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CASE, Marvin T.

Source: Indianapolis Star, Fri  27 March 1931 p 36

Lafayette, March 27 – Dr .Marvin T. Case, age 87. Civil War veteran and pioneer Fountain County physician, died in the hospital at the Indiana State Soldiers Home near here Thursday. He was admitted to the home from Attiac. His Civil War service was with Co D, 86th Indiana infantry. A son and daughter survive. The body was sent to Attica. - transcribed by kbz
Source: Lafayette Journal and Courier Thu 26 March 1931 p 19

Attica, Ind – Dr. Marvin T. Case, pioneer physician of Fountain County died at the Indiana State Soldier’s home at Lafayette today at the age of 87. He had been critically ill for several days and had been a member of the home since last fall.  Dr. Case was born in Walworth County, Wisconsin June 18, 1843 and came to Fountain County immediately after the civil war. For several years he farmed and taught school.  He then entered the medical profession under the direction of Dr. Jones of Williamsport, later entering the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Mich. Following the completion of his studies there, he came to this city where he opened an office and continued his practice until a few years ago when he was forced to retire because of advanced age. At the opening of the Civil War, he enlisted in Co D, 86th Ind Inf and served with distinction for the duration of the war. In Nov 1870, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth DeMotte of Greencastle. They were the parents of three children: Jessie, a daughter and Clarence and Lauren, sons. He is survived by his daughter, Jessie who is a music instructor in the Indianapolis schools, and his son, Clarence who resides in Texas. A grandson, Lauren also survives living in this city. The body was brought here by Frank Mills, local undertaker and prepared for burial. The body will remain at the funeral home pending funeral arrangements. - kbz
Source: Indianapolis Star, Sat 28 March 1931 p 4

Attica, March 27 – Funeral services will be held here tomorrow afternoon for Dr. Marvin T. Case, 87 years old, pioneer physician of Fountain and Warren Counties who died at the soldier’s home at Lafayette. He was a Civil War veteran and actively identified with Attica business. A daughter, Miss Jessie of Indianapolis and son, Clarence of Texas survive. -- kbz

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