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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, For the Year 1851Volume 5
By New England Historic Genealogical Society
Boston, Samuel G. Drake Publisher
Drake, Joseph, Esq., Effingham, N. H., 26 August, ae 83 years, 7 months and 26 days. He had represented that town in the legislature for several years; had been one of the selectmen, and a worthy member of the Baptist society in that town for about 40 years.
He was son of Weare Drake, Esq., of North Hampton and Effingham,
grandson of CoL Abraham Drake of the former town,
maternal great-grandson of the Hon. Nathaniel Weare, of Hampton.
Col. Abraham Drake was son of Abraham Drake, of Hampton, who was great-grandson of Robert Drake, his emigrant ancestor.