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Wentworth, Benninglocked

  • David E. Van Deventer


Wentworth, Benning (1696–1770), merchant and colonial governor, was born on 24 July 1696 at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the eldest of the fourteen children of John Wentworth (1672–1730), merchant and lieutenant-governor of New Hampshire, and his wife, Sarah (1674–1741), daughter of Mark Hunking of ...

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