Notes for Benjamin CAVE:
- Birth: 15 June 1760 in Culpeper, Virginia, USA.
- Death: 16 February 1842 in Harrison, Ross County, Ohio, USA.
- Burial: February 1842 Olive Cemetery, Hocking County, Ohio
Moved to Olive Cemetery by descendants, from Essery-Whetstone Cemetery in 1939. His second wife Keziah Essery may be buried with him. His first wife, Mary Jenkins is also buried in this cemetery at another location near Emanuel Cave, his son.Benjamin Cave was drafted into the Culpepper VA Militia in 1779. Served three months in Colonel Barbour Regiment around the James River and discharged at Barnett’s Ford on the Rapidan River. Served again for eighteen months with the 2nd Virginia Regiment. atlanta chiropractic . Under the command of Colonel Towles, Major Willis, and Captain Fields, they marched from Alexandria to Jamestown. public storage locations . At Caves Warehouses on Potomac Creek in Stafford Co., he was in a skirmish with the British. zales . They retreated from Jamestown into Powhattan and Chesterfield Counties. The group fell in with the Baron Von Steuben’s Regiment. He remained with Von Steuben until discharged at a point of land on a bay near Little York. This second enlistment was from January 1780 to June 1781. He went to the Carolinas after his discharge.He emigrated to Ky. about 1800 and to Ohio in 1816.a Baptist Elder, who was an early pastor of Licking Church near Hebron, OH and founder of the Laurel Baptist Church in S. Perry, OH(was first buried in Whetstone farm cem., Harrison Twp., Ross Co., OH and later moved to Perry Cem., South Perry, Hocking Co., OH.