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From: "Carol" <>
Subject: Hiram Case bio, Spaulding, Landen, Hunter, Shumway, Treat
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2002 09:00:35 -0600
From History of Rock County Wis., page 776-777
HIRAM CASE, RETIRED; retired; P.O. Clinton; born in Montgomery Co., N.Y., April 26, 1805; son of Aaron CASE, a respected farmer; family moved to Onondaga Co. when Hiram was 5 years old, and to Syracuse, where, at that time, there was only one house - a log tavern; the family moved to Clinton, Wis., in 1845, and settled on 160 acres; the town was in its infancy at that time; sold out and moved to the town of Porter and lived there eight years; then came back to Clinton, and has been here ever since. Mr. CASE's brother, Reuben, died in April, 1877; Alexander, who was one of the earliest settlers in this county, died at the age of 61 in 1871; their father died at the age of 81, and mother at the age of 82. Mr. Hiram CASE married a daughter of Jeremiah SPAULDING, of Saratoga Co., N.Y., Jan. 15, 1826; have had four children - one died in infancy; Jane is living in Salt Lake, Utah; Catherine is in Brodhead, Green Co.; Blennie is living at home. Mr. Hiram CASE and his brother Al!
exander made a trip across the plains to California in 1849; Alexander, a brother, who came from Montgomery Co., N.Y., in 1842, was one of the first settlers in Clinton, taking up a fine farm, which he occupied to the time of his death; his life was one of usefulness and crowned with a good degree of happiness and prosperity; he was the father of six children - Matilda H. (married C. K. LANDEN and now resides in Evansville, Wis.), Frances A. (married J. R. HUNTER, now living in Clinton), Albert M. (served over four years in the 4th Wis. Battery; was engaged in many battles and was honorably discharged), Melvin E. (married Esther L. SHUMWAY, from Johnstown, Wis.), Ellen J. (married Frank H. TREAT and is living in Dakota), William Hammond (is connected with the Chicago & North-western Railway).
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