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CASE Sylvester Allen

CASE Sylvester Allen

Male 1908 - 1989  (81 years)

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  • Name CASE Sylvester Allen 
    Nickname Vess 
    Born 25 Sep 1908  , Lecoma, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Birth Certificate of CASE, Sylvester A.
    Birth Certificate of CASE, Sylvester A.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation , Greenfield, Greene County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    city worker 
    Occupation farmer 
    1910 U.S. Census 15 Apr 1910  , St. Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 1y 
    • He was recorded as the son of Alexander Case, and was 18 months old at the time of this census. Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    1910 U.S. census, Missouri, St. Louis (Independent City), Ward 24 [CASE, Alexander]
    1910 U.S. census, Missouri, St. Louis (Independent City), Ward 24 [CASE, Alexander]
    1920 U.S. Census 1 Jan 1920  , Watkins Twp., Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 11y 
    • He was recorded as the son of Alexander Case, and was 11 years old at the time of this census. .Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    1920 U.S. census, Missouri, Dent County, Watkins [CASE, Alexander]
    1920 U.S. census, Missouri, Dent County, Watkins [CASE, Alexander]
    FindAGrave
    Died 1 Dec 1989  , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: poor health for 20+ years, which included primary multiple sclerosis along with diagnosis  
    Death Certificate of CASE, Sylvester
    Death Certificate of CASE, Sylvester
    Buried 3 Dec 1989  Rhea Cemetery, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    OBITUARY, CASE, Sylvester Allen
    OBITUARY, CASE, Sylvester Allen
    FUNERAL CARD, CASE, S.A.
    FUNERAL CARD, CASE, S.A.
    Gravestone for CASE, Sylvester Allen & Mary Frances (Collier)
    Gravestone for CASE, Sylvester Allen & Mary Frances (Collier)
    Transcription:
    FATHER | IN LOVING MEMORY | MOTHER
    CASE
    SYLVESTER ALLEN
    SEPT. 25, 1908 | DEC 1, 1989
    [married] JULY 20, 1927
    MARY FRANCES
    OCT 20, 1908 | JAN 30, 2001
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 11 May 2008
    Association TIPTON Kenneth (Relationship: DNA Relative) 
    Association BROOKSHIRE Brian (Relationship: DNA Relative) 
    Association CHAMBERS Max (Relationship: DNA Relative) 
    Association UPDIKE E. (Relationship: DNA Relative) 
    Association LEINEGER Danell (Relationship: DNA Relative) 
    Notes 
    • Vess always thought that he was born at the "Old Case Farm", near Lecoma, and his birth certificate shows Lecoma. However, Alex and Minnie moved to St. Louis around 1907. Old insurance papers for Alex and Minnie have been found during their time in St. Louis. These certificates show Vess as being an addition to the policy and he, himself, felt this supported him being born in St. Louis." Source: Mary Ruth Case, as told to her by S.A. Case, her father
    Person ID I2787  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Case Branch, Collier Branch
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2017 

    Father CASE Alexander Leander,   b. 26 May 1873, , Lecoma, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1933, , Cold Spring Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother MELTON Minnie,   b. 28 Mar 1880, , Flat, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1962, , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1899  , Edgar Springs, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    • Allen and Alexander, brothers, married Lena (Linnie) and Minnie Melton, sisters.
    Marriage License of CASE, Alexander and MELTON, Minnie
    Marriage License of CASE, Alexander and MELTON, Minnie
    Marriage Application for CASE, Alexander and MELTON, Minnie
    Marriage Application for CASE, Alexander and MELTON, Minnie
    Photos
    Family of CASE, Alexander L.
    Family of CASE, Alexander L.
    Ralph & Mattie, Bryan Owen & Grace, Joe & Mildred, Vess & Mary, Lora Brown & Martha. Minnie (Melton) Case, their mother, is in front
    SOURCE: Martha Kult private photo collection
    Family ID F1131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family COLLIER Mary Frances,   b. 20 Oct 1908, , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 2001, , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 20 Jul 1927  Phelps County Courthouse, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Marriage License of CASE, Sylvester and COLLIER, Mary F.
    Marriage License of CASE, Sylvester and COLLIER, Mary F.
    Marriage Application for CASE, Sylvester and COLLIER, Mary F.
    Marriage Application for CASE, Sylvester and COLLIER, Mary F.
    Marriage Announcement 21 Jul 1927  [13
    • Case-Collier
      Miss Mary F. Collier and Mr. Sylvester A. Case were quietly married at the Court House in Rolla, Wednesday, July 20, Judge John O. Holmes performing the ceremony. The bride is the only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Collier of Yancy Mills. She is a quiet and refined young lady, loved by all who know her. The groom is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Case of the Rhea District. He is a young farmer that is fast making his mark in that profession. They are both classed with Phelps County's best people. Shortly after the ceremony the happy ones went to the home of Mrs. J.B. Marsh of Yancy Mills, where a feast was spread by friends and relatives. On taking their leave for home all wished them oceans of happiness and prosperity in their journey through life.

      Marriage Announcement of Sylvester Allen Case and Mary Frances Collier, The Rolla Times, 28 July 1927, front page, bottom left corner.
    Church (family)
    • Church of God
    Children 
    +1. CASE Jesse Alexander,   b. 17 May 1928, , Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 2002, , Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. CASE Irene Elizabeth,   b. 12 Jan 1930, , Lecoma, Dent County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1930, , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. CASE Martha Josephine
    +4. CASE Donald Leroy "Bud",   b. 16 Jul 1936, , Nokomis, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 2008, , Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. MSgt. CASE Mary Ruth,   b. 22 Jan 1941, , Pana, Christian County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 2004, , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    Photos Family of CASE, S.A - on Bridge Farm, circa 1940
    Mary & Vess with Jesse, Martha & Bud. Taken on the "Bridge" farm, a farm owned by the Bridge family that Vess managed. Jesse is the one holding his head down. Apparently, he got a new hat, and didn't want to wear it. NOTE: Mary was pregnant with Mary Ruth when this picture was taken.

    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Family of CASE, S.A., circa 1948. Back L-R: Martha Josephine, Sylvester Allen, Mary Frances, Front L-R: Mary Ruth and Donald Leroy (Bud)
    Back L-R: Martha Josephine, Sylvester Allen, Mary Frances
    Front L-R: Mary Ruth and Donald Leroy (Bud)

    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2009 
    Family ID F618  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1908 - , Lecoma, Dent County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - city worker - - , Greenfield, Greene County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 U.S. Census - Age: 1y - 15 Apr 1910 - , St. Louis, St. Louis (city), Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 U.S. Census - Age: 11y - 1 Jan 1920 - , Watkins Twp., Dent County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: poor health for 20+ years, which included primary multiple sclerosis along with diagnosis - 1 Dec 1989 - , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Dec 1989 - Rhea Cemetery, Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos Family of CASE, S.A., circa 1948. Back L-R: Martha Josephine, Sylvester Allen, Mary Frances, Front L-R: Mary Ruth and Donald Leroy (Bud)
    Back L-R: Martha Josephine, Sylvester Allen, Mary Frances
    Front L-R: Mary Ruth and Donald Leroy (Bud)

    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    CASE, Sylvester Allen
    CASE, Sylvester Allen
    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult
    Granny & Papa Case with their Grandchildren: Papa S.A. Case, Mary Kult (age 10), Connie Kult (age 9), Granny Mary Case, Evelyn Case (age 6), Collier Case (age 3), Kathy Kult (infant) c. 1964
    Granny & Papa Case with their Grandchildren
    Sylvester Allen Case, Mary Kay Kult (age 10), Connie Sue Kult (age 9), Mary Frances Case, Evelyn Carol Case (age 6), Collier Allen Case (age 3), Kathy Ann Kult (infant)

    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Kathy Kult (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Family of CASE, Alexander L.
    Family of CASE, Alexander L.
    Ralph & Mattie, Bryan Owen & Grace, Joe & Mildred, Vess & Mary, Lora Brown & Martha. Minnie (Melton) Case, their mother, is in front
    SOURCE: Martha Kult private photo collection
    CASE, S.A. & Mary in the Smokey Mountains
    CASE, S.A. & Mary in the Smokey Mountains
    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult
    Family of CASE, S.A - on Bridge Farm, circa 1940
    Mary & Vess with Jesse, Martha & Bud. Taken on the "Bridge" farm, a farm owned by the Bridge family that Vess managed. Jesse is the one holding his head down. Apparently, he got a new hat, and didn't want to wear it. NOTE: Mary was pregnant with Mary Ruth when this picture was taken.

    SOURCE: Private photo collection of Martha Kult (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    DNA Match
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Baptism of Vess & Mary Case
    Baptism of Vess & Mary Case

  • Sources 
    1. [S800] Missouri. Department of Health and Senior Services. Delayed Certificates of Birth. Bureau of Vital Statistics, Jefferson City. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S182] Missouri. St. Louis (Independent City). 1910 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S180] Missouri. Dent County. 1920 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S49] Missouri. Department of Health and Senior Services. Certificates of Death. Bureau of Vital Statistics. Jefferson City (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S537] Rhea Cemetery (Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.8144° W-91.7703°; located south of Rolla, Missouri; take Rt. 63 south out of Rolla for approx. 7 miles; turn left (east) onto CR5320 (Rhea Church Rd.), which is a gravel road; travel approx. 2.3 miles (there are four 90-degree sharp turns); the cemetery is on the left (north) side of the road). Grave markers, joint headstone for Sylvester Allan and Mary Frances Case; personally read and photographed, 10 March 2005 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S655] Kult, Kathy. Personal knowledge. kk @ kks-fam.net, Kathy, the granddaughter of S.A. Case, personally attended Vess' funeral on 3 Dec 1989 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S913] Missouri. Phelps County."Marriages." MSA microfilm C20225 (Vol 1, pp 301-end, 1867-1881; Vol 2, 1880-1881; Vol 3, 1881-1888; Vol 4, 1888-1891; Vol 5, 1895-1901; Vol 6, 1897-1907; Vol 7, 1901-1906, Vol 8, pp 1-455, 1907-1913). Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, (1897-1907), 6:165, entry for Alexander L. CASE and Minnie MELTON, 5 November 1899; MSA microfilm C20225, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S915] Missouri. Phelps County."Marriage Applications." MSA microfilm C41801 (Box 1/F13 - Box 1/20, 1899-01 to 1903-06). Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, (Jan 1899 to Jun 1903; Box 1/F13 to Box 1/20), entry for Alexander L. CASE and Minnie MELTON, 4 Nov 1899; MSA microfilm C41801, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S804] Huffman, Pauline W., ed. "Genealogies." Ozar'kin: The People Who Settled the Missouri Ozarks. Spring 2001. 13-14, "Case", contributed by Barbara Case Helwick (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S911] Missouri. Phelps County."Marriage Applications." MSA microfilm C41809 (Box 3/F23 - Box 3/F24, 1927-01 to 1927-12; Box 4/F1 - Box 4/F4, 1928-01 to 1929-12). Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, (Jan - Dec 1927; Box 3/F23 - Box 3/F24), entry for Sylvester A. CASE and Mary F. COLLIER, 20 July 1927; MSA microfilm C41809, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S916] Missouri. Phelps County."Marriages." MSA microfilm C20226 (Vol 8, pp 456-end, 1907-1913; Vol 9, 1913-1920; Vol 10, 1920-1927; Vol 11, 1927-1934; Vol 12, pp 1-395, 1934-1939). Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, (1920-1927), 10:615, entry for Sylvester A. CASE and Mary F. COLLIER, 20 July 1927; MSA microfilm C20226, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S34] Case, Mary Ruth. "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy." Supplied by compiler, Rolla, Missouri (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S252] Missouri. Rolla. Rolla Times. 28 July 1927 (Reliability: 2).