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John Wentworth Jr (1703 - 1773)

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John Wentworth Jr
Born in Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NHmap
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John "known as Lt. Gov." born 16 Jan 1671, son of Samuel and Mary (Benning) Wentworth ... appointed Lt-Gov of New Hampshire in 1717, an office he held until his death 12 Dec 1730. He married Sarah, daug of Mark Hunking.[1]

Children of John and Sarah (Hunking) Wentworth:

  1. Benning b 24 July 1696
  2. Hunking 19 Dec 1697
  3. Hannah b 4 July 1700 marr 1st Samuel Plaisted, marr 2nd Theodore Atkinson
  4. Sarah b 24 June 1702 marr 1st Archibald McPhedris, marr 2nd George Jaffrey Jr
  5. John b 19 Oct 1703
  6. William b 10 Dec 1705
  7. Mary b 7 May 1707 marr 1st Temple Nelson, marr 2nd John Steele
  8. Samuel b 15 Jan 1708
  9. Mark Hunking b. 1 March 1709
  10. Elizabeth b 16 Feb 1710/11 marr 1st John Lowd, marr 2nd capt Benjamin Underwood. Died childless 19 Oct 1790
  11. Rebecca b 61 April 1712 marr Thomas Packer (Sheriff). Died Sept 1738
  12. Ebenezer b 1 August 1714

occ. Judge edu. Harvard 1723


  1. Mary Wentworth
  2. Hugh Hall Wentworth
  3. Rebecca Wentworth
  4. Sarah Wentworth


  1. "The Wentworth Genealogy comprising The Origin of the name, the Family in England and a particular account of Elder William Wentworth, the Emigrant and of his descendants". By John Wentworth, LL.D., of Chicago, Ill. In Two Volumes, Volume 1. 1870 Press of Alfred Mudge & Son, Boston, Mass. p. 96-101

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