Aaron Rice Bentley b 1836 d 17 Nov 1874 Letcher Co KY of Consumption (TB); served as a Lieutenant 13th KY Cav CSA; s/o
Solomon Bentley and Mary Polly Yonts. Aaron Rice Bentley m. 15 Mar 1866 Letcher Co KY to Dorcas Hall b about 1835 d 9 Jun 1917 Letcher Co KY; buried Bates Cemetery, Colson, Letcher Co KY; d/o James One Eyed Jim Hall and Sarah Sally Johnson. Dorcas Hall m. 1877 to
Jonathon Johnny Hall d about 1890. Children of Aaron Rice Bentley and Dorcas Hall;
1. Elizabeth Bentley b 15 Dec 1870 KY d 6 Jan 1956 Letcher Co KY; buried Bates Cemetery, Colson, Letcher Co KY; m. 22 May 1888 Letcher Co KY to Robert Bates b 24
Aug 1825 KY d 25 Sept 1921 Knott Co KY. Robert Bates was a captain in the 7th Cavalry, CSA; Kentucky state representative from Letcher Co between 1880 and 1884. Robert Bates was s/o John Wallis Bates and Sarah Waltrip.
Robert Robin Bates m. 3 Mar 1869 to Sarah C Lee b 1842 d 1927 Vicco, Perry Co KY; d/o Martin Lee and Fanny Cook. Sarah C Lee m. 23 Jan 1909 Knott Co KY to Samuel Miles Cook b Aug 1850 Russell Co VA d 14 Jun 1922 Lothair, Perry Co KY; s/o John Anderson Cook and Drucilla Huffman.
Samuel Miles Cook m. 6 Feb 1867 Letcher Co KY to Clarinda Roark b May 1847 Letcher Co KY; d/o James Roark and Elizabeth Mullins.
Robert Robin Bates m. before 1859 VA to Phoebe Lee b abt 1839; d/o Martin Lee and Fanny Cook.
2. Irvin Bentley b 1869 KY; m. 4 Mar 1892 to Carole Vance b 25 Feb 1875 d 22 Jan 1948.
3. Anna Bentley b 1870 KY d Aug 1875 Letcher Co KY
4. James Bentley b 1873 Letcher Co KY d 17 Aug 1875 Letcher Co KY.