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1024. William BENTLEY was born on Dec 18, 1710 in Kingstown, Washington, RI. He died on Sep 25, 1800 in Beekman, Dutchess, Ny. He has Ancestral File Number BFN6-GJ. Possibly buried in the "Bentley Ground", a small cemetery in Beekman, containing about 25 stones. This cemetery is listed on p. 8 of "Old Gravestones of Dutchess County" and in 1914 was described as being overgrown and deserted. It is located on the farm of Daniel Quillan, Gardner Hollow.

In 1790 Census of Dutchess County, New York William and some of his sons are listed in the Beekman town census :
Bently, Tabor............................2-4-6-0-0
Bently, William jr.......................1-1-2-0-0
Bently, William sr.......................1-0-1-0-0
Bently, Tillinghast......................2-1-1-0-0

Column Explanation
1. free white males 16 year upwards and head of families
2. free white males under 16 years
3. free white females and head of families
4. all other free persons
5. slaves


William BENTLEY and Elizabeth (Eliza) TILLINGHAST were married on Mar 1, 1732 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island.

1025. Elizabeth (Eliza) TILLINGHAST was born on Feb 11, 1716 in Of, Nr. Kingston, Washington, Ri. She died on Mar 8, 1770 in , , New York. She has Ancestral File Number BFN6-HP. Buried in the Bentley Burying Ground Beekman, Dutchess County, NY

Bentley, Elizabeth, w. of William, d. 1770, Mar. 8, a. (not decipherable). Children were:

i.

John BENTLEY was born in 1737 in North Kingston, Washington, Ri.

ii.

Tillinghast BENTLEY was born on Jun 2, 1735 in North Kingstown, Washington, Ri. He died on Aug 3, 1820 in Milton, Saratoga, Ny. He was buried in Aug 1820 in Boyce Cem.milton, Saratoga, Ny. He has Ancestral File Number 1320-15M.

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iii.

Pardon BENTLEY.

iv.

Elizabeth BENTLEY9 was born in 1742.

v.

Mary BENTLEY was born in 1744.

vi.

Sarah BENTLEY was born in 1745/46.

vii.

William BENTLEY was born on Jul 16, 1749.

viii.

Tabor BENTLEY was born in Sep 1752.

ix.

Joseph BENTLEY.

x.

Samuel BENTLEY.