OTHER DRAKES

 

Francis Wilson Drake Ancestors & Descendants

(Start at generation 1, below.)

 

Note: Though the focus in this web domain is primarily on the ancestors and descendants of George Edgar Drake, who resided near LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York, there are other (not closely related) Drake families in that general area of northern New York State, and this annex documents one of them.  Others include families headed by Caleb Drake of Gouverneur, Henry Drake of LeRay, Henry F. Drake of Black River, John R. Drake of Moira, Josias Drake, Loren H. Drake of Adams Center, and Thomas Drake of LaFargeville.  Also note: Andrew J. Drake of Sackets Harbor was the great grandfather of George E. Drake; see paragraph 5.c.(2.(c.(2) of the Josiah Drake (5) page.

 

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Origin of the surname “Drake:”

 

 

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2   Charles M. Drake

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born August 1859 in New York.  Died .

 

1900 US Census: Charles M. Drake, age 40 (b. Aug 1859 in NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Eagle Township, Wyoming County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 9 years, Ellen Drake, age 30 (b. Feb 1870 in NY); daughter, Eliza M. Drake, age 8 (b. Feb 1892 in NYS); and son, Marcena C. Drake, age 5 (b. Sep 1895 in NYS).

 

1910 US Census: Charles M. Drake, age 50 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Arcade, Arcade Township, Wyoming County, New York.  He had been married once.  The household also included his wife of 19 years, Ellen W. Drake, age 40 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who had had 3 children, all still alive and had been married once; daughter, Eliza M. Drake, age 16 (b. NYS) and single; daughter, Marcena C. Drake, age 14 (b. NYS); and daughter, Francis W. Drake, age 11 months (b. NYS).

 

1920 US Census: No record found.

 

1930 US Census: Charles Drake, age 71 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), a widower, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in the Village of Arcade, Arcade Township, Wyoming Township, New York.  He married 1st at age 31 [abt 1890].  The household also included his son, Francis Drake, age 20 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and single.

 

2. Wife: Ellen W. (?)

 

Born February 1870 in New York   Died .

 

1920 US Census: Ellen Drake, age 49 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and not employed, was heading a household in the Village of Arcade Arcade Township, Wyoming County.  The household also included her son, Francis Drake, age 11 (b. NYS) and single.

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Eliza M. Drake: Born February 1892 in New York.

 

b. Marcena C. Drake Born September 1895 in New York.

 

c. Francis Wilson Drake: See generation 1, below.

 

1   Francis Wilson Drake

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1910 in New York.  Died 16 October 1967.

 

1940 US Census: Francis W. Drake, age 30 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household at 121 Olean Street, Sardinia Township, Erie County, New York.  He had completed 4 years of college.  The household also included his wife, Mildrid Drake, age 31 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of college; son, Philipp Drake, age 6 (b. NYS), who had completed 1st grade; and daughter, Judith Drake, age 3 (b. NYS).  All but Judith resided in Wyoming County, New York on 1 April 1935.

 

2. Wife: Mildred Olmstead (more info)

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born 3 January 1909 in Orwell Township, Oswego county, New York; daughter of Frederick "Fred" L. and Lela (Bambury) Olmstead.  Died 5 March 2010 at The Country Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Francis Wilson Drake on 15 August 1931 in Orwell Township, Oswego County, New York.

 

b. Children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Philip F. Drake: (more info) Born 13 December 1933 at Buffalo, Erie County, New York.  Died , age 81, at Oswego Hospital, Oswego, Oswego County, New York; interred Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell Township, Lewis County, New York.  US Army Veteran.  Employed as a dairy farmer.  Married Janet C. Durant (d. 23 Mar 1993) on 16 June 1957 and resided at Pulaski, Richland Township, Oswego County, New York.  Philip and Janet had the following children:

 

(a. Teresa Drake: Married Anthony Hewitt and resided in Ossining Township, Westchester County, New York.

 

(b. Jeffrey Drake: Married Tracy (?) and resided in Pulaski Township, Oswego County, New York.

 

(2. Judith Drake: Married David Porter and resided in Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

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Other, still unidentified, Drake names:

 

1. Scott J. Drake: (more info) Born about 1963.  Died Monday, 18 November 2013 at St. Joseph's Hospital, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York; interred Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell, Oneida County, New York.

 

 

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