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Dennis Marr
Posted on Friday, May 14, 2004 - 2:11 am:   

My ancestor Johanna DRAKE, born circa 1816 in Ireland, married Patrick MARR of Ireland, born circa 1813. Gravestone evidence indicates that Johanna may have been from the Parish of Knocklong, County Limerick, Ireland. Johanna and Patrick had 1 son, John, born circa 1840 in Massachusetts, USA and 1 daughter, Catherine, born circa 1844 in New Jersey, USA. Patrick died at Montreal, Canada in 1848. Johanna and her children came to Troy, New York, USA no later than 1857 and lived out their lives there.

Seek any information on Johanna's family in Ireland.
Roy Andrews
Posted on Tuesday, May 18, 2004 - 7:24 pm:   

Hi Dennis, there is a website for the "Irish Drake" connection at

The other thing to do is join Bill Olivers great Drake List. Instructions are at;

This is a discussion area for anyone who has an interest in the surname DRAKE
and it's many spelling variations. If you are interested in exchanging information on
your DRAKE ancestors or ask questions about them - this is the place for you.

The Devon UK Discussion board at;

This may help you in your quest

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