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Wentworth, Benninglocked

(1696–1770)
  • David E. Van Deventer

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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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