John Vent Bentley
and Annie Potter
John Vent Bentley b 1825 KY d 6 Aug 1895 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY; s/o Benjamin Bentley and Elizabeth Crase. John Vent Bentley m. 1851 to Anna "Annie" Potter b 1830 KY d 13 Sept 1901 Pike Co KY; d/o Benjamin Potter and Susannah Hollingsworth. Children of John Vent Bentley and Anna "Annie" Potter;
1. Mary L Bentley b 15 Oct 1852 Pike Co KY d 8 Sept 1928 Letcher Co KY; m. 1/11 Jan 1869 to Isaac Dike Whitaker b 15 Jan 1848 Ashe Co NC d 27 Jan 1911 Letcher Co KY; s/o Peter Whitaker and Frances White.
2. John Martin Bentley b 23 Nov 1852 Pike Co KY d 15 Mar 1941 Greenup Co KY; m. 23/27 Aug 1871 Pike Co KY to Malinda Addington b 23 Dec 1855 Bow Camp Wise Co VA d 9 Nov 1933 (or 18 Nov 1933) Greenup Co KY; d/o William Billy Addington and Nancy Ann Kilgore
3. Benjamin J Bentley b 1854 Letcher Co KY d 1929; buried Fairview Cemetery, Williamson, Mingoe Co WV; m. 3 Mar 1876 to Elizabeth Rose b abt 1855 Wise Co VA d 1909 Pike Co KY; buried Jamboree, Pike Co KY; d/o John Elias Rose and Charlotte Birchfield.
4. Virginia Carolina Bentley b 4 Aug 1858 Letcher Co KY; m. Alec Ison.
5. Delaney Elizabeth Bentley b 7 Jun 1861 KY d 7 Feb 1913 Pike Co KY; m. Morgan Killen (aka Killings) b 10 Sept 1856 VA d 1 Jul 1925 Letcher Co KY; (killed by son?), Alex Killen; s/o Alfred Killen and Lucy Whitaker.
6. William Alex Bentley b about 1862 KY; m. 29 Mar 1882 to Mary Jane Polly Mullins b abt 1864 KY.
7. Rhodicia Rhoda Bentley b 10 Mar 1862 Pike Co KY d 21 Feb 1953 Darwin, Dickenson Co VA; m. about 1880 to David A J Mullins b 27 Jun 1857 Letcher Co KY d 1905; s/o Andrew Jackson "Brandy Jack" Mullins and Mary "Polly Anna" Mullins
8. Serelda Jane Bentley (Zerilda) b 30 Nov 1864 Letcher Co KY; m. 22 Mar 1882 Letcher Co KY to John Hughes b 16 Sept 1861, Letcher Co KY d 19 Feb Floyd Co KY; s/o Gabriel Hughes and Nancy Potter.
9. James Monroe Bentley b 2 Dec 1866 Pike Co KY d 1926 Jacks Creek, Floyd Co KY; m. 6 Jan 1902 to Cordelia or Cardelia Hall b 20 Jan 1883 Mill Creek, Letcher Co KY d 15 Nov 1970 Jack's Creek, Floyd Co KY; d/o Miles Hall and Martha Meade. James Monroe Bentley m. Mary Webb?
John Vent Bentley and
Louisa Ellen Bentley
John Vent Bentley b 1825 KY d 6 Aug 1895 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY; s/o Benjamin Bentley and Elizabeth Crase. John Vent Bentley m. 25 Feb 1892 Letcher Co KY to Louisa Ellen Bentley b 1 Aug 1855 Letcher Co KY d 1905; d/o Solomon Davis Bentley and Mary Jane Bentley. Child of John Vent Bentley and Louisa Ellen Bentley;
1. Mary C Bentley b about 1897
Louisa Ellen Bentley
and William Rufus Bentley
Louisa Ellen Bentley b 1 Aug 1855 Letcher Co KY d 1905; d/o Solomon Davis Bentley and Mary Jane Bentley. Louisa Ellen Bentley m. William Rufus Bentley b 1840; s/o Benjamin H Bentley and Mary Polly Davis. Children of Louisa Ellen Bentley and William Rufus Bentley;
1. William Harrison Bentley
2. John D Bentley b 1884
William Rufus Bentley
and Rachel Oldham
William Rufus Bentley b 1840; s/o Benjamin H Bentley and Mary Polly Davis. William Rufus Bentley m. (1) to Rachel Oldham. Children of William Rufus Bentley and Rachel Oldham;
1. Catherine Bentley b about 1867
2. Henry Ezekiel Bentley b 15 Dec 1869 d 29 Mar 1946 Letcher Co KY; buried Seco, Letcher Co KY; m. 30 Jan 1894 Letcher Co KY to Lilly M Whitaker. Henry Ezekiel Bentley m. 8 Aug 1899 Letcher Co KY to Zilpha Holbrook b 27 Nov 1879. Children of Henry Ezekiel Bentley and Zilpha Holbrook;
i. Betsy Bentley b 1901
ii. Male Bentley
1880 Pike Co KY Census Upper Elkhorn Creek Precinct 9
61 62 Bently John V W M 55 M Farming KY NC NC
61 62 Bently Anna W F 52 Wife M Keeping house Can't read/write KY NC KY
61 62 Bently William A W M 18 Son S Farm Laborer At School KY KY KY
61 62 Bently Rodicy W F 17 Daughter S At School Can't write KY KY KY
61 62 Bently Serilda J W F 16 Daughter S At School KY KY KY
61 62 Bently James W W M 14 Son S At School Can't write KY KY KY
62 63 Bently Benjamin W M 24 Head M Farming KY KY KY
62 63 Bently Elizabeth W F 25 Wife M Keeping house Can't read/write VA VA VA
62 63 Bently John V W M 3 Son S KY KY VA
62 63 Bently William P W M 1 Son S KY KY VA
63 64 Bently John M W M 25 Head M Farming KY KY KY
63 64 Bently Malinda W F 23 Wife Keeping house Can't read/write VA VA VA
63 64 Bently Josephine W F 6 Daughter S KY KY VA
63 64 Bently William A W M 3 Son S KY KY VA
63 64 Bently John V W M 3 Son S KY KY VA
63 64 Bently Nancy A W F 2 Daughter S KY KY VA
63 64 Bently Elbert F W M 1/12 May Son S KY KY VA