Bentham

My Bentham familyis from Bentham, Yorkshire, England.  My earliest known ancestor is Christopher Bentham.  He was born circa 1659.  He married Isabella Marsden on 3 FEB 1682 Bentham, Yorkshire, England.  They had: Thomas (c 10 MAR 1684, Bentham, Yorkshire, England), Mary or Maria (c 9  JUN 1686, Bentham, Yorkshire, England), Isabel (c 29 MAR 1691, Bentham, Yorkshire, England), Sarah (c 13 AUG 1693, Bentham, Yorkshire, England), and Christopher (c 1 JAN 1696, Bentham, Yorkshire, England).  See my Marsden page for information on Isabella’s family.

Christopher Bentham (c 1 JAN 1696, Bentham, Yorkshire, England) married Dorothy Thornton on 7 DEC 1723, Bentham, Yorkshire, England.   They had: Mary (c 6 MAY 1738, Bentham, Yorkshire, England), Thomas (c 31 OCT 1725, Bentham, Yorkshire, England), Isabel (c 29 OCT 1737, Bentham, Yorkshire, England), Jane (c24 APR 1737, Bentham, Yorkshire, England),  and Mary (c 6 MAY 1738, Bentham, Yorkshire, England).  See my Thornton page for information on Dorothy’s family.

Thomas Bentham (c 31 OCT 1725, Bentham, Yorkshire, England) wife’s name is unknown.  Mary’s last name is unknown.  They had Thomas (c 17 JAN 1768, Bentham, Yorkshire, England), Jennet (c 15 MAR 1770, Bentham, Yorkshire, England), Ellen (c 17 APR 1772, Bentham, Yorkshire, England), Christopher (c 7 AUG 1774, Bentham, Yorkshire, England).

Thomas Bentham (c 17 JAN 1768, Bentham, Yorkshire, England) married Mary Thompson on 8 FEB 1794, St. John and St. Martin, Beverley, Yorkshire, England.  They had: Sarah (c 29 MAR 1796, Beverley, Yorkshire, England), Elizabeth ( c21 JUN 1798, Beverley, Yorkshire, England), Jane (c 16 DEC 1799, Beverley, Yorkshire, England), Ann (c 3 MAR 1802, Beverley, Yorkshire, England), Christopher (c 6 DEC 1803, Beverley, Yorkshire, England), Thomas (c 19 AUG 1805, Beverley, Yorkshire, England), Martha (c 2 FEB 1807, Beverley, Yorkshire, England; d 4 OCT 1845, Blenheim, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada), James (c 25 FEB 1809, Beverley, Yorkshire, England), Christina (c 19 JAN 1811, Beverley, Yorkshire, England) and Robert (c 10 JAN 1911, Beverley, Yorkshire, England).   See my Thompson page for information on Mary’s family.

Martha Bentham (c 2 FEB 1807, Beverley, Yorkshire, England; d 4 OCT 1845, Blenheim, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada) married George Ash (b 19 FEB 1800; d 17 JUL 1878, Blenheim Twp., Oxford County, Ontario, Canada).  See my Ash page for information on George’s family and their descendants.

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