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Aron Case[1]

Male 1761 - 1812  (50 years)


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  • Name Aron Case  [2
    Born 25 Dec 1761  Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Oct 1812  Niagara River, Near Queenston, Lincoln, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I134277  My Genealogy

    Father Moses Cass,   b. 24 Jul 1724, Hebron, Tolland Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1797, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother 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  [4
    Family ID F56724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth Bull,   b. 1767,   d. 4 Nov 1845  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 27 Mar 1783  Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Maria Case,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Polly Case,   b. 18 May 1784, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1868  (Age 83 years)
     3. Josiah Case,   b. 26 Sep 1786, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1826  (Age 39 years)
     4. Moses Case,   b. 6 Mar 1789, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1856, Watkins, Schuyler Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. Aaron Case,   b. Abt 1795, Kent, Litchfield Co., CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860  (Age ~ 66 years)
     6. John Case,   b. Abt 1800,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Jane Case,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Sally Case,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F56793  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • According to "Descendants of John Casse":
      "Aaron Cass, one of the Dryden Company soldiers in the War of 1812, was struck on the head by a British cannon ball and instantly killed while crossing the Niagara River at Queenston. Cass had been a distinguished soldier of the Revolution from Connecticut."

      He was serving in place of his son Josiah, who was on leave at the time.

      He served in the military during war time 3 Jun 1778 in Litchfield, CT.(739) Aaron was a private from Connecticut in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, in which he was killed. The Revolutionary War record of Aaron Cass shows that he was a private in Capt. David Olmsted's Company, having arrived in camp on 3 June 1778. He was discharged in September 1778 in Col. Enos' Regiment on the Hudson River. He is listed in "Connecticut Men in the Revolution" on page 537, and on the Honor Roll of Litchfield County, CT, Revolutionary Soldiers.

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

    2. [S2423] Marbletown Reformed Church Baptisms, (WWW.Ancestry.Com).

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

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