Friday, February 25, 2011

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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