C L Wilder
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/11/2006 at 16:09:41
C L Wilder, passenger conductor on the C & N W R R, and is the son of Lyman an Amelia Wilder, and was born in Ohio, November 6, 1840, his father was a Baptist clergyman and lived in various placed during the youth of the subject of this sketch, whose time was divided between attending school and working on a farm, he commenced his railroad experience on the Pittsburgh & Fort Wayne road in 1861 and afterward went to Nebraska and was engaged on the Union Pacific road, in November 1867, he came to this county and entered the employ of the C & N W R R , he married Miss Carrie Simmons February 1, 1871, she is a native of Illinois, they have one daughter, Amelia, aged eight years
1880 Boone Co History Book
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