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Martha Ake1

b. 14 October 1913, d. 12 March 2001

Father Merlin E. Ake1 b. circa 1889, d. 9 September 1959
Mother Catherine A. "Kate" Firestone1 b. 5 February 1891, d. December 1980
Pop-up Pedigree

Family Robert C. Brouse b. 19 June 1913, d. 11 February 2004
Marriage* circa 1939  Principal=Robert C. Brouse4 
Children  1. Susannah Brouse b. 4 Feb 1941
  2. Martha B. Brouse b. 29 Aug 1944, d. 7 Dec 2007

Birth* 14 October 1913  Akron, Summit Co., OH1,2 
Census* 1920  1920 Federal Census, Ohio, Summit County, Akron Township, Akron, Ward 8, ED: 229, Series: T625, Roll: 1438, Page: 229B, January 7
Sheet 5B, 943 Wye Drive
(enumerated with father, M E Ake)
74, 88, 96, Ake, Martha, Daughter, , , F, W, 6, S, , , , Yes, , , Ohio, , Ohio, , Nebraska, , , None, , ,1 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Ohio, Summit County, Copley Township, ED: 77-231, Series: T626, Roll: 1881, Page: 27B, April 22
Sheet 14B, Stockfield Road
(enumerated with father, Merlin Ake)
73, 329, 448, Ake, Martha, Daughter, , , , No, F, W, 16, S, , Yes, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Nebraska, , 59, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,3 
Married Name circa 1939  Brouse4 
Marriage* circa 1939  Principal=Robert C. Brouse4 
Death* 12 March 2001  Delray Beach, Palm Beach Co., FL2 
SSN* 12 March 2001  Martha A BROUSE
Birth Date: 14 Oct 1913
Death Date: 12 Mar 2001
Social Security Number: 287-42-5614
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Ohio
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 33483
Localities: Delray Beach, Palm Beach, Florida2 
News/Obit* 14 March 2001  Obituary,
Martha Ake Brouse

Martha Ake Brouse, 87, died March 12 in Delray Beach, Fla.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Robert C. Brouse; their daughters, Mrs. John L. Feudner III, Mrs. Jerome J. Joondeph; grandchildren, Jerome J. Joondeph Jr., Laura J. Stockslager, John Jefferson Feudner, and Catherine Feudner; great-grandchildren, Christine Lee, J. Barrett and Bryce Robert Stockslager. She is also survived by sister, Mrs. Wright Bronson Jr., and brothers, Frank F. Ake and Merlin E. Ake Jr.

Mrs. Brouse was born in Akron. She was the descendant of early settlers of Ohio. She was graduated from Old Trail School, and attended Sweet Briar College.

She had served on the boards of Junior League of Akron, the City Hospital Women's Board, Old Trail School, Akron Garden Club, and Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron, of which she had been president of the Women's Board.

During her active years, Mrs. Brouse was a member of the Akron and American Garden Clubs, Akron Junior League, Portage Country Club, Akron City Club, the Union Club in Cleveland, and the Little Club and the Delray Beach Club in Florida.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. FRIDAY at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1361 W. Market St., with Rev. David W. Pumphrey officiating. Remembrances may be sent to Children's Hospital Medical Center Foundation, One Perkins Square, Akron 44308, or your charity of choice. (Billow FAIRLAWN Chapel, 330-867-4141.)

Appeared in the Akron Beacon Journal (OH) - March 14, 2001


  1. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  3. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S323] News Bank.

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