George E Bentley

9 March 1888–19 September 1934 (Age 46)
Rich Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States

The Life of George E

When George E Bentley was born on 9 March 1888, in Rich Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, his father, Luther Bentley, was 32 and his mother, Mahala Jane Husted, was 24. He married Beatrice Dorman on 20 August 1912, in Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hadley, Lapeer, Michigan, United States in 1894 and Watertown Township, Tuscola, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 September 1934, in Forest Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

George E Bentley
Beatrice Dorman
Marriage: 20 August 1912
Ernest C Bentley
Norman R Bentley
Georgina M Bentley

Spouse and Children

20 August 1912
Caro, Tuscola, Michigan, United States


    Ernest C Bentley



    Georgina M Bentley


Parents and Siblings

    Luther Bentley


    Mahala Jane Husted




    Charles Bentley




    Janette Bentley


    Dennis Bentley


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 13

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • George E Bentley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George E Bentley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • 1910 - George E Bentley in household of Janey M Bentley (mother), "United States Census, 1910"

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