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Jericho

GEORGE H. WILDER

Harry Wilder of Jericho, m. Ora Bently. He d. about 1859 and is buried in Jericho Center cemetery, while she d. about 1857. They had four children, viz. : Charlotte, George H., Harriet and Harrison C.

1 Charlotte m. Miles Ransom and they had three children : Edgar, Edna and Esther.

2 George H. m. Emily Davis about 1851. He enlisted in Co. G., 2nd Vt. Vols. In 1862, was in several battles and d. from wounds received in the Battle of the Wilderness, May 10, 1864. They had five children……..

3 Harriet E. m. Silas Ransom in 1859 and they had five children………

4 Harrison C. Wilder, above mentioned, m. Julia Haskins and lived in Underhill.

The men of the families of Wilder above mentioned were all farmers.

Source: Chauncey H. Hayden, Luther C. Stevens, LaFayette Wilbur and Rev. S. H. Barnum, editors, The History of Jericho Vermont The Free Press Printing Co., Printers and Binders, Burlington, Vt., 1916), pp. 659-60