Joseph Case

22 April 1730–30 September 1811 (Age 81)
East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Case was born on 22 April 1730, in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, his father, John Case, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Sutherland, was 37. He married Phebe Niles on 23 May 1779, in West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 30 September 1811, in West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 81.

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Joseph Case
Phebe Niles
Marriage: 23 May 1779
Samuel Case

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World Events (4)

Age 46
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 46
Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 64
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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 (4)

  • Joseph Cass, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Joseph Case, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Joseph Case in entry for Samuel Case, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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