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; m. 7 Oct 1897 to Martha Hall b 27 Apr 1880 d Neon, Letcher Co KY; 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 1898.

Thanks to Rick Dellinger for sending updates and additions to this family. Other source of updates: Joan and Keith's Family History.


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