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Father: John Van Cleave

Birth: 15 Nov 1739 in Middlesex, New Jersey
Death: 12 May 1812 in Jefferson, Indiana
Burial: Ryker Family Cemetery in Jefferson, Indiana
Father: Aaron Van Cleave Sr
Mother: Rachel Janson Schneck

Mother: Mary Shepherd
Marriage: 20 Nov 1762 in Rowan, North Carlina
Birth: 1740 in Virginia
Death: 13 Sep 1781 in Shelby, Kentucky
Burial: Floyd’s Defeat in Shelby, Kentucky
Father:
Mother:
Other Spouses: Rachel Demarest


Children: 8


1. Rachel Van Cleave

Birth: 25 Oct 1762 in Rowan, North Carolina
Death: 26 Apr 1842 in Warren, Ohio
Burial: Bethany Christian Church Cemetery in Warren, Ohio

Husband: Peter Banta
Marriage: 1 Jul 1782 in Lincoln, Kentucky
Birth: 17 May 1760 in Bergen, New Jersey
Death: 12 May 1829 in Warren, Ohio
Burial: Bethany Christian Church Cemetery in Warren, Ohio
Father: Albert Banta
Mother: Magdalena Van Voorhees

2. Leah Van Cleave

Birth: 1764 in Rowan, North Carolina
Death:
Burial:

Husband:
Marriage:
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Death:
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Mother:
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3. John Brent “Big John” Van Cleave

Birth: 18 Apr 1765 in Rowan, North Carolina
Death: 5 Sep 1848 in Orange, Indiana
Burial:

Wife #1: Eunice Van Cleave
Marriage: 22 Sep 1794 in Shelby, Kentucky
Birth: 15 Nov 1779 in Clark, Kentucky
Death: 1831 in Orange, Indiana
Burial:
Father: Benjamin Samuel Van Cleave Sr
Mother: Ruth Munson

Wife #2: Nancy Grissom
Marriage: 15 Dec 1831 in Orange, Indiana
Birth: 1780 in Virginia
Death: [1850-1860] in Morgan, Indiana
Burial:
Father: Lawrence Gresham
Mother: Sarah O’Neill
Other Spouses: Nathan Nicholas


4. Aaron Van Cleave

Birth: 5 Mar 1769 in Rowan, North Carolina
Death: 24 Feb 1846 in Montgomery, Indiana
Burial:

Wife: Elizabeth Griffin
Marriage: 2 Jun 1791 in Jefferson, Kentucky
Birth: 5 Jul 1776 in Camden, South Carolina
Death: 30 Sep 1834 in Montgomery, Indiana
Burial:
Father: Ralph Griffin
Mother: Catherine Munson

5. Benjamin Van Cleave

Birth: 20 Jan 1771 in Rowan, North Carolina
Death: 1840 in Orange, Indiana
Burial:

Wife: Sarah Kerns
Marriage: 1 Jan 1801 in Shelby, Kentucky
Birth: 27 Sep 1781 in Shelby, Kentucky
Death: 8 Jul 1822 in Orange, Indiana
Burial:
Father: Peter Kerns
Mother: Anna Jordan

6. Elizabeth Van Cleave

Birth: 1773 in Rowan, North Carolina
Death: 1834 in Montgomery, Indiana
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Husband: Aaron Van Cleave III
Marriage: 4 Mar 1794 in Shelby, Kentucky
Birth: 15 Dec 1768 in Rowan, North Carolina
Death: 29 Aug 1844 in Montgomery, Indiana
Burial:
Father: Benjamin Samuel Van Cleave Sr
Mother: Ruth Munson

7. Nancy Van Cleave

Birth: 14 Mar 1779 in Jefferson, Kentucky
Death: *
Burial:

*Captured by Indians during Floyd’s Defeat and disappeared


8. Sarah “Sally” Van Cleave

Birth: 14 Mar 1779 in Jefferson, Kentucky
Death: Dec 1830 in Henry, Kentucky
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Wife: Edward McPike
Marriage: 3 Feb 1801 in Shelby, Kentucky
Birth: 15 Mar 1772 in Virginia
Death: Dec 1830 in Henry, Kentucky
Burial:
Father: Roger McPike
Mother: Sarah Drake