John Quiller Bentley b 12 Oct 1859 Letcher Co KY d 15 Mar 1934 Neon, Letcher Co KY; s/o Benjamin Bentley and Elizabeth Reynolds. John Quiller Bentley m. 5 Sept 1883 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Ellender "Ellen" Bates b 17 Jun 1863 KY d 18 Nov 1933 KY; d/o Henderson Bates and Martha Elizabeth "Betsy" Robertson. (Also see John Quiller Bentley Jr). Children of John Quiller Bentley and Ellender "Ellen" Bates;
1. Mary Bentley b Jun 1884; m. 8 Jan 1904 Letcher Co KY to Hartwell "Hart" Newsome b 13 Oct 1875; s/o Elcanie Newsome and Mary Polly Anderson. (Thanks to Loretta Bellen for submitting information on this family on 22 September, 2009 by email)
2. Daniel Van 'D V" Bentley (MD) b May 1887 KY d 2 Apr 1957 Lexington, Fayette Co KY; m. 5 Apr 1907 Letcher Co KY to Nettie Collier b 5 Jun 1892; d/o Rev Willis Kirk Collier and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Vanover.
3. Martha Elizabeth Bentley b 9 Nov 1889 Neon Junction, Letcher Co KY d 4 Jan 1918 Neon, Letcher Co KY; buried Acme Hill Cemetery, Neon, Letcher Co KY; m. 7 Jan 1909 Neon Junction, Letcher Co KY to Henry H Quillen b 14 Jan 1887 Deane, Letcher Co KY d 8 Jan 1973 Whitesburg ARH, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Guy Holbrook Cemetery, Potter's Fork, (Tollivertown), Letcher Co KY; occupation, coal miner for Southeast Coal Company; s/o Andrew Quillen and Susan "Sukey" Adams. Henry H Quillen m. 24 Jul 1923 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to (3) Martha Jane Hall b 19 Oct 1908 Seco, Letcher Co KY d 16 Aug 1988 Whitesburg ARH, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; d/o Preston Press Hall and Alice Hall. Henry H Quillen m. 10 Jun 1918 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to (2) Leanza "Leansy" Caudill b about 1901 Eolia, KY d Jan 1923 Neon, Letcher Co KY; d/o George Caudill and Nannie Belle Caudill.
4. Laura Bentley b 21 Oct 1892 KY d 4/5 Feb 1971; m. Preston Bentley b 1 Feb 1891 d 7 Jul 1954
5. Minerva Jane Bentley b Nov 1894 KY; m. Eugene Howard
6. Can Martin Bentley b 2 Sept 1897 Letcher Co KY d 14 May 1985 Campbellsburg, Henry Co KY; m. Sally Haydon Douglas b 1901; d/o John Douglas and Addie Haydon. Can Martin Bentley m. Lettie Bentley b 13 Jan 1916 Letcher Co KY; d/o Otho Bentley and Nancy Alice Hall. Lettie Bentley m. Male Totten.
7. Susan A Bentley b 15 Apr 1900 KY d 19 Dec 1989; m. Isaac "Ike" Rose b 20 Jul 1898 d 15 Jul 1971 Jackson Co OH; s/o Samuel Rose and Jalia Alice Powers. Isaac Rose m. Fanny Webb. Isaac Rose m. Vina Jane Vanover.