OTHER DRAKES

 

Henry 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 (equally distinguished, but 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 Andrew J. Drake of Sackets Harbor, Henry F. Drake of Black River, John R. Drake of Moira, Josias Drake, 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:”

 

 

Generation

 

2   (?) Drake

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

Note: A John Drake (photos), veteran of the War of 1775 was interred in Saint Johns Cemetery, Greenfield Township, Saratoga County, New York.

 

2. Wife: (?)

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Henry Drake: See generation 1, below.

 

b. Reuben Drake: (perhaps)

 

Born between 1770 and 1780 and, like presumed brother, Henry, was an early resident of LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1   Henry Drake

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born 1763.  Died 1853.  Perhaps resided initially in Rhode Island, then Dutchess County, New York.  In 1850 resided in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York

 

2. Wife #1: (?)

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

b. Children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Walter Drake: (photos) Born about 1788 in Rhode Island.  Died 16 August 1874, age 86 yrs, 6 mo., 8 days; interred Saint Johns Cemetery, Greenfield Township, Saratoga County, New York (plot 1-289).  Married (1st) Polly (?) (photos) (b. abt 1791, d. 15 Mar 1816, age 24 yrs, 3 mo., 27 days; interred St. John’s Cem., plot 1-367) about 1810 and had the following children:

 

(a. William Smith Drake: Born about 1812 in New York State.  Died 1885.  Married Phebe/Phoebe E. Bliss (b. abt 1815 in NYS, d. 1882) and had the following children:

 

(1) William H. Drake: Born about 1839 in New York State.  Died 1885.  Married Phebe Van Zandt (b. 1843).

 

(2) Hiram H. Drake: Born about 1844 in New York State.

 

(3) Angeline B. Drake: Born about 1845 in New York State.

 

(4) Hannah M. Drake: Born about 1849 in New York State.  Married (?) Lewis.

 

(5) Martha S. Drake: Born about 1850 in New York State.  Died 1923.  Married (?) Root.

 

(6) James H. Drake: Born about 1851 in New York State.  Died 3 February 1917; interred Ballston Spa Village Cemetery, Balston Spa, Saratoga County, New York (lot # D-29, grave L).  Married Harriett "Hattie" A. Gage (b. 1851, d. 3 Jan 1932; interred with James, grave K) and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Alberta Drake: Born 1878.  Died 1956.  Married (?) Bliss.

 

(7) Phebe J. Drake: Born about 1855 in New York State.

 

(8) Ida Olivia Drake: (photos) Born 7 December 1858.  Died 17 April 1893 in Greenfield Township, Saratoga County, New York; interred there in Scott Cemetery, plot 61.  Married Albert Goodrich Wing (b. 27 March 1852 in Greenfield Twp, Saratoga Co., NY, d. 26 Jan 1892 in S. Greenfield Twp, Saratoga Co., NY; interred Scott Cemetery, Greenfield) on 21 October 1880 and had the following children:

 

(a) Albert Elliott Wing: (photos) Born 10 August 1882 at Greenfield, Saratoga County, New York.

 

(b) Elihu Smith Wing: Born 5 May 1884 at Greenfield, Saratoga County, New York.

 

(c) Bertha Etta Wing: Born 2 February 1887 at S. Greenfield, Saratoga County, New York.

 

(d) Daughter: Married (?) Dwyer and had the following children:

 

[1. Anna Dwyer: Married (?) Rozell.

 

[2. Frank Dwyer: Married Satie (?).

 

(b. Angeline Burlingame Drake: Born 29 January 1813.  Died 18 April 1893.  Married Ransom Orlando Dwyer and had the following children:

 

(1) Child: Born 1837.

 

(2) Helen M. Dwyer: Born 1840.  Married Edward Carr and had the following children:

 

(a) Fred Carr.

 

(b) Alice Carr: Married (?) Lovemoney.

 

(c) James Carr.

 

(d) John Carr.

 

(e) Mary/May P. Carr: Married Freeman (?).

 

(3) Elizabeth Dwyer: Born 1840.

 

(4) Walter Drake Dwyer: Born 1843.

 

(5) Angeline Burlingame Dwyer: Born 1848.  Died 1933.  Married Tobias Spicer.

 

(6) Howard Irving Dwyer: Born 6 October 1850.  Married Hattie (?).

 

(7) Ransom Kincaid Dwyer: Born January 1853 in Vermont (also seen: b. 1846).  Died about 1930.  Married Zilpha Calkins (b. May 1869 in NYS, d. abt 1948), daughter of Richard D. and Esther Mary (?) Calkins, and granddaughter of Jonathan H. and Polly (Drake) Calkins, and had the following son:

 

(a) Male.

 

(8) Eben Frank Dwyer: Born 1854.

 

Walter Drake married (2nd) Eleanor (?) (photos) (b. 8 Jun 1781 (also seen: b. 1776), d. 22 Nov 1859; interred Saint Johns  Cem., plot 1-290) and had the following son:

 

(c. Edmond P. Drake: Born 1823.

 

(2. Mary “Polly” Drake: Born 1790.  Married Gideon Merritt (b. 1790, d. 1865) and had the following son:

 

(a. Randall Merritt: Born 1811.

 

(b. Henry D. Merritt: Born 1815.  Died 1892.  Married (1st) Serepta (?) and had the following son:

 

(1) William I. Merritt: Born 1858.  Died 1924.  Married Emma E. (?) (b. 1856, d. 1895).

 

Henry Merritt married (2nd) Eliza Ingalls (b. 1816, d. 1905).

 

(c. Pamelia Merritt: Born 1822.  Died 1895.  Married Lorenzo Palmer (b. 1818, d. 1897) and had the following children:

 

(1) Milton Palmer: Born 1858.  Married (1st) Clara (?).  Married (2nd) Clara (?).

 

(2) Eugene Palmer: Married Margaret (?).

 

(3) Mary J. Palmer: Born 1844.  Married (?) Clement.

 

(4) James Palmer: Born 1844.  Died 1907.

 

(5) Gideon Palmer: Born 1838.  Died Fanny (?).

 

(6) Candace Palmer: Born 1852.  Married (?) Shaunts.

 

(7) Ardell Palmer: Married (?) Sherman.

 

(8) Lucy Ann Palmer: Born 1861.  Married (?) Hubbard/Hibbard.

 

(9) Judith Palmer: Born 1855.

 

(d. Edmund P. D. Merritt: Born 1821.  Married Annis Sophia and had the following children:

 

(1) Freeman P. Merritt: Born 1845.

 

(2) Rezot Tozer Merritt: Born 1847.  Died 1894.  Married Cynthia (?) (b. 1852) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a) Burton Merritt: Born 1870.

 

(b) Myrtilla Merritt: Born 1873.  Married (?) Reitenburg.

 

(c) Martha Merritt: Born 1877.

 

(d) Earnest E. Merritt: Born about 1880.

 

(e) Freedom Merritt: Born about 1880.

 

(f) George Merritt.

 

(g) Alice Merritt: Married (?) Smith.

 

(h) Achel Merritt.

 

(3) George Merritt: Born 1849.

 

(4) Alice Merritt: Born 1851.

 

(e. John H. Merritt: Born 1821.  Married Betsy (?) (b. 1823) and had the following children:

 

(1) Isabelle Merritt: Born 1849.  Died 1940.  Married Abram Bowman (b. 1842) and had the following children:

 

(a) Charles Bowman: Born 1857.

 

(b) George Bowman: Born 1877.

 

(2) Martha Merritt: Born 1857.  Married Adelbert Weston (b. 1853) and had the following children:

 

(a) Fred Weston: Born 1879.

 

(b) Martha Weston.

 

(3) John Merritt: Born 1846.  Married Mary C. (?) (b. 1858) and had the following children:

 

(a) Lena B. Merritt: Born 1878.

 

(b) Irving Merritt: Born 1868.

 

(f. Southwick Merritt: Married (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Southwick Merritt, Jr.: Born 1856.  Died 1875.

 

(2) Mary Merritt: Born 1849.

 

(3) Sarah Merritt: Born 1860.

 

(4) Clinton Merritt: Born 1853.

 

(g. Count Sylvanus Merritt: Born 1831.  In April 1901 resided at Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(3. John Drake: Born 1794.  Died 1881.  Married Harriett (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Jeremiah Henry Drake: Born 1828.  Died 1910.  Married (1st) Jennie/Jane (?) (b. 1837) and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Frances Drake: Born 1860.  Married (?) Aldrich and had the following children:

 

(a) Jerry Aldrich.

 

(b) Bert Aldrich: Born 1880.  Married Maud (?) (b. 1884) and had the following children:

 

[1. Orville Aldrich: Born 1907.

 

[2. Hazel Aldrich: Born 1909.  Married William Vanson (b. 1921).

 

[3. Helen Aldrich: Born 1910.

 

Jeremiah Drake married (2nd) Harriet (?) and in April 1901 resided at Johnstown, Fulton County, New York.

 

(b. John Summerfield Drake: Born 1826.  Married (1st) Esther J. (?).  Married (2nd) Mary (?) (b. 1825) and had the following children:

 

(1) Ann Aliza Drake: Born 1852.

 

(2) Norton P. Drake: Born 1855.

 

(3) Juliette/Julia Drake: Born 1858.

 

(4) Sarah Hannah Drake: Born 1860.

 

3. Wife #2: Cornelia “Nellie” Van Waggoner

 

a. Biographical notes:

 

Born .  Died .

 

Note: a Cornelia Drake was interred in Saint Mary's Cemetery, South Glens Falls, Saratoga County, New York.

 

b. Children:

 

(1. Peter F. Drake: (more info) Born about 19 February 1802 in Dutchess County, New York.  Died 1 January 1885, age 83, in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred Sandy Hollow Cemetery, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County.  Perhaps never married.

 

1840 US Census: Peter, age 30 – 40 was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 male age 20 to 30, 1 female age 30 to 40; and 1 female age 60 to 70.

 

1850 US Census: Peter, age 48, resided with Henry Drake, age 87, in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included John Van Allen, age 22 [probably son of Jacob Van Allen, gen 4 of the Van Allen Annex].

 

1855 NYS Census: P. F. Drake, age 53 (b. Dutchess Co., NY; had resided in LeRay Twp, Jefferson Co., NY for 8 yrs) and unemployed, was a member of the household headed by his brother, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer Drake, age 37 and employed as a farmer, in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Peter was neither married nor a widower.

 

1860 US Census: Age 60; resided with his son, Jeremiah V. Drake.

 

1865 NYS Census: Peter H. (sp) Drake, age 63? (b. Dutchess Co., NY), employed as a farmer, and never married, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He owned 100 acres of improved land and 90 acres of unimproved land, valued together at $7,650.  The household also included servant Mary Vroman, age 47 (b. Albany Co., NY) and the mother of 1; and servant Charles Clock, age 14 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Peter F. Drake, age 68, b. NYS, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included Richard Sikes (age 51, b. England); Mary Sikes (age 37, b. NYS); Lillia A. Sikes (age 4); and Henry Drake (age 20, employed as a farm hand).  Jeremiah Drake and his family resided next door.

 

1875 NYS Census: Peter F. Drake, age 75 (b. Dutchess Co., NY), single, and employed as a farm laborer, was heading a household (in a log cabin) in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(2. Isaac Drake: (more info) Born about 1805 in Dutchess County, New York.  Died 7 March 1895 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  About 1820 moved with his parents from Dutchess County, New York to Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1840 US Census: Isaac, age 30-40, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 1 female under age 5 and 1 female age 15 to 20.

 

1850 US Census: Isaac, age 45 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife, Sally, age 40; daughter, Sally Jane, age 16; daughter, Angiline, age 15; daughter, Caroline M., age 10; son, Alexander H., age 5; and Kitty Gross, age 77 and blind (relationship not given).

 

1855 NYS Census: Isaac Drake, age 49 (b. Dutchess Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had resided in Philadelphia Township for 33 years.  The household also included his wife, Sally A. Drake, age 45 (b. Rensselaer Co., NY), who had resided in Philadelphia Township for 25 years; daughter, Agelica Drake, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp 18 yrs); daughter, Caroline M. Drake, age 13; resided Philadelphia Twp 13 yrs); son Alexander Drake, age 10 (b. Jefferson Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp 10 yrs); and mother, Ann Grosse, age 82 (b. Rensselaer Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp 24 yrs) and a widow.

 

1860 US Census: Isaac, age 54, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sally A. Drake, age 50; daughter, Caroline Drake, age 19; and son, Alexander Drake, age 14.

 

1865 NYS Census: Isaac Drake, age 59 (b. Dutchess Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sally A. Drake, age 55 (b. Albany Co., NY) and mother of 6; daughter, Caroline M. Drake, age 23 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single; son, Alexander Drake, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and granddaughter, Eva (illegible), age 8 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Isaac, age 65 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife, Sally Ann, age 62; daughter, Caroline, age 28; and son, Alexander, age 23.

 

1875 NYS Census: Isaac Drake, age 69 (b. Dutchess Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sally Drake, age 65 (b. Rensselaer Co., NY); son, Alexander Drake, age 29 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer; son-in-law, Daniel Cooper, age 45 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farm laborer; daughter, Ann Cooper, age 39 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); granddaughter, Inez? Cooper, age 9 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Edde Cooper, age 6 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and son, Claud? Cooper, age 4 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1880 US Census: Isaac, age 74, resided in same dwelling as his son, Alexander Drake, age 34.  The household also included Alexander’s wife, Delia, age 23.

 

Isaac Drake married Sally Ann Cramer/Craemer (b. abt 1809, d. 4 Nov 1890 at Philadelphia Twp, Jefferson Co., NY), daughter of Nicholas and Ann (?)(Grosse) Craemer of Rensselaer County, New York, and had the following children:

 

(1) Sally Jane Drake: Born about 1834.  Married John Glass and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a) George Glass.

 

(b) Ida Glass: Married (?) Nelson.

 

(c) Eva Glass: Married (?) Blackstone.

 

(2) Angelica/Angeline Drake: (more info) Born about 1835 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 5 September 1898 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married Daniel Post Cooper (b. 1 Jun 1830 in Jefferson Co., d. 1880) and had the following children:

 

(a) Elton E. Cooper: Born 31 January 1860 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 30 November 1863.

 

(b) Charles E. Cooper: Born 8 January 1864 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 12 August 1865.

 

(c) Inez E. Cooper: Born 28 February 1866 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married Gardner Clark (b. abt 1868 in Philadelphia Twp, Jefferson Co.) on 2 December 1903 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County.

 

(d) Edward I. Cooper: Born 31 August 1868 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married (1st) Mary M. Parkhurst (b. 1853) on 30 June 1897.  Married (2nd) Mary Cooper.

 

(e) Claude L. Cooper: Born 13 October 1870 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

(3) Caroline M. Drake: Born about 1840/42.  Married Andrew Crabb and had the following son:

 

(a) Elton Crabb.

 

(4) Alexander H. Drake: (more info) Born about 1845.  Died 16 June 1899 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: Alexander, age 5, resided with his parents in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Alexander, age 14, resided with his parents in Philadelphia Township.

 

1870 US Census: Alexander, age 23, resided with his parents in Philadelphia Township.

 

1880 US Census: Alexander, age 34, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  He resided in the same dwelling as his father’s household.  Alexander’s household also included his wife, Delia, age 23.

 

Alexander H. Drake married Cordelia "Delia"/"Dilia" Van Wagner (b. 1857, d. 1899) and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Adah/Ada M. Drake: (more info) Born about 1880 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Frank E./B. Bacon (b. abt 1878 in Philadelphia Twp, Jefferson Co., NY) of Philadelphia Township on 6 December 1899 and had the following children:

 

[1. Marion Edyth Bacon: Born 24 May 1903.  Died 27 May 1903.

 

[2. Mable Bacon: Born 1904.  Married Robert Brimmer Morris (b. 1904) and had the following children:

 

[a. Robert Morris.

 

[b. Eilleen Morris: Married (?) Hill.

 

[3. Florence E. Bacon: Born 1907.  Married Roger Frederick Hisey (b. abt 1901 in Canada).

 

[4. Ada Bacon: Born about 1907.

 

[5. Harold Joseph Bacon: Born 1909.  Died 1946.  Married Rose Ann Viscontha/Viccontha.

 

(3. David Drake: (more info) Born 1806 in Dutchess County, New York.  Died 24 April 1896, age 90; interred Sandy Hollow Cemetery, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York near the graves of Garrett Drake, Peter G. Drake, and Leslie A. Drake.  Employed as a farmer.  Never married.

 

1830 US Census: There was a David Drake in Stockholm Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Age 20-30, but it may be the same one who was there with wife, Caroline, in 1860, age 56.

 

1850 US Census: David, age 43 and employed as a farmer, resided in the household headed by Garrett Drake in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1855 NYS Census: David Drake, age 49 (b. Dutchess Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp for 30 yrs) and employed as a farmer, resided in the household headed by John Hewitt, age 68 (b. Saratoga Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp for 29 yrs), in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included John's wife, Margaret Hewitt, age 70 (b. Saratoga Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp for 29 yrs); son, James Hewitt, age 50 (b. Saratoga Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp 29 yrs); son, Timothy B. Hewitt, age 45 (b. Saratoga Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp 29 yrs); daughter, Catharine Hewitt, age 32 (b. Saratoga Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp 29 yrs); daughter, Esther Hewitt, age 30 (b. Saratoga Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp 29 yrs); and son, Oris Hewitt, age 27 (b. Jefferson Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp his entire life).  [Of interest, David's brother, Garrett Drake and his family resided next door.]

 

1860 US Census: David, age 54, b. NYS and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: David Drake, age 59 (b. Dutchess Co., NY), never married, and employed as a farmer, resided in the household headed by his brother, Garrett Drake, age 56 (b. Saratoga Co., NY) in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: David, age 64, resided in the household headed by (presumably his brother) Garrett Drake in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1875 NYS Census: David Drake, age 69 (b. Saratoga Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, resided in the household headed by his brother, Garrett Drake (see below).

 

1880 US Census: David, age 75 (b. NYS, as were his parents) and employed as a farmer resided in the household headed by (presumably his nephew), Alonzo T. Drake in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included Alonzo’s wife, Maria, age 34; daughter, Ida, age 13; and son, Eddie [Edwin A.], age 3.

 

(4. Garrett Drake: Born about 1808 in Saratoga County, New York.  Died about 12 Aug 1881, age 73; interred Sandy Hollow Cemetery, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York, near the graves of David Drake, Peter G. Drake, and Leslie A. Drake.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1840 US Census: Garrett, age 30-40, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township that also contained 1 male age 20 to 30; 1 female age 10 to 15; and 1 female age 30 to 40.

 

1850 US Census: Garrett, age 40, was heading a farming household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included (presumably his brother) David Drake, age 43 and employed as a farmer; son, Alonzo T., age 6; son, David H., age 1; wife, Jane, age 30/36; daughter, Jane Eliza, age 14; daughter, Fanny, age 12; daughter, Adeline/Adaline, age 10; and daughter, Lonna C., age 4.  All were born in New York State.

 

1855 NYS Census: Garet Drake, age 46 (b. Dutchess Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp 30 yrs) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jane E. Drake, age 40 (b. Rensselaer Co., NY; resided Philadelphia Twp 20 yrs); daughter, Jane E. Drake, age 19; daughter, Fanny Drake, age 17; daughter, Adaline Drake, age 15; son, Alonzo F. Drake, age 12; daughter, Charlotte Drake, age 9; son, David H. Drake, age 5; daughter, Sarah E. Drake, age 2; and servant Willard Evens, age 24.  All of the children and Willard Evens were born in Jefferson County, New York, residing in Philadelphia Township their entire lives.

 

1860 US Census: Garrett, age 52 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife, Jane, age 45; daughter, Fanny, age 22; daughter, Adeline, age 19 (who was also enumerated in the household of Henry Ruse (age 50, employed as a farmer) in LeRay Twp, which also included Susan Ruse (age 59); Frederick Ruse (age 33); Martin Ruse (age 25); Marcus Ruse (age 23); and George Ruse (age 19)); son, George/Alonzo, age 17; daughter, Lonna/Lorina, age 15; son, David H., age 11; daughter, Emma, age 7; and daughter, Virginia, age 3.

 

1865 NYS Census: Garrett Drake, age 56 (b. Saratoga Co, NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, June Drake, age 50 (b. place unknown) and mother of 8; daughter, Jane E. Evans, age 28 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), widow, and mother of 2; granddaughter, Fanny Evans, age 5 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, David H. Drake, age 16 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), single, and employed as a farmer; daughter, Sarah E. Drake, age 12 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Virginia B. Drake, age 8 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Hattie E. Drake, age 3 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and brother, David Drake, age 59 (b. Dutchess Co., NY), single, and employed as a farmer.

 

1870 US Census: Garrett, age 62 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jane, age 55; son, David H., age 20; daughter, Emma, age 16; daughter, Hattie E., age 8, (must be Hattie Emma); daughter, Virginia B., age 12; and brother, David Drake, age 64.

 

1875 NYS Census: Garrett Drake, age 66 (b. Saratoga Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jane Drake, age 60 (b. Rensselaer Co., NY); son, Henry Drake, age 25 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Virginia Drake, age 17 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); Hatta Drake, age 12 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and brother, David Drake, age 69 (b. Saratoga Co., NY) and employed as a farmer.

 

1880 US Census: Garrett, age 71 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife, Jane, age 64.  Both were born in NYS, as were their parents.

 

Garrett Drake married Jane E. (Stillson?) (b. abt 1814, d. 5 Jun 1884, age 69, in LeRay Twp; interred Sandy Hollow Cem.) and had 8 children, including:

 

(a. Esther Drake: Perhaps died young.

 

(b. Jane Eliza Drake: Born about 1836.  Married (1st) (?, perhaps Willard) Evans, who died before 1865, and had the following daughter:

 

(1) Fanny Evans: Born about 1860.

 

Jane (Drake) Evans married (2nd) John Shumway and resided at Evans Mills, Le Ray Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(c. Fannie/Fanny A. Drake: Born about 1838.  Married (?) Reese and in 1901 resided at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.

 

(d. Adaline/Adeline Drake: Born about 1840.  Married Marcus Reese and resided in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Adeline Drake, age 19, resided in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(e. Alonzo Thomas Drake: (photos) (more info) Born about 1843.  Died 2 May 1905, age 62; interred (New) Evans Mills Cemetery.  In 1901 resided in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: Alonzo, age 6, resided with his parents in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: Alonzo Drake, age 22 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Maria Drake, age 19 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and servant, Mabel Evans, age 7 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Alonzo, age 26 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife, Maria, age 23; daughter, Ida, age 3; Mabel Evans, age 11; and housekeeper, Jane E. Shumway, age 30.

 

1875 US Census: Alonzo Drake, age 33 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mariah Drake, age 29 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Idda Drake, age 8 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); niece, Mable Evans, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single; and servant, Augustus Blanchard, age 12 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), single, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1880 US Census: Alonzo, age 36, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife, Maria, age 34; daughter, Ida, age 13; son, Eddie, age 3 (Edwin A.); and father, David, age 75.

 

1900 US Census: Alonzo, a farmer, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his daughter, Ida.  Both were born in New York State.

 

Alonzo T. Drake married Maria/Mariah I. Paul (b. abt 1846, d. 10 Jan 1897, age 50 yr., 9 mo., 11 days, in Philadelphia Twp, Jefferson Co., NY; interred (New) Evans Mills Cem.) and had the following children:

 

(1) Ida C. Drake: (more info) Born about 1867 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 8 October 1944 in the Village of Philadelphia.  Married William "Willie" George Fikes (more info) (b. abt 1860 in Orleans Twp, Jefferson Co., NY) on 30 March 1904 and had the following children:

 

(a) Roy Fikes: Born 1891.

 

(b) Emory Fikes: Born 1892.

 

(c) Ida May Fikes: Born 1894.

 

(d) Edna Fikes: Born 1896.

 

(2) Edwin Alonzo Drake: (more info) Born 12 February 1877 at home on Sandy Hollow Road near the Village of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Thursday, 16 January 1958, age 80, in the Village of Philadelphia; interred (New) Evans Mills Cemetery.  Until 1911 Edwin operated a farm on Elm Ridge Road outside the Village of Philadelphia.  After that, for 1 year Edwin ran a lunchroom and bowling alley at Copenhagen, New York with his brother-in-law, Henry Hagan.  In 1912 Edwin opened Drake’s General Store in the Village of Philadelphia.  Also served as Philadelphia Township Clerk for 32 years.  Retired in 1945, following which, for 8 years he assisted his son, Chester, with his electric business.  Resided at 9 Clark Street, Philadelphia.

 

1880 US Census: “Eddie,” age 3, resided with his parents in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Edwin, age 23 (b. Feb 1877) and employed as a farmer, was  heading a household in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife of 1 year, Mary, age 18 (b. Sep 1881), who had had no children.

 

1905 NYS Census: Edward Drake, age 28 was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, May Drake, age 24; daughter, Myrtle Drake, age 5; daughter, Mabell Drake, age 4; and son, Chester Drake, age 2.

 

1910 US Census: Edwin, age 33 and employed as a farmer on Elm Ridge Road, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 11 years, Mary, age 29, who had had 4 children, all still alive; daughter, Myrtle, age 9; daughter, Mable, age 8; son, Chester, age 6; and daughter, Verenes, age 4.

 

1920 US Census: Edwin, age 42, was heading a household on Clark Street in Philadelphia Township.  He owned his residence and was employed as a merchant (grocery store).  The household also included his wife, Mary A., age 39; daughter, Mabel A., age 18, single; son, Chester E., age 16; daughter, Verena/Varena M., age 14; and daughter, Veronica I., age 5.

 

1930 US Census: Edwin A., age 53, was heading a household on Clark Road in Philadelphia Township.  He was married (1st) age 21, employed as a merchant (gen store), and owned his residence, which was valued at $4K.  The household also included his wife, Mary A., age 49, m. 1st age 17; daughter, Varina M., age 24, single employed as a stenographer at a feed mill; daughter, Veronica I., age 15, single; and son, Edson J., age 10.

 

Edwin A. Drake married Mary "Mae" A. Hagan (b. 29 Sep 1880 in Moira Twp, Franklin Co., NY, d. 2 Jul 1962, age 81, in Mercy Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY; interred with Edwin) on 11 January 1899 in Philadelphia Township and had the following children:

 

(a) Myrtle I. Drake: Married Clement L. Larcombe (b. abt 1896 in Adams Twp, Jefferson Co., NY) on 8 August 1923 and resided in Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Myrtle, age 9, resided with her parents in Philadelphia Township.

 

1920 US Census: Myrtle, age 20, was boarding in the household headed by Harvey A. Kellogg on Church Street in the Village of Adams, Adams Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(b) Mabel A. Drake: (more info) Born 22 December 1901 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Monday, 5 August 1996, age 94, at the Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, where she had been a resident since 25 July 1984; interred Evans Mills Cemetery.  Graduated from Philadelphia High School and the A. Barton Hepburn School of Nursing, Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Was employed as a registered nurse at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown.  Never married.

 

(c) Chester E. Drake: (more info) Born 25 October 1903 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1969, age 66, at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson County; interred St. Mary’s Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County.  Graduated from Philadelphia High School and a business college in Albany, New York.  Initially employed as a farmer.  In 1946 established and managed Drake’s Electric in the Village of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Township, retiring in 1958.  Subsequently employed as a facility maintainer at Edward John Noble Hospital, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County, New York, retiring in 1963.

 

1910 US Census: Chester, age 6, resided with his parents in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Chester, age 16, resided with his parents in Philadelphia Township.

 

1930 US Census: Chester, age 26 and employed as a merchant (gen store), owned a residence on Antwerp Rd in the Village of Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York that was valued at $3k. Other members of residence included: wife, Maude V., age 23; lodger, Martin Lanone, age 20; and lodger, Warner Lewis, age 21.

 

Chester Drake married Maude V. Campbell (b. 1907 in Antwerp Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 1963; interred with Chester) on 2 June 1926 in St. Joseph's Church, Philadelphia and had the following children:

 

[1. Marcia Drake: Married Arthur R. Feather and resided at 9 Clark Street, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Marcia and Arthur had the following children:

 

[a. Kelly Feather.

 

[b. Maureen Feather.

 

[c. Paul Feather.

 

[2. Eldon Dean Drake "Dean": (more info) Married Ann Marie Raymon in 1956 and had at least the following children:

 

[a. Lori Drake.

 

[b. Dale Drake.

 

[c. Martha Lee Drake: Born 1963.  Died 1965; interred St. Mary’s Cemetery, LeRay Township.

 

(d) Varena M. Drake: Born about 1905.  Married Roy E. Simonds and resided at 621 Academy Street, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(e) Ethel B. Drake: Born 29 September 1910 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 25 November 1910; interred (New) Evans Mills Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(f) Agatha L. Drake: Born 1912.  Died 1918; interred (New) Evans Mills Cemetery, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(g) Veronica Ida Drake: Born 1914/15.  Married Richard G. Pinkerton (b. 1917, d. 1968) of Rochester, Monroe County, New York in 1948 at Brockport, New York and had the following children:

 

[1. Female: Married (?) Souva and had the following children:

 

[a. Male.

 

[b. Female.

 

[2. Male: Married (?) Freedmand and had the following children:

 

[a. Male.

 

[b. Female.

 

(h) Edson James Drake: (more info) Born 11 January 1920 in the Village of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1988 at St Petersburg, Florida.  Resided at Silver Spring, Maryland and Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, where he was Dean of Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.  Married Patricia "Pat" Rice and had the following children:

 

[1. James Drake: Born 1952.  Married (1st) (?) and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Female.

 

Married (2nd) (?) and had the following daughter:

 

[b. Female.

 

[2. Michelle Jayne Drake: Married Thomas Austin and had children.

 

[3. Holly Drake: Married (1st) Paul R. Stewart.  Married (2nd) (?) and had a son.

 

[4. Angela Drake: Born 1949.  Married (1st) (?) Reminger and had the following children:

 

[a. Female.

 

[b. Female.

 

[c. Female.

 

[d. Female.

 

[e. Female.

 

Married (2nd) (?) Reminger.  Married (3rd) (?) and had the following children:

 

[f. Female.

 

[g. Male.

 

[5. Female: Married (1st) (?) Lunger.  Married (2nd) (?) and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Female.

 

(f. LorinaLonna” Charlotte Drake: Born about 1845/46 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

(g. David Henry Drake: (more info) Born 25 November 1849 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 27 June 1921 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred (New) Evans Mills Cemetery, Evans Mills, New York.  Employed as a farmer (200 acres and 17 cows per Hamilton Child's Business Directory of LeRay Twp).

 

1850 US Census: David, age 1, resided with his parents in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: David, age 11, resided with his parents and uncle, David Drake, in Philadelphia Township.

 

1870 US Census: David, age 20, resided in the household (apparently) headed by his uncle, David Drake, in Philadelphia Township.

 

1880 US Census: David, age 30 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Florence, age 29.  Both, and their parents, were born in New York State.

 

1900 US Census: David, age 50 (b. Nov 1849 in NYS, as were his parents) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 13 years, Ella, age 34 (b. Feb 1866 in MI, parents b. NYS, had had 3 children, all still alive); son, Clarence, age 17 (b. Jun 1882 in NYS, as were his parents, single, employed as a farm laborer); son, Earl, age 11 (b. Mar 1889); daughter, Maude, age 9 (b. Jun 1890); and son, Leslie, age 4 (b. May 1896).

 

1905 NYS Census: David H. Drake, age 55, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Ella Drake, age 39; son, Clarence Drake, age 22; son, Earl C. Drake, age 16; daughter, Maud P. Drake, age 14; and son, Lesley L. Drake, age 9.

 

1910 US Census: David, age 60, was employed as a farmer on Elm Ridge Road in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife of 23 years, Ella, age 44, had had 3 children, all still alive; son, Earl C., age 21; daughter, Maude P., age 18 and single; and Leslie, age 13.

 

1920 US Census: David, age 69 (b. NYS, as were his parents), was heading a household on Elm Ridge Road in Philadelphia Township.  The household also included his wife, Ella J., age 53 (b. MI, parents b. NYS).

 

David Henry Drake married (1st) Florence Murphy (b. abt 1851, d. abt 1882 (complication of child birth?); interred (New) Evans Mills Cemetery) and had the following children:

 

(1) David W. (perhaps Walter) Drake: Died young (1878); interred (New) Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(2) Clarence "Pat" Murphy Drake: (more info) Born 21 June 1882 at the family farm on Drake Road in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 26 January 1955, age 72, at home in LeRay Township, Jefferson County from complications of injuries received in a fall; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1900 US Census: Clarence, age 17, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1905 NYS Census: Clarence Drake, age 22, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Clarence, age 26, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Elsie R., age 24, had had 1 child, still alive; son, son, Henry L., age 1; and hired man, Thomas Welch, age 34, single.

 

1915 NYS Census: Clarence M. Drake, age 32, was heading a  household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Elsie R. Drake, age 30; son, Lynn H. Drake, age 5; and daughter, Florence M. Drake, age 3.

 

1920 US Census: Clarence, age 35 and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household on New Boston Road in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Elsie, age 34; son, Lynn H., age 10; son, Leslie E., age 6; daughter, Florence M., age 8; son, Lenard L., age 2 years, 3/6 months; daughter, Ella L., age 3 months; and sister, Maude P. Drake, age 28 (b. NYS) and single.

 

1930 US Census: Clarence, age 47, employed as a dairy farmer, married at age 25, was heading a house on New Boston Road in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Elsie, age 46, married at age 24; son, Lynn, age 20, single; daughter, Florence, age 18, single; son, Lyle, age 16; son, Leonard, age 12; daughter, Ella Lucille, age 10.

 

Clarence Murphy Drake married Elsie Rose Van Allen (b. 23 March 1884, d. 4 Sep 1968 at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson Co., NY), daughter of Daniel L. and Mary Jane "Jennie" (Graham) Van Allen (Para. 3.a.(7.(d. of generation 5 of the Van Allen Annex), about 1917 and had the following children:

 

(a) Lynn Henry Drake: Born 15 August 1909 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 13 August 1975 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County.  Married Margaret E. Klipfel/Klipful, paragraph 3.i. of generation 2 of the Hagan Annex and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Deanna Drake: Married David P. Hagen and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Michelle Lynn Hagen.

 

(b) Florence M. Drake: Born 22 September 1911.  Died July 1978; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Francis Champagne and had the following children:

 

[1. Diane Champagne: Married Alvin Van Dorsslaer and had the following children:

 

[a. Dana Van Dorsslaer.

 

[b. Dean Van Dorsslaer.

 

[2. David M. Champagne: Married (1st) Virginia Forkey.  Married (2nd) (?).

 

(c) Lyle “Mike” Everett Drake: (more info) (his childhood friend, Eldon Schell, referred to him as "Mike" Lyle Drake) Born 28 September 1913.  Died 12 November 1998; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Served in the US Army.  Employed as a farmer with his father and brother, Leonard.  Married Hilda M. Scouten (more info) (b. 24 Apr 1920 in Antwerp Twp, NY, d. Thurdsay, 16 Feb 1995 at Edward John Noble Hospital, Alexandria Bay, NY; interred with Lyle), daughter of Charles and Mae (Hubbard) Scouten, on 15 June 1946 in the Richland, New York Methodist Church and resided on Boston Road in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Hilda graduated from Antwerp High School and Delbert’s Business School.  Lyle and Hilda had the following children:

 

[1. Paul Leonard Drake: Resided in New York.  Married (1st) Connie McGovern and had the following children:

 

[a. Terry Paul Drake: Born 1968.  Resided with Debra Catlin, who had the following daughter:

 

[1] Brittney Trahan.

 

Terry and Debra Catlin had the following son:

 

[2] Corey Drake.

 

[b. Timothy Michael Drake: Born 1970.  Married, as her 2nd husband, Donna (Hedge) Evanoff (b. 1968), who married (1st) (?) Evanoff and had the following daughter:

 

[1] Megan Evanoff.

 

Timothy and Donna (Evanoff) Drake had the following children:

 

[2] Logan Drake.

 

[3] Nolan Drake.

 

Paul Leonard Drake married (2nd) Donna Marie Frazier and had the following children:

 

[c. Penny Lee Drake: Born 1977.  Married David Hoppe and had the following children:

 

[1] Michael Hoppe.

 

[2] Brandon Hoppe.

 

[3] Madison Hoppe.

 

Penny Lee (Drake) Hoppe and Sam Mathews had the following children:

 

[4] Samantha Mathews.

 

[5] Bella Donna Mathews.

 

[d. Brian James Drake: Married Johanna Dowd Roy and had the following son:

 

[1] Alexander Everett Drake: Born 2012.

 

[2. Gary Drake: Died ; interred with his parents in Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(d) Leonard Leslie Drake: (more info) Born about 1918.  Died ; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Graduated from Theresa High School.  Operated the Drake farm in Theresa with his father and brother, Lyle.  Married Patricia M. Proctor (b. 1924, d. 2007; interred with Leonard), daughter of Reynolds F. Proctor of Theresa, Jefferson County, New York.  Patricia graduated from Theresa High School and a junior college at Cobleskill, New York with a degree majoring in home economics.  Subsequently employed as a dietician in several hospitals.  Leonard and Patricia had the following children:

 

[1. Thomas Drake: Married (?) Pawn.

 

[2. Neil Proctor Drake: Married Becky Lewis and had the following children:

 

[a. Lauren Drake.

 

[b. Brandon Drake.

 

[3. Allen Drake: Married Terry Petranchuk and had the following children:

 

[a. Brent Drake.

 

[b. Emily Drake.

 

(e) Ella Lucille Drake: Born about 1920.  Married Burton "Bert" Esseltine and had the following children:

 

[1. Peter Eseltine.

 

[2. Polly Eseltine: Married John Hallett.

 

David Henry Drake married (2nd), as her 2nd husband, Ella J. (Pickard/Pickert) Meeker (b. 27 Feb 1866 in MI, d. 6 Mar 1923 in the Village of Philadelphia, Jefferson Co., NY; interred (New) Evans Mills Cem.), daughter of Solomon and Phebe (Shimmel) Pickard, on 17 November 1886 at 53 Arsenal Street, Watertown, and had the following children:

 

(3) Earl Charles Drake: (photos) (more info) Born 23 March 1889.  Died 15 October 1979, age 90, at the Samaritan Keep Home, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York; interred St. Mary’s Cemetery, LeRay Township.  Was employed as a dairy farmer.  Tragedy struck in July 1935 when a tornado tore apart his farm home on Elm Ridge Road outside the Village of Philadelphia, LeRay Township, fatally injuring his wife and daughter, Lorena.

 

1900 US Census: Earl, age 11, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1905 NYS Census: Earl C. Drake, age 16, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Earl, age 21, resided with his parents in LeRay Township.

 

1920 US Census: Earl, age 30 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Elm Ridge Road, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Cecila Alice, age 25; daughter, Lucy Ella, age 5; daughter, Lorena Cecile, age 3 yrs, 6 months.

 

1930 US Census: Earl, age 41 and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household on Elm Ridge Road, Philadelphia Township.  He was married 1st at age 23.  The household also included his wife, Cecil, age 35, m. 1st age 18; daughter, Lucy, age 15, single; daughter, Lorena, age 13; daughter, Marjorie, age 9; and son, James, age 7;

 

Earl Charles Drake married Cecelia "Cecile" Alice Hagan (b. 12/2 Sep 1894 in Moira Twp, Franklin Co., NY, d. 19 Jul 1935 from complications of a fractured skull (per Coroner’s rpt) sustained in a tornado; interred St. Mary’s Cem, LeRay Twp), daughter of James and Mary (Savage) Hagan (b. 1852, d. Apr 1926) (originally of Moira, Franklin Co., NY), who moved to Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York in 1895), on 26 March 1913 and had the following children:

 

(a) Lucy Ella Drake: Born about 1914/15.  Married Elmer Neville (b. 1903 in Philadelphia Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 1983) and had the following children:

 

[1. Jean Neville: Married James Hall and had the following children:

 

[a. James Hall.

 

[b. Linda Sue Hall.

 

[c. Jeanie Hall.

 

[2. Larry Neville: Married JoAnne Hurteau/Hustean and had the following children:

 

[a. Larry Neville.

 

[b. Female.

 

[c. Female.

 

[3. John Neville: Married (1st) (?) Harrington.  Married (2nd) (?) Summers and had the following children:

 

[a. Female.

 

[b. Female.

 

[c. Tate Neville.

 

(b) Lorena "Jeanie" Cecile Drake: (more info) Born 27 June 1916.  Died 19 July 1935, age 19, from complications of a broken back and severe head trauma (per Coroner’s Rpt dated 21 Jul 1935) sustained in a tornado that tore apart her parents’ farm; pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital, Watertown; interred St. Mary’s Cemetery, LeRay Township.  Graduated 1935 from Evans Mills High School.

 

(c) Morris Henry Drake: Born 9 July 1918 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 15 August 1918; interred St. Mary’s Cemetery, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(d) Marjorie Maude Drake: Born 19 January 1921.  Died 30 April 1960.  Injured at age 12 (July 1935) when tornado that struck her parents’ farm and fatally injured her mother and sister, Lorena.  Married Maurice/Morris "Mike" Mitchell and had the following children:

 

[1. Ronald Morris Mitchell: Born 1947.  Married Veronica Hoover and had the following son:

 

[a. Michael Mitchell: Married Andrea (?) and had the following daughter:

 

[1] Gabrielle Elizabeth Mitchell: Born 1996.

 

[2. Dennis Michael Mitchell: Born 1953.  Died 1953; interred St. Mary’s Cemetery, LeRay Township.

 

[3. James Mitchell: Married Nancy Slack and had the following son:

 

[a. Andrew Mitchell: Born 1992.

 

(e) James Earl Drake: Born 3 March 1923 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 9 December 1955.  Veteran of World War II.  Married Marion Cass/Casse and had the following daughter:

 

[1. Cecelia Drake.

 

[2. Margaret "Peggy" Drake.

 

[3. Joseph James Drake: (more info) Born 1955.  Graduated 1973 from Indian River Central School, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Brenda Lee Hoch on 14 May 1983 at St. Stephen's Church, Croghan, New York.  Brenda graduated 1975 from Beaver River Central School, Beaver Falls, New York.  Joseph and Brenda had the following children:

 

[a. Jamie Drake: (female) Married Jack Montressor and resided at Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

[b. Kelly Drake: (female).

 

(4) Maude P. Drake: Born 6 June 1891 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 19 March 1946 at Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

1905 NYS Census: Maude P. Drake, age 14, resided with her parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Maude, age 28 and single, was residing in the household headed by her brother, Clarence, on New Boston Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Clarence’s wife and children (see above).

 

1930 US Census: Maude, age 38, was single and living by herself in a house valued at $3,000 that she owned in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(5) Leslie Alonzo Drake: (more info) Born May 1896 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 24 October 1938 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York, interred Sandy Hollow Cemetery, Philadelphia. Veteran of World War I.

 

1900 US Census: Leslie, age 4, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1905 NYS Census: Lesley L. Drake, age 9, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Leslie, age 13, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Leslie, age 23, single, and employed as a carpenter (inside work), was boarding in the household of Stanley Chisamore at 915 Remington Street, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Leslie, age 33 and employed as a dairy farmer, was heading a household on Elm Ridge Road in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He was married 1st at age 25.  The household also included his wife, Viola, age 29, m. 1st age 20; son, Richard, age 6; and son, Donald, age 4 months.

 

Leslie married, as her 1st husband, Viola Grace Fetterly (b. 28 Oct 1900 in LeRay Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 1985 in the Village of Philadelphia, Philadelphia Twp), daughter of Herman W. and Mary (Harringer) Fetterly, and had the following children:

 

(a) Richard Leslie Drake: (more info) Born 14 March 1924 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Thursday, 11 November 1976, age 52, at Bent Barrels Hunting Camp, Delaware; interred Sandy Hollow Cemetery, Philadelphia Township.  Graduated from Philadelphia High School.  Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II (from 12 Oct 1943 to 14 Apr 1946) in the Pacific Theater of Operations.  Employed in papermaking and auto maintenance before establishing the Drake Roofing & Siding Company, which he operated until health forced him to retire in 1959.  Married Madeline Elizabeth Robinson (b. abt 1928) of Theresa, Jefferson County in 1949 and resided in New York.  Richard and Madeline had the following children:

 

[1. Donald/Dennis Richard Drake: Died young, 18 January 1957; interred Sandy Hollow Cemetery, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

[2. Candace Jean Drake: Born 1950.  Married Daniel Robert Dwyer (b. 1949) and had the following children:

 

[a. Shelby Jean Dwyer: Born 1973.  Married Steven Honeywell (b. 1973).

 

[b. Shannan Marie Dwyer: Born 1975.  Married Cory Marsel.

 

[3. Susan Marie Drake: Born 1955.  Has an interest in her family's history.  Married Bruce Eugene Jenne (b. 1953) and resided in New York.  Susan and Bruce had the following children:

 

[a. Judd Everett Nelson Jenne: Born 1977.  Married Kathleen Johanna O'Sullivan (b. 1978) and had the following son:

 

[1] Liam Patrick O'Sullivan Jenne: Born 2010.

 

[b. Addie Ann Elizabeth Jenne: Born 1978.  Married James Aaron Russell and had the following children:

 

[1] Aaron James Russell: Born 2008.

 

[2] Cora Ann Russell: Born 2009.

 

[c. Molly Marie Meredith Jenne: Born 1980.  Married Mark Daniel Phalen (b. 1978) and had the following children:

 

[1] Ross Daniel Jenne Phalen: Born 2005.

 

[2] Drake Edmun Francis Phalen: Born 2007.

 

[d. Carrie Candace Jean Jenne: Born 1981.

 

[e. Libbie Leslie Cecil Jenne: Born 1987.  Married Andrew Wheeler.

 

(4. Karen Elizabeth Drake: Born 1967.  Married Randy Leonard Clark and had the following children:

 

(a. Caroline Elizabeth Clark: Born 1991.

 

(b. Lindsey Grace Clark: Born 1999.

 

(5. Leslie Earl Drake: Born 1951.  Married LouAnne Badour, daughter of Lewis Badour of New York, and resided there.  Leslie and LouAnne had the following children:

 

[a. Jason Lewis Drake: Born 1978.  Married Heidi Scott, daughter of Bruce and Bonnie (?) Scott of New York.  Jason and Heidi  had the following children:

 

[1] Jalen Drake.

 

[2] Skye Drake.

 

[3] Grady Drake.

 

[4] Bentley Douglas Drake: (more info) Died 9 September 2012, shortly after birth, at Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York; interred 12 September in North Watertown Cemetery.

 

[b. Richard Leslie Drake: Born 1974.  Married Susan Renee Eiss.

 

(b) Donald Earl Drake: Born late 1929.  Died 1934; interred Sandy Hollow Cemetery, Philadelphia.

 

Viola Grace (Fetterly) Drake married (2nd) Everett Hall of Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(h. Sarah Emma Drake “Emma”: Born about 1853 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 28 February 1923 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married (?) Hewitt and resided in Philadelphia Township.

 

(i. Virginia B. Drake: Born about 1857 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married Emmett Wilson (b. abt 1861) and had the following children:

 

(1) Bertha E. Wilson: Born 7 April 1864 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Jesse Draper Drake.

 

(2) Elmer E. Wilson: Born 18 September 1885 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died about 1952 at Richland, Oswego County, New York.  Married Hazel Hilton and had the following children:

 

(a) Female: Married (?) Stewart.

 

(b) Female: Married (?) Conrad.

 

(c) Male.

 

(j. Hattie/Hatta Estelle Drake: Born about 1862/53 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1902.  Married William George Fikes (b. abt 1860 in Orleans Twp, Jefferson Co., NY) and had the following children: [note: is this the same William George Fikes who married Ida C. Drake, dau of Alonzo T.?]

 

(1) Roy George Fikes: Born about 28 December 1885.

 

(2) Ida May Fikes: Born about 1889 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Garnett Albin Paul (b. abt 1894 in LeRay Twp).

 

(3) Emory Fikes: Born abt 1892.  Died 28 October 1940 in the Village of Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Blanche E. Simonds (b. abt 1892 in Theresa Twp, Jefferson Co., NY), son of George and Florence (Sprague) Simonds, on 30 August 1920.

 

(4) Edna Cecil Fikes: Born abt 1896 in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married George William Gerber (b. abt 1896 in Philadelphia Twp, Jefferson Co.) on 16 December 1914.

 

(5. William H. Drake: Born about 1812/15.  Died 1868.  Employed as a farmer.  Moved to Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York about 1851.

 

1855 NYS Census: William Drake, age 40 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Charlott Drake, age 36 (b. Montgomery Co., NY); daughter, Olive Drake, age 17; daughter, Maria Drake, age 15; son, George A. Drake, age 13; daughter, Mary Jane Drake, age 11; son, William H. Drake, age 8; and daughter, Sarah A. Drake, age 2.

 

1860 US Census: William H. Drake, age 47, was heading a household in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Charlotte Drake, age 43; daughter, Maria Drake, age 20; son, George A. Drake, age 18; son, William H. Drake, age 13; daughter, Sarah A. Drake, age 6; and son, Dexter Drake, age 1.

 

1865 NYS Census: William Drake, age 54 (b. Saratoga Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Charlotte Drake, age 48 (b. Jefferson CO., NY) and mother of 7; son, George Drake, age 23 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), single, and employed as a farmer; daughter, Mary Jane Drake, age 21 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single; son, William Henry Drake, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY), single, and employed as a farmer; and daughter, Adalaide Drake, age 11.

 

1870 US Census: Charlott Drake, age 53 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included George A. Drake, age 29 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer; Mary J. Drake, age 26 (b. NYS); William H. Drake, age 23 (b. NYS) and works on the farm; and Sarah A. Drake, age 17 (b. NYS).

 

William married Charlotte Stillson (b. 1816 in Montgomery Co., NY) and had the following children:

 

(a. Olive Drake: Born about 1838.  Married (1st) Lewis Landmake (b. 1866) and in 1901 resided in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married (2nd) Hudson Ely and had the following children:

 

(1) William Ely.

 

(2) Charlotte Ely.

 

(3) Dexter Ely.

 

(4) Lillie Ely.

 

(b. Maria/Mariah Drake: Born about 1840.  Married Hiram Wheeler and had the following children:

 

(1) Ella Wheeler: Married (?) Dayton.

 

(2) Madison Wheeler.

 

(c. George A. Drake: Born about 1842 in Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a farmer.  In 1901 resided at Alexandria Bay, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Mary Frickey (b. Apr 1854 in Eng Canada; immigrated 1869), daughter of Emeline Frickey (b. Feb 1815 in Eng Canada; immigrated 1896), and had 3 children.

 

1900 US Census: George Drake, age 55 (b. Aug 1845 in NYS) and employed as a day laborer, was heading a household in the Village of Alexandria Bay, Alexandria Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Drake, age 46 (b. Apr 1854 in Eng Canada; parents b. Eng Canada; immigrated 1869); mother-in-law, Emeline Frickey, age 85 (b. Feb 1815 in Eng Canada; father b. England; mother b. NYS; immigrated 1896); and grandson, Leon Swartz, age 7 (b. May 1893 in NYS, as were his parents).

 

(d. Mary Jane Drake: Born about 1844 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married Alexander Wright and in 1901 resided in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(e. William Henry Drake: Born about 1847 in Jefferson County, New York.

 

(f. Sarah Adalaide Drake "Adalaide"/"Ada": Born about 1853 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married (?) Arnold and in 1901 resided in Orleans Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(g. Dexter Drake: Born about 1859.

 

(6. Alfred Drake: Born 1814 in New York State.  Died 4 April 1858, age 42 years, 8 months; interred Quaker Cemetery, Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  In 1850 resided in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1840 US Census: Alfred, age 20-30, was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included 2 females under age 5; and 1 female age 20 to 30.

 

1850 US Census: Alfred, age 36, was heading a household in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Melinda Drake, age 34; daughter, Almira Drake, age 12; daughter, Almida Drake, age 10; daughter, Matilda Drake, age 8; son, Charles Drake, age 5; son, Clark Darwin Drake, age 3; and son, Silas E. Drake, age 1.

 

1855 NYS Census: Alfred Drake, age 40) and employed as a farmer was heading a household in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Marind Drake, age 37; daughter, Almira Drake, age 17; daughter, Almeda Drake, age 15; daughter, Mary M. Drake, age 13; son, Charles F. Drake, age 11; son, Clark D. Drake, age 8; son, Silas E. Drake, age 6; son, Milo Drake, age 3; Ursula Drake, age 1; and farm laborer, James Mccoy, age 60 (b. MA; resided in Philadelphia Twp 60 yrs).  Alfred and his family were born in Jefferson County, New York and had been in Philadelphia Township for 3 years.

 

1860 US Census: Melinda, age 43, widowed and employed in farming, was heading a household in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her widowed daughter, Almira Drake, age 22; daughter, Almida Drake, age 21 and employed as a weaver; daughter, Matilda Drake, age 18; son, Charles Drake, age 15, employed as a farm laborer; son Darwin Drake, age 12; son, Silas Drake, age 10; son, Milo Drake, age 8; and daughter, Ursula Drake, age 6.

 

1865 NYS Census: Malinda Drake, age 46 (b. Montgomery Co., NY), widow, mother of 8, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her daughter, Almeda Drake, age 24 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Charles Drake, age 20 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer; son, Darwin, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer; son, Silas Drake, age 16 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer; son, Milo Drake, age 13 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and daughter, Ursula Drake, age 11 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

Alfred Drake married Matilda “Melinda” Clark (b. 10 July 1815 in Peru, Clinton Co., NY (also seen: b. Montgomery Co., NY), d. 8 May 1887 in Ethan Township, Davison County, South Dakota) and had the following children:

 

(a. Arthur Drake.

 

(b. Almira Drake: (more info) Born about 1838 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married John M. Chrysler of Theresa on 25 February 1862 at her mother's residence in Theresa Township, Jefferson County.

 

(c. Almeda/Almida Drake: Born 5 January 1840 in Jefferson County, New York State.  Died 5 August 1918 in Cadillac Township, Wexford County, Michigan.  Married (?) Ettinger.  Also married Lyman Dailey (b. 1835 at Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY, d. 6 Jul 1885 at Onekama Twp., Manistee Co., MI) and had the following children:

 

(1) Edsil Dailey: Born 1862 in Pennsylvania.

 

(2) Annie Dailey: Born 1863 in Pennsylvania.

 

(3) Myra B. Dailey: Born 2 December 1866.  Died 8 September 1868 at Bear Lake, Manistee County, Michigan.

 

(4) Harriet Dailey: Born 1868 in Michigan.

 

(5) Lyman John Dailey: Born 28 March 1874 at Onekama, Manistee County, Michigan.  Died 1940 at Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan.

 

(6) John F. Dailey: Born 26 September 1877 at Onekama, Manistee County, Michigan.  Died at Cadillac, Wexford County, Michigan.

 

(d. Mary Matilda Drake: Born about 1842 in Jefferson County, New York.  Married (?) Evans and in 1901 resided at Gallaton, Missouri.

 

(e. Charles F./T. Drake: Born 28 February 1845 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 12 November 1922 in Ethan Township, Davison County, South Dakota.  In 1850 resided at Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Veteran of the American Civil War; enlisted for 3 years at age 18 as a Private in Company C., 2nd Battalion, Black River Artillery (later redesignated Co. C., 10th NY Heavy Artillery).  Discharged 23 June 1865 at Petersburg, Virginia.

 

In 1880 resided at Sheridan, Daviess County, South Dakota.  In 1900 resided at Rome & Tobin Townships, Davison County, South Dakota.  In 1913 resided at the US National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers at Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota.  Married Cynthia A. Moore (b. 17 May 1849 in MO, d. 23 1914 in Ethan Twp, Davison Co., SD) on 16 April 1868 and had the following children:

 

(1) Eva Angeline "Angel"/"Angela" Drake: Born 24 February 1870 at Gellstine, Missouri.  Died 23 November 1940 at Hanson, Davison County, South Dakota.  In 1900 resided in Rome & Tobin Townships, Davison County, South Dakota.  Married John Francis Tobin (b. 1 Mar 1860 in Ontario, Canada, d. 15 Feb 1926 at Davison County, South Dakota) on 20 August 1886 at Davison Township, Dakota County, Minnesota and had the following children:

 

(a) Female.

 

(b) Grace E. Tobin: Born 1 February 1888 at Ethan Township, Davison County, South Dakota.  Died 4 January 1965 at Shelton Township, Mason County, Washington.

 

(c) Myrtle C. Tobin: Twin.  Born 18 October 1889 at Davison Township, Dakota County, Minnesota.  Died 1992 at Puylup, Washington.

 

(d) Charles Herbert Tobin “Bert”: Twin.  Born 18 October 1889 at Davison Township, Dakota County, Minnesota.  Died 28 February 1972 at Ethan Township, Davison County, South Dakota.

 

(e) Mertie Tobin: Born October 1890 in South Dakota.

 

(f) Lida Tobin: Born September 1892 in South Dakota.

 

(g) Violet Julia Tobin: Born September 1893 at Ethan Township, Davison County, South Dakota.

 

(h) Marigold “Goldie” Tobin: Born 16 July 1898 in Davison County, South Dakota.  Died 15 December 1985.

 

(i) Pearl M. Tobin: Born 8 September 1900 in Davison County, South Dakota.

 

(j) John “Jack” Tobin: Born 1 May 1903 at Davison County, South Dakota.  Died February 1983 at Hanson County, South Dakota.

 

(k) Flossie Tobin: Born 23 January 1906 in Davison County, South Dakota.  Died there 26 January 1906.

 

(l) Vernon J. Tobin: Born 2 February 1907 at Ethan Township, Davison County, South Dakota.  Died 4 June 1974 at Olympia Township, Thurston County, Washington.

 

(m) Margaret Vivian Tobin: Born 2 February 1907 in Davison County, South Dakota.  Died there 22 February 1918.

 

(n) Evelyn Ruth Tobin: Born 11 July 1911 in Ethan Township, Davison County, South Dakota.  Born 1987.  Married Raymond Rumbolz (b. 10 Jul 1909 in SD, d. 20 Feb 1990 at Seguim, Port Townsend Township, Jefferson Co., WA), daughter of Christian and Katie (Ruthardt) Rumbolz, in 1943 and had the following children:

 

[1. Male.

 

[2. Male.

 

(2) Arthur Charles Drake: Born 17 June 1876 in Missouri.  Died 18 August 1959 at Los Angles, California.  In 1880 resided in Sheridan Township, Daviess County, Missouri.  In 1900 resided in Rome & Tobin Townships, Davison County, South Dakota.  On 12 September 1918 registered for the World War I draft at Modesto, Stanilaus County, California.  In 1920 and 1930 resided at Modesto, California.  Married Margaret McFarlane (b. abt 1877 in MI) and had the following children:

 

(a) Female.

 

(b) Male.

 

(c) Mildred Drake: Born about 1905 in Iowa.  In 1920 resided at Modesto, Stanislaus County, California.

 

(d) Arthur Harold Drake: Born 17 February 1907 in South Dakota.  Died 16 November 1997 at San Joaquin, California.

 

(e) Kathryn Drake: Born 20 September 1908 in South Dakota.  Died 6 December 1990 in Hughson Township, Stanislaus County, California.  Married Theodore Bueno (b. 25 Jan 1903 in CO, d. 15 Sep 1987 at Hughson Twp, Stanislaus Co., CA) and had the following children:

 

[1. Female.

 

[2. Male: Married (?) Lebeck.

 

[3. Elmer Bueno: Born 23 March 1931.  Died 29 September 1994 in Orange County, California.

 

(3) Minnie A. Drake: Born November 1882 in South Dakota.  In 1900 resided in Rome and Tobin Townships, Davison County, South Dakota.  Married (?) Wilson.

 

(f. Clark Darwin Drake "Darwin": Born 1847/48 in Jefferson County, New York.  In 1901 resided at Mitchell, Darwin County, South Dakota.  Married Minerva (?).

 

(g. Silas E. Drake: Born 1849/50 in Jefferson County, New York.  In 1901 resided in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Antha (?) and had the following children:

 

(1) Marion Drake: Born 1889.

 

(2) Herbert Drake: Born 1885.  Married Nora (?).

 

(h. Milo Drake: Born 27 February 1852 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 14 November 1926 in Ethan Township, Davison County, South Dakota.  In 1901 resided at Moose River, Lewis County, New York.

 

1860: Age 8; resided with his parents in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900: Age 48 (b. Feb 1852); resided with his cousin, Jeremiah Felix Drake (age 46) in LeRay Township.

 

Milo Drake married Lucy Moore (b. 1859, d. 1889) and had the following children:

 

(1) Effie Adeline Drake: Born 1877.  Died 1962.

 

(2) Adah Etta Drake: Born 1880.  Died 1966.

 

(3) LeRoy Drake.

 

(i. Ursula A. Drake: Born 1854 in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married (?) Rooney and in 1901 resided at Gallaton, Missouri.

 

(j. Daughter: Married (?) Williamson and had the following children:

 

(1) Lily Williamson: Married (?) Labens.

 

(2) George Williamson: Married Ivy (?).

 

(3) Laura Williamson: Married (?) Lehman.

 

(7. Jeremiah Van Rensselaer Drake: (more info) Born about 1818.  Died 3 July 1888, age 70.  Employed as a farmer (residence on 5 acres in LeRay Twp and a farm in Theresa Twp, Jefferson Co. per Hamilton Child's Business Directory).

 

1850 US Census: Jeremiah, age 32 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Maria, age 23; daughter, Lydia C., age 5; daughter, Melissa E., age 4; and son, Joseph H., age 2 months.

 

1855 NYS Census: J. V. Drake, age 37 (b. (illegigle) Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He had resided in LeRay Township for 9 years.  The household also included his wife, Mas? Drake, age 26 (b. (illegible) Co., NY; resided in LeRay Twp for 9 yrs); daughter, L. C. Drake, age 9 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, M. A. Drake, age 8 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, J. H. Drake, age 5 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, J. F. Drake, age 1 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and brother, P. F. Drake, age 53 (b. Dutchess Co., NY; resident of LeRay Twp for 8 yrs), not employed, and was neither married nor a widower.

 

1860 US Census: Jeremiah, age 41 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Maria, age 32; daughter, Catherine, age 14; daughter, Melissa O., age 12; son, Joseph, age 10; son, Jeremiah, age 6; and father, Peter F., age 60/61 and employed as a farmer.

 

1870 US Census: Jeremiah, age 51, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Nancy, age 51; son, Jeremiah F., age 16; and Joseph S. Thrasher, age 28 and employed as a carpenter (relation not clear; perhaps Nancy’s nephew or much younger brother).

 

1875 NYS Census: Jeremiah V. Drake, age 56 (b. Saratoga Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nancy Drake, age 55 (b. Saratoga Co., NY); son, Jeremiah F. Drake, age 21 (b. Oneida Co., NY) and single; and son, Henry Drake, age 24 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and single.

 

1880 US Census: Jeremiah, age 60 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Nancy A., age 61; father-in-law, William Thrasher, age 87; and servant, Jane Wheeler, age 58.

 

Jeremiah V. Drake married (1st) Maria/Mariah (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Lydia Catharine Drake “Catherine”: Born about 1846 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married (?) Crabb and in 1901 resided at Moose River, Lewis County, New York.

 

(b. Almina Melissa Drake "Melissa": Born 13 June 1847 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Jacob Van dewater/Vanderwater and in 1901 resided at Belfort, Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Melissa O., age 63, resided with her husband, Jacob Van deWater, age 75, in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Jacob’s brother-in-law, Jeromiah Drake, age 56; and Emma Gardner.

 

(c. Melissa Drake: Born 1848.  Married (?) Van de Walker.

 

(d. Joseph Henry Drake “Henry”: (more info) Born 29 April 1851 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1931/32, age 80, at the House of the Good Samaritan Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson County; interred Oakwood Cemetery, Theresa Township, Jefferson County.  Employed as a farmer in Theresa Township, Jefferson County.  Resided with his daughter, Lillian, for 5 years after his wife, Nellie, died, 4 of which was as an invalid, confined to bed or a wheel chair because of a broken hip he sustained about 1928.

 

1850 US Census: Joseph, age 2 months, resided with his parents in LeRay Township.

 

1860 US Census: Joseph, age 10, resided with his parents in LeRay Township.

 

1870 US Census: Joseph, age 20, resided with his grandfather, Peter F. Drake, in LeRay Township.

 

1880 US Census: Joseph, age 30 and employed as a farm hand, was heading a household at Evans Mills, LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Nellie, age 22 (b. NYS); son, Frank, age 3 (b. NYS, recently dead); and daughter, Edith, age 2 (b. NYS).

 

1900 US Census: Joseph, age 50, was heading a household at 24 Hancock Street in Watertown, Jefferson County.  The household also included his wife, Nellie A., age 41 (b. Jun 1858).

 

1905 NYS Census: Joseph H. Drake, age 55, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nellie A. Drake, age 46.

 

1910 US Census: Joseph, age 58 and employed as a dairy farmer on Coolige Road in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County.  The household also included his wife of 35 years, Nellie A., age 50.  She had had 2 children, both still alive.

 

1915 NYS Census: Joseph H. Drake, age 62, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nellie Drake, age 54; and mother-in-law, Mary J. Drake. age 69.

 

1920 US Census: Joseph, age 69 (b. NYS, as were his parents)and employed as a dairy farmer on Military Road in LeRay Township.  He rented his residence.  The household also included his wife, Nellie, age 59 (b. NYS, parents b. France).

 

1930 US Census: Joseph (age 78, widowed, 1st married age 25) resided with his daughter, Lillian and her family near LeRaysville, LeRay Township.

 

1940 US Census: Clyde Cocagne, age 56 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on the Evans Mills to Philadelphia Road, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included Clyde's wife, Ada L. Cocagne, age 61, who had also completed 4 years of high school; and the following lodgers (probably foster children): Frederick Fassett, age 9, who had completed 3rd grade; and William Tide, age 4.

 

1940 US Census: Russell Cocagne, age 54, was heading a household at Garderville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Russell had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Hattie Cocagne, age 54, who had completed 8th grade.  The household also included the following lodgers (probably foster children): Wayne Case, age 16, who had completed 2 years of high school; Francis Tess, age 3; Joseph Popple, age 1; and Charles Monahan, age 10 months.

 

Joseph Henry Drake married Nellie A. Cocagne (more info)(b. Jun 1858, d. abt 1926; interred Oakwood Cem., Theresa, Jefferson Co., NY), daughter of Nicholas and Catherine E. (?) Cocagne, about 1876.  Joseph and Nellie (Cocagne) Drake had the following children:

 

(1) Frank Drake: Born about 1877.

 

1880 US Census: Frank, age 3, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Frank, age 21 (b. Nov 1878 in NYS, as were his parents) and employed as a farm laborer, was boarding in the household headed by Frank Thair, a farmer, in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: Frank, age 33, single, and employed as a hired man (dairy farm laborer) in the farming household headed by Olin N. Riddell on Philadelphia Road in Philadelphia Township, Jefferson County.

 

(2) Edith E. Drake: (more info) Born about 1878.  Married (1st) Charles M. Phillips.  Married (2nd) Edward "Edwin" P. Van Allen (Para 2.b.(7.(a. of gen 4 of the Van Allen Annex).

 

(3) May Lillian Drake “Lillian” “Lillie” "Lil": (photos) (more info) Born July 1882 at LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 3 November 1956, age 74, at the home of friends in Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, New York; interred in the family plot, Evans Mills Cemetery.  Resided last with her son, Wesley Churchill in West Franklin Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

1900 US Census: Lillian, age 17 (b. Jul 1882) and employed as a servant, resided in the household of Frank La Plant at 40 Lynde Street, Watertown, Jefferson County.

 

1900 US Census: Fred C. Churchill, age 32 (b. Jun 1867), single, and employed as a jeweler, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: C. Fred Churchill, age 42 and employed as a retail merchant (groceries & dry goods), was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife of 8 years, Lillian M. Churchill, age 26, who had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Geneva Churchill, age 7; and son, Wesley Churchill, age 4.

 

1920 US Census: Fred Churchill, age 52 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Gardnerville Road in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Lillian, age 37; daughter, Geneva, age 16; son, Wesley, age 13; and daughter, Evalin, age 5.

 

1930 US Census: Lillian, age 46 (m. 1st age 19), was married to Fred C. Churchill (age 62, m. 1st age 34), who was employed as a garage mechanic.  They resided in LeRay Township.  The household also included their daughter, Evelyn M., age 15 and single; and Lillian’s father, Joseph H. Drake, age 78, widowed, m. 1st age 25.

 

1940 US Census: Lillian Churchill, age 57 (b. NYS) and widowed, was heading a household on the LeRaysville to Evans Mills Road, Jefferson County, New York.  She had completed 8th grade.  The household also included her daughter, Evelyn Bruno, age 25 (b. NYS), who had completed 4 years of high school; Lillian's son-in-law, Thomas/Thomal Bruno, age 33 (b. Germany) and employed as a laborer, who had completed 2 years of high school; and Frank Stillman, age 68 (b. NYS) and widowed, who had completed 6th grade.  In 1935 Thomas and Evelyn (Churchill) Bruno resided at Madison Barracks, Sackets Harbor, Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Lillian married (1st) Clarence Frederick “Fred” Churchill (more info) maps (b. 16 Jun 1867 at LeRaysville, d. Tues, 5 April 1932, age 64, from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage, 2 days before his father-in-law, Henry; interred Evans Mills Cem.), son of Henry and Mary (Pace) Churchill, on 4 May 1902.  Fred was employed, over time, as a jeweler, retail grocer, farmer, mechanic, and commercial photographer.  He resided on the Evans Mills-LeRaysville Road his entire life (next door to the Almond Drake residence).  Lillian and Fred had the following children:

 

(a) Geneva Lillian May Churchill: (photos) Born 13 February 1903 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died February 1975 at Madison, Morris County, New Jersey.  Married Arthur Burns (b. 1900 in NY) of Madison, New Jersey and had the following children:

 

[a. Barbara Burns: Born 1927.

 

[b. Janice Burns: Born 1929.

 

(b) Wesley Earl Churchill: Born 30 April 1905/6 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania.  Died April 1972 at Canton, West Franklin Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.  Married Louisa Mae Taylor (b. 18 Oct 1917 in NJ, d. 17 Jan 2004 at Towanda, Bradford Co., PA) and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Nancy Churchill: Born 3 April 1935.  Died 5 October 2005 at Towanda, Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

 

(c) Iva Churchill: Born 17 May 1908 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 1 November 1908.

 

(d) Evelyn May Churchill: Born 25 August 1914 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 21 August 1994 at East Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.  Was unmarried in 1932.  Married (?) Tredenick (d. E. Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY) of Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Following the death of Fred Churchill, May Lillian (Drake) Churchill married (2nd) John Doran/Doren.

 

(e) Jeremiah Felix Drake “Felix”: (more info) Born March 1854 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a farmer near Evans Mills, LeRay Township (106 acres per Hamilton Child's Business Directory).

 

1860 US Census: Jeromiah, age 6, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Jeromiah, age 16, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County.

 

1900 US Census: Felix, age 46 (b. Mar 1854 in NYS, as were his parents) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 22 years, Cora, age 39 (b. Jan 1861 in NYS, as were her parents; had had 1 child, still living); son, Milton Drake, age 14 (b. Jun 1885); and cousin, Milo Drake, age 48 (b. Feb 1852), widowed, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1905 NYS Census: Jeremiah F. Drake, age 51, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Cora Drake, age 44; and son, Milton A. Drake, age 19.

 

1910 US Census: Jeremiah F. Drake (age 56 and widowed, resided in the household headed by his brother-in-law, Jacob Van dewater, age 75, on Gallows Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Jacob’s wife, Milisa O. (Drake) Van de Water, age 63; and servant,  Emma Gardner, age 20 and single [dau of Jacob C. Gardner and granddaughter of Edwin Gardner].

 

1910 US Census: Cora Drake, age 49, was living alone in Watertown, Jefferson County, New  York.

 

1915 NYS Census: Jeremiah F. Drake, age 61, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Of interest, there was a Jerimiah Drake, age 64, boarding in the farming household of Jason Lyons/Lyon on Woods Settlement Road in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He was employed as a miller in a mill he owned, b. in N.Y.S., as were his parents.  The household also included Jason’s wife, Candice Lyon, age 52.

 

1920 US Census: Cora P. Drake, age 58 (b. NYS, as were her parents) and widowed, was living alone at 906 Academy Street, Watertown.

 

1930 US Census: Felix Drake, age 76, divorced, 1st m. age 21, employed as a miller in a grist mill, was boarding in the household headed by John J. Randall (age 63, employed as a wood worker in a wood shop) on the Wilna to Antwerp Road in Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included John’s wife, Carrie L. Randall (age 61); and granddaughter, Olive Sutherland (age 14).

 

Jeremiah Felix Drake married Cora F. Petrie (b. Jan 1861), daughter of Sylvester Petrie, and resided in Pamelia Township, Jefferson County; subsequently divorced.  Jeremiah and Cora had the following son:

 

[1. Milton Arthur Drake: (more info) Born 26 June 1885 in Theresa Township, Jefferson County, New York (also seen: b. Evans Mills, NY).  Died 29 September 1957, age 72, at St. Petersburg, Florida.  Attended Evans Mills schools.  In 1927 moved his family to St. Petersburg.  At some point was employed as a sheet metal worker for George H. Gleason.

 

1910 US Census: Milton, age 27, was employed as operator of a tin smith and plumbing shop.  He had been married to Cora L., age 30, for less than a year and they resided on Joseph Street in the Village of Cape Vincent, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1905 NYS Census: Milton A. Drake, age 19, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Milton, age 36, was employed as a metal worker in a plumbing shop.  He resided with Cora at 246 N. Hamilton Street, Watertown, New York.

 

Milton Arthur Drake married Cora L. (?) and had the following daughter:

 

[a. Daughter: Married S. Mather Wright and resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Milton and Cora (?) Drake were divorced.  Cora married (2nd) (?) Mumma and in 1929 resided at 906 Academy Street, Watertown, New York.

 

Jeremiah V. Drake married (2nd), probably as her (2nd) husband, Nancy A. Thrasher (b. abt 1819), daughter of William Thrasher (b. abt 1793), before 1870.  Of interest, a Joseph S. Thrasher (b. abt 1842, employed as a carpenter) resided with them in 1870; perhaps Nancy’s nephew or much younger brother.  Cora (Petrie) Drake apparently married (2nd) Dr. E. M. Crabb.

 

(8. Sila "Sally" Drake: Born 1822 in New York State.  Married Alanson Porter (b. 27 February 1806 in NYS, d. 1870), son of Asa (b. 27 Aug 1782 in MA, d. 19 Nov 1867 at Northville, LaSalle Co., IL) and Hannah (?) Porter, and had the following children:

 

(a. Septimus/Septimius Porter: (photos) Born 8 June 1831 in St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 18 May 1912 at Onaway, Presque Isle County, Michigan.  In 1901 resided at Moreland?, Michigan.  Married Louise/Louisa Jane Shimmel (b. 8 Sep 1834 in Jefferson Co., NY, d. 8 Oct 1926 at Onaway, Presque Isle Co., MI), daughter of Jacob (b. 8 Jan 1800 at Minden, Montgomery Co., NY, d. 17 May 1887 at Ravenna, Muskegon Co., MI) and Margaret (House) Shimmel (b. 21 Apr 1806 in NYS, d. 6 Mar 1849 at LeRay Twp, Jefferson Co., NY), and had the following children:

 

(1) Albert M. Porter: Born April 1855 in New York State.  Died 9 July 1936 at Onaway, Presque Isle County, Michigan.

 

(2) Alice A. Porter: Born March 1857 in New York State.

 

(3) Myron E. Porter: Born 1862 in New York State.  Died 27 February 1929 at Onaway Township, Presque Isle County, Michigan.

 

(4) Norman Leroy Porter: Born December 1863.  Died 1937.

 

(5) Vernon W. Porter: Born 1 April 1887 in Michigan.  Died 25 March 1947.

 

(b. Edmond/Edwin/Edward Porter: Born 1837 in New York State.  In 1850 resided at Ravenna, Muskegon County, Michigan.  Married Jane A. (?) (b. 1845 in Jefferson Co., NY) and had the following children:

 

(1) Mary Porter: Born 1863 in New York.

 

(2) Hattie Porter: Born 1873 at Ravenna, Muskegon County, Michigan.

 

(c. David V. Porter: (alias: David V. Booker) Born 1840 in New York State.  In 1901 resided in Rutland Township, Newton County, Minnesota.  Married Lucia (?).

 

(d. William H. Porter: (alias: William H. Booker)  Born 1848 in New York State.  In 1901 resided in Rutland Township, Newton County, Minnesota.  Married Ella/Ellen (?).

 

(e. Cornelia Porter: Born 1850 in New York State.  Died 1880 at Belfort, Croghan Township, Lewis County, New York.  Married Peter B. Campany (b. 1841 at Lowville, Lewis Co., NY, d. 1925 at Henderson, Hounsfield Twp, Jefferson Co., NY) and had the following children:

 

(1) Anna Campany: Born 1866.  Married Francis "Frank" John Lallier (d. 1932) and had the following children:

 

(a) Francis Lallier.

 

(b) Everett Lallier.

 

(c) Clyde Lallier.

 

(d) Alice Lallier: Married Seymour Sanders.

 

(e) Katherine Lallier: Married James Stannbauer.

 

(f) Ruth Lallier: Married Edward Buckingham.

 

(2) Mary Campany: Born 1868.

 

(3) Barbara Campany: Born 1871 at Henderson, Hounsfield Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1950 at Smithville, Chenango County, New York.  Married Adelbert Burdick (b. 4 Jul 1868 in Lorraine Twp, Jefferson Co., NY, d. 2 Apr 1935 at Henderson) and had the following children:

 

(a) Female.

 

(b) Male.

 

(c) Herb Burdick.

 

(d) Harold Burdick.

 

(e) Cornelia Burdick.

 

(f) Francis Leon Burdick.

 

(g) Lena May Burdick.

 

(4) Sila J. Campany: Married Daniel Kennedy.

 

(5) Susan "Susie" Campany: Born 1873.  Married Daniel J. Kennedy (b. 1870, d. 1930) on 3 October 1899. (also seen: m. Allen Lanphear)

 

(6) George Campany: Born 1877 in New York State.  Died there 1879.

 

(7) Minnie Campany: Married (?) Goutremont.

 

(8) Barbara Campany: Married (?) Burdick.

 

(f. Angeline Porter: Born 1833.  Married John Van Allen (b. 9 Sep 1828, d. 1904/09; interred Van Allen Cem. on Drake Road, LeRay Twp, Jefferson Co., NY) (Para. 2.b.(1. Of gen 4 of the Van Allen Annex), son of Jacob and Marriette (Kimball) Van Allen.  In 1901 Angeline resided in Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Angeline and John had the following children:

 

(1) Jacob A. Van Allen: Born about 1855.  Died 1 August 1873, age 19 years, 1 month, 26 days; interred in the Van Allen Cemetery, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(2) Sila “Sally” J. Van Allen: Born about 1856.  Died 5 June 1894, age 37 years, 9 months.  Married J. D. Woodward and had the following children:

 

(a) Ella M. Woodward: Died 18 February 1891, age 7 years, 11 months, 13 days; interred Van Allen Cemetery.

 

(b) Charles J. Woodward: Born 1892/3.  Died 1929 and interred in the Hillside Cemetery, Antwerp Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

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Other, still unidentified, Drake names in the same area:

 

1. C. G. Drake: Born Massachusetts.  Employed as a farmer.  Moved to LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York about 1828.

 

1855 NYS Census: C. G. Drake, age not given, but born in Massachusetts, was heading a farming household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He moved to LeRay Township about 1828.  He lived in a log cabin and there were no other members of the household.

 

2. Howard Drake: Married Mable Partridge and had the following son:

 

a. Harold A. Drake: (more info) Born 3 November 1915 in Potsdam Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died Saturday, 19 February 2000, age 84, at Carthage Area Hospital, Carthage, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, New York; interred St. Patrick's Cemetery, Rossie Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Attended schools in Vermont and Colton, New York.  Married (1st) Muriel Alyce Bass; subsequently divorced.  Married (2nd) Catherine E. Grush (more info) (b. 19 Jan 1919 at Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY, d. Sat, 27/20 Mar 1999, age 80, in Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg; interment with Harold), daughter of Peter and Rosanne (Miller) Grush, on 29 March 1943 in Rossie Township, St. Lawrence County and resided on the family farm on the Rossie-Brazie Corners Road.  Harold and Catherine had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Howard Drake: Died before 2000.

 

(2. Robert H. Drake: In 2000 resided in New York.

 

(3. Peter A. Drake: In 1999 resided in Colorado.  In 2000 resided in New York.

 

(4. Bruce R. Drake: In 2000 resided in New York.

 

(5. David H. Drake: In 2000 resided in New York.

 

(6. Christy Drake: Married (?) Simons and in 1999 resided in New York.

 

 

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