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Sophia Steele Ake
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Birth: 1832
Yellow Creek
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 25, 1915
Downingtown
Chester County
Pennsylvania, USA

A daughter of Solomon and Fannie (Metzger) Steele of Yellow Creek. She was united in marriage with Esq. Samuel Ake.

Bedford Gazette (Bedford, PA) March 5, 1915:
Mrs. Sophia Ake -
The body of Mrs. Ake, who died at Downingtown Thursday morning of last week, was brought to her home here Friday afternoon. She was formerly Miss Sophia Steele and was married to Samuel Ake, Esq., who died about a year ago. She was aged 82 years. Surviving are two children, Miss Fannie, who was with her mother, and Frank Ake of this place. Three brothers and one sister are also living: Edward Steele of Washington, D. C.; Thomas and John of Yellow Creek, and Mrs. Eliza Hershberger of Snake Spring Valley.
The funeral service was conducted in St. James' Episcopal Church, of which she was a devout member, Sunday afternoon, by the rector Rev. Albert Aune. Interment was made in the Bedford Cemetery.
By Mrs. Ake's death, Bedford has lost one of its oldest and most estimable residents.

PA Death Record Index # 11865.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Solomon Steele (1805 - 1875)
  Fannie Metzger Steele (1814 - 1895)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Ake (1826 - 1914)
 
 Children:
  Franklin P Ake (1852 - 1931)*
  Fannie H. Ake (1856 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Steele Hershberger (1831 - 1919)*
  Sophia Steele Ake (1832 - 1915)
  James M. Steele (1834 - 1904)*
  John William Steele (1836 - 1920)*
  Thomas Steele (1840 - 1919)*
  Levi Steele (1844 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bedford Cemetery
Bedford
Bedford County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Kat
Record added: Nov 09, 2006
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Sophia <i>Steele</i> Ake
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