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Samuel Wharton

Samuel Wharton, American land speculator, Continental congressman. member Continental Congress from Delaware, 1782, 83.

Background

  • Wharton, Samuel was born on May 3, 1732 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph and Hannah (Carpenter) Wharton.

  • Membership

    Member Continental Congress from Delaware, 1782, 83.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Lewis, before 1775, 6 children.
    • father: Joseph Wharton
    • mother: Hannah (Carpenter) Wharton
    • spouse: Sarah Lewis
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    Born March 3, 1732
    Died March, 1800
    (aged 67)
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