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Sally Roxanna Drake
b 1770 - d: Crown Point, Essex, NY - USA
is my 3rd great-grandmother. It would be just great to find out about her family, and continue putting branches on my rather sad looking tree.
Marlene Breti
Sally/Sarah Drake
Sarah/Sally Drake, supposed d/o Joel Drake and Amey Hall. Born abt. 1796, Adair Co. Married Elisha T. Winfrey in 1815, Adair Co. KY.Believed to have had at least 2 children
Paula Dunklin
Samuel Drake
born about 1812 in the state of New York, city unknown. He was married to Harriet Elston in Lehman, Luzerne Cty, PA about 1835.
Chuck and Millie
Samuel Drake
father of Josiah b Fairfield Fairfield CT USA, father of Francis DRAKE b 1753 Eastchester NY USA married Catherine TOBIAS
updated 03/99
Samuel Drake
I am interested in Samuel Drake, born 20 Aug 1842/3 in Truro, Cornwall, England. Married Emma Hill. Came to US 1872. Died in Grass Valley, California in 1916.
Samuel Drake
I am looking for parents and siblings of Samuel Drake born 1786 in Virginia. On Feb 6, 1812 he married Nancy Purcell in Knox Co. Indiana. Samuel died 2 14 1859 in Crawford Co. ILLinois. Does anyone have any information on this family?
Samuel Drake
(b. 1824?) m. Mary Minear (b. 1832?) on 30 May 1850, Lewis Co., KY. Additions, corrections, clues, hints, suggestions, vague ideas, all will be welcome. Thanks.
Darlene Palmer trees, branches & twigs
Samuel Drake
born 1747 in N.J. Died 1826 in Mifflin Co. PA. Married Nancy Hamilton ca 1782. At least two children, Samuel Jr. and Mary. I descend through Mary. She married Thomas Irving Postlethwait and they had at least one child, Mary Eleanor.
Nancy Germain
Samuel A Drake
Samuel A. Drake b. abt 1800 in Somerset Co. New Jersey, m. in 1828 in Somerset Co., New Jersey, Mary Ann Compton. He has a son, Joseph C., born abt 1834 I think is probably my Joseph Cullen Drake, b. Monmouth Co., NJ.
Beth Williamson
Samuel Adam Drake
Samuel Adam Drake, Samuel Gardner Drake and Francis Samuel Drake were all writers. Sam. A. and Francis spent time in Kansas, although family is based from NH and Boston. Looking for descendants between these two and Florence Drake m. Charles Bowker in Everett MA approx 1923
Linda Pell
Samuel L Drake
b 1800
Samuel L. was born in NY on or about June 4th, 1800. Samuel and Mary Ostram were married at Peinfied NY on July 4th, 1836 by a Rev Home, minister of the gospel. 6 children. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Sanford Drake
c 1884
Fayette County,Pennsylvania. - USA
I am looking for Sanford Drake who married Emma B. Stephens abt 1884.
Bill Stephens
Sarah Drake
d 1892
Neodesha, Kansas and Ohio - USA
Sarah Drake married to John Wesley Dunworth.
Sarah Drake
New Jersey, Harrison Co, West Va. - USA
She married Ezekiel STOUT about 1764.
Sarah Drake
I'm looking for the ancestry of my great-great-grandmother Sarah Drake, b.Taunton, Somerset, England c. 1797, who was always reckoned to be a direct descendant of the Drake family of Devon
Simon "Wolfie" Smith
Sarah Drake
I have a Sarah Drake married Henry Symes 14 July 1825 Swyre, Dorset , died 20 April 1884 Swyre. Various Census say she was born Look, Abbotsbury. Have not found any reference to her as yet in this parish.
Shirley West
Sarah Drake
I am looking for information on Sarah Drake. She married Richard McKinsey on August 17, 1797 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. I know that Richard was on the tax list for 1800 for Bourbon County and that he was at a family members wedding in 1811 in Fayette County, Kentucky.
Matt McKinsey
Sarah Drake
Drake discusson forum
Looking for information on Sarah Drake married James C. Fitch July 4, 1831 in Hope, Marren County New Jersey. Any info- pleae respond to e-mail address.
Sarah Ann Drake
Middlesex County, NJ, - USA
Married Richard McMullen, of Ireland, then Middlesex Co., NJ. Trying to find Sarah's parents and beyond.
Brenda Moody
Sarah Ellen Drake
Sarah Ellen Drake born 1865 in NY - married to Chancy/Chauncey Mead b April 1830 NJ. They had five children. Emma, Jesse Garfield, twins Bertha and Birdie, and Elmer.
updated 13/01/2001
Donna Bennett
Sarah E Drake
married Andrew Jackson Dickens. Her parents were Elijah Drake and Mary Terry. This is all I have been able to learn about them. Can anyone help me?
Brenda Slaight
Sarah Jane Drake
Kentucky - USA
Sarah J Drake, born 4 Jul 1833,KY. She married Jesse Mineer 30 Jul 1851 in Lewis Co.,KY
Barbara J Cowan
Sarah "Sallie" H Drake
I do not have a birth date. I do know she died in 1838, we assume that to be in KY. She married William C. Drake in Adair County, KY 9-17-1828. Her father was Thomas Drake. I know this is not a lot of information, it is all I have at this point. Any help is appreciated.
Donna DiSalvo
Sealum Drake
My name is Raymond Arthur Drake Jr., My father is Sr., his mother's name is Alva Elsie Drake the daughter of Sealum and Harriet or Hattie ( South ) Drake. I would appreciate any help with this information to continue my family tree.
Raymond Drake
Seth Hastings Drake
b 1805 in Clinton County, Oneida, NY & d. 1850 in Rochester, NY
m. abt 1825 to Sephrona Castle. 6 generation lineage - I would like to find information going back further than Seth Hastings Drake.
Heather Falconer Drake
Simon Drake
? and NC - USA
Simon m 1 May 1817 in Wake County,
NC, Patience GREGORY
updated 10/98
Shirley Drake Maynard
Simon Drake
Looking for info on these persons and their ancestors. Moved to Potter County PA in 1830s with brothers John and Thomas. Simon's first wife was Mary D. Warner
Tom Dickerson
Solomon Drake
c 1780
Eastham, Barnstable County, MA - USA
Solomon's father was probably Isaac Drake, son of Asaph Drake.
Gordon Burney
Solomon Drake
I am seeking information regarding Solomon Drake. My grand father was Cloyce A. Drake. He was adopted by Solomon and Cora in 1916. His name prior to this adoption was also Cloyce A. drake. I am seeking information as to the possibility that Cloyce was some how mabye the child of another Drake reletive.
Susan Bryant Drake
b. Newton Co., GA, d. Cleburne Co. AL - USA
Father was John BRYANT and Mother was Cathrine.Susan married for the second time to James Aaron HART, All I have about him is that his mother's name was Anna or Anny
Tacy Drake
My husband descends from Amos Combs./Coombs and Tacy Drake. Ive been wondering if Tacy Drake could be a daughter of Thomas Drakeand Uriah Humphrey who also resided in Loudon Co., VA and then died in what is now Wood Co., WV.
Deb Coombs
Temperance Drake
-from North Carolina - was married to George Cooper. Their son, Neverson W. Cooper (born 1824 died 1884), was married to Martha (Patsie) Battle.
Temperance Drake
( died after 1828) who married William Kirby. William Kirby died by 1828 in Anson Co. NC. They had a daughter Sarah Kirby who married Philip Henry. Philip Henry died 1846-47 in Anson Co. NC.
W. J. Isbell
Theodosia (Dora) Drake
-Parents were John Drake and Virtue Willas.
Ruth Smith
Timothy Calvin Drake
My Father Timothy Calvin Drake died in May 1970 in Vietnam of the 82nd airborne. Born in Rocky Mt. N.C. is father, my grandfather died in Beltsville, Md in 1991. married to Frances Rackley on 11-10-62 Cumberland, N.C. Frances Rackley still alive but denies me and refuses information. Can you help direct me? Thanks.
Thomas Drake
I start my Drakes with Thomas Drake born abt 1704, of Chesselbourne, Dorset.
(IGI) He married Ann White 1729, at Chesselbourne.
Their children:
Daniel bn 1732, Binghams Melcomb (Melcombs Horsey), Dorset, married Elizabeth (Betty) Jeanes, and possibly Susannah Hicks. Daniel and Elizabeth are my line.
Margo and Scott
Thomas Drake
I am seeking information on the siblings and/or ancestors of Thomas Drake. This Thomas Drake was born in England, but may have spent most of his life in the Philadelphia area. He married Matilda McChesney of Pennsylvania. They had a daughter, Charlotte Wardle Drake, born April 10, 1854. Charlotte was a survivor of the sinking of the Titanic. Any information on this family would be appreciated.
Scott Mason
Thomas Drake
Sowerby, near Halifax, Yorkshire, UK - NZ
His son Thomas DRAKE (my gr.grandfather) brought his family to settle in New Zealand in 1875.
Pam Ogier
Thomas Drake
Thomas' death certificate says he was born in NY and his father was Otis Drake. Basically I need information on both ends of this branch, all I have is the middle.
Thomas Drake
c 1700
Chesselborne and Puddletown, Dorset - UK
I don't have much on the Drakes, but I would be happy to hear from anyone with a connection or suggestions
Thomas Drake    
Drake lineage from Thomas who was brother to the Admiral.
Debbie Drake Hogue
Thomas Drake
Sowerby, Yorkshire, England
Thomas married Anna Waddington of Southowram in 1829.
Philip Drake Ramsay
Thomas Drake
b. 1752 in Maryland, m. Sarah Hinckle. Son Thomas Levi Drake married Catharine Henry. Grand daughter; Margaret Drake m. Samuel Bell Henry. I am looking for Drakes from Maryland, Holmes Co. Ohio., Iowa and Harrison CO. Mo
Thomas Drake ( Rev )
Searching for info in the Rev. Thomas Drake of Whatcote, Warwickshire. Daughter Mary DRAKE m. Richard BLAKEMAN at Barcheston by license 11 June 1739. Thomas had wife named Margaret.
updated 04/2000
Francis Walter Scott
Thomas Drake
Searching for the parents and siblings of Thomas Drake who lived in Burke, Jefferson and Warren co GA . He received a land grant in Burke Co GA in 1785. I have quite a bit of info on the Drakes of Coweta Co GA and I would like to hear from anyone interested.
George Drake
Thomas Drake
I am supposably a descendant of Thomas Drake, Sir Francis Drakes brother. Why is there so little information about him and that lineage? I have been trying to trace back my family for years and although I have alot, there are still many holes in it. A distant realative of mine sent me a copy of our family back to Edmund Drake, Thomas father. So I'm trying to get documenation, and anything else so I can fill in the gates. If you can offer any assistance, I would be very thankful.
Kimberly Drake
Thomas Drake
I can't seem to get past my 2x great-grandfather, Thomas Drake, born 1810 in MD.to unknown parents,according to the census. He married Hannah Browning on 25 Jan.1837 in Harrison Co.,OH. She was born circa 1815 in either OH. or MD.
Pam Drake
update: Jan 2002
Thomas F.E. Drake ( Sir , Bart )
I am not related in any way to Drakes, but John Salmon (who is up my tree) is said to have been the lodge keeper for descendants of the "famous Sir Francis Drake" at Lympstone Manor around the 1840s. This is from a sort of oral history.
Kate Abbott
Thomas Jefferson Drake
b. 23 Mar 1873 d. 12 May 1945 m. Dora Belle GORHAM b. 6 Apr 1885 d. 25 Nov 1961 Child: 2. Tishie Francis DRAKE b. 1906 in Kentucky d. 1985 in Ft. Wayne, IN m. Murl Howard COUNTERMAN b. 13 Apr 1901 in Rockford, OH d. 10 Jul 1974 in Ft. Wayne, IN. Married on 24 Dec 1924 in Grant Co., IN
Michelle Simpson
Thomas Oakley Drake
Generation 1 Catherine Henville Oakley m Thomas William Drake in Ealing London.
Generation 2 Arthur Oakley Drake m Esther Turner in June 1891 at Gravesend Kent
Generation 3 Thomas Oakley Drake m Kathleen Maude Devine
Generation 4 Allan Oakley Drake m Margaret Mackintosh
Generation 5 and 6 Patricia Frances Drake had 2 children, Frances Margaret Drake and Steven John Drake.
Steven has been unable to trace his immediate family.
Steven Vinnicombe
Turner D Drake
c 1850
Georgia Territory ( later Alabama) - USA
love to hear from other Drakes who were in the Georgia Territory ( later Alabama) around 1800-1895.
Jim Drake
Valentine Smith Drake
born some where in Texas. I have been looking on the net and have turned up nothing. I have also pestered my family to death asking about him. Any hints on where to go next would be helpful. His dad was a John G. Drake born in new york in 1852 but thats as far as i got
Don W. Drake
Verald Drake
My name is Verald Anthony Drake, my fathers name was Verald Minor Drake, and his fathers name was Verald Drake. I don't have much information. I do know that my grandfather disappeared in New York City after returning to the states following World War I. He had served in the Navy. Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Tony Drake
Virgil Westley Drake
I am looking for his ancestry, he was b Virgil Westley Drake 5 Oct 1896 in Kansas. His father may have been M. Drake. He died Feb 12, 1946 in Los Angeles, CA. He was md to Willie Opal Nichols.
Helen Battleson
Walter Drake
Looking for information on my Great Grandad Walter Drake, he lived in halifax west Yorkshire England, was
born around 1887? he then married Helen Turner, Helen was born in
1889 and lived in northowram, Halifax, and Holywell Green, halifax.
Walter Drake
Am looking for ancestors of Walter Drake at one time he was married to Frances Mc Leod . They had about 8 sons and 3 daughters. He left the family when Frances was pregnant with their youngest. He was a truck driver at the time. They lived in Ceresco, Battle Creek, Michigan USA.
Walter Drake
I'm looking for information about my great-grandparents, Walter Drake, married to Sarah Pigney, both born in England. Their son, my grandfather Benjamin Drake was born in Burton-upon-Trent, England, in August 1875
Betsey Drake Maxwell
Walter Mead Drake
He married E. Hardis in the Dover, Tenn.area. He was reported to have been a riverboat captain on the Cumberland river in the 1880-1900 time frame. It maybe possible he resided in Dyersberg, Tenn. in his younger days.
Washington Drake
Drake discusson forum
My ggggrandfather was Washington Drake b)12/5/1792 married Elizabeth Langdon. Daughter Pamelia Tilton Drake b) 5/27/1817 Albion, ME. Any information on this family or further back would be greatly appreciated.
Ruby Love
William Drake
m 1841
Koscuisko County, Indiana. - USA
I am looking for any information on this family, particularly the parents of William Drake and Louisa Mason. I have lots of information from Milton Drake to present.
Barbara Griffin
William Drake
Wayne Co., NY and Concord, Michigan - USA
Parents were William DRAKE and Elizabeth FINLEY. William married Almeda MALCOM
Donna Meszaros
William Drake
Bedford or Franklin County - USA
William Drake and family moved to Hardin County Kentucky around 1830 and then to Scotland County Missouri. Does anyone know of information of this DRAKE family?
Kerry Drake
William Drake
c 1760
possibly Frederick Co. MD
William married Elizabeth Hinkle in 1780 at Frederick Co. MD. If anyone has additional information on my line, I would greatly appreciate it.
Anne Drake
William Drake
William married Elizabeth Taylor born abt. 1720. Their son Cornelius Drake born 1741, married Sarah Worthington. I would appreciate any information on this line.
William Drake
Whaddon Chase? , UK - Australia
Married Sarah Smith, BUT his son: Joseph Kent Drake (b. 1854, d. 1923) definately married a Sarah Anne North. We can positively go back that far.
Wayne Drake
William Drake
Married Mary Houghton (?), Children Permelia Drake b 1781, Amos Drake b 1800. Children born in NJ, but Amos Drakes death record states parents lived in NY
Bill Stout
William Drake
In a process-of-elimination-based attempt to trace the ancestry of my own William Drake (d. aft 1798 Greene Co., NY, md. Eunice Helme, and had 10 children), I write to ask if anyone has info on the following two William Drakes listed in the 1790 Census:
Michael Boyer O'Leary
William Drake
looking for info on William Drake, married Grace. May have lived in Vir. then moved to Ashville, NC then Thompson, GA.
Charles Drake
William Drake
born December 24,1910 in Littleborough, England and came to Canada when he was 5.Williams father was Joseph Drake.
Veronica Miller
William Drake
William Drake Born 4-22-1872 New Haven Ct. , father Joseph Drake born in 1830 in Norton Ma.
William Henry Drake
Bradford, Yorks, England
married Mathilda Hodgson. Father John Drake, mother Melina (Crabtree) Drake.
Deborah Drake Sheehan
William Henry Drake
Coimbra, Portugal 1812-London 1882.
Was Commissariat of the British Army and was stationed in WA from 1830-1848 and in Hobart from 1848-1850. He married Louisa Purkis in Perth, Australia.
Megan Stevens
William Izaiah Drake
Bethel, Kansas - USA
m Hilda and had two daughters,Nellie M in 1891 and Minnie Agnes in 1894
Ken Drake
William Jefferson Drake
I am researching Drake family of Ala. and Okla.William Jefferson Drake was my greatgrandfather b. 1860 in Ala.died feb 9, 1933 in Coweta, Okla.married Woodie Lavina Moore.
Eileen Cunningham, Jones
William John Drake
.LOCATION : Central Southland , New Zealand. MARRIED : Annie Elizabeth Morton . DIED : Invercargill , New Zealand.
Dianne Overall
William Leftwich Drake
I am descended from the Revolutionary War veteran, Capt. John Drake. He was from Virginia, and one of his descendants is a Civil War veteran, William Leftwich Drake who married Eliza Skinner Drake. They migrated to Prairie Mount, MS from Franklin County Alabama, and they had about 10 children.
Linda Curran Sabbagh
William M Drake
I am looking for the ancestry of my GGGGrandfather William M Drake born in 1809 in Plainfield, NJ. His mother's name was Sarah born about 1787(she lived to be 93 yrs +, according to census records) Wife was Susan. Children I have found are Mahlon S, Walter, Susan. Jane (my line) Lucy .1860,1870 and 1880 census they are in Newark, NJ.
Pat Summerford
William Parrot Drake
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I'm looking for possible descendents of William P. Drake (b.1850). I have attached a page that I have from the WV Genealogical Society in Elkview WV. Lewis F. Drake (1935-1982) was my father.I don't really know any of my father's side and am hoping to start.
John Drake
William Parish Drake
My maternal great great grandfather William Parish Drake to be exact. His daughter Willye was my great grandmother. I believe that he was born in Arkansas. He is buried in the cemetery at Jonesboro, Texas. He was born in 1848.
Linda Dodgion
William T Drake
I belong to the rootsweb mailing list. Reading a lot about Benjamin. Any info on a William T. Drake, Dutchess Co., NY, 1786. Also I would like to Know if there is a Sample web page. Thank you, I am also looking for a Uriah V. Sample.
William Walter Drake
Daughter born in Norwich, Norfolk, UK. My Drake lineage starts with my grandmother Kate Emma born in Norwich, Norfolk, UK 1897, daughter of William Walter and Harriet Emma (Quantrell) Drake.
See lineage.
updated 07/99
Jackie Barnaby
Zephaniah Drake
Zephaniah Drake, 1773-1840, buried Bloom Twp., Fairfield Co., OH. Also Zephaniah Drake 1811-1841. Looking for parentage or others researching same lines. Need update and more pertinent info for "Genealogy in Bloom Twp.,Fairfield Co., OH"
Zera & Betsie Drake
Look for information and parents of Zera & Betsie Drake. Zera born Jan 21, 1789 in Orange Co. Vt. Betsie, born Feb. 1795, same location. They moved to Wayne Co, N.Y and both died there about 1866. The had 12 children and I think they were all born in N.Y. Any information will be of help.
Jerry Bohnett