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John R. Drake Ancestors & Descendants

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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, Francis Wilson Drake of Orwell, Henry Drake of LeRay, Henry F. Drake of Black River, 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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1   John R. Drake

 

1. Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1792 in New Hampshire.  Died .  Employed as a farmer in Moira Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

2. Wife: Mary (?)

 

Born about 1790 in New Hampshire.  Died .

 

3. Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Jonathan A. Drake: Born about 1815 in New Hampshire.  Employed as a farmer in Moira Township, Franklin County, New York.  Married Caroline (?) (b. abt 1816) and had the following children:

 

(1. Joana T. Drake: Born about 1838 in New York State.

 

(2. Levi M. Drake: Born about 1839 in New York State.

 

(3. Lois R. Drake: Born about 1841 in New York State.

 

(4. Albon M. Drake: Born about 1843 in New York State.

 

(5. Reuben B. Drake: Born about 1844 in New York State.

 

(6. Loren M. Drake: (male) Born October 1848 in New York State.

 

1870 US Census: Lorin Drake, age 20 (b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Moira Township, Franklin County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $3,000 and his personal property was valued at $400.  The household also included his wife, Lucine drake, age 21 (b. VT); and son, Arthur G. Drake, age 8 months (b. NYS).

 

1880 US Census: Loren M. Drake, age 32 (b. NYS; parent b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Dickinson Township, Franklin County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lucina Drake, age 30 (b. VT; parents b. VT); son, Arthur Drake, age 10 (b. NYS); son, Almon Drake, age 6 (b. NYS); son, Milo Drake, age 4 (b. NYS); daughter, Clarra Drake, age 1 (b. NYS); and Philip Winters, age 17 (b. NYS).

 

1900 US Census: Loren Drake, age 51 (b. Oct 1848 in NYS; father b. MA; mother b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lawrence Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 30 years, Lucina Drake, age 50 (b. Jul 1849 in VT; parents b. VT), who had had 7 children, all still alive; son, Almond Drake, age 27 (b. Nov 1872 in NYS); son, Milo Drake, age 24 (b. Jan 1875 in NYS); daughter, Alice Drake, age 18 (b. May 1882 in NYS); daughter, Lois Drake, age 14 (b. Jun 1885 in NYS); and daughter, Julia Drake, age 13 (b. Apr 1887 in NYS).

 

Loren M. Drake married Lucina (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Arthur G. Drake: Born about 1870.

 

(b. Almon/Almond Drake: Born November 1872 in New York.

 

(c. Milo M. Drake: Born January 1875 in New York.

 

1880 US Census: Milo drake, age 4 (b. NYS), resided with his parents in Dickinson Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Milo Drake, age 24 (b. NYS), resided with his parents in Lawrence Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Milo M. Drake, age 54 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Lawrence Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  He had been married 1st at age 38.  The household also included his wife, Jennie B. Drake, age 40 (b. NYS; father b. ME; mother b. English speaking Canada), who had married 1st at age 24; son, Loren M. Drake, age 14 (b. NYS); son, Lenden H. Drake, age 13 (b. NYS); son, Lester A. Drake, age 10 (b. NYS); and son, Loyal D. Drake, age 4 (b. NYS).

 

1940 US Census: Jennie Drake, age 50 (b. NYS) and widowed, was heading a household in Lawrence Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  She had completed 8th grade.  The household also included her son, Lester Drake, age 20 (b. NYS) and single, who had completed 1 year of college; and son, Loyal Drake, age 14 (b. NYS), who had completed 2 years of high school.

 

Milo M. Drake married Jennie B. (?) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1) Loren M. Drake: Born about 1916 in New York.

 

(2) Lenden H. Drake: Born about 1917 in New York.

 

(3) Lester Arthur Drake: Born about 1920 in New York.  Died .  Married, as her 1st husband, Beatrice M. Stacy and had the following son:

 

(a) Robert Wilfred Drake: (more info) Born 3 May 1943 in Canton Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died 29 January 2008 at home, 921 Maple Street, Quincy, Adams County, Illinois; interred there in Sunset Cemetery.  Married (1st) (?); subsequently divorced.  Married (2nd) Sue Ellen Scheuermann on 22 April (?) and raised the following children: (order uncertain)

 

[1. Karen Drake: Married Craig McKown and in 2008 resided in Virginia.

 

[2. Katherine Drake: Married Scott Eck and in 2008 resided in Pennsylvania.

 

[3. Stacy Drake: Married Gary Byers and in 2008 resided in Germany.

 

[4. Robyn Drake: Married (?) Clawson and in 2008 resided in Kansas.

 

[5. Sheri Drake: Married (?) Snyder and in 2008 resided in Ohio.

 

[6. Rebekah Drake: Married (?) Minton and in 2008 resided in Illinois.

 

[7. Elizabeth Drake: Married Shane Travis and in 2008 resided in Illinois.

 

[8. Darren Drake: Married Karla (?) andin 2008 resided in Virginia.

 

[9. John Hunter: In 2008 resided in Florida.

 

[10. Gregory "Greg" Hunter: Married Janet (?) and in 2008 resided in Illinois.

 

[11. William Rossiter: Married Tiffany (?) and in 2008 resided in Illinois.

 

[12. David Rossiter: In 2008 resided in Illinois.

 

[13. Robert Michael Drake: Died before 2008.

 

(4) Loyal D. Drake: Born about 1926 in New York.

 

(5) Leland Drake: Married Patricia (?) and in 2008 resided in New York.

 

(6) Richard Drake: Married Sharon (?) and in 2008 resided in New York.

 

(7) Linda Lee Drake: Married Robert Stone and in 2008 resided in New York.

 

(8) Gary Stacy Drake: Died as an infant.

 

Beatrice (Stacy) Drake married (2nd) (?) Rouselle of Brasher Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

(d. Clara Drake: Born about 1879 in New York.

 

(e. Alice Drake: Born May 1882 in New York.

 

(f. Lois Drake: Born June 1885 in New York.

 

(g. Julia Drake: Born April 1887 in New York.

 

(7. Emily L. Drake: Born about 1849 in New York State.

 

(8. Perry J. Drake: Born October 1850 in New York State.  Employed as a farmer in Moira Township, Franklin County, New York.  Married (1st) Mary Peck, daughter of Sally Peck (b. abt 1820).  Married (2nd) Addie (?) (more info) (b. Feb 1863 in NYS, d. ), daughter of a father born in New York and a mother born in Canada, about 1897 and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Dorothy A. Drake: Born February 1899 in New York State.

 

(9. Ellen Drake: Born about 1853 in New York State.

 

(10. Irvin Drake: Born about 1857 in New York State.

 

b. Dexter C. Drake: (perhaps) Born about 1819 in New Hampshire.  Resided in Moira Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: Dexter C. Drake, age 31 (b. NH) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Moira Township, Franklin County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $1,200.  The household also included his wife, Alvira Drake, age 30 (b. NH); daughter, Lepha Drake, age 9 (b. NH); daughter, Rhoda M. Drake, age 7 (b. NH); son, Willis Drake, age 2 (b. NH); and son, Daniel Drake, age 1 month (b. NH).

 

1860 US Census: Dexter Drake, age 41 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Alvira Drake, age 40 (b. NYS); daughter, Leephy Drake, age 19 (b. NYS); daughter, Matilda Drake, age 17 (b. NYS); son, Willis Drake, age 12 (b. NYS); son, Luther Drake, age 10 (b. NYS); and son, Warden Drake, age 1 (b. NYS).

 

1870 US Census: Alvira Drake, age 50, and her children, resided in the household headed by her son, Luther Drake, age 20 (b. NYS) and single, in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

Dexter Drake married Alvira (?) (b. abt 1820 in NYS) and had the following children:

 

(1. Lepha/Leephy Drake: (female) Born about 1841 in New Hampshire.

 

(2. Rhoda Matilda Drake "Matilda": Born about 1843 in New Hampshire.

 

(3. Willis Drake: Born about 1848 in New Hampshire.

 

(4. Luther Daniel Drake: Born about 1850 in New York.

 

1870 US Census: Luther Drake, age 20 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  His real estate was valued at $4,800 and his personal property was valued at $1,055.  The household also included his mother, Alvira Drake, age 50 (b. NYS); brother, Werden Drake, age 12 (b. NYS); sister, Nora Drake, age 8 (b. NYS); Rose Burich, age 12 (b. NYS); Ann Haley, age 64 (b. Ireland), who had real estate valued at $3,000 and personal property valued at $315; and June Haley, age 22 (b. NYS).

 

1880 US Census: Luther Drake, age 30, was heading a household in Burke Township, Franklin County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mahala Drake, age 24; and his son, Owen Drake, less than 1 year old.

 

1900 US Census: No record found.

 

Luther Drake married Mahala Kinney and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a. Owen Dexter Drake: (more info) Born 24 September 1879 in Burke Township, Franklin County, New York.  Died 31 July 1946, age 66, from complications of leukemia at his summer home on Campbell's Point, Jefferson County, New York; interred North Watertown Cemetery.  Managed the Empsall Tea Room in Watertown.

 

1900 US Census: Owen D. Drake, age 20 (b. 24 Sep 1879 in NYS) and employed as a butter maker, resided as a servant in the household headed by William B. Burr, age 31, in Bangor Township, Franklin Township, New York.

 

Lucy Turbell, age 14 (b. Oct 1885 in NYS) and single, resided in the household of her uncle, Homer Seargent, age 62 (b. Apr 1848 in NYS; parents b. VT) in Moira Township, Franklin County, New York.  The household also included Homer's wife of 30 years, Esther Seargent, age 50 (b. Nov 1849 in NYS; parents b. VT).

 

M. B. Tarbel, age 43 (b. May 1857 in NYS; parents b. VT) and employed as a lumberman, was heading a household at 15 Ft Covington Street, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Suseon Tarbel, age 44 (b. Jun 1856; parents b. VT); son, Forter D. Tarbel, age 19 (b. Apr 1881 in NYS; parents b. VT [which conflicts with other given data]) and single; and daughter, Bertha Tarbel, age 18 (b. Jul 1882 in NYS; parents b. NYS) and single.

 

1910 US Census: Owen D. Drake, age 30 (b. NYS) and employed as proprietor of a restaurant, was heading a household at 122 Park Street, Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 3 years, Lucia M. Drake, age 24 (b. NYS), who had had 2 children, both still alive; daughter, Frances E. Drake, age 2 (b. NYS); daughter, Helen L. Drake, less than 1 year old; father-in-law, Newton B. Tarbell, age 50 (b. NYS; parents b. VT) and employed as a state game protector; and Newton's wife of 24 years (his 1st marriage), Susan Tarbell, age 52 (b. NYS; parents b. VT), who had been married once.

 

1920 US Census: Owen D. Drake, age 40 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as manager of a tea room, resided in the household headed by his father-in-law, Newton B. Tarbell, age 63 (b. NYS; parents b. VT) and employed as an insurance agent, at 10 Harwood Avenue, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Newton's wife, Susan Tarbell, age 64 (b. NYS; parents b. VT); Owen's wife, Lucia M. Drake, age 34 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as waitress in a tea room; and Owen's children, Frances E. Drake, age 12 (b. NYS) and Helen L. Drake, age 10 (b. NYS).

 

1930 US Census: Orrin D. Drake, age 49 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and employed as proprietor of a tea room, was heading a household at 14 Harwood Avenue, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  His residence was valued at $6,000, and he married 1st at age 20.  The household also included his wife, Lucia M. Drake, age 42 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS), who married 1st at age 25 [should be 15]; mother-in-law, Susan Tarbell, age 73 (b. NYS; parents b. NYS) and widowed; and daughter, Helen Drake, age 20 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a stenographer.

 

1940 US Census: Owen D. Drake, age 60 (b. NYS) and employed as manager of a tea room in a department store, was heading a household at 210 Harwood Avenue, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Lucia M. Drake, age 54 (b. NYS) and employed as a department store cashier.

 

Owen Dexter Drake married Lucia M. Tarbell (more info) (b. 21 Oct 1885 in Skerry Twp, Franklin Co., NY, d. 7 Jun 1967, age 81, at Sunnyside Nursing Home, Collamer, Onondaga Co., NY; interred N. Watertown Cem.), daughter of Newton B. and Susan (Miller) Tarbell of Malone Township, Franklin County, on 20 June 1906 in Malone Township and had the following children:

 

(1) Frances E. Drake: Born about 1908 in New York.  Married George O. Rissler and in 1967 resided in Liverpool Township, Onondaga County, New York.  Frances and George had the following children:

 

(a) Barbara Rissler.

 

(b) Robert Rissler.

 

(c) Sue Rissler.

 

(2) Helen L. Drake: Born about 1910 in New York.  Died 14 January 1950, age 40, in a house fire on Point Salubrious, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Robert F. Hart, Jr. and had the following daughter:

 

(a) Judith "Judy" Miller Hart: Died 14 January 1950 with her mother in a house fire on Point Salubrious, Lyme Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(b. Eugene L. Drake: In 1946 resided at Saranac Lake, Franklin and Essex Counties, New York.

 

(c. Gertrude Drake: Married (?) Wolcott.  In 1946 resided in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

(d. Myrtle Drake: Married (?) Hapgood.  In 1946 resided in Malone Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

(5. Warden Drake: Born about 1858 in New York.

 

(6. Nora Drake: Born about 1862 in New York.

 

c. Mary Drake: Born about 1828 in New Hampshire.

 

d. Alzina Drake: Born about 1830 in New Hampshire.

 

e. Dolly Drake: Born about 1832 in New Hampshire.

 

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Other, still unidentified, Drake names:

 

1. Lyndon H. Drake: Died 9 May 1990.  Married Barbara Hazen (more info) (b. 30 Aug 1919 at Lawrenceville, NY; d. 1 Aug 2007 at home in Moira Twp., Franklin Co., NY; interred Sand Hill Cem., Dickinson Twp., Franklin Co.), daughter of Hershal and Lillian (Perault) Hazen, on 16 August 1941 in North Lawrence Township, St. Lawrence County, New York and had the following son:

 

a. Larry Drake: Married Anne (?) and resided in New York.

 

2. Harold A. Drake: (more info) Born 1915.  Died 2000.  Married Catherine E. Grush (more info) (b. 19 Jan 1919 at Potsdam, St. Lawrence Co., NY, d. Sat, 19 Mar 1999, age 80, in Hepburn Medical Center, Ogdensburg; interment St. Patrick's Cemetery, Rossie), daughter of Peter and Rosanne (Miller) Grush, on 29 March 1943 in Rossie, St. Lawrence County, New York and resided on the family farm on the Rossie-Brazie Corners Road.  Harold and Catherine had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Peter Drake: In 1999 resided in Colorado.

 

b. Bruce Drake: In 1999 resided in Rossie Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

c. David Drake: In 1999 resided in Rossie Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

d. Christy Drake: Married (?) Simons and in 1999 resided in Rossie Township, St. Lawrence County, New York.

 

3. David H. Drake: Married Sue E. Hance (more info) (b. 8 Jul 1947 in Gouverneur Twp, St. Lawrence Co., NY, d. 8 May 2008 at home in Gouverneur Twp; interred Riverside Cem., Rossie Twp, Franklin Co., NY), daughter of Arnold J. and Pearl (Coolidge) Hance of Gouverneur Township, on 16 August 1969 at St. James Church, Gouverneur Township, St. Lawrence County, New York and had the following daughter:

 

a. Valerie A. Drake: Married Eric H. Mullikin and in 2008 resided in New York.

 

4. William Drake: Married Jennie Erwin and had the following son:

 

a. Frederick L. Drake: (more info) Born 2 September 1907 at Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York.  Died Tuesday, 29 July 1975, age 67, at Edward John Noble Hospital, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence County; interred Highland Park Cemetery, Alexandria Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Graduated from St. Lawrence University and was subsequently employed by the General Electic Company.  In retirement resided in the Northernaire Trailer Park, Lakeland, Florida.  Married Doris B. Treat on 25 June 1937 at Scotia, New York and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Elizabeth Anne Drake: Married (?) Warren.

 

b. Reginald J. Drake: In 1975 resided in Fonda Township, Montgomery County, New York.

 

5. Kenneth P. Drake: Died 2 August 1987.  Native of Moira.  Employed as an educator.  Married Kathryn McClasky (more info) (b. 3 Apr 1902 at Albany, NY, d. 20 Jul 1997, age 95, at home in Thousand Island Park, NY) and had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Richard K. Drake: In 1997 resided in New York.

 

b. David L. Drake, MD: In 1997 resided at Buena Vista, Colorado.

 

c. Deanna D. Drake: In 1997 resided at Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

 

6. Luther Drake: Born about 1850 in New York.

 

7. H. Benson Drake: (more info) Married Lydia (?) and had the following son:

 

a. Raymond W. Drake: (more info) Born 12 May 1898 in Moira Township, Franklin County, New York.  Died 7 July 1968 in Massena Hospital, Massena Township, St. Lawrence County, New York; interred Sunnyside Cemetery, Moira Township.  Married Esther Russell on 18 August 1920 in South Bombay Township, Franklin County, New York.

 

 

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