Santa Cruz County History - People

Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

CASE, JAMES H (1844-1920)

Santa Cruz Sentinel (June 5, 1920)

Dies At Family Home

James H. Case died last night at the family av. at Rigg street and Cleveland Avenue. Mr. Case was 75 years, [5 months 11 days] of age and a native of Ohio.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (June 6, 1920)

Body Will Be Shipped to Akron

The body of James H. Case, whose death was announced in the "Sentinel" yesterday morning, is to be shipped to Akron for burial.

Mr. Case was a mason and a veteran of the Civil War, a member of Buckley post, G.A.R., at Akron. He was a man who stood high in the community in which he resided.

Mr. Case leaves a widow, Mrs. Margaret R. Case, a daughter, Mrs. Ethel G. Davis, who with her husband, E.C. Davis, were here on a visit from her home at Akron, Ohio; and a son Charles Case of Frenchtown, NJ A sister, Mrs. Worth Brown lives on Mission St.

Santa Cruz Sentinel (June 8, 1920)

Funeral Services for James H. Case.

Funeral services over the late James H. Case were held yesterday afternoon at the Chase undertaking parlors, where the services were conducted by Rev. M.L. Labourn of the Presbyterian Church, who read the scripture, offered prayer and uttered words of comfort and hope.

The G.A.R. was present and the officers conducted services according to their ritual. The hymns, "Lead Kindly Light" and "Some Sweet Day" were sung by Mrs. Virginia Walker and Mrs. Z.T. Croop. The flowers sent by friends covered the casket. The body will be shipped to Akron Ohio, the former home for burial.

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