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Lt. Nathaniel Wilder

Male 1655 - 1704  (48 years)


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  • Name Nathaniel Wilder 
    Title Lt. 
    Born 3 Nov 1655  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    History He was involved in the killing of some Indians and showing his hatred to some friendly Indians during King Philip's War along with Daniel Hoar. They were released by the General Court upon payment of 20 to each of the Indians involved. 
    Moved To 1676  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He removed to Sudbury when Lancaster was destroyed during the War. They returned to Lancaster after 1681 where they may have had more children and he ran an inn. 
    History 1688 
    He was paid forty shillings by Lancaster for the killing of two wolves. 
    Died 31 Jul 1704  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • He was killed by Indians. During Queen Anne's War, he was the commander of a garrison house and was shot in the thigh by Indians near that house in the attack of 30 July 1704. He soon died of the wound.
    Person ID I652  Roy Family Genealogy | Roy Line, Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2018 

    Father Thomas Wilder,   d. 23 Oct 1667, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anna,   d. 10 Jun 1692, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F635  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Sawyer,   b. 4 Jan 1652/53, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Jan 1673/74  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Nathaniel Wilder,   b. 1675, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1679, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)  [Birth]
     2. Ephraim Wilder,   b. 16 Apr 1677, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1769, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Mary Wilder,   b. 12 May 1679, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1728, Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [Birth]
     4. Elizabeth Wilder,   b. 14 Feb 1680/81, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Jonathan Wilder,   b. 20 Apr 1682, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1707, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)  [Birth]
     6. Dorothy Wilder,   b. 1686, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1738, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  [Birth]
     7. Nathaniel Wilder,   b. 1688, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1778, Petersham, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [Birth]
     8. Eunice Wilder,   b. 1690, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1778, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [Birth]
     9. Oliver Wilder,   b. 1694, Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1765, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F529  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Nov 1655 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jan 1673/74 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - He removed to Sudbury when Lancaster was destroyed during the War. They returned to Lancaster after 1681 where they may have had more children and he ran an inn. - 1676 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jul 1704 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Wyman, Thomas Bellows. The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, Massachusetts 1629-1818 , (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1879).

    2. [S1050] Barlow, Claude W. "The Children of Thomas Sawyer of Lancaster" , (New Haven, Connecticut: The American Genealogist, volume 30, 1954).

    3. [S804] MacKenzie, George Norbury. Colonial Families of the United States of America, (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966).

    4. [S464] Nourse, Henry S. The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643-1850, (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Henry S. Nourse, 1890).

    5. [S994] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Lancaster Records", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XVI, 1862).

    6. [S815] Sawyer, Fred E. Genealogical Index of the Sawyer Families of New England Prior to 1900, (Blackfoot, Idaho: Neves Printing Co., 1983).