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William Christopher Case[1]

Male 1868 - 1954  (85 years)


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  • Name William Christopher Case  [2, 3
    Born 4 Oct 1868  Ogden Ctr., Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jan 1954  Morenci, Lenawee Co. MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Zion Cemetery, Ogden Ctr., Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I134563  My Genealogy

    Father Clinton Christopher Case,   b. 24 Jan 1825, Cattaraugus Co. NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1918, Ogden Ctr., Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother Gerena M. Ostrum,   b. 13 Sep 1830, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1903  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1847  Ogden Twp, Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Family ID F56623  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jennie Bailey,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 16 Jan 1887  [3
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F56894  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Estella Myra Foor,   b. 24 Jun 1876, Rays Cove, Bedford Co. PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1959, Adrian, Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1895  Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • At the time of Maude's marriage to Nelson Kinder, William and Stella were living at 31 Jefferson St. in Blissfield, MI.
      At the time of the marriage of grandson Arnold Reister, in December 1951, William and Stella were living in a duplex in Adrian, MI.

      They celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary - an article from the Adrian Daily Telegram, which included a picture, states:

      Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Case of 411 East Front Street are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary today. In recognition of the ooasion they were honored Sunday with a family dinner that was attended by their children and grandchildren. The guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ted Case and family of Blissfield, Mrs. Hope Reister and sons, Mr. and Mrs. Mlton Powell and family of Adrian, Stf.Sgt. and Mrs. Wellington Wotring and family of Adrian, Mr. and Mrs. Amil Filter and family of Palmyra, Mr. and Mrs. Rolland Reister and family of Waldron and Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Allen of Adrian. Other dinner guests were Mrs. Josie Ostrum of Detroit, George Rothfuss of Blissfield, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Allen of Clayton and Miss Carolyn Pantz of Toledo. Unable to attend were a granddaughter, Mrs. Maryann Baum who is away attending school, and a great grandson Terry August Reister who is ill.

      In the afternoon and evening Mr. and Mrs. Case entertained with an open house, more than 100 guests attending. They received many lovely gifts and flowers. The serving table was laid with a lovely drawnwork linen cloth and decorated with a gold and white floral piece, a gift of the grandchildren, flanked with six lighted tapers. A gold and white wedding cake topped with a golden bell graced one end of the table whle coffee was served from a silver service at the other end.

      An afternoon telephone call came from Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Foor of Everett, PA, cousins of the honored couple. Friends who attended the open house came from Toledo, Detroit, Tecumseh, Ogden, Jasper, Palmyra, Clayton, Blissfield and Adrian.
    Children 
     1. Hildreth Case,   b. 1898, Ogden Ctr., Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898, Ogden Ctr., Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Ted Laverne Case,   b. 6 Jun 1900, Ogden Ctr., Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1954  (Age 53 years)
     3. Hope Case,   d. 5 May 2002, Hillsdale, Hillsdale Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Maude Ethlyn Case,   b. 3 Jun 1905, Manton, Wexford Co. MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1969, El Cajon, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. Eleanor Ferne Case,   b. 3 May 1913, Ogden Ctr., Lenawee Co., MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1983, Nashville, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Living Case
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F56895  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

    2. [S387] WWW.Rootsweb..Com, Lenawee Co., MI Mailing List, by Janis Reister 4/28/2000 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S565] Case Family, Janis W Reister , (WWW.Ancestry.Com).

    4. [S407] Case Clearing House Web Site, Lori Case, (http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ky/county/nelson/case/), http://loricase.com/case/jreister.txt (Reliability: 3).