Ophelia Steele was born to Mary Louisa Peart and Joseph Boston Steele in March 1879. Ophelia Steele married Joseph F. Key, born June 1870 in Texas, in 1906. They lived their days in Shawnee, Wyandotte County, Kansas with their two sons.
- John A. Key was born April 16, 1912 in Kansas. John died February 9, 2003 in Cupertino, Santa Clara, California.
- Joseph B. Key was born about 1915 in Kansas.
In the 1930 census, Ophelia and Joseph F. Key are not found. The boys are living with Joseph’s sister, Gertrude K. Baldwin.