Laura Ann Wilder

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Laura Ann Wilder

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Franklin, New York, United States
Death: 1899 (54)
Place of Burial: Crowley, Acadia, Louisiana, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Mason Wilder and Angeline Albina Wilder
Wife of Harrison Lomanzo Howard
Mother of Harrison James Howard; Angelina Esther Howard; Harrison J. Howard; Josephine Howard and Ralph Waldo Howard
Sister of Eliza Jane Thayer; Alice Maria Wilder; Royal Gould Wilder; Almanzo J. Wilder and Perley Day Wilder

Managed by: Mark Hall Flanders
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About Laura Ann Wilder

Laura Ann Wilder, eldest child of James Mason Wilder and Angelina Albina Day, was born in Franklin Co., New York on June 15, 1844. She married with HARRISON LAMANZO "Lamanzo" HOWARD. He was born May 26, 1835. She died 1899 and is buried at Old Crowley Cemetery, Crowley, Acadia Parish, Louisiana; he died Dec. 3, 1897 and is buried at Spring Valley Cemetery, Spring Valley, Fillmore Co., Minnesota.

Although she was the elder sister of Almanzo Wilder (husband of Laura Ingalls Wilder) she was NOT mentioned in the "Little House" books...most likely so as not to confuse the readers with another Laura, and a Harrison LAMANZO.

Children were: step-child Kearny Howard (b.circa 1869); children: Angelina Esther (1876-1964; m. Fred Merritt; 3 children; Ralph, Ethel, and Howard), Harrison J. Howard (1878-1918), Josephine Howard (1880-1918; m. William Walker), and Ralph Waldo (1881-1934; m. Estelle Charbonett).

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(Laura and son Harrison sitting, dau. Angelina standing)

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Laura Ann Wilder's Timeline

June 15, 1844
Franklin, New York, United States
January 27, 1876
Age 31
Age 33
Age 33
Age 35
January 1, 1881
Age 36
Minnesota, United States
Age 54
Crowley, Acadia, Louisiana, United States