Ray D. Wilder

Male 1875 - 1955  (79 years)


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  • Name Ray D. Wilder 
    Born 2 Apr 1875 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1955 
    Person ID I15051  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Oren George Wilder,   d. 1923 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Sarah Jennet Look,   b. 31 Oct 1854, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1938  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 22 Feb 1874 
    Family ID F824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza Pelkey 
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F4808  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - July 7, 1955 Pulaski Democrat - Dies at Carthage - Funeral services will be held today (Thursday( at the Basnot Funeral Parlors in Carthage for Ray D. Wilder, 80 at 2oclock with Rev. Nyles Blanchard officiating. Interment will be in the Hillside Cemetery, West Carthage. Mr. Wilder was born at Sandy Creek on April 2, 1875, the only son of Oren G. and Sarah Look Wilder. He spent his boyhood years in Richland and was educated in the schools there. In 1895 he moved with his parents to Philadelphia NY where he was employed in mill work. He married the former Eliza Pelkey in 1897. They engaged in farming for many years but in 1922 they retired from the farm to the Corner Grocery Store at North Wilna. In 1935 they moved to Carthage where Mr. Wilder was owner and operator of the Wilder Motor Express until ill health forced his retirement. He was a 58 year Odd Fellow and had been a Mason since 1929. Surviving besides his wife are one sister, Mamie Wilder Pennock of Lakeland, Fla.