William Bentley

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
William Bentley, son of John Bentley and Mary Betts, was born probably shortly before his baptism at St. Andrew, Ampthill, Bedford, England, 13 September 1640.1,2,3 He died in 1720.3

William married Sarah Eldredge, daughter of William Eldredge and Ann Lumpkin, say 1675.1,4,5


Sarah Eldredge b. 10 Oct 1650
  • James Bentley4 b. say 1676
  • Benjamin Bentley4 b. say 1678
  • William Bentley+3 b. say 1680, d. abt. 1760
  • Jane Bentley4 b. say 1682
  • Thomas Bentley4 b. say 1684
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  1. [S621] Anna Belle Bentley Clevenger, compiler, Alva Bentley (1870 - 1966), Zora Belle Dodson (1885 - 1966): Their Descendants and Ancestors (Lawton, Oklahoma: p.p., 1984), 393-395, further cited as Clevenger, Alva Bentley and Zora Belle Dodson.
  2. [S768] W. M. Bollenbach Jr., The New England Ancestry of Alice Everett Johnson, 1899-1986, Memoirs, and Bollenbach Genealogy (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 2003), 45, further cited as Bollenbach, Johnson.
  3. [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, N-P, further cited as "Bentley Genealogy."
  4. [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.
  5. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 134, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).