9. Rachel FRANCIS was born on 28 Nov 1877 in Fairgrove Township, Tuscola County, Michigan/USA. She died on 1 Feb 1904. She was buried in Perkins Cemetery, Akron, Michigan. (8) It was assumed that Rachel was never married as she was buried next to her Mother in Akron with her maiden name on the headstone. She may have been divorced as her headstone carries her maiden name.
She was married to David Y. STEELE (son of David STEELE and Sarah BUCHANNAN) on 3 Dec 1892 in Akron, Michigan. Tuscola County marriage record lists Rachael's mother as Miss Davis and also Harriet Davis as a Witness. Rachael's parents were divorced by that time and her father John was remarried. David Y. STEELE was born about 1872.