Joseph Case

Male22 April 1730–30 September 1811

Brief Life History 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 Sunderland, 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 Wheeler Case

Sources (4)

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

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  • Marriage
    23 May 1779West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (4)


    Age 46

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence

    Age 46

    Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.

    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

    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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