Warder, Jeremiah (1711-1783)

Philadelphia merchant.

Wealthy merchant; also made hats and traded in German and English servants. Treasurer of the Bettering House (1766). Served on Philadelphia merchants’ committee (1768-69). Suspected of Loyalist sympathies during American Revolution, but allowed to continue his business.

Quaker. Son of Willoughby and Sarah (Bowyer) Warder of Philadelphia. Married Mary Head (1736); twelve children.