Dates: 1923

Collection Number:  MS 40

Extent: 1 item, 13p.

Biographical/Historical Information: The Bentley family was from Virginia. Samuel Bentley, born 1719, lived in Raleigh Parish in Amelia County, Va., and is supposed to be the father of Peter Efford Bentley (circa 1757 - 1835).   

Scope and Content:  This collection is a carbon typescript of Some Genealogy by Anne Chamberlayne Bentley, daughter of Efford Bolling Bentley and his wife Lucy Williamson Chamberlayne; compiled by Elizabeth Baird Brooke from information obtained through Anne Chamberlayne Bentley, December 17, 1923, The Manse, Wythville, Va. The following Virginia families are mentioned: Bentley, Bolling, Brooke, Chamberlayne, Dandridge, Efford, Evelyn, Gay, Mosby, Parke, Rolfe, West, and Williamson.