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Notes for Alvina R. Brees Case

The Family of John Brees & Mary Ann Moore

1840 census Elmira, Chemung Co., NY
John Brees 2nd
1 male 30-39 (John, age 31)
1 male 5-9 (Squire, age 5)
2 males under 5 (Elias, age 3 & Solomon, age 1)
1 female 30-39 ( Mary Ann, age 30)
1 female 5-9 (Alvina, age 7)

1850 census Elmira, Chemung Co., NY page 280
Household 1170/1257
John Breese, male, age 41, b. NY, Farmer
Mary,female, age 40, b. NY
Alvira, female, age 17, b. NY
Squire, male, age 15, b. NY
Solomon, male, age 11, b. NY
Amelia, female, age 9, b. NY
Philena, female, age 7, b. NY
Philander, male, age 5, b. NY
Fanny C., female, age 2, b. NY
Luther D., male, age 3/12, b. NY
Hannah Moore, female, age 27, b. NY

1860 census Owatonna, Steele Co., MN
Household #499
Simeon Case age 29, born NY
Alvira R. Case age 29, born NY
Amelia A. Case age 6, born NY
Frank G. Case age 3, born MN

1870 census Owatonna, Steele Co., MN page 7
Household #48/49
Simeon Case age 39, born NY, farmer
Alvira R. Case age 37, born NY, keeping house
Amelia A. Case age 15, born NY, at home
Frank G. Case age 13, born MN
Jennie A., age 4, , born MN

1880 United States Census Langola, Benton, Minnesota Page Number 187B
Simeon CASE Self M Male W 50 NY Farmer MA NY
Alvina CASE Wife M Female W 47 NY Housewife NY NY
Amelia A. CASE Dau M Female W 26 NY Housewife NY NY
Frank J. CASE Son S Male W 23 MN Farm Laborer NY NY
Jennie A. CASE Dau S Female W 14 MN At School NY NY
William RUSSELL SonL M Male W 32 NY Farmer NY NY

1900 census Delaware Precinct, 4th Ward Spokane, Spokane Co, WA page 237
1708 Sharp Ave., Household 179/185
David H. Irvine, head, May 1851, age 49, Can/Can/Can, Sawmill owner, md x yrs
Amelia A., wife, Jan 1859, age 41, NY/NY/NY, md x yrs, no births
Alvina Case, mother-in-law, Feb 1833, age 67, NY/NY/NY, widowed, 1 birth, 1 surviving
One World Tree
Simeon Case
Born: abt 1831
[city], [county], NY, USA
Died: 13 Apr 1895
Graham, Benton, MN, USA

Spouse 1
Alvina Randall Breese
Born: 3 Feb 1833 in Horseheads, Chemung, NY, USA
Died: 10 Oct 1902 in Spokane, Spokane, WA, USA Edit
Marriage: 9 Feb 1853 in Horseheads, Chemung, NY, USA Edit

Children Sex Birth
Amelia Case F 23 Jan 1854 in Horseheads, Chemung, NY, USA Edit
Frank Case M 22 Dec 1857 in Horseheads, Chemung, NY, USA Edit
Jennie Alvina Case F 1 Aug 1865 in Owatonna, Steele, MN, USA
63. Simeon3 Case (Reuben2, Philip1) was born 3 August 1830 in Danby, Tompkins Co., NY.285 He married Alvina Randall Breese 9 February 1853 marriage performed by Rev. Yelotus Grinnell, Baptist Minister in Horseheads, Chemung Co., NY.286 He died 13 April 1895 in Graham, Benton Co., MN.287 He was buried in Rice, Benton Co., MN.161

Simeon Case's son, Frank J. Case, provided the information for the Case manuscript's family group sheet A164159 in letter no. 958 dated May 1903. Frank was only 47 years old at the time and had lived in his parents' neighborhood his entire life. Although relationships appear accurate in this source, some dates differ from those found in Simeon's Civil War pension. The birth date can only be approximated by pension information, but the death date, 4 April 1895, differs from that found in the pension by nine days, 13 April. No residence is provided for Frank and the family has not been followed.

Simeon Case enlisted on 1 October 1861,, as a private, Company E 4th Minnesota Infantry . commanded by Captain E. LeGro.288 Transferred to the Invalid Corps, Co K, 23rd Regt V R C, by reason of chronic diarrhea & loss of right thumb.289 He was discharged from military service on 1 October 1864 Fort Snelling, MN.289

Alvina Randall Breese, the daughter of John and Mary (Moore) Breese, was born 3 February 1833 in Horseheads, Chemung Co., NY.290 She died 15 October 1902 in Spokane, Spokane Co., WA.286
Known children of Simeon3 Case and Alvina Randall Breese were as follows:

+ 289. i. Amelia Ann4 Case, born 23 January 1854 Horseheads, Chemung Co., NY; married William Howard Russell; married David Hamelton Ervine.
+ 290. ii. Frank Jerome Case, born 22 December 1856 Horseheads, Chemung Co., NY; married Helen Mary Cairns.
+ 291. iii. Jennie Alvina Case, born 1 August 1865 Owatonna, Steele Co., MN; married Frank Breckenridge Bailey.