Who was Miss Jennie A. Hartford?

In Oliver Case’s Bible two other names are written. One is his younger sister, Miss Abbie J.[Abigail Jane] Case and the other is a Miss Jennie A. Hartford. Based on my research of Miss Hartford, I believe she was likely his love interest and possibly she may have been engaged to marry him. Her name was written just above his name in the Bible and she was the same age as Oliver, born in 1840. Could it be another broken heart caused by the Confederate bullet that ended Oliver’s life? It is certainly possible.


In 1863, the year following Oliver’s death, she married James Wesley Latimer who was likely a distance cousin of Oliver and Abbie.  


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