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Della Clara McCormick Ake
Birth: Oct. 20, 1868
Death: Dec. 14, 1910

Della Clara McCormick Ake, the first wife of Samuel Ake, was the daughter of Thomas McCormick and Rosina Yagerlehner. She was born and died in Allen County, Indiana.

She married Samuel Ake on May 31, 1888 in Allen County, Indiana.

The mother of sixteen children, Della was preceded in death by three sons, Roy Ake (June 30, 1889-July 3, 1889), Royal S. Ake (June 16, 1909-August 30, 1910) and an unnamed son who was born and died December 14, 1910. Her youngest son may be buried with her. She was a member of the West Creighton Avenue Christian Church in Fort Wayne.

Della was remembered by her daughter, Hazel, as a loving and patient mother. She has been memorialized through four generations by namesakes, Della or Clara.

Her son, Preston (#33988357), is buried near his father in Florida.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Holmes McCormick (1840 - 1911)
  Rosina Yegerlehner McCormick (1841 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel E Ake (1866 - 1952)
 
 Children:
  Preston Everett Ake (1890 - 1991)*
  Eva Ruth Ake Ruhl (1891 - 1967)*
  Cecile Fern Ake Woodward (1892 - 1973)*
  Hazel Rosina-Rosanna Ake Warren (1894 - 1982)*
  Floyd Ernest Ake (1895 - 1988)*
  Garnet Cora Ake Barwick (1897 - 1987)*
  Forrest Holmes Ake (1898 - 1997)*
  Ronald Cedric Ake (1900 - 1987)*
  Della McCormick Ake Cole (1901 - 1960)*
  Paige Winton Ake (1902 - 1993)*
  Samuel Ellis Ake (1903 - 1978)*
  Dorris Wendell Ake (1906 - 1976)*
  Verne Violet Ake LaFaye (1908 - 1989)*
  Royal Benton Ake (1909 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Florence L. McCormick (1864 - 1881)*
  Wilhelmina McCormick Houser (1866 - 1944)*
  Della Clara McCormick Ake (1868 - 1910)
  Pearl R McCormick Haller (1872 - 1910)*
  Firman Carpenter McCormick (1873 - 1941)*
  Harry Benton McCormick (1883 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Wife of S. Ake
 
Burial:
Poe Cemetery
Poe
Allen County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: PRMc
Originally Created by: Jim Cox
Record added: Jul 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39873245
Della Clara <i>McCormick</i> Ake
Added by: Genealogy Lady
 
Della Clara <i>McCormick</i> Ake
Added by: Barbara Baker Anderson
 
Della Clara <i>McCormick</i> Ake
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Added by: Barbara Baker Anderson
 
 
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Happy belated birthday, Grandmother. Your name and your legacy lives on in your descendents.
- Patricia
 Added: Oct. 26, 2010
 
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