Albert Mortimer Case

14 May 1826–23 July 1912 (Age 86)
Portland, Chautauqua, New York, United States

The Life of Albert Mortimer

When Albert Mortimer Case was born on 14 May 1826, in Portland, Chautauqua, New York, United States, his father, William Case, was 32 and his mother, Polly Hempstead, was 30. He married Lucy Bacheler Chapin on 24 May 1849, in Forestville, Hanover, 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

Spouse and Children

24 May 1849
Forestville, Hanover, Chautauqua, New York, United States


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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.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 31

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Anglo-Norman French cas(s)e ‘case’, ‘container’ (from Latin capsa), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of boxes or chests.2 Americanized spelling of French Caisse .3 Americanized spelling of Kaas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert M Case, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert M Case in household of Henry W Chapin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Albert M Case, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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