was born on 20 September 1856. She was the daughter of George A. Paules
and Rebecca Fahringer
. Sophia Paules married George W. Markel
. Sophia Paules died on 4 July 1925 at age 68. She was New Tag Obituary from a 5 July 1925 York Co., Pennsylvania:
"Mrs. George W. Markel
Windsor, July 5 - Mrs. Sophia, wife of George W. Markel, died at her residence at this place Saturday at 1 a.m. after a long illness of cancer. She was aged 68 years, 9 months and 14 days. She is survived by her husband, and the following children: Emory, Lancaster county; Curvin, at home; Amos, of Elizabethtown, Pa; Clyde, of York; Mrs. Mary Landis, Wrightsville, R.D. 2; Mrs. Ida Knisely, this place; Mrs. Nora Oberdorff, this place and Martha, at home and also the following brothers and sisters: Adam, Benjamin and Reuben Paules, Windsor; John Paules, Columbia; Moses Paules, Wrightsville; Jacob Paules, Red Lion; Mrs. Michael Dellinger, Red Lion; Mrs. Holtzinger, Red Lion; Mrs. Frank Crumbling, Windsor, and Ida and Alice Paules, Windsor. The funeral will be held Tuesday morning at 3:30 o'clock, for the Markel residence. Further services will be held in the Locust Grove Union church. Interment will be made in the adjoining cemetery."
On 5 July 1925 at York Co., Pennsylvania
. She was buried on 7 July 1925 at Locust Grove Union Church Cemetery, York Co., Pennsylvania