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Grave has been located US Civil War Soldiers flag photo of ancestor   George Smith  BENTLEY

  (b. May 1841 Cato, New York, USA   d. 19 May 1915 Brooklyn, New York, USA )  
Age: 74
Cause of Death: pneumonia

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BENTLEY Genealogy

George Smith BENTLEY was born May 1841 in Cato, New York, USA. George Smith BENTLEY was the child of Stephen Ladue BENTLEY   and   Hetty Marie OGILSBIE

George Smith was a soldier in the U.S. Civil War.

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

He married  Josie M MILLS 8 May 1913 in Manhattan, New York, USA .  Josie M MILLS  was born 17 November 1885 in Jordan, Onondaga, New York, USA.  She died 7 December 1935 in Seattle, Washington, USA.  She was the daughter of Eugene S MILLS and Ann Marie "Maria" OGILSBIE.

George Smith BENTLEY died 19 May 1915 in Brooklyn, New York, USA .
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George Smith BENTLEY married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Josie M MILLS-- Date: 8 May 1913 Place: Manhattan, New York, USA
Josie M MILLS was the daughter of Eugene S MILLS and Ann Marie "Maria" OGILSBIE

Groom was 72, bride was 27. Source: Cayuga Chief, Weedsport, NY, Saturday, May 17, 1913

"Josie Mills had married George Bentley, roughly 45 years her senior in NYC on May 8, 1913. Mr. Bentley had died in 1915. George and Josie appeared to have had no children. After Mr. Bentley died, Josie had married Rev. Frank J. Rowe and lived the last 3 to 8 years of her life in Seattle, WA. where she was buried. About 1925 she left NY for California and then later to Seattle where she met Rev. Rowe. She died in Seattle, Wa. on Saturday, Dec. 7, 1935 and is buried in Seattle. This marker is that of George S. Bentley only but Josie's name is left as an indication of their marriage."


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Obituary New York Times, New York May 21, 1915

George Smith BENTLEY
Maple Grove Cemetery Jordan Onondaga County New York, USA Plot: SECTION C, LOT 67: BENTLEY/(MILLS)
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May 1841
Cato, New York, USA

1850 Cato, Cayuga, New York

Name: George Bentley
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1850
Event Place: Cato, Cayuga, New York, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 9
Marital Status:
Race (Original):
Birthplace: New York
Birth Year (Estimated): 1841
House Number: 335
Family Number: 357
Line Number: 20
Affiliate Publication Number: M432
Affiliate Film Number: 481
GS Film number: 17057
Digital Folder Number: 004196769
Image Number: 00054...

1855 Elbridge, Onondaga, New York

Name: George S Bentley
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1855
Event Place: E.D. 2, Elbridge, Onondaga, New York, United States
Age: 14
Relationship to Head of Household: Child
Birth Year (Estimated): 1841
Family Number: 398
Line Number: 21
Page: 45
GS Film number: 870755
Digital Folder Number: 005207140
Image Number: 00637
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head S L Bentley M 45
Wife Hetta M...

USA 1859 - October 16 – John Brown raids the Harpers Ferry Armory in Harper's Ferry, Virginia, in an unsuccessful bid to spark a general slave rebellion.

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

USA 1863 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:

USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"

USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.

1880 New York, New York

Name: George Bentley
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: New York, New York, New York, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 38
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Druggist
Race (Original):
Ethnicity: American
Relationship to Head of Household: Other
Birthplace: New York, United States
Birth Date: 1842
Spouse's Name:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace: New York, United States
Mother's...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

1892 Brooklyn, Ward 4 E.D. 12, Kings, New York

Geroge S Bently, m, 57, b. US, druggist
(NY) 1892 New York State Census

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.

World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication

USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

USA 1903 - October - First World Series

USA 1903 - December 17 – Orville Wright flies an aircraft with a petrol engine at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in the first documented, successful, controlled, powered, heavier-than-air flight.

USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).

USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal

World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

1910 Brooklyn, Kings, New York

name: George S Bentley
birthplace: New York
relationship to head of household: Self
residence: Brooklyn Ward 4, Kings, New York
marital status: Single
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year:
father's birthplace: New York
mother's birthplace: New York
family number: 148
page number: 8
Household Gender Age
George S Bentley M 69y
Josie M Mills F 24y
Grace O Mills F 28y
William A Bell M 32y
Daniel...

1913 Marriage / Partner
George Smith BENTLEY and Josie M MILLS 8 May 1913, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

1915 Death of his friend, George W Salisbury - see photo on left

The Auburn Citizen
Sept. 22, 1915
Aurora and Wells
Death of George W. Salisbury removes another who went out from Aurora
“Sept 22 – George W. Salisbury, who died in Auburn last week was a one time resident in this village and clerked in Morgan’s store. During the Civil War and while clerking with George S. Bentley, both enlisted in the One Hundred Eleventh New York Volunteer Infantry. Mr. Bentley died last May at his home in Brooklyn. In...Read MORE...

"George Smith Bentley, seventy-four years of age, a veteran of the Civil War, and the last of the old-time downtown druggists of Brooklyn, N. Y., died May 19th from pneumonia, Surviving Mr. Bentley are his wife and two sisters."

Title NARD Journal, Volume 20
Contributor National Association of Retail Druggists (U.S.)
Publisher National Association of Retail Druggists, 1915
Original from the University of Michigan
Digitized Dec 18, 2008
Page 441

George is buried at: Maple Grove Cemetery Jordan Onondaga County New York, USA Plot: SECTION C, LOT 67: BENTLEY/(MILLS)

Added: 7/8/2008 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 7/24/2018 2:44:17 PM

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