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Rev. Richard CAVE
Sarah WOOD
Husband:  Richard CAVE
Birth:  1772, Orange Co., VA
Death:  24 Aug 1836, Boone Co., MO
Religion:  Christian Church, Founding Elder of the Red Top Church, Boone Co., MO
Event:  25 Sep 1821, purchased land in Boone Co., MO
Father:  John CAVE
Mother:  Mildred BELL
Marriage-1:  7 Jan 1792, Woodford Co., KY
Wife-1:  Sarah "Sally" WOOD
Birth:  1765-84, but probably ca. 1775
Death:  1813, Woodford Co., KY
Wife-2:  Nancy BRENT
Birth:  1774/5, VA
Death (æ 75y):  1 Jan 1850, Boone Co., MO
Disposition:  buried Cave Cemetery (S31.T49N.R12W), Boone Co., MO
Father:  William BRENT
Children with Sarah WOOD born in Woodford Co., KY:
1.  Martha "Patsy" CAVE, b. 1792-94; d. 31 Dec 1840, Boone Co., MO; bur. Talbott Cem. (SW¼ S25.T49N.R13W), Boone Co., MO; m. 16 Oct 1812, Bourbon Co., KY, Richard TALBOTT
2.  Nancy CAVE, b. ca. 1798; m. 10 Mar 1821, Boone Co., MO, Thomas KENNAN
3.  Elizabeth CAVE, b. 28 Jan 1799; d. Sep 1869; bur. Phillips Cem., Boone Co., MO; m. 17 Dec 1818, Hiram PHILLIPS
4.  William CAVE, b. 1800 
5.  John CAVE, b. 1800-1810 
6.  Louisa CAVE, b. 1800-1810
7.  Susannah "Susan" CAVE, b. 1800-1810; m. 6 Aug 1832, Boone Co., MO, William Y. WESTERFIELD
Children with Nancy BRENT:
apparently none

Sources (n.b., Woodford Co. was formed from Fayette Co. in 1788/9; in 1792, Scott Co. was formed from Woodford Co.; in 1794/5, Franklin Co. was formed from Woodford Co.; there were no further changes in the boundaries of Woodford Co.):

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Cave, Richard Wood, Sally 27 Jan 1792 Woodford Co.

2.  Anon.  1991.  The 1795 Census of Kentucky [as constructed from tax lists].  T.L.C. Genealogy, Miami Beach, FL (said to include every extant tax list from the state of Kentucky for the year 1795):
Pg Name County
31 Cave, Richard Woodford
192 Wood, James Woodford
192 Wood, Joseph heirs Woodford
192 Wood, Robert Woodford
192 Wood, William Woodford
Richard is the only CAVE in the county; these are all the WOODs in the county.

3a.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1800 (Broderbund CD-312):  the 1800 Census of KY was destroyed.

3b.  1790-1870 Census Index (online at Ancestry.com):
1800 Tax List CAVE RICHARD KY Woodford Co.

4.  1790-1870 Census Index (online at Ancestry.com):
1810 CAVE RICHARD KY Woodford Co. p. 80 11010-22110-08
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1800-1810 = John
1 male 10-15 1794-1800 = William (b. 1800)
1 male 26-44 1765-1784 = Richard (b. 1772)
2 females 9 or under 1800-1810 = Susan
= Louisa
2 females 10-15 1794-1800 = Elizabeth (b. 1799)
= Nancy
1 female 16-25 1784-1794 = Martha
1 female 26-44 1765-1784 = Sarah
8 slaves all ages in or bef. 1810 = names unknown

5.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1820 (Broderbund CD-314):  not found, which probably means he was in Missouri.  (There was no 1820 Census in Missouri because it was not yet a state.)

6a.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1830 (Broderbund CD-315):
1830 Cane, Richard MO Boone Co. Columbia Twp. p. 96

6b.  Family Quest Archives:  Missouri Federal Census 1830:  Scott, New Madrid, Wayne, Callaway, Boone, Howard, Cooper, Saline, Lafayette, Clay, Jackson, Randolph, Madison, Ralls, and Ray Counties.  Heritage Quest CD M19-72  (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1830 MO Boone Co. Columbia Twp. p. 96A line 23 Richard Cave 000 000 001 - 000 010 010
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 60-69 1760-1770 = Richard (b. 1772)
1 female 20-29 1800-1810 = Susan
1 female 50-59 1770-1780 = Nancy

7.  William F. Switzler.  1882.  History of Boone County, Missouri.  Western Historical Co., St. Louis, MO.  An excerpt on the Red Top Christian Church mentions Richard Cave as founding Elder and early pastor of the church. 

8.  J.H. Spencer.  1886.  A History of Kentucky Baptists from 1769 to 1885, including More than 800 Biographical Sketches.  2 vols.  Self-published (republ. 1976 Church History Research & Archives, Lafayette, TN).  Biographical sketch of Richard Cave in vol. 2, pp. 23-24.  Almost no genealogical information, except to say that he was "the son of Captain Benjamin Cave of Orange county, Virginia, where he was born not far from the year 1750" if you consider 25 years not "far off."

9.  Broderbund.  World Family Trees.  Vol. 12, Pedigree No. 2241, submitted by David G. Kyle.

10.  Descendants of Anthony Haden. [link died] Family TreeMaker User Home Page by Thomas Wayne Harris.  Louisa Cave said to be daughter of Richard Cave and first cousin to Turner Richardson Hayden, Jr., husband of Rebecca Cave

11.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).

12.  WorldConnect (online at RootsWeb.com).

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