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Joseph Wilder
Birth: Jul. 5, 1683
Lancaster
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1757
Lancaster
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

m Lucy Gardner Jan 05, 1707 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
Their children include Andrew, Thomas, Anna, Joseph, Lucy, Caleb, Lois, Beulah, Sarah.

He was a deacon in 1715. Also a judge in the courts of Maine, then a part of Massachusetts. In 1732 he was appointed a judge of the court of common pleas for Worcester county, and from 1741 until his death he served as chief justice. In 1739 he was made judge of probate for Worcester county, which office he also held until his death. He is said to have been a man of incorruptible piety and integrity.



Inscription reads:

In Memory of the Honorable Joseph Wilder, Esq., who died March
29th A Domi, 1757, AEtatis 74. He was enrich'd with strong Powers and good Accomplishments which were exerted in his numerous public, & private connections. He was pleasant to Conversation; in Life, exemplary;& a steady friend to his Country, to ye Good, to the Poor, to Virtue and to God. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Wilder (1644 - 1716)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Gardner Wilder (1679 - 1763)
 
 Children:
  Thomas Wilder (1704 - 1771)*
  Joseph Wilder (1706 - 1777)*
  Lucy Wilder Joslin (1715 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Houghton Wilder Fairbank (1676 - 1718)*
  James Wilder (1680 - 1739)*
  Joseph Wilder (1683 - 1757)
  Sarah Wilder Hartwell (1685 - 1764)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Common Burial Ground
Lancaster
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 42.4431, -71.66458
 
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Originally Created by: Shanna Nicole
Record added: Sep 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21426909
Joseph Wilder
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- Michael Auger
 Added: Apr. 14, 2016
My 8th great grandfather.
- Jean Vanasek
 Added: Dec. 13, 2014
For my 6th Great Uncle.
- Locke/Parker grandchild
 Added: Nov. 17, 2013
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