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History of Hamilton County, OH; published in 1881 by Ford
Transcribed by Kym Pitman
Louis DRAKE was among the pioneers of Columbia township. Born in New Jersey, he emigrated from that State to Ohio, where, he died in 1832. He was in the War of 1812, and at different times filled several township offices. His wife's name was Elizabeth KENNEDY. They had eleven children, only four of whom are now alive. T. T. DRAKE was born in Columbia in 1818. He has followed the business of farming in a large way, and, having secured a good property, has now retired from active life. His present residence is in Newtown. His wife was Lydia MILLS, and there are two children, Louis D. DRAKE and Ordelia I. MCGILL, both of whom are also residents of Newtown.