Norman Seymour Bentley

Male 1868 - 1931  (62 years)


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  • Name Norman Seymour Bentley 
    Born 1 Jul 1868  Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Mar 1931 
    Age 62 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    John Bentley,   b. Bef Nov 1608, Elstow, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1666, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 57 years)  (6 x Great Grandfather) 
    Sarah Williams  (Great Grandmother) 
    Person ID I19115  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors William Henry Bentley,   b. 14 Jun 1833, Sandy Creek Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1921, Pulaski, Richland Township, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Caroline Estelle Woods,   b. 5 Jul 1841, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1920, Pulaski, Richland Township, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 7 Jun 1865  Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6672  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F21106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Norman Seymour Bentley - July 1, 1868 - March 6, 1931. Plot B-212. Son of William Henry and Caroline Estelle Woods Bentley.

      Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, March 18, 1931 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Norman Bentley Died Suddenly From Apoplexy - Death Occurred at His Home Shortly After Noon Today - Norman S. Bentley, 63, prominent member of the Oswego County Bar and a practicing lawyer in Oswego for many years, died at his home, 61 West Seneca street, shortly after noon Wednesday. He was stricken with apoplexy and was dead when physicians arrived. News of his death will come as a great shock to his legion of friends. He had been in good health and was at his office as usual this morning, leaving for his home about 12:30 o'clock. Shortly after his arrival, he was stricken. Mr. Bentley was born in Pulaski on July 1, 1868, and after attending school there went to Amherst College, where he was graduated in 1892. He was an honor student at Amherst and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Delta Upsilon fraternity. He attended Albany Law School, graduating in 1894 and being admitted to the bar the same year. He started the practice of law in this city, for many years being associated with the late S. M. Coon and becoming a member of the firm of Coon & Bentley. In recent years, Mr. Bentley had been a member of the film of Bentley & O'Connor, which was formed after the death of Thomas H. King previous to which time the firm was known as King, Bentley & O'Connor. Mr. Bentley was prominent in the legal, business, civic and social affairs in this city. He was recorder of the city in 1906, 1907, 1908 and 1909 and a member of the Department of Education from 1918 to 1924. At the time of his death he was attorney, and had been since the death of the late Udella Bartlett, for the Oswego County Savings Bank. He was also attorney for the _ Building and Loan Association. He was a member of the Fortnightly Club, the City Club, Oswego County Club and Aeonian Lodge, 679, F. & A.M, in which he was raised in 1902. He was also one of the prominent members of the Congregational church and had occupied, at various times, many positions in the church society. He had been a member of the Board of Trustees and at the time of his death was chairman of the _share Committee. Surviving are two sisters, Helen Bentley and Mary Bentley, both of Jersey City, and two cousins, Miss Cynthia Beadle and Mrs. Robert Bartlett of this city.

      Class of 1887 PACS