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Moses Cass[1]

Male 1724 - 1797  (73 years)


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  • Name Moses Cass  [2
    Born 24 Jul 1724  Hebron, Tolland Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Sep 1797  Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Good Hill Cemetery, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I133977  My Genealogy

    Father Moses Cass,   b. 1695, Lebanon, New London Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1741, Hebron, Tolland Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Mary Haskins,   d. Abt 1739, Hebron, Tolland Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 23 Jan 1716/17  Lebanon, New London Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F56689  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Phoebe Peters,   b. 30 Jun 1728, Hebron, Tolland Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1773, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1744  Hebron, Tolland Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Mary Cass,   b. 27 Jul 1746, Hebron, Tolland Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1823, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Moses Cass, Jr.,   b. 6 Jun 1749, Hebron, Tolland Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1776, Near Fort Miller, Washington Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     3. Phoebe Cass,   b. Abt 1751, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Patience Cass,   b. 17 Dec 1754, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1808  (Age 53 years)
     5. Candace Cass,   b. 8 May 1757, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1757, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Candace Cass,   b. 6 Jan 1759, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Aron Case,   b. 25 Dec 1761, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1812, Niagara River, Near Queenston, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     8. Marian Cass,   b. 31 Jul 1766, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1838, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     9. Cornelia Cass,   b. 3 Mar 1769, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1790, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F56724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From "Descendants of John Casse":

      He married Phebe Peters in Hebron, Tolland, CT, 16 Aug 1744.(242) Phebe was born in Hebron, Tolland, CT 30 Jun 1728.(243) Phebe(244) was the daughter of John Peters and Mary Marks. Phebe died 11 Feb 1773 in Kent, Litchfield, CT, at 44 years of age.(245) Phoebe is possibly buried in Good Hill Cemetery, Kent, CT, according to Fran Johnson of Kent, CT. There is empty space next to her husband Moses' grave. There is no stone for her there, and it was not standing in 1934 when all the stones were read by the WPA project. The stone may have broken or fallen and become buried.

      Moses's will was probated in New Milford, Litchfield, CT, Dec 1797.(246) Moses died intestate; that is, without a will. His only surviving son Aaron Cass was appointed Administrator of the estate, seemingly to the objection of his brothers in law Nathaniel Hatch, Dr. Isaac Swift, Heman Carter, Pelig Holmes and Gershom Holmes. They cited Aaron's "want of property, and being destitute of integrity, economy(?) and punctuality." However, Aaron came up with the required bond and was ordered to bring an inventory of the estate, which was appraised at $85.76 personal items and $1,367 real estate, as follows: 1 red cow $16.67 1 spotted cow 14.17 1 black cow 12.00 1 horse 15.00 1 gun without a lock 1.83 1 old feather bed 7.00 1 old hand saw iron plate 0.34 1 pr. silver show buckles 1.34 1 pr. silver knee buckles 1.00 1 set bullet moulds 0.26 1 hone 0.34 1 iron crowbar 18th 17th 0.75 1 set or pr. of uprights to andirons 0.67 1 pr. velvet breeches 2.00 1 felt hat 0.34 1 pr. large steelyards 2.50 1 pr. small steelyards 0.34 1 old shirt 0.14 1 sattenitt vest 0.62 1 black velvet vest 0.45 1 blue lite coat 3.34 1 blue great coat 2.17 1 mixed cotton vest 0.34 1 old strate bodyed coat 0.26 1 pair tobacco tongs 0.26 1 carterage box 0.34 1 gouge 0.17 1 pr. worsted stockings 0.17 1 pr. blue & white stockings 0.34 1 pr. blue & white old stockings 0.17 1 black silk handkerchief 0.10 1 pr. mittings 0.17 1 power horn 0.17 ----- $85.76

      Appraisers were Silas Stuart, Abel Merwin, George Patch(?), Jesse Hallock. The commissioners of claims against the estate were Mathew Judd and Oliver Ruggles. No claims were found against the estate as of 11 Jul 1798 when the report was filed.

      The above information was extracted from a "Moses Cass Record" at the New Milford Probate Court, New Milford, CT.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1484] jontoddgibsoncase, Jon Todd Gibson Case.

    2. [S508] LDS Ancestral File v4.19, (WWW.Familysearch.Org).

    3. [S468] Descendants of John Casse, Bryan Cass , (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~cassb/CASS/nindex.htm).