Bentley, William (2)
Bentley, William (2), a Baptist minister, was born at Newport, R. I., March 3, 1775. He removed to Boston, Mass., at the age of fourteen, and joined the Baptist Church in 1791. He commenced preaching in 1806; served as pastor at Woburn and at Maiden, and became a settled pastor at Tiverton, R. I. He was ordained at Salem, Mass., Oct. 9, 1807. He subsequently preached at Worcester, Mass., and at Wethersfield, Conn. He died Dec. 24, 1855. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 6:636; Baptist Encyclop. p. 96.