Marriage of Martha Hilton and Benning Wentworth



Y/M/D Description Place
1760/00/00 Benning Wentworth surprises his guest at a dinner party by marrying his 23 (or 33) year old housekeeper, Martha Hilton, in the Council Chambers at Wentworth mansion. Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion, Portsmouth, NH
1871/00/00 Henry W Longfellow tours the Wentworth-Coolidge house, which he describes in his poem, Lady Wentworth Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion, Portsmouth, NH

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