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Thursday, July 10, 2008

James L. A. Wilder and Nannie M. Floyd

William Wilder who married Elizabeth "Lizzie" J. ? and they had
a son, James L.A. Wilder who married Nancy M. Floyd and they had
a son, John Langdon Wilder who married Lora Massengale and they had
a daughter, Clara Marie Wilder who married Julian Rhett Prince and they had
a daughter, Peggy who is Stan's mother.


James "Jimmie" L. A. Wilder was born about in August, 1861 in South Carolina to William Henry Wilder (DOB About 1840 in SC; DOD 5/10/1902, Spartanburg, SC) and Elizabeth "Lizzie" J. ? (DOB 8/1/1839 in SC ; DOD ? in Spartanburg, SC). He married Nannie M. Floyd on 2/19/1879 in Spartanburg County, SC. James L. A. Wilder died 1/26/1930 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC and is buried at New Unity Baptist Church on SC Hwy 50 just 5 miles east of Woodruff near Interstate Highway 26.

Genealogical Abstracts From Spartanburg County, SC Newspapers 1872-1879 by Larry Vehorn, Pg 218
"Married on 3 Feb by Wm. Alexander, N.P. James Wilder and Miss Nannie Floyd." Spartanburg Herald 2/19/1879

Carolina Spartan Abstracts by Larry Vehorn,
"James Wilder to Nannie Floyd, 2/19/1879, pg 2"

Nannie M. Floyd was born 5/12 1842. I currently do not know her parents. She died 11/27/1911 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC and is buried with James at New Unity Baptist Church.

In the 1900 U.S. Census of Woodruff Township, Spartanburg County, SC (ED 112, T623 1542, Pg 6B, Lines 51-54, "Jas L.A. Wilder")
Dwelling 76, Family 76, Wilder, James L.A. Head, White, Male, Born August, 1861, 38 years old, Married 21 years, Farmer, Rents his farm, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in SC, Can read & write & speak English
Wilder, Nannie M., Wife, White, Female, Born May, 1842, 58 years old, Married 21 years, Had 2 children, 2 children still living, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in SC, Can read & write & speak English
Wilder, John L., Son, White, Male, Born June, 1880, 20 years old, Farm Laborer, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in SC, Can read & write & speak English
Wilder, Geo. W., son, White, Male, Born October, 1875, 25 years old, Farm Laborer, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in SC, Can read & write & speak English

In the 1910 U.S. Census of Main Street, Woodruff Township, Spartanburg County, SC (ED 107, T624-1473, Pg 23A, Image 697, Lines 44-45, "James L.A. Wilder")
Dwelling 404, Family 416, Wilder, James L.A., Head, Male, White, 50 years old, Married 31 years, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in SC, speaks English, Weaver at a cotton mill, Can read & write, Rents a home (vs a farm)
Wilder, Nannie, Wife, Female, White, 68 years old, Married 31 years, Had 2 children and 2 children are still living, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in SC, Speaks English, Can read & write

In the 1920 U.S. Census of Beason Street, Woodruff Township, Spartanburg County, SC (ED 126, Series T625, Roll 1711, Pg 124, "James L.A. Wilder", Lines 27, Dwelling 148, Family 153, enumerated with ? Gowans as a boarder)
Wilder, James L.A., Boarder, Male, White, 59 years old, Widowed, Can read and write, Born in SC, Father born in SC, Mother born in SC, Oiler at Cotton Mill

James L.A. and Nannie Floyd Wilder had 2 sons:

1) John Langdon Wilder (DOB 1/14 1880 in SC; DOD 12/20/1965 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, NC) married Lora Massengale. They are buried at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Spartanburg, SC. Lora and Ella were sisters and were the daughters of Thomas S. Massengale and Susan Brown.

2) George William Wilder (DOB 10/3/1884 in SC; DOD 6/3/1934 in Woodruff, Spartanburg County, SC) married Ela J. Massengale. They are buried at New Unity Baptist Church, Woodruff, SC. Lora and Ella were sisters and were the daughters of Thomas S. Massengale and Susan Brown.

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