Transcribed from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Wilder, Charlotte Frances, author, was born at Templeton, Worcestor county, Mass., a daughter of Col. Elijah and Hannah (Lawrence) Felt, and a granddaughter of Samuel Felt, a minute man of Lexington, Mass. She was educated in the common and high schools; was married on Nov. 21, 1861, to George Carter Wilder; began writing for the press in 1871; has been a Bible teacher since the age of sixteen; has taught thousands of young men, particularly college students; was president of the Topeka branch of the Women's Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal church from 1895 to 1902; and a regent of Kansas for the Methodist Missionary Society. Among her numerous writings are: "Land of the Rising Sun" (1877), "Sister Ridnour's Sacrifice" (1883), "Polly Button's New Year"—in the Worth While series (1892), "Christmas Cheer in All Lands" (1905), "Easter Gladness" (1906), "Mission Ships" (1907). She is a contributor of stories to and editorial work on Methodist papers, magazines and other publications, and is prominent in Methodist church work at her home in Manhattan, Kan.

Page 918 from volume II of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed July 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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INTRODUCTION

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VOLUME III

BIOGRAPHICAL INDEXES


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