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Re: Giles Wayne Co TN Lucretia "Lucy" Bentley Luker bc1798
Posted by: George Ferdinand Bentley (ID *****9310) Date: October 24, 2010 at 15:17:10
In Reply to: Re: Giles Wayne Co TN Lucretia "Lucy" Bentley Luker bc1798 by JUDITH ALEF of 808

Hi Judith,
You wrote: "I came across an old and a new post regarding your Lucy. I have 100s of pages on Southeastern Lukers but have not one reference to a Bentley.
Good luck! Judith Alef"
You missed some - ALL PROVED:
1) 1835 Lawrence Co TN will of Jeremiah Bentley names daughter: "Lucy Luker"
2) March 1856 Wayne Co TN letter from Lucrecia "Lucy" W. Bentley Luker to Sullivan Co MO to "My Dear Brother and Sister" Lewis Hiram Martin and his wife Ales "Alsey" Bentley Martin b1796 VA d1879 MO.
3) Sept 13 1870 Letter from Jeremiah's son Richard Bentley bc1784 VA dc1876 IL of Bond Co IL to Ales Bentley Martin stating: "My [Our] sisters Sally [Sary B. Penycuff Hammons] and Lucy [Lucretia B. Luker] were living and in good health last March..... Lucy lives in Tennessee below Lawrenceburg, and in the corner of the adjoining county [Wayne]"
4)CENSUS YR: 1850 STATE: TN COUNTY: Wayne DIVISION: Civil District 11 REEL NO: M432-899 PAGE NO: 249
REFERENCE: 2 October 1850, 301(599
8 476 480 Looker William 45 M TN Farmer 300
9 476 480 Looker Lucretia 40 F TN
10 476 480 Looker Hannah 13 F TN
11 476 480 Looker Sarah 12 F TN
12 476 480 Looker Catherine 9 F TN
13 476 480 Looker Elvira 7 F TN
(BOTH PARENTS COULD READ & WRITE - 4 CHILDREN IN SCHOOL
Regards,
George


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