Mary Stansell daughter of John Stansell and Sarah Godfrey Smithwick was born bef 1730. She. A thorough search of records of the Bentleys of Tyrrell and Bertie Co's fail to disclose a spouse named Mary or Polly. It is possible she married a son of William Bentley of Tyrrell Co, but there are no records to substantiate this theory.
Mary married ? Bentley bef 1750.
The will of [p1] was [m1] <[d]> in Tyrrell Co, NC. Executors: Sarah Godfrey Smithwick and John Stansell. Heirs: wife Sarah Godfrey Smithwick , son John Stansell and Godfrey Stansell , daughter Elizabeth Stansell, Rebackah Stansell and Mary Stansell <, daughter [S]> <. <[wm]>.1,2,3
Mary died aft 1750.
The Stansel Family. Custom Id: 223; North Carolina State Archives, ,, Raleigh, Wake Co, North Carolina,, 1770. Call Number: GR 929.2 S791S.
North Carolina Will Abstracts, 1660-1790. Custom Id: 796; ancestry.com.
The Stancill Family, 1662 to 1981. Custom Id: 795; North Carolina State Archives, ,, Raleigh, Wake Co, North Carolina,, 1770.