Birth: 19 JUN 1685 Kingstown, Washington Co, Rhode Island
1st Marriage: 06 JUN 1706 to Elizabeth Chamberlain in Kingstown, Washington Co, Rhode Island
Occupation: Cordwainer – or shoemaker who works only with new leather as opposed to a cobbler who works with old.
Birth of Daughter: 25 OCT 1707
Name: Jane Bentley
Birth of Daughter: 22 FEB 1709
Name: Mary Bentley
Birth of Son: 18 DEC 1710
Name: William Bentley
Place: Kingstown, Washington Co, Rhode Island
Birth of Son: 05 JUL 1714
Name: Benjamin Bentley
Birth of Son: 11 JUL 1717
Name: Thomas Bentley
Note: MAR 1718
Details: He had a suit filed against him by Thomas Phillips for trespassing and answered that he rightly possesseth in the right of his father, William Bentley.
2nd Marriage: 20 MAY 1720 to Mary Reynolds
Will: 15 JUN 1772
Details: Mentions wife, Mary, sons William and Benjamin, and grandson Caleb.
Death: 08 MAR 1778 Exeter, Washington Co, Rhode Island
Will Proved: 15 APR 1778
Click here for parents: William Bentley and Sarah Eldred
Birth: Kingston, Washington Co, Rhode Island
Click here for parents: Jacob Chamberlain and Mary Child