Bentley Franklin

Bentley Franklin (1795 - aft. 1860)

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Bentley Franklin
Born in South Carolinamap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married after (to about ) in South Carolinamap
Descendants descendants
Died after in prob. North Carolinamap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Sep 2015
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Biography

Bentley was born in 1795, probably in Chester, South Carolina. Bentley Franklin was the son of Esom Franklin and probably Hannah (last name unknown). [1] [2] [3] [4]

Bentley served in the War of 1812 in South Carolina. [5] He served in North Carolina in the subsequent Cherokee War. [6]

Bentley married first Lavinia Yarborough about 1816 in South Carolina. They had the following children: [7]

  1. John Franklin, born about 1820 [8]
  2. Esau Franklin, born about 1820 [9]
  3. Minor Decatur Franklin, born about 1828 [7]
  4. Sarah Franklin, born about 1829 [3]
  5. Dorcus Franklin, born about 1833 [7]
  6. Matilda Franklin, born about 1836 [7]

In 1819, Bentley and his wife signed a Quit Claim Deed with her father Richard Yardborough in Chester, South Carolina. [10] Between 1820 and 1830, Bentley and Lavina moved to Haywood, North Carolina. [1] [2] It is believed that sometime between 1830 and 1840, Bentley and Lavina divorced. Lavinia died in Haywood, North Carolina after 1860. In 1850, Lavina and Bentley appear on separate census records as neighbors. Bentley was living with his adult daughter Sarah Grooms at this time. [7] [3]

Bentley married second Elizabeth Davis on 24 Oct 1841 in Haywood, North Carolina. [11] It is unknown whether they had any children.

Bentley appeared on the 1860 census living his his son John. [4] He passed away after 1860, probably in Haywood county, North Carolina.


Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1820 U S Census; Census Place: Fairfield, South Carolina; Page: 27; NARA Roll: M33_118; Image: 228, "United States Census, 1820," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHL7-399 : accessed 22 October 2018), Bentley Franklin, Fairfield, South Carolina, United States; citing p. 27, NARA microfilm publication M33, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 118; FHL microfilm 162,021., Ancestry.com. 1820 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7734&h=961874&ssrc=pt&tid=105071186&pid=100163002021&usePUB=true
  2. 2.0 2.1 1830; Census Place: Haywood, North Carolina; Series: M19; Roll: 121; Page: 360; Family History Library Film: 0018087, "United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH59-XH9 : 22 August 2017), Bentley Franklin, Haywood, North Carolina, United States; citing 360, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 121; FHL microfilm 18,087., Ancestry.com. 1830 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8058&h=207480&ssrc=pt&tid=66823251&pid=350009422030&usePUB=true
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Year: 1850; Census Place: Haywood, North Carolina; Roll: M432_633; Page: 196B; Image: 399, "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4BC-VKY : 12 April 2016), Bentley Franklin, Haywood county, Haywood, North Carolina, United States; citing family 919, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.)., Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=8054&h=12793150&ssrc=pt&tid=105071186&pid=100163002021&usePUB=true
  4. 4.0 4.1 Year: 1860; Census Place: Division 37, Haywood, North Carolina; Roll: M653_901; Page: 615; Family History Library Film: 803901, "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD6Z-8NS : 12 December 2017), Bentley Franklin in entry for John Franklin, 1860., Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=7667&h=41327148&ssrc=pt&tid=105071186&pid=100163002021&usePUB=true
  5. United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q29K-QKWG : 12 March 2018), Bentley Franklin, 1812-1815; citing NARA microfilm publication M602 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); roll 75; FHL microfilm 882,593.
  6. National Archives, Washington, DC; Washington, DC, USA; Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1780’s-1917; Record Group Number: RG 94; Series Title: Indexed to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Soldiers Who Served During the Cherokee Removal in Organizations From the State of Alabama; Series Number: M243; Roll: M629_13, https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=61592&h=59121&tid=82703078&pid=46569523633&usePUB=true&_phsrc=lAg43&_phstart=successSource
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4BC-VKG : 12 April 2016), Lavina Franklin, Haywood county, Haywood, North Carolina, United States; citing family 918, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  8. Bentley is found living with his son John in 1860 on the census
  9. Esau and his family are found living next to his divorced parents in 1850 on the census.
  10. RICHARD YARBOROUGH, BENTLY FRANKLIN, and LAVINA FRANKLIN of Chester District, for $30 paid by ELISAH YARBOROUGH of Chester District, his heirs etc., a certain tract originally belonging to RICHARD YARBOROUGH, SR. deceased, to their part of said tract, quit claim unto ELISHA YARBOROUGH, his heirs, etc. All three parties signed by their marks. Wits. ROE SEYMOUR, RODEN (O) YARBOROUGH, and JOHN GRUBBS. Proved by ROMANTIZER SEYMOUR on 24 May 1819 before John Kennedy, J.P. Chester Co,SC --Deed Book T p.179, See attached Bentley Franklin - Lavina Franklin - Richard Yardborough - Quit Claim 1819
  11. Ancestry.com. North Carolina, Index to Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 [database on-line]. https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=4802&h=37788&ssrc=pt&tid=105071186&pid=100163002021&usePUB=true


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Bentley Franklin - Lavina Franklin - Richard Yardborough - Quit Claim 1819
Bentley Franklin - Lavina Franklin - Richard Yardborough - Quit Claim 1819

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