Birth: 25 MAR 1740 Exeter, Washington Co, Rhode Island
Details: In campaigns of the Rhode Island Rangers
Note: Before 1770, Joseph went to Dutchess Co., residing at Northeast, per family account.
1st Marriage: to Jane Crego
Birth of Daughter: 1770
Name: Anna Bentley
Birth of Son: 04 SEP 1773
Name: Asa Bentley
Birth of Son: ABT 1773
Name: Crigger Bentley
Taxes: Joseph Bentley is found on Beekman tax list, 1774-1778
Details: Joseph Bentley, private, was listed on a 1776 payroll of Col. Topham’s Regiment in Rhode Island.
Birth of Son: 04 JUN 1777
Name: Richard Bentley
Details: Col. Topham’s Regiment in Rhode Island. Drummer.
1790 Census: Westfield (Fort Ann), Washington Co, New York
Details: Joseph’s household contained one man, three boys and two females.
2nd Marriage: to Chloe Moon
1800 Census: Queensbury, Washington, New York
Note: Queensbury, Washington, New York is located in Warren Co., today.
Note: From about 1800 to the spring of 1810 he resided with son Asa, farming at Butternut Flats on the north shore of Glen Lake, Queensbury.
Death: 1810 – BEF 27 APR 1810 Queensbury, Washington Co, New York
Burial: In a Field across from where he lived, no stone on grave.
Click here for parents: Benjamin Bentley and Sarah Shippee
Baptized: 20 SEP 1734
Name Var: Jannetje Krieger
Note: baptized as Jannetje Krieger 20 Sept. 1734, per New York Lutheran Church recs., dau. of Stephen and Margariet [deDuytscher] Crego or Krieger
Click here for parents: Stephen Crego and Margaret DeDuytscher