John Q Bentley and
Cynthia Adeline Potter
John Q Bentley b 29 Nov 1849 d 28 Dec 1935; s/o Daniel Bentley and Miranda Ramey. John Q Bentley m. 11 Jun 1883 Letcher Co KY to Cynthia Adaline Potter b 7 May 1859 d 26 Nov 1942 Letcher Co KY; d/o Isaac Potter and Elizabeth Emeline Bentley. Children of John Q Bentley and Cynthia Adaline Potter;
1. Joshua Bentley Apr 1882 Letcher Co KY
2. Alvin Bentley b Nov 1886 Letcher Co KY; occupation: 1920 was laborer on railroad; m. 1908 Letcher Co KY to Elizabeth Lizzie Vanover b 1891 KY (divorced by 1930). Children of Alvin Bentley and Elizabeth Lizzie Vanover;
i. Jesse Bentley b 1910 KY; occupation 1930 chauffer for taxi service Neon, Letcher Co KY.
ii. Frank Bentley b 1912 Letcher Co KY
iii. Kelley Bentley b 1915 Letcher Co KY; occupation in 1930; laborer in garage, Neon, Letcher Co KY.
iv. Dock Bentley b 1917 Letcher Co KY attending school 1930 Neon, Letcher Co KY.
v. Alvin Bentley Jr b 21 Dec 1919 Letcher Co KY
vi. Opal Bentley
vii. Chester Bentley
3. Henry Bentley b Oct 1889 Letcher Co KY
4. Child Bentley died young
5. Child Bentley died young
6. Child Bentley died young
7. Rindy Bentley (aka Medy M or Sis) b Feb 1893 Letcher Co KY
8. Isaac Bentley b Sept 1894 Letcher Co KY d 6 May 1955 Letcher Co KY; occupation; house carpenter in 1930 Neon, Letcher Co KY. Isaac Bentley m. Unknown (divorced by 1930). Children of Isaac Bentley and Unknown;
i. Ellis Bentley b 1916
ii. Isaac Bentley Jr
9. Zachariah "Zack" Bentley b 27 Feb 1879 KY d 24 Aug 1965; age 86; buried Neon Community Cemetery, Neon, Letcher Co KY; m. 7 Oct 1897 to Martha Hall b 17 Apr 1880; d/o Thomas Hall and Martha Patsy Whitaker. Children of Zachariah "Zack" Bentley and Martha Hall;
i. Dallas Bentley b 12 Sept 1918 Fleming, Letcher Co KY d 11 Jul 1996 Smithfield VA. Children of Dallas Bentley;
I. Belvie Bentley; m. James Turner.
II. Daughter Bentley
ii. Zachariah Zack Bentley Jr
iii. Calvie Bentley
10. Matthew "Mack" Bentley b 1 Jan 1898 KY d 13 Jan 1956 Letcher Co KY; m. Ada Franklin b 8 Apr 1901 d 5 Dec 1974 Letcher Co KY
Thanks to Rick Dellinger for sending updates and additions to this family. Other source of updates: Joan and Keith's Family History.