James Martin Bentley 1824
and Tabitha Baker Johnson
James Martin Bentley b about 1824 NC; s/o James Martin Bentley and Elizabeth Laws, m. Tabitha Baker Johnson b 1833 NC. Children of James Martin Bentley and Tabitha Baker Johnson;
1. Robert Bryant Bentley b 1 Nov 1849 Wilkes Co NC d 21 Dec 1921 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Mouth Sandlick Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 4 Jul 1873 Letcher Co KY to Sarah F Holcomb b 2 Mar 1856 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY d 25 Dec 1943 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Mouth Sandlick Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; d/o of Joseph Holcomb b about 1833 (and Letitia Day?).
2. William Finley Bentley b Mar 1852 Alexander Co NC d 6 Nov 1922 Knott Co KY; m. (1) Mary Ann Unknown. William Finley Bentley m. 10 Jan 1875 Letcher Co KY to (2) Edia "Edy" Fleming (aka Loveda Eda Fleming) b Nov 1850 Letcher Co KY; d/o Frederick "Fighting Fred" Fleming and Nancy Ann "Annie" Wright. (Source).
3. James W Bentley b about 1855 NC; m. to Martha A Adams b about 1861 KY. Children of James W Bentley and Martha A Adams;
i. Eliza Jane Bentley b 21 Apr 1879 d about 1915; m. 30 Nov 1899 to Robert Hall b Sept 1870 d 1957; s/o Elijah Hall and Nancy Meade. Robert Hall m. 10 Jul 1918 to (2) Annie Mullins.
4. Mary Jane Bentley b 9 Jul 1857 Iredell, Co NC d 26 Jan 1918 Letcher Co KY; m. 20 Sep 1877 to Solomon Bentley b 17 Mar 1855 Letcher Co KY 17 Feb 1944; s/o Daniel Bentley and Marinda Ramey.
5. David A or H Bentley b 1860 NC
6. John Wesley Bentley Apr 1864 NC; m. 27 Mar 1889 Letcher Co KY to Ada Elizabeth Bentley b May 1872 KY; d/o Benjamin Bentley and Elizabeth H Reynolds.
7. Martha Caroline Bentley b Jun 1869 NC d 1903; m. 6 Jul 1887 in Letcher Co KY to Benjamin Anderson b Mar 1864 Letcher Co KY d 1921 in Letcher Co KY; s/o Aaron Anderson and Nancy Elizabeth Hall. (Source).
8. Sarah E Bentley b about 1873 NC.
9. Joel Ambrose Bentley b 22 Apr 1875 NC d 1944; m. Mary Tackett b 1888. He was a member of
the Thornton Church of Old Regular Baptist Church.