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William Wentworth
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Birth: Mar. 15, 1615
Lincolnshire, England
Death: Mar. 15, 1697
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA

Note birth date above is his baptism date

Elder. Founder of the family in North America. Baptized at Alford, England in 1615. Arrived Boston in 1636.
His farm granted in 1652, extended to Garrison Hill. His unmarked grave is in cemetery 800 yards west of this monument. From him came the Royal Governors: John Wentworth. Lt. Gov, 1717-1730; Benning Wentworth, Gov, 1741-67; & John Wentworth, Gfov. 1767-76; also John Wentworth, Speaker of the House, 1771-5. 
Family links: 
  John Wentworth (1638 - 1691)*
  Samuel Wentworth (1641 - 1692)*
  Ezekiel Wentworth (1651 - 1712)*
*Calculated relationship
Wentworth Monument
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA
Maintained by: Stanley Shepard
Originally Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82608798
William Wentworth
Added by: K. Lascelles
William Wentworth
Added by: Frank Wentworth
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w/o you I would not have been here to day, I believe a lot of my world is a great part of you as my blood runs though me, you never knew me of this world but I hope to see you in my next one... RIP gt(plus) grand dad, you are still loved here by us all
- lois michaud
 Added: Sep. 12, 2014

- Gail Wise Gittens
 Added: Aug. 8, 2014
R.I.P. 8th great-grandfather Wentworth, through your son Ezikiel, your grandson John, your great-grandson Thomas, then Richard, then Nathan, then Eunice T.
- Valerie
 Added: Jun. 29, 2014
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