Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Caleb Bentley (1762-1851)
MSA SC 3520-15889


Archival Sources:

Laws of Maryland 1814, Chapter 12. Archives of Maryland Online, Volume 633 P.10.

CHANCERY COURT (Chancery Papers). Anthony Smith, W. Murray, Isaac Owens, Philip J. Thomas, and O.S.S. Hawood vs. Robert Williams alias Negro Bob, 1805, MdHR 17,898-4015-1 [MSA S512-4133, 1/36/4/9].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Insolvency Record) 1827-1834, p.357-361 [MSA T939-1, 1/13/9/34].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF THE TAX (Assessment Record) 1798-1812, 1798 Real Estate Assessment, 4th District [MSA C1110-2, 1/18/14/18].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF THE TAX (Assessment Record) 1831-1852, 1850 Tax Assessment, 5th District [MSA C1110-4, 1/18/14/20].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) February 11, 1802, Liber K, p.135-136. Bill of Sale, Isreal Leeke to Caleb Bentley and Samuel Leeke, several household items [MSA CE 148-11].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) March 8, 1804, Liber L, p. 279. Deed, Caleb Bentley and others purchasing land near Brookeville to found the Sandy Spring Boarding School [MSA CE 148-12].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) December 27, 1808, Liber O. p. 207. Mortgage, Caleb Bentley to Greenberry Murphy, $200 for lot 17 in Brookeville [MSA CE 148-15].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) February 19, 1810, Liber O. p. 440. Deed, Greenberry Murphy to Caleb and Joseph E Bentley, Lot 17 in Brookeville [MSA CE 148-15].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) 1816-1817, Liber T, p. 101. Deed, George Thompson to George Gassaway, lot in Brookeville, Maryland [MSA CE 148-21].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) October 7, 1819, Liber U, p. 594. Mortgage, Caleb Bentley to Joseph E. Bentley, several household items [MSA CE 148-22].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) March 10, 1825, Liber X, p. 582. Deed, Caleb Bentley calling in the debts of John McCauley [MSA CE 148-25].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) April 28, 1838, Clerk BS, Liber 8, p. 623. Mortgage, Caleb Bentley to William Bowen, $400 cash loan [MSA CE 148-34].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Estate Record) December 21, 1846, Last Will and Testament of Caleb Bentley (death reported July 22, 1851), Liber HH 3, p.262 [MSA C1138-32].

Indian Spring Monthly Meeting; Minutes (Sandy Spring), 1772-1817 [MSA SC 2978, SCM 638-1]

Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting; Births, Deaths, and Membership, 1730-1895; Minutes, Women, 1811-1824. [MSA SC 2978, SCM 667-3].

Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting Church Records: 1824-1964, 1736-1969, 1758-1979. Microfilm [SCM 2250].

Census of 1800. Montgomery County, Maryland.

Census of 1820. Montgomery County, Maryland.

Census of 1810. Montgomery County, Maryland.

 Published Sources:

Allen, William Charles. History of the United States Capitol: A Chronicle of Design, Construction, and Politics. Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 2001.

Lavoie, Catherine C. "Thomas-Bentley House (Madison House), 205 Market Street, Brookeville, MD," Historic American Buildings Survey Report (HABS No. MD-1375). Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 2011.

Stabler, Esther B. "Triadelphia: Forgotten Maryland Town," Maryland Historical Magazine 43, no. 2 (1948), 108-120.

Newspaper Sources:

"100 Dollars Reward" Federal Republican [Georgetown, DC] March 15, 1813, p. 3.

Other Sources:

United States
Postal Service. Postmaster Finder, Postmaster by City: Brookeville Post Office, Montgomery County Maryland.

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