Cave Family in England

This information concerns twelve generations of the Cave family in England.
1585-2010

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the line of descent of Brian William Cave.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks; the line of descent is marked by underlined names.
 • Twins within a family are marked with a lozenge symbol (◊).
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

   Valentine

born: (1585) in Northamptonshire, England
married: Agnes Bate (November 24, 1606) in Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England
children: Jane (1607), Mabel (1609), Maurice (1611), William (1613), Elizabeth (1615), Ann (1617), Arthure (1621), Valentine (1622),
John (1624)
died: (1656) in England
buried: (March 26, 1656) in England
census:
note: A will (October 29, 1652) for Valentine Cave, Yeoman of Wilby, is recorded in Northamptonshire, England. His wife Agnes Bate died (July 27, 1642) in East Haddon, Northamptonshire, England.

query: Analysis of Y-chromosome DNA supports the assertion that the MD and SC branches in the US are connected at some point to the Cave family in Northamptonshire, England. Who is a likely connection and in what generation would he have been a part?

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   Jane
(children of John Cave and Agnes Bate)

baptized: (February 1, 1607) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in England
buried:
census:
note:

   Mabel

baptized: (December 10, 1609) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in England
buried:
census:
note:

   Maurice

baptized: (February 2, 1611) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in England
buried:
census:
note:

   William

baptized: (January 16, 1613) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
married: ( ) in
children: John, Robert, William, Ann, Isabel
died: (about 1652) in England
buried:
census:
note:

   Elizabeth

baptized: (February 24, 1615) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in England
buried:
census:
note:

   Ann

baptized: (May 1, 1617) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in England
buried:
census:
note:

   Arthure

baptized: (August 21 1621) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in England
buried:
census:
note:

   Valentine

baptized: (June 9, 1622) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
married: Anne Gallimer (August 10, 1653) in Welton, Northamptonshire, England
children:
died: ( ) in England
buried:
census:
note:

   John

baptized: (April 11, 1624) in England
married: Elizabeth Hide (1656) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
children: Ann (1657) [John Sturman], Eliza (1658),
John (1661)
died: (1699) in Northamptonshire, England
buried:
census:
note: His wife was born (July 16, 1628) in Gillingham, Kent, England, and died about 1693.

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   John
(child of John Cave and Elizabth Hide)

baptized: (February 9, 1661) in East Haddon, Northamptonshire, England
married: Elizabeth Seamark (October 27, 1684) in England
children: Anne (1684),
William (1685), Elizabeth (1689), Elizabeth (1692)
died: (1744) in England
buried: (March 3, 1744) in England
census:
note: His wife Mary Elizabeth Seamark (born September 28, 1858) may have been the daughter of William Seamark and Ursula Payne of Aston, Warwickshire, England.

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   William
(child of John Cave and Elizabeth Seamark)

baptized: (January 29, 1685) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
married: Joice _?_ ( ) in England
children:
Thomas (1714-1780), William (1716-1768), John (1717-1724), Edward (1719-1748), Charles (1720-1755), Richard (1722-1743)
died: (December 24, 1728) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
buried:
census:
note:

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   Thomas
(child of William Cave and Joice _?_)

baptized: (December 27, 1714) in Guilsborough, Northamptonshire, England
married: Elizabeth Taylor (August 8, 1736) in Yelvertoft, Daventry district, Northamptonshire, England
children:
Richard, William, Robert, Daniel
died: (September 3, 1780) in England
buried: ( ) in Yelvertoft, Northamptonshire, England
census:
note: His wife died and was buried (March 23, 1783) in England.

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   Richard
(child of Thomas Cave and Elizabeth Taylor)

born: (1751) in England
married: Elizabeth "Bessey" Ray (June 2, 1774) in Eydon, Northamptonshire, England
children:
Richard (1775), William (1778), George (1781)
died: ( ) in England
buried:
census:
note:

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   Richard
(child of Richard Cave and Elizabeth "Bessey" Ray)

born: (1775) in Culworth, Northamptonshire, England ?
married: Charlotte Pettifer (August 9, 1814) in Culworth, Northamptonshire, England
children:
John [Sarah Dean Matthews]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

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   John
(child of Richard Cave and Charlotte Pettifer)

born: (February 11, 1822) in Culworth, Northamptonshire, England
married: Sarah Dean Matthews (October 2, 1843) in Oxford (St. Giles), Oxfordshire, England
children: Thomas Henry, George, Albert, John Henry [Jane _?_], Sarah D., Martha M., Mary E.,
Richard William [Anne Rogers], Anne C., Frederick, Frank, Hewellin
died: ( ) in Northamptonshire, England?
buried:
census: On the 1841 census, he was a journeyman in the household of a plumber named H. Hobley in Deddington, Oxfordshire, England; on the 1851, 1861, and 1871 census, he was with his wife in Culworth, Northamptonshire, England;
note: He was a painter, glazier, and plumber. His wife was born (1825) in Deddington, Oxfordshire, England.

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   Richard William
(child of John Cave and Sarah Dean Matthews)

born: (September 25, 1858) in Culworth, Northamptonshire, England
married: Anne Rogers (April 19, 1877) in Kidlington, Oxfordshire, England
children: Mabel Annie [George Warren], Eleanor M., William Richard, Frank L.,
John Rogers Matthews, Sarah Dean, Coote, Harry, Ethel Ida, Frederick William Dumbleton
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1861 and 1871 census, he was with his parents in Culworth, Northamptonshire, England; on the 1881 census, he was with his wife in Bermondsey, Surrey, England; on the 1891 census, in Daventry, Northamptonshire, England; on the 1901 census, Richard W. (age 42) was listed as an agricultural labourer and a canvassor for a picturer in Rugby, Warwickshire, England; on the 1911 census, his son Coote (age 21) was in Rugby, Warwickshire, England.
note: His wife was born (1855) in Summerton, Oxfordshire, England. She was the daughter of Sarah Trafford Rogers and the granddaughter of Mary Ann Enser and Thomas Rogers.

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   John Rogers Matthews
(child of Richard William Cave and Anne Rogers)

born: (March 25, 1886) in Eydon, Northamptonshire, England
married: Agnes Knight (last quarter 1908) in Rugby, Warwickshire, England (volume 6d page 1032)
children: John,
Reginald William Swynford
died: (last quarter 1961) age 75, in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England (volume 9d page 28)
buried:
census: On the 1891 census, he was with his parents in Daventry, Northamptonshire, England; on the 1901 census, John R. M. (age 15) was listed as a hairdresser in Rugby, Warwickshire, England; on the 1911 census John (age 25) and Agnes (age 23) were in Rugby, Warwickshire, England
note: The middle names Rogers and Matthews were the maiden names of his mother and grandmother. John Rogers Matthews Cave had a brother named Coote (born 1890) living with him in 1911, and sisters-in-law, Lizzie Knight (born 1884) and Elsie Knight (born 1894) as well.

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   Reginald William Swynford
(child of John Rogers Matthews Cave and Agnes Knight)

born: (September 7, 1910) in England
married: Ethel Mary Tomalin (July 31, 1937) in Rugby, Warwickshire, England
children:
Brian William, Roger, Geoffrey
died:
buried:
census: On the 1911 census, Reginald (age 6 months) was with his parents in Rugby, Warwickshire, England.
note:

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   Brian William
(child of Reginald William Swynford Cave and Ethel Mary Tomalin)

born: (March 2, 1939) in Rugby, Warwickshire, England
married: Valerie Rose Dutton (February 16, 1963) in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England
children:
Richard [Lisa Iddenden] and Victoria Melanie [Colin John McDonald]
died:
buried:
census:
note: His birth was recorded in the 1st quarter of 1939 (vol. 6d p. 1343) in Rugby, Warwickshire, England; mother's maiden name = Tomalin. The Y-chromosome DNA profile of Brian William Cave matches exactly that of
Howard Lee Cave at the level of 37 genetic markers, proving a connection between the Cave family in Northamptonshire, England, and the Cave family in Maryland in the United States. It is also a perfect match with that of Thomas Randall Cave, proving a connection between the Cave family in Northamptonshire, England, and the Cave family in Barnwell County, South Carolina, in the United States.

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