Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Benjamin Cave

Male 1703 - 1762  (59 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Cave 
    Born 1703  King & Queen County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1762  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I035787  Tree1
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 

    Father Virginia Cave 
    Family ID F16964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah 'Margaret' Bledsoe,   b. Abt 1707, Northumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1770, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married Abt 1723  St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Cave,   b. Abt 1723, St. Mark's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1803, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     2. Anne Cave,   b. Aft 1726, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Cave,   b. 22 Feb 1731/32, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1810, Scott County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Benjamin Cave,   b. 20 Nov 1735, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1832, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     5. William Cave,   b. 1738, St. Mark's Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1804, Boone County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     6. Sarah Cave,   b. 1745, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Hannah Cave,   b. May 1748, St. Thomas Parish, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1817, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     8. Richard Cave,   b. Abt 1750, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816, Woodford County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F00276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      http://home.amaonline.com/genealogy/nrogers/d50.htm#P131

      Elizabeth Cave was the 5th child of Benjamin Cave and Hannah Bledsoe. She was of a distinquished and influential family who were among the first settlers from England in the Colony of Virginia. Her father was a member of the Episcopal Church, a vertryman of St. Mark's Parish from 1731 to 1740 when St. Thomas Parish was cut offfrom St. Mark's and then transferred his membeship to the parish of St. Thomas. He was a representative of Orange County Virginia in the House of Burgesses in 1756. He acquired under the old English patents for a large land estate. He accumulated considerable personal property wheich, after his death in 1762 was satisfactorily divided by his will between his wife and 8 children.

      Source: Genealogy of the Johnson Family
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      1735-1738 Orange County, Virginia Deed Book 1-2; {John Frederick Dorman:
      Page 1. Bond of Benjamin Cave unto Our Soverign Lord King George the Second. For 1000 sterl. 21 Jan. 1734 [1735]. Securities, Thomas Chew and James Barber.
      Cave is by virtue of a commission from William Gooch, Esqr. His Majesty's Lieutenant Governor and Commander in Chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia dated 3 January appointed Sheriff of the County of Orange.
      Benja. Cave
      Thos. Chew
      Jams. Barbour
      Vat: Henry Willis, J. Wood.

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