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George F. Case was born in Ashtabula county, Ohio, in the town of Austinburg. His grandfather, Asael Case, was one of the pioneers of that county, having come there from Litchfield county, Connecticut, in 1800. George F. Case is a son of Franklin B. and Sarah J. Case. The former now resides with him. The latter died at his home in 1881. They moved west in 1849, and were among the early settlers of Lee county, Iowa, where they owned a farm and resided until 1877. In that year they came to Cass county and located on the farm now owned and occupied by George F. and his father. It is on sections 18 and 19, and contains two hundred and forty acres. Their residence is on section 18. George F. Case and Martha A. Turce were married January 1, 1867. She was born in the town of Saybrook, Ashtabula county, Ohio, May 15, 1843. They were married in that town. Mr. and Mrs. Case have two children--Bertha, born June 26, 1874, and Addle, born July 19, 1880.

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. 716.

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