Jason Case

Title

Jason Case

Description

Son of Catherine/Cate.

Contributor

Jackie Dinan

Male or Female

Male

Location or Address

Southold, then Shelter Island

Enslaver or Household

Lieutenant Moses Case

Birth Date

1772 [Birth year was calculated from reported age at manumission (34 years).]

Baptism Date

July 14, 1771

Marriage Date

April 26, 1798

Death Date

1862

Misc. Date

Manumission recorded on January 30, 1806.

Biographical Notes

Jason wasn't a common name at the time and he was probably the same man who married Peg in 1798.

His mother, Catherine/Cate (#1740), was a servant of Moses Case. His probable father was Cesar (#1739). HIs siblings included Enos (#1741), Limus (#1743), and Festus (#1744).

He eventually moved to Shelter Island where he was enumerated as head of household in the following years:
1820: 1 male 45+, 1 female 45+, 1 female 26-44, 2 males 14-25, 1 female under 14, Total = 6;
1830: 1 male 55-99, 1 female 36-54, 2 males 24-35, 1 female 24-35, Total = 5;
1840: 1 male 55-99, 1 female 55-99, 2 males 24-35, 1 male under 10, Total = 5;
1850: Jason Case, 76; Peggy Case, 70.
1860: Jason Case, 102; Peggy Case 97 (in Elias Paine household). [Their reported ages were incorrect.]

Source/s

Original baptism record at Ancestry.com>U.S. Presbyterian Church Records 1701-1970>New York>Southold>First Presbyterian Church>Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths>1749-1832>image 192/340.

Marriage recorded in The Salmon Records, 111.

Southold Town Records Volume 3:52-53 (transcript). Original record at URL southoldtownny.gov=>Weblink/Laserfiche=>Town Clerk>Town Record Books>Liber D 1683-1832>image 30/238 [bottom left].

Death acknowledged in the Sag Harbor Express, October 20, 1870, page 2.

Files

1806.MAN.Jason_Moses Case.JPG
1771.Bap.Jason_Case.JPG
1870.DEA.Peggy and Jason Case.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Jason Case,” Plain Sight Project, accessed November 29, 2021, http://plainsightproject.org/items/show/1745.