Russell B Wilder
1827-


Sarah Johnson
1828-
Children of Sarah (Johnson) and Russell B Wilder
Temperance Wilder

Temperance was born abt 1849. She is cited in the 18601 U.S. Federal Census with her parents in White County, Tennessee. It is unknown whether she married, had children or when or where she died.

Susan Wilder

Susan was born abt 1856. She is cited in the 18601 U.S. Federal Census with her parents in White County, Tennessee. In the 18703 U.S. Federal Census, she is living with her Uncle Stokely D. Johnson in White, Tennessee. It is assumed that at least her mother had passed away, and likely her father as well. It is unknown whether Susan married, had children or when or where she died.

James Wilder

James was born abt 1858. He is cited in the 18601 U.S. Federal Census with his parents in White County, Tennessee. In the 18702 U.S. Federal Census, he is living with his Grandparents -- James and Temperance Johnson in White, Tennessee. It is assumed that at least his mother had passed away, and likely his father as well. It is unknown whether James married, had children or when or where he died.

Stokley Wilder

Stokley Wilder was born 10 Nov 1860. In the 18702 U.S. Federal Census, Stokley is living with his Grandparents -- James and Temperance Johnson in White, Tennessee. It is assumed that at least his mother had passed away, and likely his father as well.
   Stokley moved to Kentucky by the 1880 census and was living in Owenton, Owen, Kentucky. He married Inez Ellen Caldwell abt 1881 [most likely in Kentucky]. Their children James W, Luella and Tempa were all born in Kentucky. Sometime before 1893, the Wilder family moved to Illinois, where John B, Armel, and Stokley were all born.

  • James W (b. Aug 1882) -- unknown if he married or had children
  • Luella Wilder (b. Aug 1889) married Mack Pierce -- unknown if she married or had children
  • Tempa Wilder (b. 27 Nov 1890 in Owenton, Kentucky, USA) -- abt 1907 Tempa married Herbert E. Cato [likely in Illinois]. Herbert Cato was born 13 Jan 1887 in Illinois and died 22 Jan 1965 in Indiana. Tempa died 30 Dec 1984 in Mishawaka, St Joseph, Indiana, USA.
    Tempa and Herbert's Children:
    • Ilba Cato (b. 8 Aug 1909 in Goreville, Johnson, Illinois) -- married a Mr. Boyd.
      They had two children:
      • Ellen Boyd (1925)
      • William Boyd (1926)
    • Margarete Cato born abt 1913 in Illinois
    • Lucille Cato born abt 1914 in Illinois
    • Alice Cato born abt 1919 in Illinois
  • John B. Wilder born September 1893 in Illinois
  • Armel E. Wilder born December 1896 in Illinois
  • Stokley Wilder born April 1900 in Illinois




Research References:

1- 1860 U.S. Federal Census -- District 6, White, Tennessee Listed (Page 10 of 24) R B Wilder 33, Sarrah Wilder 32, Pompey Wilder 11, Susan Wilder 4, James Wilder 2 Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: District 6, White, Tennessee; Roll: M653_1279; Page: 56; Image: 113.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls.

2- 1870 U.S. Federal Census -- District 6, White, Tennessee. Listed (Page 3 of 26) James Johnson 70, Temperance Johnson 66, Susan Johnson 40, Martha Johnson 21, James Wilder 12, Stokely Wilder 9.
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: District 6, White, Tennessee; Roll: M593_1570; Page: 348; Image: 699.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003. Original data: 1870.
# United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls.

3- 1870 U.S. Federal Census -- District 3, White, Tennessee. Listed (Page 7 of 20) S D Johnson 38, Melvina Johnson 35, Sarah E Johnson 15, Nancy M Johnson 14, Alonzo P Johnson 9, Loranzo G Johnson 8, S D Johnson 6 Cora A Johnson 4, Susan Wilder 14.
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: District 3, White, Tennessee; Roll: M593_1570; Page: 317; Image: 634.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003. Original data: 1870. # United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls.

Researcher Note: Is this a second marriage for R.B. Wilder? On 6 Oct 1875, an R. B. Wilder married H. A. Coleman in Carroll County, Tennessee.

Research References specifically for the children/grandchildren

4- 1880 U.S. Federal Census -- Owenton, Owen, Kentucky. Listed (Page 34 of 47) Sherwood M. Rodgers 42. Mary E. Rodgers 42. Ida I. Rodgers 14, Victora F. Rodgers 10, Stokley Wilder 19 [laborer].
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Owenton, Owen, Kentucky; Roll: T9_437; Family History Film: 1254437; Page: 110.2000; Enumeration District: 139; Image: 0225.
Source Information: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1880. T9, 1,454 rolls.

5- 1900 U.S. Federal Census -- Creal Springs, Williamson, Illinois. Listed (Page 28 of 40) Stakley Wilder 39, Luie Wilder 27, James W Wilder 18, Loulla Wilder 10, Temper Wilder 9, John B Wilder 6, Armel Wilder 3, Stokley Wilder 1/12
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Creal Springs, Williamson, Illinois; Roll: T623_354 Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 126.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.

6- 1910 U.S. Federal Census -- Olive Branch, Alexander, Illinois. Listed (Page 3 of 9) Stokley Wilder 49, Inez Wilder 45, John B Wilder 16, Armel E Wilder 14, Stokley J Wilder 10, Annelle Mathis 6, Jaunita Mathis 3,
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Olive Branch, Alexander, Illinois; Roll: T624_230; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 21; Image: 1118.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls.

7- 1910 U.S. Federal Census -- Goreville, Johnson, Illinois. Listed (Page 8 of 23) Herbert Catio 23, Tempa Catio 19, Illba Catio 8/12
Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Goreville, Johnson, Illinois; Roll: T624_295; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 62; Image: 819.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls.

8- 1920 U.S. Federal Census -- Olive Branch, Alexander, Illinois. Listed (Page 2 of 12) Stokley Wilder 59, Luella Pierce 32, Kennith Mattie 13, Jewel Miller 11, Mack Pierce 40, Ferne Irey 18
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Olive Branch, Alexander, Illinois; Roll: T625_297; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 20; Image: 988.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920. T625, 2,076 rolls.

9- 1920 U.S. Federal Census -- Olive Branch, Alexander, Illinois. Listed (Page 5 of 12) Herbert Cate 32, Tempa Cate 29, Ilba Cate 10, Margarete Cate 7, Lucille Cate 5, Alice Cate 3/12
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Olive Branch, Alexander, Illinois; Roll: T625_297; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 20; Image: 991.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920. T625, 2,076 rolls.

10- 1930 U.S. Federal Census -- South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana. Listed (Page 2 of 52) Herbert Cato 42, Lempa Cato 38, Alice Cato 11, Ilba Boyd 20, Ellen Boyd 5, Billie Boyd 3 4/12, Lucille Cytia 16
Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana; Roll: 627; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 47; Image: 354.0.
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.

11- Social Security Death Index
Name: Tempa Cato
SSN: 304-30-5168
Last Residence: 46545 Mishawaka, St Joseph, Indiana, United States of America
Born: 27 Nov 1890
Died: Dec 1984
State (Year) SSN issued: Indiana (Before 1951)