Elbert Franklin Bentley
and Sabrina Craft
Elbert Franklin Bentley b 5 May 1880 Pike Co KY d 24 Jul 1962 Letcher Co KY; s/o John Martin Bentley and Malinda Addington. Elbert Franklin Bentley m. 11 Aug 1899 to Sabrina Craft b 8 Sept 1883 d 1 Jan 1956 Fayette Co KY; d/o Enoch Arden Chunk Craft and Mary Caudill. Children of Elbert Franklin Bentley and Sabrina Craft;
Elbert Bentley and Sabrina Craft
Sabrina Craft Bentley
1. Martin Bentley b 24 May 1900 Letcher Co KY; m. Nannie Sabrina Meade b 9 Nov 1901 Letcher Co KY d 6 Jan 1938 Letcher Co KY; d/o Newton William Meade and Mora Elizabeth McFall.
2. Benjamin E. Bentley b 2 Jan 1902 Letcher Co KY d 30 Nov 1967 Millstone, Letcher Co KY; m. Lola Lark
3. Letitia Tishie Bentley b 1904 Letcher Co KY
4. Mary Polly Ann Bentley b 21 Nov 1905 Letcher Co KY d 27 Aug 1980; m. Elmon Grady Potter b 30 Oct 1894 Shelby Gap, Pike Co KY d 29 Aug 1969; s/o Enoch Potter and Emma Clark.
5. Caldonia Callie Bentley b 11 Dec 1907 Letcher Co KY
6. Lebon Bentley b 10 Mar 1910 Letcher Co KY d 10 Mar 1910
7. Malinda E Bentley b 21 Feb 1911 Letcher Co KY d 1962; m. Male Welch
8. Enoch Otho Bentley b 15 Mar 1913 Letcher Co KY d 13 Oct 1978 Letcher Co KY d 13 Oct 1978 Letcher Co KY; m. Reba Yonts b abt 1918 Letcher Co KY d 27 Dec 1966 Fayette Co KY
9. Rachel Bentley b 26 Apr 1915 Letcher Co KY; m. Male Justice
10. Percy Bentley (male) b 6 JUN 1917 Letcher Co KY d 26 Jan 1920 Letcher Co KY
11. Joseph Bentley b 26 Jan 1920 Millstone, Letcher Co KY d 26 Jan 1920 Millstone, Letcher Co KY
12. Ellis E Bentley
13. Viola Bentley
14. A Joseph Bentley b 23 JAN 1926 Millstone, Letcher Co KY d 23 Jan 1926 Millstone, Letcher Co KY
Obituary Of Elbert Franklin Bentley: BENTLEY, Elbert F. b: May 5 1880 d: Jul 24 1962, s/o the late Martin and Malinda Bentley; md: Sabrina CRAFT d: Jan 1 1956, Aug 11 1899; 7 boys 7 girls, 3 died in infancy and the oldest son, Martin deceased, he leaves, 2 brothers, William and Otho and 2 sisters, Jane Baker and Laura Bentley, 10 children, Ben, Enoch, Ellis, Tishis, Polly Ann, Callie, Malinda, Rachel, Percie, and Viola. He was a Minister for 27 years. Member of the Old Regular Baptist Church. Written by his oldest daughter, Tishie Bentley.
Obituary of Sabrina Craft: CRAFT, Sabrina, the dau of Enoch A. and Polly Ann Craft; md: Elbert F. Bentley, Aug 11 1899, just before her 16th birthday; 14 children; 3 died in infancy; surviving: Martin, Ben, Enoch, Ellis, Letitia, Callie, Polly Ann, Malinda, Rachel, Percie, and Viola; she also leaves one brother, Ben E. Craft, 3 sisters: Mrs. Sillar Sergent, Mrs. Mattie Bates, and Mrs. Sarah Jane Franklin. d: at age 72 yrs, 3 mos, and 23 days old. Member of the Old Regular Baptist Church.