27 May 2014

Emma Bice Shear Case v Loren E Case, Divorce 1901

By Pamela Pattison Lash

Bryan Democrat, 4 July 1901
Emma Case v Loren Case; action for divorce; petition filed 27 June 1901 on grounds of extreme cruelty and gross neglect of duty.

Loren E Case, son of Job B Case and Estella Smith married Emma J Shear, daughter of David Bice and Rilla Snowden on 5 April 1900 in Williams Co, OH (Marriage V8 p134)
Loren was 37 on 8 Sept 1899; he was married once before.  She was born and a resident of Shiawassee, MI where he was a carpenter.

The Bride:
Emma J Shear was 21 on 8 Dec 1899; she was previously married and divorced to Shear.  She lived in Pioneer, OH.

1880 Springfield, Allen, Indiana; Roll: 264; Family History Film: 1254264; Page: 229C; Enumeration District: 104; Image: 0280.
h/h 182/183 Bice, David 35 OH-CT-NY farmer
Rilla wife 20 IN-CT-NY
Emma dau 5M – Dec IN-OH-IN

Rilla Snowden Bice died in Allen Co, IN on 30 May 1882; David Bice was married three times:
1. Mahalia Donat, 13 Nov 1864, Paulding Co, OH
2. Rilla Snowden, c1879 IN
3. Amy Wallace, 10 Jan 1883, Allen Co, IN; divorced 13 Oct 1890

David Bice died on 11 Sept 1898 in Allen Co, IN

1900 Madison, Williams, Ohio; Roll: 1332; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0107; FHL microfilm: 1241332.
h/h 288/288 Shear, Emma 20 (Oct 1879) OH-OH-OH servant, widow, 1/1 ch
Living with Charles Evers, a widower with 2 sons

Emma married Loren E Case, 5 April 1900 and divorced him cJuly 1901

Emma Shear married Charles Evers, 30 April 1902 in Williams Co, OH (Marriage V8 p359); he 39 farmer; she’s 25 divorced once (married once); he’s been married twice before; he’s the son of William Evers and Catherine Gorrell; she’s daughter of David Bice and Rilla Snowden; both residents of Pioneer, OH; note her name is Emma Sheer

Charles Evers died 3 Dec 1939 in Pioneer, OH and was buried in Floral Grove Cem, Pioneer, OH; married to Emma Evers; find-a-grave says he was married to Ellie Amy Utter, Hannah Anderson Lambright, and Emma Anderson Sheer.

Emma Evers died on 4 June 1971 and was buried in Floral Grove Cem, Pioneer, OH; she has a daughter Etta Ruth Shear who married a Cousine and lived in Florida??
Leader Enterprise (Montpelier, OH), 7 June 1971 p2 – obit of Emma J Evers
Bryan Times (Bryan, OH), 4 June 1971 p3 – daughter Ruth Lawter of Miami, FL and one granddaughter

The Groom:
Loren E Case (28 Nov 1862 MI – 4 July 1914, Laingsburg, Sciota Twp, Shiawassee Co, MI)
s/o Job B Case of NY and Ester Stella Smith of NY; carpenter, widower

He was married three times:
1. Lena Hickey, 6 June 1886, Swartz Creek, Genesee Co, MI; she died 24 May 1898, Durand, Shiawassee Co, MI; 5 children
2. Emma J Bice Shear, 5 April 1900, Williams Co, OH; divorced cJuly 1901
3. Sarah Hotalling bet 1901-1903; 2 children

1870 Chesaning, Saginaw, Michigan; Roll: M593_701; Page: 108A; Image: 224; Family History Library Film: 552200.
Case, Loren 7 MI living with parents Job and Estella and brother Leon.

1880 Victor, Clinton, Michigan; Roll: 577; Family History Film: 1254577; Page: 507B; Enumeration District: 056; Image: 0196.
Case, Loren E 17 MI living with parents and brother

1900 Sciota, Shiawassee, Michigan; Roll: 744; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0096; FHL microfilm: 1240744.
Loren’s children are living with his parents, Job and Estella Case and his brother leon

1910 Hagar, Berrien, Michigan; Roll: T624_638; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0074; FHL microfilm: 1374651.
h/h 234/236 Case, Loran 50 MI-NY-MI mar 2x mar 11Y
Sadie wife 47 mar 2x 1/1ch along with children

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