- per Katherine Wild Sinner in 1964, William had a twin who died at birth
Stanley death record
William Wilde, died 14 Apr 1901, 35 yo, occupation farmer, marital status single, born in Ontario, cause of death Pul. Tuberculosis, 1 yr.
18 Apr 1901, Clinton News Record, Bayfield
Death has been in our midst and carried away two very respectable young residents of Bayfield and vicinity, being Mrs. Johnston ... and Mr. William Wild, son of Mr. F. Wild, of [Saubie] Line...Mr. William Wild, who died suddenly last Sunday of consumption, had been ill about two years from this dread disease which resulted from inflammation of the lungs. Deceased was able to be around and was out driving on the Thursday previous to his death but on Sunday he took a hemorrhage and died almost immediately in his sister's arms. The funeral took place last Tuesday morning to the R.C. church at Drysdale where the remains were followed by a large cortege. The bereaved family have the sympathy of the community in this sudden loss of a beloved member of the household.