Thomas/1 Wilder

M, #66841, (circa 1619 - 23 October 1667)
Father*Thomas/a Wilder1 b. s 1585, d. 1634
Mother*Martha Higgs1 b. 1590, d. 20 Apr 1652
Last Edited:24 Aug 2017

Children with Anna/2 Eames:

  • Mary/2 Wilder2 b. 30 Jun 1642
  • Capt. Thomas/2 Wilder2 b. 4 Sep 1644
  • Lt. John/2 Wilder2 b. circa 1646
  • Elizabeth/2 Wilder2 b. circa 1648
  • Ebenezer/2 Wilder6 b. circa 1651
  • Lt. Nathaniel/2 Wilder+2 b. 3 Nov 1655, d. 31 Jul 1704
Thomas/1 Wilder Jr. was born circa 1619 at Shiplake, Oxfordshire (a. 40 in 1659, per court files).2 He was an inhabitant of Charlestown, Massachusetts before 1638.2 There he was admitted to the church 30 (1) 1640.2, and married, 1640, Anna/2 Eames of Charlestown, daughter of Capt. Anthony/1 Eames and Margery Pierce.2,1 Admitted a freeman of Charlestown, 2 Jun 1641.3 His wife was admitted to the church 7 (3) 1650.2 They removed to Lancaster 1 Jul 1659, where he was selectman, 3 Feb 1667.2,1 There he died 23 Oct 1667.4
     Inventory, 28 (9) 1667, sworn at Boston, 4 Mar 1667/8.2 His will, dated 22 (11) 1666, was proved 4 Mar 1667/8.2 Buried in the Old Common Burying Ground, Lancaster.1 His widow reportedly died there 10 Jun 1692.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1545] Robert (Rob) Roy, "Ancestry of Robert Roy and Family," http://genealogy.theroyfamily.com/index.htm
  2. [S318] Thomas Bellows Wyman, Charlestown Estates, 2:1030, Thomas (1.) Wilder.
  3. [S222] Lucius R. Paige, "Massachusetts Freemen," 18, Thom. Wilder.
  4. [S130] Henry S. Nourse, Lancaster Records, 13, Thomas Wilder d.
  5. [S1546] Gregory Cooke, citing Joan S. Guildford, The Ancestry of Dr. J. P. Guilford, v.2 (Orange, CA: Sheridan Psychological Services, 1990).
  6. [S1546] Gregory Cooke, citing Holman, Stevens-Miller Ancestry, 2:43-44.