Samuel Wilkeson

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Samuel Wilkeson
Samuel Wilkeson (Source: Buffalo Historical Society)

Samuel Wilkeson

Born: June 1, 1781 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Died: 1843

Buffalo Mayor: 1836

Samuel Wilkeson was born in Carslisle, Pennsylvania on June 1, 1781, to John Wilkeson and his wife.

In 1805, Samuel married Jane Oram. They had six children: Elizabeth, John, Eli, William, Louise, and Samuel, Jr.

Wilkeson House 1823
Wilkeson House – Built in 1823; demolished in 1915
Wilkeson cartoon
Cartoon depicting Samuel Wilkeson testifying in the notorious Beecher-Tilton adultery case.

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