Bentley, Thomas died 1878
Posted By: Cindy Lovell (email)
Date: 10/23/2004 at 10:26:36
At Village Creek, Allamakee County, on Thursday morning, Thomas Bentley, aged ninety-five years and his wife aged ninety-three, were struck by lightning.
Bentley was killed and his wife seriously stunned.
They were the oldest people in the county. He was a soldier in the war of 1812.
From the Burlington Daily Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, July 13, 1878 (Iowa News Summary column, pg 4)
Allamakee Obituaries maintained by Sharyl Ferrall.
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