Category Archives: AKE

Castleton AKE and Mary BIDDLE marriage

Castleton AKE and Mary BIDDLE were married on 16 January 1881 in Sandusky County, Ohio. This was the second marriage for both parties. Mary was the widow of John MANGEL.

MARRIAGE LICENSE was this day granted to Caselton Ake and Mrs Mary Mangel
Jany 8th A.D. 1881
C. Doneyson, Probate Judge
RETURN.
The State of Ohio, Sandusky County, SS.}
I do hereby certify that Mr. Cashelton Ake and Mrs. Mary Mangel were joined in marriage by me on the 16 day of January A.D. 1881.
T. D. Steonanp

Sandusky County, Ohio, Ohio, County Marriages, 1790-1950, page 571, Caselton Ake and Mary Mangel, 16 January 1881; digital images, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 22 June 2011); citing FHL microfilm.

Harry Clyde DEWESE and Delilah AKE marriage

Harry Clyde DEWESE and Delilah AKE were married on 15 January 1902 in Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan. Although they were both living in with their families in Toledo, Ohio, they crossed the border to marry. Harry was 20 years old at the time and Delilah was just 16 years old.

Just over four months after their marriage, they welcomed their first child. Kenneth Roland DEWESE was born in April of 1902.

“Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925,” digital images, FamilySearch Record Search (http://pilot.familysearch.org : accessed 8 March 2011), page 368, record number 412, H C DeWese and Delilah Ake, 15 January 1912; from Michigan Secretary of State. “Marriage records, 1868-1925.” Michigan Department of Vital Records, Lansing, Michigan. FHL microfilm, 187 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Castleton AKE and Louisa family

Before marrying Mary BIDDLE, Castleton AKE lived in Bedford County, Pennsylvania with his wife Louisa. She died before 1881 when Castleton married Mary. Louisa and Castleton had seven children together. In the 1870s the family moved to Sandusky County, Ohio.

The children of Castleton and Louisa were:

Mary M AKE born about 1845.

Samuel AKE born 15 July 1847. He married Malinda BEARD and Juda LOVEJOY. He died 6 August 1928 in Alum Creek, Kanawha County, West Virginia.

Alexander H AKE was born 16 February 1849. He married Mary. He was a musician for Company G of McKeage’s Infanty Regiment in the Civil War. He died 10 March 1888 and was buried in West Union Cemetery in Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio.

Louisa was born about 1855.

Francis Asbury AKE was born 21 May 1856. He married Mary MAURER and Susan. He died 14 November 1923 in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.

Joseph Henry AKE was born March 1859. He married Margie McCARMACK on 5 December 1880 in Sandusky County, Ohio.

Richard M AKE was born October 1866. He married Jennie D COOK and Edith C. He died 27 May 1954 in Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio.

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Mary BIDDLE MENGEL AKE TITUS death certificate

Mary BIDDLE was born 14 January 1853 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Peter BIDDLE and Mary EBERLY. She married first to John MENGEL on 31 December 1871. Then she married Castleton AKE on 16 January 1881. Finally she married William O TITUS (a beekeeper) on 18 September 1900. Mary moved to Toledo by 1893. She died in Toledo on 22 May 1939 and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953, file no. 32480, Mary Titus, 22 May 1939; digital images, FamilySearch Record Search (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 9 June 2010).

Castleton AKE and Mary BIDDLE family

Castleton AKE was born in the year 1822 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. He married Louisa first. He served in Company E of the 5th Regiment of the US Artillery during the Civil War. In the 1870s, Castleton and his family moved to Madison Township, Sandusky County, Ohio. Louisa died in 1880 and Castleton married the widow, Mary BIDDLE, on 16 January 1881. Castleton died on 14 November 1886 in Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio and was buried there in West Union Cemetery.

Mary BIDDLE was born 14 January 1853 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Peter BIDDLE and Mary EBERLY. She married first to John MENGEL on 31 December 1871. Then she married Castleton AKE. Finally, she married William O TITUS (a beekeeper) on 18 September 1900. Mary moved to Toledo by 1893. She died in Toledo on 22 May 1939 and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Castleton AKE and Mary BIDDLE had two children together:

Thurman Castlton AKE was born 8 January 1884 in Gibsonburg. He married Bertha SNELL (1884-1966) on 27 April 1904 in Lucas County, Ohio. In the 1920s, he moved to California. He died on 25 May 1956 in Santa Cruz, California.

Delilah AKE was born 24 October 1885 in Gibsonburg. She married Harry Clyde DEWESE (1881-1963) around 1901. She died on 2 May 1949 in Toledo.

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Delilah AKE DEWESE death certificate

Delilah AKE was born 24 October 1885 in Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio. Her parents were Castleton AKE and Mary BIDDLE. She married Harry Clyde DEWESE. She died on 2 May 1949 and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio.

Ohio, Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953, state file no. 31582, Delilah Dewese, 2 May 1949; digital images, FamilySearch Record Search (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 1 May 2010).

Harry Clyde DEWESE and Delilah AKE family

Harry Clyde DEWESE was born 28 November 1881 in Orange Township, Hancock County, Ohio. His parents were Flavius DEWESE and Susannah Darlisca SHOWALTER. On 15 January 1902, he married Delilah AKE in Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan. Delilah was born 24 October 1885 in Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio. Her parents were Castleton AKE and Mary BIDDLE.

Harry and Delilah lived in Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio and had 4 children.

Harry died on 14 January 1963 in Toledo. Delilah died on 2 May 1949 and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo.

Their children were:
Kenneth Roland DEWESE was born 3 April 1902 in Ohio. He married Faye and Edith. He died 1 August 1976 in Toledo.

Carson DEWESE was born 15 March 1905 in Ohio. He married Esther CARR (1906-1978) on 1 May 1926 in Wood County, Ohio. He died 1 August 1976 in Toledo.

Virginia L DEWESE was born 17 October 1907 in Toledo and died 3 December 1918 in Toledo.

Roger Stanley DEWESE was born 6 January 1918. He died 11 Jul 2005.