Bio: Wilder, Abbott P. (1881)


Surnames: Wilder, Brown, Kidder

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 337

ABBOTT P. WILDER came to Eau Claire in April, 1865, and worked in a saw mill until Fall, when he engaged in the drug business, continuing that for about three years. In September, l869, he established his present trade in jewelry and watches. He was Village Clerk during 1870, and the next year being Deputy Town Clerk, performed the duties of Clerk. Mr. Wilder was born in Newfane, Windham Co., Vt., Jan. 13, 1838, and lived there until 1848, when he went with his parents to the town of Gill, Franklin Co., Mass., and came from there to Wisconsin. He was married in Strafford, Vt., in July, 1862, to Adele N. Brown, a native of that place and daughter of Darius Brown, who still resides at Strafford. They have one child, Ethel May. Mr. Wilder is a son of John and Sarah (Kidder) Wilder; his father died in April, 1861, and his mother died in the town of Lincoln, Eau Claire Co., in April, 1875. Mr. Wilder is a member of the A. F. & A. M. and Temple of Honor, and a graduate of the scientific department of Dartmouth College, class of l86l, and was a member of the college society.



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