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Capt. William BENTLEY, II

Male Abt 1729 - 1792  (~ 63 years)

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  • Name William BENTLEY 
    Title Capt. 
    Suffix II 
    Born Abt 1729  NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between Apr 1792 and May 1792  Wilkes County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) Source: Bentley, Allan Lewis, "Descendants of William BENTLEY I" < x.html>, Copyright © July 9, 2000, All Rights Reserved. No part of this document may be used for commercial use without the express consent of the author.

      CAPT. WILLIAM BENTLEY II . . . was born Abt. 1729 in North Carolina, and died Bet. April - May 1792 in Wilkes County, Georgia. He married JANE Abt. 1748 in South Carolina. She was born Abt. 1730.

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      "Early Records of Georgia, Volume 1, Wilkes County," by Grace Gillian Dividson, page 37:

      1785 Tax Digest of Wilkes County, Captain Wilson's District: . . .

      Bentley, William - 1 poll, 400 acres, Wilkes County . . .
      Ballard, Benjamin - 2½ polls, 3 slaves . . .

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      Benjamin BALLARD is the husband of Catherine BENTLEY, daughter of William BENTLEY, II.

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      "Georgia Military Affairs, Volume 2," page 32, State of Georgia:

      A return of the infantry of the Second Battalion of the First Regiment of Wilkes County Militia Commanded by Major Aaron Lipham made this 18th day October 1793:

      Note: William Bentley was a Captain of one of these Companies in 1779 during the Revolutionary War. . . .

      5th Company Commanded by Abraham Venable, Captain, Mark Anthony, Lt., Archibald Riddle, Ensign; Williams, William, Sergeant

      BALLARD, John
      BALLARD, Nathan . . .
      BALLARD, William . . .

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      Children of WILLIAM BENTLEY and JANE are:

      i. CHLOE BENTLEY, b. 1749, South Carolina; d. 1813.

      ii. WILLIAM BENTLEY III, b. 1749, Onslow County, North Carolina.

      iii. JAMES BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1755; d. Abt. 1798, Oglethorpe County, Georgia.

      iv. SUSANNAH BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1757.

      v. JOHN BENTLEY, SR., b. Abt. 1759; d. Abt. 1809, Lincoln County, Georgia.

      vi. LEWIS BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1764, Georgia; d. 1832, Lawrence County, Alabama.

      vii. CATHERINE BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1766; d. Aft. 1822.

      viii. BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1768.

      ix. BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1770.

      x.BALAAM BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1771, Wilkes County, Georgia; d. February 1816, Leathersville, Lincoln County, Georgia.

      xi. BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1772.

      xii. JOSHUA BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1775, Wilkes County, Georgia.
    Person ID I37396  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2021 

    Father William W. BENTLEY,   b. 1702, Chowan County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1778, Bertie County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth ASHLEY,   b. Abt 1705 
    Family ID F16169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane (BENTLEY) 
    Married Abt 1748  SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Catherine BENTLEY,   b. Abt 1766,   d. Aft 1822  (Age ~ 57 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F16167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart