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WENTWORTH (Soundex W536) — See also BRENTWOOD, CLATWORTHY, CLOTWORTHY, ENTWHISTLE, ENTWISTLE, GLENTWORTH, WHITWORTH, WORTH.

  WENTWORTH: See also Wentworth E. Griffin — Wentworth Hayden — S. Wentworth Horton — Benning Wentworth Jenness — Lloyd Wentworth King — Clara Wentworth Lewis — Hunking Penhallow — Charles Wentworth Ricker — Mark Wentworth Sheafe — Mark Wentworth Sheafe, Jr. — Asa Wentworth Tenney — William F. Thayer — Cassius Montgomery Clay Twitchell — Charles Wentworth Upham — Edgar Charles Wakefield — Ernest Alonzo Wakefield
  Wentworth, Chester (1790-1885) — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn.; Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Sandisfield, Berkshire County, Mass., January 8, 1790. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1835. Died in Winsted, Litchfield County, Conn., February 4, 1885 (age 95 years, 27 days). Interment at Forest View Cemetery, Winsted, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Wentworth (1739-1807) and Anna (Ingraham) Wentworth; married, March 17, 1814, to Margarete Waite (1793-1874); third cousin twice removed of William Chapman Williston (1830-1909); fourth cousin once removed of Eli Wentworth.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Wolcott-Wadsworth family of Connecticut and Maryland; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wentworth, D. — of Center Lebanon, Lebanon, York County, Maine. Postmaster at Center Lebanon, Maine, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Eli (1830-1894) — of Milton, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Milton, Strafford County, N.H., April 8, 1830. Member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1860-62. Died, from pneumonia, in Milton, Strafford County, N.H., October 31, 1894 (age 64 years, 206 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Witham) Wentworth (1797-1878) and Levi Wentworth (1801-1866); married, December 28, 1855, to Naomi Witham; fourth cousin once removed of Chester Wentworth (1790-1885).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Wentworth, Ezekiel (c.1782-1852) — of Ossipee, Carroll County, N.H. Born about 1782. Member of New Hampshire state senate 6th District, 1829-31. Died in Ossipee, Carroll County, N.H., April 4, 1852 (age about 70 years). Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, F. A. — of Kennebunk Beach, Kennebunk, York County, Maine. Postmaster at Kennebunk Beach, Maine, 1893-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Frank L. — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Franklin H. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, G. M. — of Calais, Washington County, Maine. Democrat. Mayor of Calais, Maine, 1870-71. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, George P. (1877-1954) — of Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla. Born in Florida, June 18, 1877. Lawyer; real estate business; Progressive candidate for Presidential Elector for Florida, 1912; delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1936 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940; Florida Republican state chair, 1928; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, 1932-33. Died in Pensacola, Escambia County, Fla., August 24, 1954 (age 77 years, 67 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.
  Relatives: Son of George Edgar Wentworth (1842-1900) and Susan (Weatherbee) Wentworth; married to Anna Blanche Guttmann (1876-1931).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wentworth, H. M. — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Gardiner, Maine, 1874-75. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Halden See L. Halden Wentworth
  Wentworth, Harold E. — of Durham, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire Governor's Council 2nd District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, J. T. — of Wisconsin. Circuit judge in Wisconsin 1st Circuit, 1876-84. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Jeff — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 23rd District, 1982; member of Texas state senate; elected 1992, 1994; elected unopposed 1996; elected 2000, 2002, 2006, 2010; defeated, 2012 (25th District). Still living as of 2012.
  Wentworth, John (1719-1781) — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Dover, Strafford County, N.H., March 30, 1719. Member of New Hampshire colonial Assembly, 1768-75; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1776-81. Died in Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H., May 17, 1781 (age 62 years, 48 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Wentworth (1691-1725) and Elizabeth (Leighton) Wentworth (1691-1779); married to Joanna Gilman (1720-1750) and Abigail Millet (1722-1767); father of John Wentworth, Jr. (1745-1787).
  Political family: Wentworth family of New Hampshire.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Wentworth, John, Jr. (1745-1787) — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Born in Salmon Falls, Rollinsford, Strafford County, N.H., July 17, 1745. Lawyer; Strafford County Register of Probate, 1773-87; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1776; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1776-84; Delegate to Continental Congress from New Hampshire, 1778; signer, Articles of Confederation, 1778; member of New Hampshire state senate from Strafford County, 1784-86. Died in Dover, Strafford County, N.H., January 10, 1787 (age 41 years, 177 days). Interment at Pine Hill Cemetery, Dover, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of John Wentworth (1719-1781) and Joanna (Gilman) Wentworth (1720-1750); grandfather of John Wentworth (1815-1888).
  Political family: Wentworth family of New Hampshire.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wentworth, John (1815-1888) — also known as "Long John" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Sandwich, Carroll County, N.H., March 5, 1815. Lawyer; newspaper editor; U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1843-51, 1853-55, 1865-67 (4th District 1843-51, 2nd District 1853-55, 1st District 1865-67); mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1857-58, 1860-61; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Cook County, 1862. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 16, 1888 (age 73 years, 225 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Married to Roxana Marie Loomis (1817-1870); uncle of Moses Jones Wentworth (1848-1922); grandson of John Wentworth, Jr..
  Political family: Wentworth family of New Hampshire.
  Wentworth Avenue, in Chicago, Illinois, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wentworth, Joseph — Prohibition candidate for Governor of New Hampshire, 1886. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Joshua — of Portsmouth, Rockingham County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate from Rockingham County, 1785-89; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1786-87. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, L. Halden — of Roseville, Placer County, Calif. Mayor of Roseville, Calif., 1954-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Mark F. — of Kittery, York County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1860, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Moses Jones (1848-1922) — also known as Moses J. Wentworth — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Sandwich, Carroll County, N.H., May 9, 1848. Democrat. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 1st District, 1875-80; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1896. Died in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., March 12, 1922 (age 73 years, 307 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Wentworth and Sarah (Jones) Wentworth; married to Lizzie Shaw Hunt (1862-1935); nephew of John Wentworth (1815-1888).
  Political family: Wentworth family of New Hampshire.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wentworth, Nathaniel — of Hudson, Hillsborough County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 20th District, 1897-98. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Robert D. — of Columbia County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for New York state assembly from Columbia County, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Tappan (1802-1875) — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in New Hampshire, 1802. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1853-55; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864. Died in 1875 (age about 73 years). Interment at Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Wentworth, Thomas C. — of Cornish, York County, Maine. Delegate to Maine convention to ratify 21st amendment from York County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Tresham R. — of East Lebanon, Lebanon, York County, Maine. Postmaster at East Lebanon, Maine, 1895-1901. Burial location unknown.
  Wentworth, Mrs. W. W. — of Santa Rosa, Guadalupe County, N.M. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.


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