Patty Bentley

1800–
Paris, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Patty

When Patty Bentley was born in 1800, in Paris, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, Colonel Bentley, was 35 and her mother, Hannah Allen, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Colonel Bentley
1765–1850
Hannah Allen
1771–1843
Benjamin Bentley
1790–
Nancy Bentley
1808–
Hannah Bentley
1792–
Joseph Bentley
1796–1892
Stephen Bentley
1798–1856
Patty Bentley
1800–
Lucy Bentley
1803–1889
John Bentley
1804–
Lydia Bently
1805–1863
Maria Bentley
1810–

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 27

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, the chief of which are in Derbyshire, Essex, Hampshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and East and South Yorkshire. The place name is from Old English beonet ‘bent grass’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.2 Probably an Americanized spelling of Swiss Bandle or Bandli or German Bentele, all short forms of the medieval personal name Pantaleon ( see Pantaleo ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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