Thursday, February 19, 2009

Nettie Bentley married a Holcomb

Nettie Bentley was the third child of Otho Bentley and Sadie Collier. On April 15, 1925 she married Hiram Wesley Holcomb.

William Holcomb was born about 1645 in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales. He married Hannah Green. They came to America. William died in St. Stephens, Northumberland County, Virginia in 1722. William and Hannah had a son, William, in about 1678.

The second William's son was George who married a Sarah. Their son was George who married Martha Field Archer. Their son was Samuel Holcomb who married Hannah Henderson. This couple moved from Virginia to North Carolina.

Samuel and Hannah had at least two children: Hardin and Henderson. Hardin married into the Adams family. Henderson married Sarah "Sally" Cornett, the daughter of John Samuel Cornett and Mary Brenen. Henderson and Sarah moved from North Carolina to Letcher County. Hey had at least two sons: Hiram Wesley and Joseph. Joseph married Letitia Day. Hiram married Louisa Morgan.

Hiram Wesley Holcomb (1850-1930) and Louisa Morgan (1852-1916)

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