Sarah Jane Case

11 March 1823–3 July 1899 (Age 76)
Wayne, Webster Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Case was born on 11 March 1823, in Wayne, Webster Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States, her father, Theophilus CASE Sr, was 33 and her mother, Sarah SKIDMORE, was 30. She married Nathan B. Osborn on 5 June 1851, in Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 3 July 1899, in Jefferson Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pine Creek Cemetery, Jefferson Township, Elkhart, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan B. Osborn
Sarah Jane Case
Marriage: 5 June 1851
Theophilus A Osborn
Samuel B Osborn
Sarah Ann Osborn

Spouse and Children

5 June 1851
Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States


    Theophilus A Osborn


    Samuel B Osborn


    Sarah Ann Osborn


Parents and Siblings

    Theophilus CASE Sr


    Sarah SKIDMORE




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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 2

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Sarah J Robinson in household of William Robinson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah J Case in household of Sarah Case, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Jane Robinsen in household of Wm Robinsen, "United States Census, 1870"

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