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Saturday, August 10, 2019

James L. A. Wilder and Nannie M. Floyd

William Wilder who married Elizabeth "Lizzie" J. Brice and they had
a son, James Langdon A. Wilder who married Nancy 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" Langdon A. Wilder was born 8/25/1859 in Woodruff, Spartanburg County, SC to William Henry Wilder (DOB 7/29/1831 in Spartanburg County, SC; DOD 5/10/1903 in Spartanburg County, SC) and Elizabeth "Lizzie" J. Brice (DOB 8/1/1839 in Spartanburg County, SC ; DOD 8/22/1922 in Spartanburg County, SC).

1870 U.S. Census of Glenn Springs Post Office, Woodruff, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Roll: M593_1508; Page: 616A; Family History Library Film: 553007, Lines 7-10, "William Wilder"
William Wilder, 30 yrs old (DOB 1840), M(ale), W(hite), Farmer, $0 Real Estate Value, $110 Personal Estate Value, Born in SC, Can read and write
Lizzie Wilder, 30 yrs old (DOB 1840), F, W, Keeping house, Born in SC, Can read and write
James Wilder, 9 yrs old (DOB 1861), M, W, Born in SC
John Wilder, 5 yrs old (DOB 1865), M, W, Born in SC

1880 U.S. Census of Woodruff, Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Roll: 1240; Page: 363B; Enumeration District: 148, Lines 23-25, "Jas Wilder"
Jas Wilder, W(hite), M(ale), 19 yrs old (DOB 1861), Head, Married, Farm Laborer, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Can read and write
Nancy Wilder, W, F, 38 yrs old (DOB 1842), Wife, Married, Keeping house, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC, Can read and write
Jno L. Wilder, W, M, 3/12 mos old (DOB 1880), Son, Single, Born in SC, Both parents born in SC

He married Nancy "Nannie" Floyd on 2/19/1879 in Spartanburg County, SC.

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"

Nancy Floyd was born 5/12/1842 to George Hamilton Floyd (DOB 1/1800 in SC; DOD 5/15/1869 in Spartanburg County, SC) and Jane "Janie" Thomas (DOB Abt. 1805 in SC; DOD ; 11/5/1873 in Spartanburg County, SC). Nancy Floyd was the youngest of 9 children, 5 boys and 4 girls.

1850 U.S. Census of Spartanburg County, South Carolina; Roll: M432_858; Page: 96A; Image: 197, Lines 10-16, "George Floyd"
George Floyd, 50 yrs old (DOB 1800), M(ale), W(hite), Farmer, $0 Real Estate Value, Born in SC
Janie Floyd, 45 yrs old (DOB 1805), F, W, Born in SC
Perry Floyd, 15 yrs old (DOB 1835), M, W, Born in SC
Betzy Floyd (sic), 13 yrs old (DOB 1837), F, W, Born in SC
Winney N. Floyd, 11 yrs old (DOB 1839), F, W, Born in SC
Nancy Floyd, 8 yrs old (DOB 1842), F, W, Born in SC
Sarah Floyd, 9 yrs old (DOB 1841), F, W, Born in SC

1870 U.S. Census of Cross Anchor Post Office, Southern Division, Spartanburg, South Carolina; Roll: M653_1226; Page: 364; Family History Library Film: 805226, Dwelling #912, Family #912, Line 40, next page Lines 1-4, "George Floyd"
George Floyd, 60 yrs old (DOB 1810), M(ale), W(hite), Farmer, $0 Real Estate Value, $200 Personal Estate Value, Born in SC
Jane Floyd, 50 yrs old (DOB 1810), F, W, Born in SC
Elizabeth Floyd, 23 yrs old (DOB 1847), F, W, Born in SC
Nancy J. Floyd, 19 yrs old (DOB 1851), F, W, Born in SC
Sarah M. Floyd, 17 yrs old (DOB 1853), F, W, Born in SC

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

1) John Langdon Wilder (DOB 1/14 1880 in Spartanburg County, SC; DOD 12/20/1965 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, NC) married Lora Massengale (DOB 6/19/1888 in SC; DOD 3/15/1970 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC). They are buried at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Spartanburg, SC. Lora and Ella Massengale were sisters and were the daughters of Thomas S. Massengale and Susan Brown.


2) George William Wilder (DOB 10/3/1884 in Spartanburg County, SC; DOD 6/3/1934 in Woodruff, Spartanburg County, SC) married Ellen Jane "Ela" Massengale (DOB 12/24/1886 in Spartanburg County, SC; DOD 9/19/1950 in Woodruff, Spartanburg County, SC). They are buried at New Unity Baptist Church, Woodruff, SC. Lora and Ella Massengale were sisters and were the daughters of Thomas S. Massengale and Susan Brown.


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 and write and 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 and write and 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 and write and 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 and write and speak English

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 and 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 and write

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 Langdon A. Wilder died 1/26/1930 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, SC. Nancy Floyd Wilder died 11/27/1911 in Spartanburg County, SC. They are buried at New Unity Baptist Church, 4240 Walnut Grove Road, Roebuck, SC, 29376, on SC Hwy 50 just 5 miles east of Woodruff near Interstate Highway 26.

The Greenville News, Greenville, SC, 1/27/1930, Pg 9



FindAGrave.com
Nannie Floyd Wilder
BIRTH 12 May 1842, South Carolina, USA
DEATH 27 Nov 1911 (aged 69), Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
BURIAL Unity Baptist Church Cemetery New, Roebuck, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
MEMORIAL ID 8720228

James Langdon A. “Jimmy” Wilder
BIRTH 25 Aug 1859, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
DEATH 26 Jan 1930 (aged 70), Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
BURIAL Unity Baptist Church Cemetery New, Roebuck, Spartanburg County, South Carolina, USA
MEMORIAL ID 8720227



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