Samuel's date of birth is seen as 1775 but it was his sister Annis that was born that year. Some references state he was born in Delaware but he stated in the 1850 census that he was born in Pennsylvania.
1800 "Second Census of Kentucky" Reconstructed from Tax Records: Samuel Wishard, Fleming County.
1810 Census, Fleming Co KY. Samuel is actually listed twice - once on the page near his brother Abraham and once on the page next to his father William. The data is not quite the same and that on the page with Abraham is a better match.
1820 Census, Nicholas Co KY
Moved to the "Wabash Country" of Vermillion County, IN between 1825 and 1830
1830 Census, Vermillion Co IN
Son John Wishard was listed next in Vermillion Co as age 20-30. Wife of the same age and a daughter under age 5.
1840 Census, Vermilllion Co IN
John O. Wishard listed next. 1m age 10-15 [Samuel], John age 30-40.
1850 Census, Vermillion Co IN, Holt
Samuel WISHARD and Margaret OLIVER were married on 2 April 1804 in Fleming County, Kentucky.13 Margaret OLIVER, daughter of John OLIVER and Martha HENDERSON, was born on 9 October 1784 in Fort Lexington, Kentucky.13 She died on 6 April 1874 at the age of 89 in Vermillion County, Indiana.13
Margaret was the sister of Agnes who married John Lytle Wishard
Samuel WISHARD and Margaret OLIVER had the following children: