Wilder family (260)
690. Thomas Wilder. Born ca 1584 in Sulham, Berkshire. Thomas died on 23 Oct 1634 in Shiplake, Oxfordshire.
In Jun 1614 Thomas married Martha Higgs, daughter of Griffin Higgs & Sarah Payne, in Shiplake, Oxford, Eng. Born ca 1590 in Shiplake, Oxfordshire. Martha died on 20 Apr 1652 in Hingham, MA.50
“Wid. Martha Wilder was an inhabitant of Hing. as early as 1638, when she had a grant of five acres of land for a house-lot on Main, near Pleasant St.; also other lots at subsequent dates of planting, pasture, and meadow lands. She prob. came from Shiplock, Oxfordshire County, Eng., with her dau. Mary, and perh. Eliza, who m. Jan. 17, 1638 or 1638-39, Thomas Ensign of Scit. It may have been her dau. mary who m. ___ Cudworth of Scit.”50
Widow Martha Wilder of Shiplake, Oxford, England, sailed on the Confidence, of London, from Southampton, 30 Apr 1638, with one or two of her daughters. She was given a house lot of five acres on Main Street, newar Pleasant St., South Hingham.47
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