James Isaac Case

4 May 1794–2 July 1860 (Age 66)
Norfolk, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of James Isaac

When James Isaac Case was born on 4 May 1794, in Norfolk, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Joseph Phelps Case, was 40 and his mother, Lydia Mills, was 38. He married Hannah Wiard on 12 December 1815, in Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Austinburg, Austinburg Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 July 1860, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Isaac Case
Hannah Wiard
Marriage: 12 December 1815
Olive Case
Aaron Levi Parsons Case
Solomon Cowles Case

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1815Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 6
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 10
    Post office est. July 1, 1804. Post office est. July 1, 1804 - The first postmaster in Norfolk w-as Michael F. Mills, who received his appointment from President Jefferson in 1812 or 1813.
    Age 18
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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    James Case & Hannah Wiard, Pioneers of 1847

    James Case was born May 4, 1794, in Norfolk, Litchfield County, Connecticut. He was the youngest of ten children born to Joseph Case and Lydia Mills. Hannah Wiard was born January 14, 1796, in Harp …

    Sources (35)

    • James Cass, "United States Census, 1820"
    • James Case, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • J Case, "United States Census, 1830"

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