|Birth: ||Aug. 19, 1827|
|Death: ||Aug. 11, 1916|
"Aged Woman Called Home."
Maria J. (YAKEY) DILLEY WAS BORN IN Guernsey County, Ohio, August 19, 1827, and departed this life at her home in Beech Creek Township, August 11, aged eighty-eight years, eleven months and twenty-tree days.
She was the eldest child of Joseph and Sara (SHAFER) YAKEY.
She was united in marriage to Abram DILLEY July 2, 1848. To this union nine children were born, five of whom—Leroy H., Judson S., Solomon Y., Lucy L. And Albert L., together with her husband—preceded her to the life beyond. She is survived by the following children: George W., of Solsberry; Mrs. Sarah OOLEY, of Bloomfield; Mrs. Jennie SIMS, of Switz City, and Mrs. Frances COOPER, of Worthington. She has one brother and two sisters living. They are Peter H. YAKEY, of Springfield, Missouri; Mrs. Rose FRAME, of Newark; Mrs. Lizzie GLAZNER, of Council Bluffs, Iowa.
She united with the Baptist church early in life and always lived a Christian life.
The family moved from Ohio to Indiana in September of 1865 and settled on the farm near Solsberry where she died.
Funeral services were held at the family residence last Saturday, conducted by Rev. B. L. CLAY. Interment in the Solsberry Cemetery.
[Source: THE BLOOMFIELD NEWS, Bloomfield, Greene County, Indiana, Thursday, August 17, 1916, Volume XXXIX, Number 40, Page 1, Column 5; transcribed on September 6, 2005 by RLJ from microfilm of the original newspaper on file in the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library.]
DILLEY, Abram, s/o Ephraim & Rachel E, 25 Mar 1828—15 Dec 1915
DILLEY, Mariah J. YAKEY, d/o Joseph L. & Sarah YAKEY, 19 Aug 1827—11 Aug 1916
DILLEY, George Wm, s/o Abram & Mariah, 18 Nov 1852—22 Dec 1926
DILLEY, Judson S., s/o Abram & Maria 8 Apr 1870, 19 Yr 9 mo 18 da.
[Source: CEMETERIES OF EASTERN GREENE COUNTY, INDIANA, 1994, G.C.H.S., Beech Creek Township, Solsberry Cemetery, Page 35]
Joseph Yakey (1802 - 1875)
Sarah Shafer Yakey (1807 - 1896)
Abram Dilley (1828 - 1915)
Maria Jane Yakey Dilley (1827 - 1916)
Peter Hansen Yakey (1829 - 1917)*
Rosa A Yakey Frame (1840 - 1926)*
Penelope Booher (1842 - 1899)*
Joseph Nelson Yakey (1844 - 1886)*
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Originally Created by: Susan (Haldeman) Fowler
Record added: Sep 08, 2005
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