Saturday, October 31, 2009

Surname Saturday: Wildt

The WILDT surname is Corinne's maternal line. It is of Germanic origin, was originally spelled WILD, and has origins in Hesse-Darmstadt.

Stories and History:

Ahnentafel # 56: Johannes Heinrich (Henry) WILD (1851-1896) - the immigrant. Born September 15, 1861 in Hesse-Darmstadt, he married February 26, 1874 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana to Emilie DEUTSCH. He died August 18, 1896 in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. Had 8 children.

Ahnentafel # 28: Arthur WILDT (1885-1966). Born January 3, 1885 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, he married Anna Magdalena DAMM on October 14, 1908 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. He died October 26, 1966 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana and was buried in Locust Hill Cemetery in Evansville. Had 5 children.

Ahnentafel # 14: Edward Ferdinand WILDT (1918-1985). Born April 30, 1918 in Dawson County, Nebraska, he married on October 30, 1943 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana to Miriam Ruth MIGUET. He died September 9, 1985 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana and was buried in Locust Hill Cemetery in Evansville. Had 9 children.

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