"As Governor, Benning Wentworth lined his pockets selling land grants in what is now Vermont - He scandalized Portsmouth's elite in 1760 when he surprised his dinner guests by marrying his maid, Martha Hilton, then and there is his dining room." - New England Historical Society
Bennington, Vermont -- town and county both -- are named in Governor Wentworth's honor
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On 26 May 2015 at 18:07 GMT Keith Hathaway wrote:
Benning is 15 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 39 degrees from Duke Ellington, 16 degrees from Keith Hathaway and 17 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.