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Sumner, Benjamin, 1737-1815



  • Existence: 1737 - 1815

Benjamin Sumner (1737-1815) was born and married in Hebron, CT, and later moved with his family to become one of the earliest settlers of Claremont, Sullivan Country, NH. He served many civic positions in Claremont including Selectman, town clerk, town meeting moderator, legislative representative, and civil magistrate.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Sumner papers

Identifier: MS-968
Overview Benjamin Sumner (1737-1815), civil servant. Consist of accounts, property records, petitions, deeds, correspondence, and land plats, relating to his life in Hebron, Connecticut and Claremont, New Hampshire.

Col. Benjamin Sumner to John Wheelock, 1800-10-24

McClure MS-1311: David McClure papers
 Folder: 800574, Box: 4
Scope and Contents Letter from Col. Benjamin Sumner of Claremont, N.H. to John Wheelock, telling him about the progress of the Six Nations towards civilization since 1760. Rev. Dr. Wheelock's great work. He is sending the two sons of Capt. Joseph Brant to be educated.

E. Wheelock 2nd. letter

Mss 787130
Identifier: Mss 787130
Overview In English.