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Benjamin Cave

Male 1735 - Abt 1832  (96 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Cave 
    Born 20 Dec 1735  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Land 1768  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • "acquired from Mayfield in 1767, and Benj. Cave (the later having sold the track to Abraham Mayfield in 1768 repossessed it and gave title to Samuel Brockman). The land was located by deed on the branches of Pamunkey River, which was in lower Orange probably part of Spotsylvania"
    Residence 1783  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Three Cave ancestors were listed in the 1783 Property tax list. I have assumed they were siblings (may be in error) they were David with negros, Benjamin, and John with negros.
    Died Abt Mar 1832  Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I9340  Goheen
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2015 

    Father Benjamin Cave,   b. Abt 1704, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1762, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Mother Hannah Bledsoe,   b. CA 1700, Spotsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1769, Orange County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married SAY 1727  [4, 5
    • Wm. Bledsoe, Will, 27 Dec 1769,; Mary; children were; Geo., Aaron, Mille, m. Geo Wetherall, Mary, m. Ambrose Powell, Jno., Wm., Jas., Hannah, m Cave, and Moses. Apr. 19, 1770
    Family ID F3393  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Belfield,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Bef 1769  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    • Benjamin Cave, planter, of Virginia, son of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Belfield) Cave, and grandson of Benjamin Cave, member of the Virginia House of Burgesses from Orange County, 1756.
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Cave,   b. 15 Jun 1760, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1842, Ross County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. John Cave,   b. CA 1765,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F3396  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S80] Pedigree Resource File, Pedigree Resource File DVD 143||Patricia Sebree ROBERTS, 19 Aug 2008, proberts61@yahoo.com 412 West 900 North American Fork, Utah 84003.

    2. [S1067] The Brockman Scrapbook:, page 46 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S1018] Electronic web site, Heritagequestonline.com, compiled by Mrs Garland C Norris, Property tax list of Culpeper County, Virginia and names of slaves 1783, Releigh, NC, 1936 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S1113] Rootsweb, Acendents of Michael Linneer, downloaded 11 apr 2012 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S1263] Gen Histor Notes Culpeper Virginia, p.II 46.

    6. [S1034] Familysearch .org, Fitzgerald, William A, Fitzgerald, Anne, Data on the History of the Cave family, (online digital book, Familysearch.org) (Reliability: 2).