Biography of Charity Wharton (w/o William)
Greene, St Joseph County, IN Biographies

Charity Wharton was born in Warren county, Ohio, Oct. 3, 1825, the daughter of William and Sarah Throckmorton, who were early settlers in this county. The former was a native of New Jersey, and the latter of Pennsylvania, and came to this tp. from Warren county, O., in 1836. They settled on the farm now owned by W. A. Aldrich, where they both died in 1864. The subject of this sketch was married to William Wharton Feb. 6, 1844. He was born in Warren county, O., June 23, 1815, and came to this tp. in 1842. They have 4 children living: Sarah L., born Oct. 2, 1845; David F., Feb. 4, 1848; James G., Nov. 9, 1853; Henrietta, born Jan. 11, 1859. Mrs. Wharton has lived on her present farm for 31 years. Mr. Wharton died May 11, 1877. He was a man honored and loved by all that knew him, and left a large circle of friends to mourn his departure.

History of St. Joseph County, Indiana
Chas. C. Chapman & Co., Publisher
Chicago 1880.


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