In the matter of the estate of WILLIAM BENTLY of LeRay, Jefferson Co., NY:
On 28 August 1850, ELISHA BENTLEY petitioned to open probate with WILLIAM J. BENTLEY as executors.
Heirs/next of kin:
DIANA BENTLEY, widow of the deceased
JAMES E. BENTLY of Antwerp
BARNET A. BENTLEY of LeRay, NY
WILLIAM J. BENTLEY of Champion, NY
ANNA CARPENTER, widow of JOHN CARPENTER, deceased
ABIGAIL POOL, wife of DAVID POOL
MARY MILLS, wife of SAMUEL MILLS of Johnstown, Fulton Co., NY
ELIZABETH BENTLEY, wife of WILLIAM BENTLEY of Alexander, Genesee Co., NY
GORDON BENTLEY of Orangeville, Wyoming co., NY
JOHN BENTLEY of New Lyme, Ashtabula Co., Ohio
PERSIS BENTLEY, widow of THOMAS BENTLEY, deceased
MARY KENEDY, wife of ROBERT KENEDY
HENRY GORDON BENTLEY of Plymouth, Marshall Co., Indiana
EMILY BENTLEY, a minor having no general guardian in the state.
WILL OF WILLIAM BENTLEY
WILLIAM BENTLEY named his wife, DIANA. Named his daughters ANNA, BETSEY, ABIGAIL and MARY, wife of SAMUEL MILLS. Named his sons, ELISHA BENTLEY, JOHN BENTLEY, THOMAS BENTLEY, JAMES E. BENTLEY and BARNETT H. BENTLEY and GORDON BENTLEY. Named grandson, WILLIAM J. BENTLEY. Named daughters: ANNA, BETSEY, ABIGAIL and MARY, wife of SAMUEL MILLS. Appointed son ELISHA BENTLEY and grandson, WILLIAM J. BENTLEY as executors of the will. Will dated 10 June 1849. /s/ William X. Bentley (his mark)
Witnesses: JOHN E. PENNIMAN, HOSEA GARDNER, both of LeRay, NY
Will proved: 21 October 1850.
Jefferson Co. NY Wills, Vol. 1, p. 321.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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