Anne H. WhartonAnne H. Wharton
American Writer
1845 – 1928 A.D.

Anne Hollingsworth Wharton, an American writer, a founder and the first historian of the National Society of Colonial Dames of America. She has written a number of entertaining and instructive books, her favorite subjects being those of Colonial and Revolutionary times.

In 1893 she was appointed a judge at the Chicago World’s Fair, and she is an honorary member of the Pennsylvania Historical Society. Her works include: St. Bartholomew’s Eve, Colonial Days and Dames, Life of Martha Washington, Social Life in the Early Republic, and English Ancestral Homes of Noted Americans.


Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.