Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Major-General Edwin V. Sumner” in chapter 1 of Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1:

...who was born about 1673, had, for his seventh child, Seth, who was born in 1710, and became, by two marriages, the father of thirteen children. By the first marriage he had Seth, the grandfather of Major-General Edwin V. Sumner , who was an officer of the regular army, served in the Mexican War, commanded in Kansas during a part of the controversy between the free-state and the pro-slavery men, and bore a distinguished part ...
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