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 In [[1796]] he moved to the [[North Bend]] of the [[Ohio River]] in what was then Campbell County, and soon after united with the [[Bullittsburg Baptist Church|Baptist Church]] at [[Bullittsburg]] by letter. At some point he was appointed Colonel of Militia and he served in this post until [[1819]]. About this time he became [[Justice of the Peace]] until [[1833]], when he became [[Sheriff]] of Boone County at the venerable age of 73. He was elected to the Kentucky Legislature in [[1817]]. In 1819 he became a charter member of the [[Sand Run Baptist Church]]. ​ In [[1796]] he moved to the [[North Bend]] of the [[Ohio River]] in what was then Campbell County, and soon after united with the [[Bullittsburg Baptist Church|Baptist Church]] at [[Bullittsburg]] by letter. At some point he was appointed Colonel of Militia and he served in this post until [[1819]]. About this time he became [[Justice of the Peace]] until [[1833]], when he became [[Sheriff]] of Boone County at the venerable age of 73. He was elected to the Kentucky Legislature in [[1817]]. In 1819 he became a charter member of the [[Sand Run Baptist Church]]. ​
  
-Betsy (Craig) Johnson died 11 March 1833. Cave Johnson and his second wife, Sarah T. Keene, were married 2 Oct [[1834]]. Sarah died 30 September [[1835]], at just over forty years of age. Cave Johnson and Margaret C. Keene were married 1 December [[1836]]. She died in [[1855]], surviving him by five years. He died 19 January [[1850]], and was buried at the [[Sand Run Baptist Church ​Cemetery]]. He was ninety years old. +Betsy (Craig) Johnson died 11 March 1833. Cave Johnson and his second wife, Sarah T. Keene, were married 2 Oct [[1834]]. Sarah died 30 September [[1835]], at just over forty years of age. Cave Johnson and Margaret C. Keene were married 1 December [[1836]]. She died in [[1855]], surviving him by five years. He died 19 January [[1850]], and was buried at the [[Sand Run Baptist Church]] ​Cemetery. He was ninety years old. 
  
 Cave and Betsy Johnson'​s children include: Cave and Betsy Johnson'​s children include:
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-  * //[[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/BIO_Johnson_Cave_Reminiscences_from_the_Life.pdf|Some Reminiscences from the Life of Col. Cave Johnson Together with an Obituary Written at the Time of His Death]]// by Cave Johnson+  * //[[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​26581/​0|Some Reminiscences from the Life of Col. Cave Johnson Together with an Obituary Written at the Time of His Death]]// by Cave Johnson
  
  
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