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Samuel Wharton

land speculator , Continental congressman

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