Abigail Wheeler Bentley

, 1813–July 10, 1854

Born in Pennsylvania. Married Johnson Bentley, February 16, 1834, at Fishing River, Ray County, Missouri. Possibly died at Magnolia Township, Harrison County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] 1850 U.S. census, District 21, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, p. 91B, Abigail Bentley; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed July 2015); from NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 188. “Missouri, Marriage Records, 1805–2002,” database and images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Aug. 2015), Feb. 16, 1834, Abigail Wheeler and Johnson Bentley; from Missouri Marriage Records, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Feb. 2016), Abigail Wheeler L7P8-BR7 . “Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836–1925,” 1854 Iowa state census, Magnolia, Harrison Co., Iowa, image 1, Johnson E. Bentley; and “Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836–1925,” 1856 Iowa state census, Magnolia, Harrison Co., Iowa, p. 258, Johnson G. Bentley; database and digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Aug. 2015); from State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, IA, and Iowa City, Johnson, IA.