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3. Samuel WISHARD5,8,17,21,23,24,25 was born on 18 December 1774 in Pennsylvania.14,18,26,27 He died on 21 September 1858 at the age of 83 in Vermillion County, Indiana.13 He was buried in Trowbridge Cemetery, Hillsdale, Vermillion County, Indiana.

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.
Samuel had 2m under 10 [John & Archie] and 1m age 26-45 [Samuel was 36]. 1f under 10 [Susannah] and 1f age 16-26 [Margaret who was 26 in Oct of 1810]

War of 1812 Pensions Applications Index:
Samuel Wishard, Soldier. Margaret Wishard, Widow. Teamster, KY Militia
Wid. Orig. #7570


1820 Census, Nicholas Co KY
2m under 10 [Joseph & Samuel] 1m 10-16 [John & Archie], 1m over age 45 [Samuel was 46]
2f under 10 [Margaret Elizabeth & Nancy Agnes], 1f 10-16 [Susannah], 1f 26-45 [Margaret]

Moved to the "Wabash Country" of Vermillion County, IN between 1825 and 1830
Land patents dated 2 Dec 1830 and 28 Mar 1837 in Vermillion Co IN

1830 Census, Vermillion Co IN
1m 5-10 [William], 1m 10-15 [Samuel], 1m 15-20 [Joseph], 1m age 20-30 [Archie - John Oliver was married], 1m age 50-60 [Samuel age 56]
1f under 5 [Annis], 1f 5-10 [Martha], 1f 10-15 [Margaret], 1f 15-20 [Nancy], 1f age 50-60 [Margaret, who was only 46 and should have been in a different column]

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
1m age 15-20 [William], 1m age 60-70 [Samuel]
1f age 15-20 [Agnes], 2f 20-30 [Margaret & Martha], 1f 50-60 [Wife, Margaret]

John O. Wishard listed next. 1m age 10-15 [Samuel], John age 30-40.
2f under 5 [Annis & Mary], 1f 5-10 [Eliza], 1f 10-15 [Nancy], 1f 30-40.

1850 Census, Vermillion Co IN, Holt
Samuel Wishard age 75, Farmer, born PA
Margaret age 66, born KY
Martha J. age 29, b. KY


Buried Trowbridge Cemetery, Hillsdale, Vermillion Co, IN, FindAGrave Memorial# 73872102
Will Abstract, Vermillion County, IN
Book 2, Page 41, 42
Samuel Wishard, Vermillion County, IN
Written March 12, 1857
1. To Martha Pearman $100.
2. To Martha Redman $100
3. To the heirs of Eliza Hollingsworth $200
4. To Annis Kaufman $200
5. This is to equalize all the heirs having paid the rest $100
6. The residue of my property is to be used for the benefit of my wife Margaret Wishard.
7. To my wife Margaret Wishard the homestead farm during her lifetime; the rest of my land to be rented for the benefit of my wife.
8. I appoint James Kaufman Executor.
Recorded November 18, 1858

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 She was buried in Trowbridge Cemetery, Hillsdale, Vermillion County, Indiana.

Margaret was the sister of Agnes who married John Lytle Wishard.

FindAGrave Memorial# 73872017
Mrs. Margaret Wishard, of Helt Township, an old and much respected lady, died at 4 o'clock on Monday last. If she had lived till the 11th of October, she would have been 90 years old. She was a member of the U.B. Church, and had been a resident of the county over 45 years. The house she lived in was built exactly 45 years ago on the day she died.
Born October 11, 1784 in Lexington, Fayette County, KY Died April 6, 1874 in Vermillion County, IN Maiden name Oliver.
Newport Hoosier State, Wednesday, April 9, 1874
Inscription: Wife of S. Wishard - Aged 89yrs, 5ms, 27ds

Samuel WISHARD and Margaret OLIVER had the following children:

+27

i.

John Oliver WISHARD.

+28

ii.

Susannah Lytle WISHARD.

+29

iii.

Archie Lytle WISHARD.

+30

iv.

Nancy Agnes WISHARD.

+31

v.

Joseph H. WISHARD.

+32

vi.

Samuel E. WISHARD.

+33

vii.

Margaret Elizabeth "Eliza" WISHARD.

+34

viii.

Martha Jane WISHARD.

+35

ix.

William James WISHARD.

+36

x.

Annis WISHARD.