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James Isaac Case

Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Norfolk, Litchfield, CT, USA
Death: July 2, 1860 (66)
Sanpete, UT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph Case and Lydia Case
Husband of Hannah Case; Thankful Case and Alice Case
Father of Olive Case; Solomon Cowels Case and Aaron Levi Parsons Case
Brother of Joseph Mills Case; Cephas Case; Keturah Cowles; Israel Case; Horatio Case and 4 others

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About James Isaac Case

"...Case, James – (Captain of the 7th Ten) Born May 4, 1794, at Litchfield, Conn., to Joseph and Lydia Case. He worked at an outpost near Plum Creek, Neb., in 1845 or 1846 as a $300-a-year government farmer. When he was baptized, his Army commander refused to give him his final paycheck. When the pioneers came to this now-abandoned station while crossing the plains, Brigham Young allowed Case to take the equivalency of pay in abandoned iron, such as a stove, plows and iron bars. He was required to send a letter of explanation to his former employers, however. He later served as a missionary in the Indian Territory of Oklahoma. He arrived for service in St. Louis on Nov. 10, 1855, and "all [missionaries] suffered from want of clothing and proper food, as the Indians among whom they labored were very poor." Elder Case was called to preside over the Creek Nation, and organized the Princess Branch. This branch struggled from lack of local leadership. The handful of missionaries in this mission were ill, and a few died while serving in this mission. Perhaps the effects of this illness claimed Case, as he died in Sanpete Co., Utah, in 1858, soon after returning from his mission..."

SOURCE: http://www.ldschurchnews.com/articles/58061/Biographies-of-the-original-1847-pioneer-company.html

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868

Case, James

Birth Date: 5 May 1794 Death Date: 2 July 1860 Gender: Male Age: 52 Company: Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)

Pioneer Information: James served as Captain of 50 and Captain of 10. Birth and death dates from gravestone. Death date confirmed by obituary.

SOURCE: http://lds.org/churchhistory/library/pioneerdetails/1,15791,4018-1-357,00.html

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James Isaac Case's Timeline

May 5, 1794
Norfolk, Litchfield, CT, USA
Age 25
April 18, 1822
Age 27
Austinburg, Ashtabula, OH
September 13, 1825
Age 31
Austinburg, Ashtabula, OH
July 2, 1860
Age 66
Sanpete, UT, USA