William Bentley

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
William Bentley, son of William Bentley and Sarah Eldredge, was born at Rhode Island, say 1680.1 He died at Rhode Island, about 1760.1

William married (1) Mary Eliot at Stonington, Connecticut, 21 April 1701;2 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Bathsheba Green, 1 August 1734. The ancestry of both wives is unknown (or not traced here).2

Family 1

Mary Eliot d. bef. Aug 1734
  • John Bentley1 b. 22 Jun 1700
  • George Bentley+1,2 b. say 1702
  • Elizabeth Bentley1 b. say 1704
  • Tabitha Bentley1 b. say 1706
  • Ezekiel Bentley1 b. say 1708
  • Caleb Bentley1 b. say 1711
  • Ruhama Bentley1 b. say 1713
  • Mary Bentley1 b. say 1715

Family 2

Bathsheba Green
  • William Bentley1 b. 24 May 1735
  • Thomas Bentley1 b. say 1737
  • James Bentley1 b. 6 Jun 1739
  • Greene Bentley1 b. 23 Mar 1741
  • Benjamin Bentley1 b. 11 Jun 1744
This person was last edited on16 Dec 2017


  1. [S643] Eleanor L Trismen, "Bentley Genealogy: Some of the Descendants of George Bentley and wife, Ruth Barber", River Edge, New Jersey: [1980], microform copy: FHL Film/Fiche #1033570, item 1, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, Q-T, further cited as "Bentley Genealogy."
  2. [S913] John Osborne Austin, The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island: Comprising Three Generations of Settlers Who Came Before 1690 (With Many Families Carried to the Fourth Generation). Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1887, 19. CD-ROM reprint, Compendium of New England Pioneers: A Collection of 14 Classic Genealogical Dictionaries of Early New England Settlers (Columbia, Maryland: Archive CD Books USA, 2006), further cited as Rhode Island Dictionary.