Michael M Bentley

12 February 1812–18 February 1892 (Age 80)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Michael M

When Michael M Bentley was born on 12 February 1812, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Michael Bentley, was 42 and his mother, Mary Art, was 44. He married Cynthia Cinderella High on 5 November 1833. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Russellville, Jefferson Township, Brown, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Secor, Woodford, Illinois, United States in 1880. In 1850, at the age of 38, his occupation is listed as farmer in 1850 census, laborer in 1860 census in Huntington Township, Brown, Ohio, United States. He died on 18 February 1892, at the age of 80.

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Michael M Bentley
Cynthia Cinderella High
Marriage: 5 November 1833
Mary Ann Bentley
Hannah Jane Bentley
James Bentley
John Bentley
William Bentley
Michael Bentley
Sarah Ann Bentley
Louisa A Bentley
Joseph D Bentley

Spouse and Children


    Cynthia Cinderella High


5 November 1833


    Mary Ann Bentley


    Hannah Jane Bentley


    James Bentley


    John Bentley


    William Bentley


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

BROWN COUNTY This sub-division of the state was formed from Adams and Clermont, March 1, 1817, and named for Gen. Jacob Brown, a gallant officer in the War of 1812.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 6

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 24

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

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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Sources (3)

  • Michael Bently in household of David Huff, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Michael Bentley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Michael Bently, "United States Census, 1860"

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