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64. Edward BENTLEY was born on Jun 11, 1826 in Westerlo, Albany County, NY. Edward's birth year and death year is from his son, Floyd's, biography:

" Floyd F. Bentley, Baldwinsville, was born in Little Utica, town of Lysander,
Sept. 27, 1851, son of Edward, a native of Albany Co., and came to Lysander.
The family were of English descent and settled in Massachusetts at an early
date. Edward was engaged in farming and shipping potatoes, hay and grain. He
married Mary, daughter of Reuben Coffin. He died in 1881, aged 55 years." Source: Bruce, Dwight H. (Ed.), Onondaga's Centennial. Boston History Co., 1896, Vol. II, p. 286.

Also, IGI Record (Film # 450969) for an Edward Bentley of Waterlo, Albany County, NY in 1826 - June 11, 1826. The town should read "Westerlo"
He died in 1881 in Lysander, Onondaga County, NY. Edward was engaged in farming and shipping potatoes, hay and grain. His farm is listed in the 1874 publication "Sweet's New Atlas of Onondaga County, New York". Starting on page 107 is the town of Lysander, NY information. Go to the listing for Farmers:
E. Bentley, 170 acres; lots 38 and 47. Edward BENTLEY and Mary W. COFFIN were married in 1846/47 in Lysander, Onondaga County, NY.

65. Mary W. COFFIN was born on Jul 9, 1833.14 Children were:

32

i.

Floyd Fenimore BENTLEY.

ii.

Frederick BENTLEY was born in 1848. Listed as 2 yrs old in the 1850 census and 21 yrs old in the 1870 census

iii.

Florence BENTLEY was born in 1854. Listed as 16 yrs old in the 1870 census

iv.

Ella BENTLEY was born in 1856. Listed as 14 yrs old in the 1870 census

v.

William BENTLEY was born in 1847.