Edwin S. Wild was born on October 28, 1891. His parents were Thomas R. and Elizabeth Wild of Sandusky. Mr. Wild worked as a cooper in Sandusky, according to the 1900 U.S.Census for Erie County. Young Edwin died on November 14, 1900, of croup.
A touching tribute to Edwin S. Wild is found at the base of Edwin's tombstone. It reads simply "We loved him."