Albert Mortimer Case

Male14 May 1826–23 July 1912

Brief Life History of Albert Mortimer

Albert Mortimer Case was born on 14 May 1826, in Portland, Chautauqua, New York, United States as the son of Wm. Case and Polly Case. He married Lucy Bacheler Chapin on 24 May 1849, in Forestville, Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Rockford Township, Floyd, Iowa, United States in 1900. He died on 23 July 1912, in Rockford, Floyd, Iowa, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Rockford, Floyd, Iowa, United States.

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Albert Mortimer Case
Lucy Bacheler Chapin
Marriage: 24 May 1849
Carleton Britton Case
Rosa Case

Sources (15)

  • Albert M Case, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert M. Case, "Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930"
  • Albert M Case, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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  • Marriage
    24 May 1849Forestville, Chautauqua, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 1

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 4

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 29

    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Floyd, Iowa, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English cass, case ‘box, chest, casket, case’ (from Latin capsa), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of boxes or chests.

    English: alternatively, a variant of Cass or Cash .

    Americanized form of French Caisse .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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