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William W. BENTLEY

Male 1702 - Abt 1778  (76 years)


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  • Name William W. BENTLEY 
    Born 1702  Chowan County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1778  Bertie County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Bentley, Allan Lewis, "Descendants of William BENTLEY I" <http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/e/n/Allan-L-Bentley/inde 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.

      WILLIAM W. BENTLEY I . . . was born 1702 in Chowan County, North Carolina, and died Abt. 1778 in Bertie County, North Carolina. He married ELIZABETH ASHLEY, daughter of ASHLEY. She was born Abt. 1705. . . .

      SOME OF THE EARLIEST OWNERSHIP OF LOTS IN WINDSOR (North Carolina)

      When the Colonial Assembly met in December, 1767, the Committee returned in favor of Gray's Landing, and thus, on Jan 8, 1768, the Assembly passed an act "to create New Windsor on Cashie River." CULLEN POLLOCK, David Standley and THOMAS BALLARD were appointed commissioners to sell lots on which each purchaser had two years to build a suitable edifice at least sixteen feet square with a brick chimney. . . .

      Children of WILLIAM BENTLEY and ELIZABETH ASHLEY are:

      i. JOHN BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1724, North Carolina; d. 1754, Tyrell County, North Carolina.

      ii. JAMES BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1725, North Carolina.

      iii. JOSHUA BENTLEY, SR., b. North Carolina; d. Aft. July 16, 1799.

      iv. ELIZABETH BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1720, Edgecombe County, North Carolina.

      v. MILDRED BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1721, North Carolina.

      vi. ANN BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1721, Chowan County, North Carolina.

      vii. ROBERT BENTLEY, b. Abt. 1723, North Carolina; m. MARY STANSELL. . . .

      viii. MARTHA BENTLEY, b. North Carolina.

      ix. SUSANNAH BENTLEY, b. North Carolina.

      x. CAPT. WILLIAM BENTLEY II, b. Abt. 1729, North Carolina; d. Bet. April - May 1792, Wilkes County, Georgia.

      xi. DUREN WHITE BENTLEY.
    Person ID I37398  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2021 

    Father John BENTLEY, Sr.,   b. Abt 1679, Chowan County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1741, Bertie County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Sarah FARLEE,   d. 1743 
    Married 1700  NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth ASHLEY,   b. Abt 1705 
    Children 
     1. Capt. William BENTLEY, II,   b. Abt 1729, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Apr 1792 and May 1792, Wilkes County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F16169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart