William Finley Bentley
and Edia Edy Fleming
William Finley Bentley b Mar 1852 Alexander Co NC d 6 Nov 1922 Knott Co KY; s/o James Martin Bentley and Tabitha Baker. William Finley Bentley m. to (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). Children of William Finley Bentley and Edia "Edy" Fleming;
1. Cordelia Bentley b 4 Aug 1874 KY d 11 Sept 1935; buried Henry Meade Cemetery, Deane, Letcher Co KY; m. 5 Mar 1891 Letcher Co KY to John McCray b 15 Mar 1862 KY d 26 Jul 1944 Berea, Madison Co KY; buried Henry Meade Cemetery, Deane, Letcher Co KY; s/o Benjamin McCray and Mahala Waters. John McCray was a Baptist preacher.
2. Eliza Jane Bentley b 21 Oct 1876 Letcher Co KY; m. 25 Oct 1894 Letcher Co KY to Albert Meade Jr b 1872; s/o Albert Meade Sr and Elizabeth Estep (aka Estepp).
3. Patrick Jefferson "Jeff" Bentley b about 1878 KY d 8 Jul 1949 Letcher Co KY; m. about 1899 to Mary A Bentley b Jul 1882 KY. Patrick Jefferson "Jeff" Bentley m. Patsy Collins b about 1880 KY; m. about 1902 to Male
4. Polly Anna Bentley b 1879 d 5 May 1958 Knott Co KY; m. 17 Mar 1898 Letcher Co KY to John Paul Meade b 20 Nov 1875 Letcher Co KY; s/o Albert R Meade and Elizabeth Estep. John Paul Meade m. Mary Hall b Feb 1877 Letcher Co KY d 26 Sept 1962 Williamson, Mingo Co WV; d/o John "Big John" Hall and Rachel Meade. Mary Hall m. 30 Jun 1898 Coal Run Pike Co KY to William R "Will" Stewart b 1869 Pike Co KY d about 1900 Kanawha Co WV; s/o Thomas "Tom" Stewart and Susanna Fleming. William R "Will" Stewart m. Elizabeth Betty Hall. Mary Hall ml Wilson Hall b Sept 1858 d 20 Oct 1918 Weeksbury, Floyd Co KY of influenza during the epidemic of 1918 - 1919, buried Speight Pike Co KY; s/o Andrew "Dewey" Hall and Martha Fields. Wilson Hall was a coal miner. Wilson Hall m. about 1875 to Martha Johnson b 25 Jan 1843 Pike Co KY d 20 Mar 1912 Pike Co KY of pneumonia; d/o Bailey Johnson and Rebecca Johnson.
5. Robert B Bentley b Jun 1884 d 21 Jan 1970 Floyd Co KY.
6. Jesse Bentley b Nov 1886
7. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bentley b Apr 1889; m. Sonny Hill
8. Nancy Alice Bentley b Nov 1895 KY