Name:   George William Case

From:  The Havensville Review, Havensville, Kansas
Date:  January 11, 1923

George W. Case was born in Summit Co., Ohio, Feb. 26th 1838. He enlisted in the Civil War Sept. 5, 1861 belonging to Company E., 15 Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry and was discharged July 1st 1865. At the time of his death he was a member of the G. A. R. post at Tonkawa, Oklahoma.

He was married to Susannah Yeoman at Mt .Carroll, Ill. July 30th 1868 shortly after his marriage he moved to Floyd Co. Iowa. From there he moved to Jo Daviess Co, Ill. and after living there for several years he moved to Havensville, Kan. where he made his home for 30 years. To this Union were born four children, Mrs. Julia White, Haigler, Nebr., Mrs. Nellie Rawlings, Winfield, Kans. Mr. Chas. Case, Wamego, Kans., and Mary Bertha dieing in infancy. His wife having preceded him in death July 17, 1907.

He was married to Lydia M. Burr of Blackwell, Okla. March 26, 1908. After this marriage he moved to Tonawa living there at the time of his death. Besides leaving his aged wife and companion he also leaves 16 grandchildren and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Blair and Mrs. Lena Schlafer of Joe Daviess Co. Ill. and a host of friends to mourn their loss.

He confessed his faith in Christ in his early manhood days meeting with the M. E. church of which he was still a member. He departed this life at the Blackwell hospital Jan. 1st 1923. At the age of 84 yrs., 10 mo. 6 da. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Windom pastor of the Baptist church of Tonawa, Okla. at Fyffes chapel Blackwell Okla.

The body was brought on to Havensville, Kans. where a short service was conducted in the M. E. church by Rev. McWilliams and he was laid to rest by the side of his wife.

Card of Thanks
We wish to express our thanks to those who assisted in the burial of our husband and father. Mrs. Lydia Case, Mrs. Nellie Rawlings, Mrs. Julia White, Charles Case.