Sarah Wharton Ancestry

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of Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky, Illinois

also known as Sally Wharton and Sallie Wharton
Wife of Elisha English

SARAH "Sally/Sallie" WHARTON, the daughter of Mary Scrogin and Revel Wharton, was born in 1767 in Maryland, married Elisha English in 1788 in Delaware, lived for many years in Kentucky, and died 1849 in Illinois.

SARAH'S ANCESTRY CHART 5 Generations PDF (may contain errors)


There are many spelling variations for this name. The premiere site for information about the Scrogin/etc. lines is (off site) The Scroggins Papers A Genealogical History of The Scroggins and Allied Families, compiled and written by William G. Scroggins. As of June 2002, the author's codes and/or file names associated with our line: (A1) George - Scroggins 10.pdf; (B2) John - Scroggins 09.pdf; (C1) Joseph, (D3) Mary - Scroggins 08.pdf (the pdf files are large: 372, 55, 331 pages).

FANTELINA FACT & FICTION - Fantelina was Sarah's great, great grandmother. Was she really a Princess?

CLARKE - William G. Scroggins has graciously given permission to include his material on the Clarke family (this material is not in the
The Scroggins Papers).

CALDWELL - Information from William G. Scroggins will be included on this website in the future.


Many of Sarah's descendants (including GKBopp) have become members of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR or DAR) under Sarah's father, Revel Wharton. Additional information about the Wharton side of Sarah's ancestry will be added in the future, including Record of the Wharton Family, an article from The Evening Post, Louisville, KY, August 15, 1903. The article, provided by Miss Susie Green (descendent of James W. English, 4th child of Sarah & Elisha), recounts the Wharton line back to a Hastings' marriage, which in turn links back to David Earl of Huntington, who is said to descend from Duncan I 1035-1039 [who was killed by Macbeth], of the Royal Family of Scotland. There is no documentation, of course!

My database includes over 1,200 descendant related entries for the family of Elisha & Sarah Wharton English; the first five generations are at The English Plantation.    

 GKBopp Revised 14 March 2003
Descendant of Dr. John B. English,
12th child of Elisha & Sarah Wharton English

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