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Perley Day Wilder, Sr
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1869
Burke
Franklin County
New York, USA
Death: May 10, 1934
Kinder
Allen Parish
Louisiana, USA

Youngest son of James and Angeline Day Wilder. He was born in Malone NY, but grew up in Spring Valley, Minnesota. He moved to Crowley, Louisiana, in 1895, married Elsie Merritt in 1897 and had six children. He later opened a general store in Kinder, Louisiana.

NOTEABLE HISTORY: Perley is the brother in law of LAURA INGALLS WILDER the author of the "LITTLE HOUSE" books. Perley's brother Almonzo was married to Laura. You can read about Perley, Almanzo and life on the farm in Laura Ingalls Wilder's book "FARMER BOY"

 
 
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 Parents:
  James Mason Wilder (1813 - 1899)
  Angelina Albina Day Wilder (1819 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Elsie Lillian Merritt Wilder (1879 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  Perley Day Wilder (1912 - 1977)*
  Dorothy A Wilder Pittman (1914 - 1966)*
  John Wilder (1918 - 1918)*
 
 Siblings:
  Laura Ann Wilder Howard (1844 - 1899)*
  Royal Gould Wilder (1847 - 1925)*
  Eliza Jane Wilder Thayer-Gordon (1850 - 1930)*
  Alice Maria Wilder Baldwin (1853 - 1892)*
  Almanzo James Wilder (1857 - 1949)*
  Perley Day Wilder (1869 - 1934)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kinder McRill Memorial Cemetery
Kinder
Allen Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: B4
 
Created by: Beth
Record added: Dec 14, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17026842
Perley Day Wilder, Sr
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Perley Day Wilder, Sr
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Perley Day Wilder, Sr
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