Powell Liberty Historical Society

A window into the past of Powell and Liberty Township

Members of the CASE Family

Art 1917 - 2012
son of Owen and Vernie
Farmer who served in WWII; converted a tank into a tractor afterwards to plow his fields

Burt 1868 - 1941

Powell Cemetery

life-long resident of Powell

Minerva October 29, 1882 - 1976
wife of Burt; see also DUFFY Married 1901

Powell Cemetery

Frank P. 1848 - 1940
local builder See Scioto Company Descendants

Theodore March 12, 1840 - May 18,1929
brother of Frank; Married Minerva Sullivan, daughter of Thomas Sullivan

Powell Cemetery

brick and tile and saw mill; buried Powell Cemetery See Scioto Company Descendants

George 1759 - 1834
married Electa; brother to Seth; parents Capt. John and Sarah Case

Marker Powell Hill South side of Powell Rd at 315

Revolutionary War soldier buried at top of Powell hill;

George M.
son of George

Lula Selma August 19, 1908 - December 3, 2006
daughter of Anna Katherine (Mulzer) and Wm Peter Case; see also
Interviewed 2000 Never married

Miles January 1,1832 - 1912
married Emily Jane , daughter of Major and Roxy , son of Titus and Hannah , children; Elizabeth , Mary Etta, Franklin Miles, John TItus, Emily Jane, Luella, Wm. Peter, James Dandy, Attie Belle, Roxy

Liberty Cemetery

James Dandy March 7,1869 - 1960
Child of Miles and Emily Jane; married Daisy
lived Sonora California, first lived in Ordway, Colorado

John Titus March 17,1861 - 1939
Child of Miles and Emily Jane
lived in Ordway Colorado, unmarried, was a cattle man for 50 years

Luella (Ella) January 29,1865 - 1939
Daughter of Miles and Emily Jane
lived in Powell, unmarried

Owen 16 Jun 1879 - 17 Oct 1957
married Vernie ; son of Oscar J. and Martha; Children 6 girls Leola Willis, Frances Wright, Mabel Gardner, Velma Davidson, Dorothy Isaacs, Helen Little; 2 sons Arthur and Owen Jr.

Oak Grove Cemetery

See Family Album Shelf

Mabel Case
daughter of Owen and Vernie
See Scioto Company Descendants Donated a history of her Case family ancestors back to Augustus 1816-1840 and Case home once at 8930 N. Liberty Road

Wm. Peter December 25,1867 - November 28,1935
son of Miles S. Case married Anna Katherine Mulzer daughters Lula and Emily Jane Bohannon see also

Union Cemetery

Owned the Major Batholomew home on the southwest corner of Olentangy River Road and Jewett, 86 acres. Anna and daughters took care of the farm.

Seth 1749 - 1820
brother of George; had 10 children. daughter Silvia married Watson Case in Conn.

Liberty Cemetery marker; actually buried on his farm on west bank of Olentangy on south side of Powell Rd

Revolutionary War veteran

Allando Alva 1878 - 1960
son of Theodore and Minerva Sullivan Case married Edith Grumley, childhood sweetheart (1877-1925) survived by daughter Mrs. John Fountain of Carrolton.

Powell Cemetery

served in WWI motor transport unit Major at discharged in 1919 Worked to develop the Sherman tank in WWII taught at Georgia Tech mechanical engineering 27 years

Titus 1797 - January 31,1860
son of George and Electa (Moore)Case; wife Hannah Fisher died in a fire August 15, 1895, at age 96; children; Fredonia(married Irvin Thurston),Elizabeth A. (married Augustus Elsbree), Miles S. and Caroline(married George Francis Elsbree)

Liberty Churchyard

They lived east of Powell on the west bank of the Olentangy River, on the land which George Case purchased from the government thru Col. Kilbourne, 1806. Titus was a Minister of the Christian Church. Folder contains Bruen-Fisher genealogy Have photo of his restored house

Anna Katherine Mulzer 1880 - December 31,1967
daughter of Herman Mulzer, wife of Wm Peter Case daughters Lula and Emily Jane

Union Cemetery

See also

Emily Jane September 2,1836 - April 9,1873
daughter to Major and Roxy; Wife of Miles

Liberty Cemetery

Thomas 1847 - 1928
son of Seth W. Case married three times: Lavinia Thomas, Katherine Steitz, Margaret Steitz Amos in 1893 ended in divorce in 1894

Oak Grove

Civil War veteran

Watson 8 June 1781 - 10 Aug 1853
father was Uriah Case; Watson married Sylvia Case, daughter of Seth Case; had son Seth W. Case


See photocopy of first ten pages of "The Watson Case Family in Ohio" obtained by Richard Converse, a Case descendant

Seth Watson 1815 - 1866
wife Mary Thomas (1816-1906) Eight children; had son Thomas Watson Case who served in the Civil War


Born in Connecticut, came to county in 1816, farmed near Hyatts, Justice of the Peace for over 30 years

Newton 1805 - 20 Aug 1881
wife Azuba Gay; children Lucretia, Electa (married Charles Wilcox), Philena, Clinton, Rachel, Velascy Two infant children buried Case Cemetery #1 (have photos of headstones)

Union County

Early landowner--Union Company land

Augustus L. 1816 - 1854
married Cynthia ; Children Oscar J. 1840-1921; Cicero P. 1845-1926; Dora Carlson, Abi Josephine Marks; Lumis born 1854

Powell Cemetery

Died of Cholera in Delaware; had contract to carry the mail prior to building of railroad to Delaware

Oscar J. 1840 - 1921
married Martha in 1865; son of Augustus and Cynthia Case; had 4 children: Nelson, Owen C., Oda, Aurilla

Powell Cemetery

Civil War Veteran-96th Ohio Infantry 1862-1865

Velma May 7,1907 - Oct 26, 2000
daughter of Owen and Vernie; married Cecil

Fairview Memorial Park

lifelong Delaware resident