Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Joseph E. Bentley (1789-1865)
MSA SC 3520-15904


Archival Sources:

MONTGOMERY COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT (Insolvency Papers) January 17, 1821, Petition and Bond of Joseph E. Bentley [MSA T940-1].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) November 15, 1809, Liber O, p. 376. Deed, Thomas Moore to Joseph E Bentley, section of tract of land called "Charley's Forest" [MSA CE 148-15].

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

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) December 31, 1811, Liber P, p. 413. Deed, Caleb Bentley to Joseph E Bentley, lot 56 in Brookeville [MSA CE 148-16].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COURT (Land Records) October 17, 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 11, 1822, Liber W, p. 1. Deed in Trust, Joseph E Bentley relinquishing real estate and personal property to John Kilgour [MSA CE 148-24].

Monthly Meeting at the Clifts Collection, marriage certificates from Sandy Spring, West River, and Indian Springs meetings, marriage certificate, Joseph E Bentley and Anna Briggs, August 26, 1812, pp. 265-266 [MSA SC 2978, SCM 639-1].

Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting, Church Records 1758-1979.  [MSA SCM 2250]

Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting: Minutes, Women, 1811-1824 [MSA SC 2978, SCM 667-3].

Published Sources:

Emily Foster, ed., American Grit: A Woman's Letters from the Ohio Frontier. Lexington, Ky: University Press of Kentucky, 2002.

Census Records:

Fourth Census of the United States, 1820, Population Schedule, 3rd District, Montgomery County, Maryland, Roll M33_44, Image 132.

Fifth Census of the United States, 1830, Population Schedule, West Columbiana, Ohio, Roll 128, P. 519.

Sixth Census of the United States, 1840, Population Schedule, West Columbiana, Ohio, Roll 386, P. 13, Image 31.

Seventh Census of the United States
, 1850, Population Schedule, West Columbiana, Ohio, Roll M432_669, P. 404B, Image 812.

Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, Population Schedule, west Columbiana, Ohio, Roll M653_948, P. 155, Image 314.

Other Sources:

Isaac Briggs, et. al. Briggs-Stabler Papers, 1793-1910. Maryland Historical Society collection no. MS 147.

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

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