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Christie Dora Thompson Bentley
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1881
Sierra City
Sierra County
California, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1967
Kentfield
Marin County
California, USA

From Marin Independent Journal, Tuesday, November 28, 1967:

"Christie Bentley Dies At 86

Mrs. Christie D. Bentley, 86, of a pioneer California family whose members mined gold in the Sierras in the 1850s, died yesterday at a San Rafael convalescent hospital.

She was born in Sierra City, Sierra County, and had made her home in San Rafael for 40 years. She was a member of the San Rafael Congregational Church and for many years was an active member of the Pythian Sisters. She was a former secretary of Pythian Lodge 129 and was awarded past chief's honors.

She was the widow of Rufus William Bentley, an employee of the Marin Municipal Water Department who died in 1938.

She is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Betty Gardner of Woodacre, Mrs. Marion Bartlett of Cotati, Mrs. Barbara Paula of Petaluma and Mrs. Beverly Irish of San Rafael; a brother, Ralph Thompson; a sister, Miss Ada E. Thompson of Cloverdale; by eight grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held tomorrow at 11 a.m. at Mount Olive Cemetery in Cloverdale, where Mrs. Bentley lived before moving to San Rafael. Friends may call at Keaton's Mortuary, San Rafael, after 7 p.m. today."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Albion Thompson (1851 - 1926)
  Eldora Jane Lombard Thompson (1858 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Rufus William Bentley (1880 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  Gilbert Ralph Bentley (1904 - 1904)*
  Helen Lieuana Bentley Gardner (1905 - 1989)*
  Marion Eldora Bentley Bartlett (1909 - 1999)*
  Barbara Christie Bentley Peterson (1918 - 2012)*
  Beverly Ann Bentley Ruffino (1920 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frank Byron Thompson (1880 - 1952)*
  Christie Dora Thompson Bentley (1881 - 1967)
  Ada Ernestine Thompson (1883 - 1970)*
  Helen Clementine Thompson Peters (1889 - 1964)*
  Ralph Ernest Thompson (1895 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cloverdale Cemetery
Cloverdale
Sonoma County
California, USA
Plot: Mount Olive section, lot 9, grave 2
 
Created by: Kathleen Clemence
Record added: Nov 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61104648
Christie Dora <i>Thompson</i> Bentley
Added by: Kathleen Clemence
 
Christie Dora <i>Thompson</i> Bentley
Added by: Kathleen Clemence
 
Christie Dora <i>Thompson</i> Bentley
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