Abel Case

19 October 1737–18 April 1827 (Age 89)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Abel

When Abel Case was born on 19 October 1737, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Capt Jonathan Case, was 36 and his mother, Mary Beaman, was 39. He died on 18 April 1827, at the age of 89.

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Capt Jonathan Case
Mary Beaman
Mary Case
Elijah Case
Jonathan Case Jr.
Lucy Case
Margaret Case
Jonathan Case Jr.
Abel Case
Martin Jonathan Case
Micah Case
Mary Case
William Case
Abel Case
Sarah Case

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World Events (6)


Age 39

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 44

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 49

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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)

  • Abel Case, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Abel Case, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Abel Case, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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