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A. A. Case was born in Ashtabula county, Ohio, January 10, 1812, his parents being A. and Cynthia (Chapel) Case. He was reared in that county, and was married there in 1837 to Maria A. Tuttle. In 1839 he removed to Portage county, Ohio, where their first child, Persia M., was born. In 1840 he removed to Lee county, Iowa; in 1857 he came out and located land in Cass and Pottawattamie counties, and went back and brought out his family, locating at Iranistan in 1858. Since coming to Iowa seven children have been born to them--H. M., Henry L., Harlan P., Howard, Maria J., Alice and Mary A. The two latter have since died. From 1872 to 1878 the family resided at Atlantic, since which time they have lived in Lewis.

Contributed by Lisa Varnes-Rex from "History of Cass County, Iowa. Together With Sketches of its Towns, Villages and Townships, Educational, Civil, Military and Political History: Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Old Settlers and Representative Citizens." Springfield, Ill.: Continental Historical Company, 1884, pg. 540.

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