Isaac Thomas Wharton

6 October 1851–3 March 1913 (Age 61)
Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States

The Life of Isaac Thomas

When Isaac Thomas Wharton was born on 6 October 1851, in Cedartown, Polk, Georgia, United States, his father, Bartlett Wharton, was 30 and his mother, Mary Susan Bentley, was 31. He married Elizabeth Hunter on 23 December 1870, in Cleburne, Cleburne, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 1 Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 7, Red River, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 3 March 1913, in Broken Bow, McCurtain, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Broken Bow, McCurtain, Oklahoma, United States.

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Isaac Thomas Wharton
Elizabeth Hunter
Marriage: 23 December 1870
Dora Wharton
Flora Wharton
William Thomas Wharton
Laura Etta Wharton
Sookie Jane Wharton
Alan Green Thomas Wharton
Biddie Elizabeth Wharton
Claude L. Wharton
John Calvin Wharton

Spouse and Children

23 December 1870
Cleburne, Cleburne, Alabama, United States


    Dora Wharton


    Flora Wharton




    Sookie Jane Wharton


+5 More Children

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+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 17

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Wharton. Examples in Cheshire and Herefordshire are from an Old English river name Wæfer (derived from wæfre ‘wandering’, ‘winding’) + Old English tūn ‘settlement’; another in Lincolnshire has as its first element Old English wearde ‘beacon’ or waroð ‘shore’, ‘bank’; one in the former county of Westmorland (now part of Cumbria) is from Old English hwearf ‘wharf’, ‘embankment’ + tūn.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Wharton in household of Bartley Wharton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Whorton in household of Bartlette Whorton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Tom Norton, "United States Census, 1910"

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