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*Benjamin Van Cleave

Male 1741 - Aft 1774  (33 years)


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  • Name *Benjamin Van Cleave 
    Born 15 Nov 1741  Monmouth County, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1774  Probably Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10318  My Genealogy

    Father *Aaron Van Cleave,   b. 26 Jul 1711, Holand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1780, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Rachel Schenck,   b. 19 Feb 1708/09, Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1780, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1730  Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F65419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family *Ruth Munson,   b. 10 Jul 1746, Morristown, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1823, Shelby County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Abt 1766  Probably In New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Aaron Van Cleave,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Child Van Cleave,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Child Van Cleave,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Child Van Cleave,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Child Van Cleave,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Child Van Cleave,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Child Van Cleave,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Child Van Cleave,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Child Van Cleave,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Samuel Van Cleave,   b. 25 Feb 1770, 2ND Son & 3Rd Child; Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1843, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     11. *John H. Van Cleave,   b. 15 Apr 1774, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1833, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F65418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1). Source: Internet Site: www.RootsWeb.com; World ConnectProject: Descendants of Wolphert Gerretse Van kouwenhoven; DavidConover, e-mail dave@conovergenealogy.com; also has a home page.Desendant Register Report from web site listed. Updated: 2005-08-07.
      2). "Samuel Van Cleave-was borne February 25, 1770. Evidently bornedin North Carolina. His father were Benjamin Van Cleave, son of Aaron,that came from Holand ____- before the Revolutionary War. His motherwas Ruth Munson, He was the second son and third _________ of afamily of Eleven children - six sons and five daughters. His Fatherfought in the Revolutionary War (Benjamin). Of the Early life ofSamuel little is known. He came with his parents to Kentucky.
      He had become the possesser of a small shot gun called (?? uncle)"Sam's Shot Gun"."
      [Transcribed from an old note book owned by Redenbaugh/Douglass GroupMember # 2., written by someone in the Van Cleave family. She foundit in some items from older family members, http://www.myfamily.com;14 December 2006, SLJuhl, compiler, sljuhl1234@yahoo.com, copy kept inDouglass Records, must contact compiler for further information.]