Charles Hugh Bentley

29 January 1879–18 October 1930 (Age 51)
Wilson Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Charles Hugh

When Charles Hugh Bentley was born on 29 January 1879, in Wilson Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States, his father, Elam Vining Bentley, was 38 and his mother, Nancy Custis, was 39. He married Inez Virginia Starbuck on 19 January 1904, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 18 October 1930, in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Everett, Snohomish, Washington, United States.

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Charles Hugh Bentley
Inez Virginia Starbuck
Marriage: 19 January 1904
Charles Aden Bentley
Forrest E. Bentley

Spouse and Children

19 January 1904
Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 11

Historic Boundaries 1890: Snohomish, Washington, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 17

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Charles H Bentley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles Bentley in household of Elam V Bentley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Chas Bently, "United States Census, 1910"

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