Henry W. Cave Family

This information concerns two generations of the Henry W. Cave family in Texas.
1800-1910

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   Henry W.
(Bud)
(child of John Brown Cave and Lucinda Causey Hardin)

born: (about 1800) in SC
married: Nancy Jane Bass (February 28, 1826) in Marengo County, AL
children: John B. [Martha J. Green] [Lucy Aft], Martha [James S. Knight] [John Thomas Carver], Nancy Elizabeth [Richard Hurt], Clark Uriah [Sarah Jane Mercer], Wayne [ ], Francis Marion [ ], Lucy Ann [James Monroe Clendennen], Mary Jane [Levi Chapman Griffin], Permilia [James J. Hairston], James Monroe [Frances Elizabeth McDonald], Jefferson Davis [Melinda Jane Daugherty], Jack [ ]
died: (December 24, 1862) in Milano, Milam County, TX
buried: Hurt-Chapman Cemetery, Elevation (near Milano), Milam County, TX
census: On the 1800 census he was (age 1) with his parents in Barnwell County, SC; on the 1810 census, he was (age 10) with his parents in Barnwell County, SC; on the 1820 census, he was (age 20) with his parents in Barnwell County, SC; on the 1830 census, he was (age 30) with his wife in Clarke County, AL; on the 1840 and 1850 census, he was with his wife in Clarke County, MS;
note: His wife was the daughter of Rutha Pipkin and Uriah Bass Jr. She was born (1811) in and died (1895) in Milam County, TX. She is buried in the Campbell Cemetery, Nolan County, TX.

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   John B.
(childen of Henry W. Cave and Nancy Jane Bass)

born: (about 1827) in Clarke County, AL
married: (a) Martha J. Green (December 27, 1855) in Clarke County, AL
               (b) Lucy Aft (1856) in
children: (a) none
               (b) Nancy
died: ( ) in
buried:
Sand Grove Cemetery ?, Milam County, TX
census: On 1830 census, he was (age 3) with his parents in Clarke County, AL; on the 1840 census, he was (age13) with his parents in Clarke County, MS; ; on the 1850 census, he was (age 23) with his parents in Clarke County, MS; on the 1860 census, he was likely in Milam County, TX
note:

   Martha

born: (December 18, 1827) in Clarke County, AL
married: (a) James S. Knight ( ) in Clarke County, AL
               (b) John Thomas Carver ( ) in TX
children: (a) William Clayton, John, Clark
               (b) Eliza P., Harriet C., Elizabeth F., Monroe, Thomas
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 12) with her parents in Clarke County, MS; on the 1850 census, she was (age 22) with her first husband in Clarke County, MS; on the 1860 census, she was with her second husband in Walker County, TX; on the 1880 census, she was with her second husband in Milam County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was with her son Clark Knight in Milam County, TX
note:

   Nancy Elizabeth

born: (January 29, 1829) in Clarke County, AL
married: Richard Hurt ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 11) with her parents in Clarke County, MS; on the 1850 census, she was (age 20) with her husband in Clarke County, MS;
note:

   Clark Uriah

born: (April 24, 1838) in Clarke County, AL
married: Sarah J. Mercer ( ) in
children: Sarah Jane [ ], James M. [Fannie McDonald], Eliza [ ], Amelia Frances [Lemuel Daugherty], John Jefferson [Rebecca _?_], Clarinda F. [ ], Mary E. [ ], George Thomas [Effie Haynes], Julia [Clarence M. Rogers]
died: (October 24, 1907) in Nolan County, TX
buried:
Hylton Cemetery, Hylton, Nolan County, TX
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 7) with his parents in Clarke County, MS; on the 1850 census, he was (age 17) with his parents in Clarke County, MS; on the 1860, 1870, and 1880 census, he was with his wife in Milam County, TX; on the 1900 census, he was with his wife in Nolan County, TX;
note: He was a Confederate veteran who served in Company B, 35th (Brown's) Texas Cavalry. His wife was born (December 10, 1840) in and died (October 10, 1923) in Nolan County, TX.

   Wayne

born: (about 1837) in Clarke County, AL
married: no
children: none
died: (March 27, 1862) in NM
buried: It is presumed that he was buried on Johnson's Ranch in Santa FE County, NM. A memorial marker was placed at the foot of his father's grave in the Hurt-Graham Cemetery in Elevation (near Milano), Milam County, TX.
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 3) with his parents in Clarke County, MS; on the 1850 census, he was (age 13) with his parents in Clarke County, MS
note: He was a private in Company E, 4th Texas Cavalry (also known as the Milam County Guard or Captain Charles Buckholt's Company, 1st Regiment, Sibley's Brigade, Texas Mounted Volunteers.) He was enrolled (September 9, 1861) by Captain Buckholts in Milam County, TX, and was mustered into service (September 18, 1861) by Lieutenant Lane in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX. Read more about the New Mexico campaign
here.

   Francis Marion

born: (about 1839) in
married: no
children: none
died: (April 1862) in NM
buried: He may have died in a hospital in Santa Fe, NM, and been buried in an unmarked grave. A memorial marker was placed at the foot of his father's grave in the Hurt-Graham Cemetery in Elevation (near Milano), Milam County, TX.
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 1) with his parents in Clarke County, MS; on the 1850 census, he was with his parents in Clarke County, MS
note: He was a private in Company E, 4th Texas Cavalry (also known as the Milam County Guard or Captain Charles Buckholt's Company, 1st Regiment, Sibley's Brigade, Texas Mounted Volunteers.) He was enrolled (October 2, 1861) by Captain Buckholts in Milam County, TX, and was mustered into service (October 8, 1861) by Lieutenant Lane in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX. He is shown as deceased on the company muster roll with service through April 30, 1862. Read more about the New Mexico campaign
here.

   Mary Jane

born: (about 1843) in Clarke County, MS
married: Levi Chapman Griffin ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Lucy Ann

born: (April 1842) in Clarke County, MS
married: James Monroe Clendennen (April 28, 1857) in Bastrop County, TX
children: William W. (1859-1884) [Amanda M. Cotton], John Berry (1862-1938) [Mary Ella Cotton], Thomas Jefferson (1869-1872), James W. (1876), Nancy Elizabeth (1874-1956) [Henry B. Brown], Missouri Jane (1877-1953) [Laine] [James Lazarus Dryman], Marion Franklin (1881-1974) [Ruth Lena Hodges], Andrew Jackson (1885-1911) [Laurel David Wheatly] [Beulah Walls]
died: (1904) in Robertson County, TX
buried:
Holly Cemetery, Ridge, Robertson County, TX
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 9) with her parents in Clarke County, MS; on the 1860 and 1870 census, she was in ; on the 1880 census, she was with her husband in Milam County, TX; on the 1900 census, she was with her husband in Limestone County, TX;
note: Her husband was the son of Eliza and Monroe Clendennen.

   Mary Jane

born: (1843) in MS
married: Levi Chapman Griffin (about 1864) in Milano, Milam County, TX
children: Martha Cizar [John Anderson Freeman] [Frank Uher], Madani Elizabeth [Sidney Edmonds], Nancy Anice [Leonard Ben Winkler], Jeff James [Minnie Childress]
died: (about 1880) in TX
buried:
Sand Grove Garden of Memories in Milam County, TX
census: On the 1850 census, she was (age 7) with her parents in Clarke County, MS;
note: Her husband was the son of Madani Elizabeth Runnels and Levi Griffin.

   Permelia
(Mollie)

born: (November 11, 1848) in Clarke County, MS
married: James J. Hairston (about 1867) in TX
children: Ann [William D. Turner]
died: (between 1872-1874) in Milam County, TX?
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, she would have been with her parents in Clarke County, MS; on the 1860 census, she would have been with her husband in Milam County, TX; on the 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 census, her husband was with his second wife in Milam County, TX
note: Her husband later married Martha Louise Dodd (August 23, 1874) in Burleson County, TX. She was the daughter of Riley Dodd and Sarah Cave, so a relative of Mollie Cave.

query: Is Permilia the same individual as Mollie? I think that is likely the case and have not listed Mollie as a separate child, although I am not certain that is correct.

   James Monroe

born: (December 23, 1850) in Clarke County, MS
married: Frances Elizabeth McDonald (January 10, 1869) in Burleson County, TX
children: Nancy Elizabeth [Henry Williams]
died: (March 5, 1876) in Milam County, TX
buried:
Hurt Cemetery, Milano, Milam County, TX
census:
note:

   Jefferson Davis

born: (March 5, 1853) in Clarke County, MS
married: Melinda Jane Daugherty (December 10, 1974) in
children:
died: (February 8, 1884) in Nolan County, TX
buried:
Campbell Cemetery, Nolan County, TX
census:
note:

   Jack

born: (about 1855) in Clarke County, MS
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

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