Person:Samuel Wentworth (6)

Captain Samuel Wentworth 1642
m. bef 1642
  1. Captain Samuel Wentworth1642 - 1690/91
  • HCaptain Samuel Wentworth1642 - 1690/91
  • WMary Benning - bef 1730
m. Abt. 1664
  1. John Wentworth1671 - 1730
Facts and Events
Name[3] Captain Samuel Wentworth
Gender Male
Birth[2] cal 1642
Residence[1] 1659 Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
Marriage Abt. 1664 to Mary Benning
Residence[1] 1669 Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United StatesGreat Island, now New Castle.
Other[1][3] 3 May 1676 Admitted freeman of Massachusetts Bay.
Will[2] 13 Mar 1690/91
Death[1][2] 25 Mar 1690/91 Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United StatesSmallpox.
Burial[1][5] Point of Graves, Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Wentworth, John. The Wentworth Genealogy: English and American. (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1878), 1:113-18.

    Slab at "Point of Graves" Burial Ground, Portsmouth, NH:
    Samuel Wentworth Sr died March ye 25th 1690, in ye Fiftieth year of his age.
    [Date must be 25 Mar 1690/91, see will]

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 8 Samuel Wentworth, in Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939), 738.

    8 Samuel (Wentworth), Portsmouth, ± 32 in June 1674, ± 39 in Sept. 1680, first taxed 1659, m. by 1666 Mary Benning, sis. of Harry, and step-dau. of Henry Deering. From them spring the Wentworths eminent in N. E. and abroad. By 1669 (or 1661, by Samuel Treworgy's depos., Reg. 27: 272) he remov. to Great Isl., had tav. lic. to 1678 when he sold, and was there 1678-1679 when he acted for George Munjoy in Me. Ct. Lic. also at Portsm. and selectman there 1683. Jury 1682, 1685; gr.j. 1683. O. A. 28 Aug. 1685. Capt. S. W. one of Walter Barefoot's overseers 1688. … Will, 13 Mar. 1690-1 (d. of small pox 25 Mar., ag. 50); w. Mary, 3 surv. ch., Widow Mary m. 2d Hon. Richard Martyn. In 1671 Thomas Parker called her vile names and said she and her mo. never left their country for their goodness. … Ch., Prov. rec: Samuel, merchant, Portsm., Boston, b. 9 Apr. 1666, m. 1st Hannah Wiggin who d. at Portsm. 21 Feb. --, ag. 24 (Pt. of Graves); m. 2d at Boston 12 Nov. 1691 Elizabeth Hopson; m. 3d at Boston 28 Oct. 1699 Abigail (Phillips), wid. of Capt. Christopher Goffe; d. in 1736. A son Samuel, by 1st w., d. bef. 6 Mar. 1712-3 when adm. was gr. to his fa. Daniel, b. 21 Oct. 1669 …, d. 5 Jan. 1690, ag. 22 (Pt. of Graves). Col. Banks reported from Records of Privy Council: Ebenezer and William depos. that their br. Daniel liv. at Sheepscot with Elihu Gunnison. No William was rec. or in fa.'s will and ano. br. may have been meant. John, b. 16 Jan. 1671 (Lt. Gov.). Mary, b. 5 Feb. 1673, m. 1st Capt. Samuel Rymes, m. 2d Dr. John Clifton. Capt. Ebenezer, b. 9 Apr. 1677, mariner, Portsm., Boston, commanded a storeship at Port Royal in 1707, m. 9 Aug. 1711 Rebecca Jeffries, d. 14 Sept. 1717, she 2 July 1721. 3 ch. Dorothy, b. 27 June 1680, m. Henry Sherburne. Benning, b. 28 June 1682, d. bef. fa.

  3. 3.0 3.1 Paige, Lucius R. List of Freemen. New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct 1849), 3:244.
  4.   Hammond, Otis G. (Otis Grant); Henry Harrison Metcalf; and Albert Stillman Batchellor. Probate Records of the Province of New Hampshire. (New Hampshire: varies, 1907-1915), 1:349.

    Will of "Samuel wintworth Seen'r of portsm'o", dated "thirtenth day of march in the year of our Lord 1690/91", proved 4 Apr 1691, mentions "Son Samuel wintworth", "my beloved wiff mary wintworth" [executrix], "my beloved Children videlesit son John son Ebenezar, daughter mary & daughter dorothy wintworth", "my good frends mr Richard martyn & Samuel penhallow to be overseeres".

  5. SAMUEL WENTWORTH, in Find A Grave.