Mary Minerva Gardner

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Mary Minerva Gardner, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), died 27 December 1780, probably from complications of childbirth,1 and was buried at Center Berlin Cemetery, Berlin, Rensselaer Co., New York.2,3

Mary married Caleb Bentley, son of George Bentley and Ruth Barber, 18 April 1779.1,4


Caleb Bentley b. 20 May 1742, d. 5 Mar 1827
  • Uriah Bentley5 b. 21 Jun 1779
  • William Bentley5 b. abt. 1780, d. Jul 1781
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  1. [S642] Mrs. Clarence L. [Nellie B.] Knapp, Compiler, Unpublished Bible and Family Records Together With Genealogical Notes and Other Authentic Data Collected by Chapters of New York State Conference of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (New York: n.p., various, 22:1-2, Bentley Family Bible), Microform copy: FHL Film/Fiche #862769, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  2. [S1568] Don Radz and Clare Radz, "Cemetery Records, Berlin, Rensselaer County, New York, USA": c1997, microform copy: FHL Film/Fiche #2025955, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 10, further cited as Radz and Radz, "Berlin Cemetery Records."
  3. [S1567] Peace Party Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, "Center Berlin, Rens. Co., N.Y. Cemetery: "Berlin Baptist": With Newspaper Obituary Notices", Pittsfield, Massachusetts: 1950, microform copy: FHL Film/Fiche #860322, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 18, further cited as "Berlin Center Cemetery."
  4. [S2300] Frank J. Doherty, The Settlers of the Beekman Patent, Dutchess County, New York: An Historical and Genealogical Study of All the 18th Century Settlers in the Patent (12 vols., Pleasant Valley, New York: F. J. Doherty, 1990–2013), 7:948, further cited as Doherty, Settlers of the Beekman Patent.
  5. [S630] "Revolutionary War Pensions," database and digital images, Fold3 (, Capt Caleb Bentley, File #W.16184; original data: Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, National Archives microfilm publication M0804, 2670 rolls, roll #223.