Brother of Royal Gould Wilder; Thomas P. Wilder; Hannah P. Wilder; Royal Gould Wilder; Polly Maria Wilder and 11 others

Occupation: farmer
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About James Mason Wilder

James Mason Wilder, son of Abel Wilder and Hannah Payne, was born in Bridport, Addison Co., Vermont on Jan. 26, 1813. He married with ANGELINA ALBINA DAY, dau. of Justin Day and Diadema Bateman on Aug. 6, 1843. She was born 1819 in Clifton, Monroe Co., New York. He died 1899 in Mermentau, Acadia Parish, Louisiana; she died 1905 in Highland, Wright Co., Minnesota. Both buried at Old Crowley Cemetery, Crowley, Acadia Parish, Louisiana.

Children were: Laura Ann (1844-1899; m. Harrison Almanzo Howard), Royal Gould (1847-1925; m. Mrs. Electa M. Averill Hutchinson), Eliza Jane (1850-1930; m. Thayer, m. Gordon), Alice Maria (1853-1892; m. Albert A. Baldwin), Almanzo James (1857-1949; m. Laura Elizabeth Ingalls), and Perley Day (1869-1934).

You can read about James in the book titled "Farmer Boy".

  • 1813 birth certif: James Mason Wilder, s/o Abel Wilder & Hannah; born 1/26/1813 in Bridport, Addison Co., Vermont.
  • 1875 census: James Wilder (62, b Vt) and wife Angeline (54, b NY); in Burke, Franklin Co., NY w ch Royal G (27), Eliza J. (23), Alice M. (19), Almanzo (16) and Perley D. (6). Children all born Franklin Co., NY. James and Royal are farmers. Eliza J. is a school teacher.
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridport,_Vermont

James was the son of Abel and Hannah Wilder.

James was the father of Almanzo Wilder.

Almanzo was the husband of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the author of the "Little House on the Prarie" Books.

You can read about James in the book titled "Farmer Boy"

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James Mason Wilder's Timeline

1813
January 26, 1813
Bridport, Addison, Vermont, United States
1844
June 15, 1844
Age 31
Franklin, New York, United States
1844
Age 30
1847
February 20, 1847
Age 34
Franklin Co., New York, United States
1850
January 1, 1850
Age 36
Malone, Franklin, New York, United States
1853
September 3, 1853
Age 40
Malone, Franklin, New York, United States
1857
February 13, 1857
Age 44
Malone, Franklin, NY, USA
1869
June 13, 1869
Age 56
Malone, Franklin, New York, United States
1899
February 1, 1899
Age 86
Crowley, Acadia Parish, Louisiana, United States