Martha Bell Case

27 March 1905–7 October 2002 (Age 97)
Paris, Logan, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Martha Bell

When Martha Bell Case was born on 27 March 1905, in Paris, Logan, Arkansas, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Case Jr, was 34 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Blair, was 31. She had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Jeremiah Claude Dove. She lived in Johnson, Logan, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Ellsworth Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 7 October 2002, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Paris, Logan, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Claude Dove
Martha Bell Case
Grady Elvis Dove
Jessie Edward Dove
Ruby Jewel Dove
Mary Catherine Dove

Spouse and Children

    Jeremiah Claude Dove





    Grady Elvis Dove



    Ruby Jewel Dove


    Mary Catherine Dove


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Diamonds Found Near Murfreesboro

Age 1

In a 37- acre plowed field in  a state park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas visitors are able to go looking for diamonds. This was the site for the first diamond discovery in 1906. Through the years more than 33,100 diamonds have been found at the Crater of Diamonds. 

Age 26

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Bell Dove in household of Claud Dove, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Belle Dove in household of Claud Dove, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bell Case in household of H J Case, "United States Census, 1920"

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