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Posted on Tuesday, May 08, 2012 - 12:52 pm:   

Roy,
Here are a few more extractions. I have not had time to merge them with the earlier list. These are from the same source and sorted by date again.
Use as you wish.
Judith

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Date: August 27, 1794
Location: New York
Paper: Greenleaf's New York Journal
Article type: Advertisement
Page 4
At a Court of Probates, of the State of New York, held at the Probate office; in the city of New-York, on th twenty first day of August, in the year of our Lord, one thousand Seven hundred and ninety –four.
PRESENT
PETER OGILVIE, Judge of the Said Court.
WHEREAS Benjamin Drake, administrator of all and singular the goods, chattels, and credits, which were of Peter Drake, late of York-Town, in the county of Westchester, deceased, hath by his petition presented to the said judge, set forth, that the said Peter Drake was, at the time of his death, seized of a real estate, within this state; that the petitioner had made a just and true account of the personal estate aqnd debts of the said Peter Drake, as far as he haqd been able to discover the same, and that thereby it appears, that the personal estate of the said Peter Drake, is insufficient to pay his debts, and, there-fore, requested the aid of the said judge, in the premises, according to the of the act, entitled, “An act for the relief of creditors against heirs, devise??, executors, and administrators, and or proving wills respecting real estatedirec??-eas And the said petitioner hath delivered to the said judge, the account in the ??? petition mentioned; hereupon it is ordered by the said judge, that all persons interested in the estate of the said Peter Drake, do appear before the said judge of the said Court of Probates, at the Probate office, in the city of New-York, on the seventh day of October next, to shew cause, if any they have, why so much of the real estate, whereof the said Peter Drake, died, seized, should not be sold, as will be sufficient to pay his debts. 900-f. 4w.?
PETER OGILVIE

Date: January 15, 1811
Location: New York
Paper: Orange County Patriot; or, The Spirit of Seventy-Six
Article type: Advertisement
Page 3
SHERIFF’S SALES.
By virtue of a writ of ??sa. issued out of the supreme court of judication fo the state of New-York, to me directed and delivered, I have levied on the lands and tenements of John Polly, of the town of Goshen, which consist of two undivided ninths of the farm late the property of Oliver Smith, dec. all the right title and claim of said Polly, I shall expose to public sale for cash, at the Court House in Goshen, on Tuesday the 26trh day of February next, at ten o’clock in the forenoon. The lands are adjoining those of James Murray, David G. Drake, Joseph Durland, John Yelverton and Peter Townsend. Dated Goshen, January 13, 1811.
JOHN G. HURTIN, Sheriff.

Date: November 08, 1834
Location: New York
Paper: Commercial Advertiser
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 2
Died
At Newark, N. J., ZEPHENIAH DRAKE, Esq., Surrogate of the county of Essex, aged about 46 yers. Mr. D. was taken with inflammation of the bowels on Tuesday last, and died about 3 o’clock on Friday morning.

Date: July 30, 1846
Location: New York
Paper: Albany Evening Journal
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 2
DIED.
This morning, MARGARET DRAKE, daughter of the late Peter Drake,. Aged 31 years. Her relatives, friends and acquaintances, and those of her mother, are respectfully invited to attend her funeral to-morrow afternoon at 5 o’clock, from the residence of her mother, No. 6 Wendell st., without further invitation.

Date: September 01, 1851
Location: New York
Paper: Spectator
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 3
DIED.
On Friday, 29th inst., after a lingering illness, JOHN DRAKE SMITH, youngest sone of the late Reuben and Sarah B. Smith, aged 18 years and 3 months.

Date: September 18, 1856
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 5
Died.
SMITH – On Tuesday, Sept. 16, CLARISSA SMITH, wife of Joseph Drake Smith, in the 67th year of her age.

Date: December 01, 1856
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald-Tribune
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 8
DRAKE --- In Leominster, Mass., on Thursday, Nov. 20, Mrs Zillah T. Drake, aged 73 years.

Date: July 11, 1857
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald-Tribune
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 8
DIED.
Drake --- On Tuesday, July 7, in Philadelphia, Margaret Celline(?), youngest daughter of Miles and Anna Drake, late of Brooklyn, N. Y. aged 3 years and 3 months.

Date: December 11, 1858
Location: New York
Paper: Commercial Advertiser
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 3
DIED
On Saturday morning, 11th Dec., JOSEPH DRAKE SMITH, aged 79 years.
Relatives and friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, at his residence of his son, No. 248 West 224 street, on Sunday afternoon, at two o’clock, without further invitation.

Date: July 19, 1860
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 5
Died
DRAKE --- On Wednesday, July 18, MRS. SARAH DRAKE, of Marlboro, county, N. Y., in the 85th year of her age. The relatives and friends of the family, those of her sons, Samuel and Isaac, and also of her son-in-law, A. F. Weekes, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral on Friday afternoon, at two o’clock, from the residence of the letter, 145 South Ninth street, Brooklyn; E.D.

Date: November 30, 1865
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Engagement/Marriage Notice
Page 2
Married.
DAVENPORT – DRAKE --- On Wednesday, November 29, at the residence of the bride, by the Rev. L. H. King, JASON L. DAVENPORT, of North Adams, Mass., to EMMA JANE DRAKE, daughter of the late William H. Drake, of this city. No cards.


Date: March 22, 1867
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 3
Died.
HOYT. --- At New Rochelle on Wednesday, March 20, THOS. Drake, SON OF Melancthon and Frances H. Hoyt, aged 1 year, 6 months and 20 days. The friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral, this afternoon, at half-past one o’clock, from the residence of Thomas S. Drake.

Date: December 09, 1870
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Engagement/Marriage Notice
Page 9
MARRIAGES AND DEATHS.
Married.
BARRINGTON – Drake --- At Trinity Methodist Episcopal church, on Wednesday, December 7, by the Rev. Cyrus D. Foss, THOMAS BARRINGTON to ANNIE E., second daughter of the late William B. Drake, all of this city.

Date: January 13, 1871
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 9
Died.
DRAKE. --- At his residence in this city, on Wednesday, January 11, BENJAMIN DRAKE, M. D., in the 66th year of his age.
The relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services, at St. Paul’s church
corner of Brodway and Fulton street, on Saturday morning, at eleven o’clock, without further notice.

Date: April 14, 1872
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 7
Died –
DRAKE --- At his residence, 201 Canal street, on Saturday,
April 13, EDMOND DRAKE, in the 47th year of his age. Notice of funeral in tomorrow’s paper.

Date: March 20, 1873
Location: New York
Paper: New York Evangelist
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 5
DIED
DRAKE – In Jordan, at the residence of her son-in-law, Ira Hamilton, M.D., Mrs. SARAH DRAKE, aged 89 years. She had long been a member of the Presbyterian church of Camilus.

Date: April 26, 1873
Location: New York
Paper: Times
Article type: Historical Obituary
Date: August 31, 1876
Location: New York
Page 3
DIED.
DRAKE --- In this city, April 18, 1873, ISAAC DRAKE, aged 50 years.

Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 8
DIED.
PAULISON. --- On Tuesday, August 29, JOSEPH DRAKE PAULISON, in the 25th year of his age. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral, from the residence of his father, John P. Paulison, at Tenally, N. J., on Friday September 1, at half-past two P.M. Trains per Northern Railroad of New Jersey leave Chambers st. at 1 o’clock and 23rd st. at 12.45 P.M. His remains will be taken to Hackensack for interment.

Date: July 25, 1879
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 2
Died.
DRAKE. --- On Wednesday night, after a lingering illness, JACOB DRAKE, aged 51 years. Funeral Saturday, at two P.M. from his late residence, 47 West 37th st. Please send no flowers.

Date: June 12, 1880
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald-Tribune
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 5
DIED.
DRAKE --- Suddenly, Thursday morning, June 10, at Plainfield, N. J., Margaret A. Drake, widow of John H. Drake. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral at the First Baptist Church, on Saturday, June 12, at 2:30 p.m.
Trains leave New-York, foot of Liberty st., at 1 and 1:30 p.m.

Date: December 03, 1883
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald-Tribune
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 5
DIED.
DRAKE --- At Easton, Penn., Friday, November 30, Lewis C. Drake, son of the late John Drake. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services at the family residence, 38 South 4th st., on Tuesday, at 2 p.m. Interment private.

Date: March 13, 1884
Location: New York
Paper: Northern Christian Advocate
Article type: Engagement/Marriage Notice
Page 7
MARRIAGES
At the Methodist Episcopal parsonage, New Have, N. Y., Feb 12, 1884, by Rev. S. T. Dibble, Mr. William A. Forsythe, of Vermillion, and Miss Emma Drake, of Palermo.

Date: July 10, 1884
Location: New York
Paper: Northern Christian Advocate
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 7
OBITUARIES
DRAKE --- Mrs. Elizabeth Drake died in Dewitt, N. Y., May 22, 1884, aged 55 years. Sister Drake was born in Hannibal, N. Y. She was converted when a young woman. Awakened and revived while Rev. A. H. Shurtliff was pastor in Dewitt she made a full profession and united with the church. Her piety was sincere and trustful, illustrated by a beautiful patience in suffering. Her illness was long protracted but her meekness of spirit and faith in her Savior seemed never to be wanting. With Christ in her heart and “blessed Jesus” on her dying lips she went to live with Him in Heaven. May husband and sons follow in the path. J. B. FOOTE

Date: June 11, 1886
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 9
DIED.
DE KAY. --- On June 10, 1886, JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE DE KAY, in the 49th year of his age. Notice of funeral hereafter.

Date: June 12, 1886
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 9
DIED.
DE KAY. --- On Wednesday, June 9, 1886, in the city of New York, JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE DE KAY, in his 49th year.
Funeral services at St. Georges Church, Hempstead, L. I. on arrival of 3:35 P.M. train from Long Island City.

Date: February 21, 1887
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald-Tribune
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 5
DIED.
DRAKE --- At Nice, France, on the 17th inst. Charles Drake son of Elias G. Drake, the elder of Scarsdale, N.Y.

Date: February 24, 1887
Location: New York
Paper: Northern Christian Advocate
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 7
Died
FORSYTHE, --- Emma, daughter of Washington and Maranda Drake, was born in the town of Mexico, N. Yl, Sept. 1, 1855, and died at Hannibal, N. Y., Nov. 8, 1886. She was converted and joined the Methodist Episcopal church at New Haven during the pastorate of Rev. E. H. Waugh. In 1881 she removed with her widowed mother to Vermillion, where she remained until a few months before her death, when she came with her husband to Hannibal. Feb. 12, 1884, she was united in marriage with W. A. Forsyth, who now mourns her departure. A little daughter preceded the mother to the heavenly city only about four months. Sister Forsyth was an exemplary Christian, beloved by all who knew her. Though her time with us at Hannibal was brief, yet she drew all to her by her sweet spirit. Her funeral was held at the Methodist Episcopal church at Vermillion, where a large company plainly showed how highly she was respected. D.

Date: January 24, 1888
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald-Tribune
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 5
DIED
DRAKE --- At Scarsdale, N. Y., on Saturday, January 21, Katharine M., Wife of Elias G. Drake, in the 83d year of her age. Funeral services at the Church of St. James the Less, Scarsdale, on Tuesday morning, January 24, at 10:30 o’clock. Train leaves Grand Central Depot, Harlem R. R., at 9:?? A. m., returning, leaves Scarsdale at 11:55.

Date: April 20, 1889
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald-Tribune
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 7
DIED.
DRAKE --- At Scarsdale, N. Y., on Thursday, April 18, Elias G. Drake, sr. in his 96th years. Funeral services will be held at the Church of St. James the Less, Scarsdale, on Saturday, April 20, on arrival of train leaving Grand Central Depot (Harlen R. .R,), at 2:05 p.m.

Date: May 15, 1889
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 1
DIED.
DRAKE --- On Sunday, May 12, SARAH A. DRAKE, in the 72d year of her age.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral, at her late residence, Mariners’ Harbor (Summerville), N. Y., on Wednesday, May 15, at two P.M.

Date: December 25, 1889
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 1
Died.
DRAKE --- On Monday, December 23, Mrs. PELLANAH DRAKE, in her 69th year. Funeral Services at the residence of her son, John S. Drake, 74 Norman av., on Wednesday evening at eight o’clock.

Date: September 14, 1890 Date: March 25, 1893
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 1
Died
DRAKE. --- On Friday, March 24, 1893, PAUL M. DRAKE in his 71st year. Funeral services at his late residence, 3?5 Communipaw av., Jersey City, on Sunday, March 26, at three P. M. Interment at convenience of the family.

Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 21
Died.
DE KAY. --- At Kaywood, New Brighton, Staten Island, in the 74th year of her age, JANNET HALLECK DRAKE, widow of Commodore George Coleman de Kay, only child of the late Joseph Rodman Drake, of New York. Funeral at St. George’s Church, Hempstead, L. I., Monday, September 15, on arrival of train leaving James slip at 10:30 A. M.

Date: June 05, 1891
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 1
Died.
DRAKE --- MARGARET, the beloved wife of Francis Drake, after a short illness at her home, 131 Cambridge ave., Jersey City Heights.
Notice of funeral later.

Date: December 28, 1891
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 1
Died
SOULICE, --- At New Rochelle, N. Y., on Sunday, December 27, 1891, MISS JANE SOULICE, aged 89 years.
Funeral services Wednesday, December 30, at one o’clock, at residence of nephew, Thomas S. Drake, and half-past one at Trinity Church, New Rochelle. Train leaves Grand Central Depot at 12:02 P.M. Carriages in waiting.

Date: August 31, 1892
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 1
DIED.
DRAKE – JOSEPH THOMAS DRAKE, at Amityville, L. I., August 30, 1892, aged 71 years. Funeral notice tomorrow.
Date: September 01, 1892
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald-Tribune
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 7
DIED.
DISBROW --- Suddenly at Asbury Park, N. J., Tuesday morning, Sarah H., widow of Benjamin N. Disbrtow, in her 83rd year. Funeral services Thursday evening, 8 p. m., at her late residence, 200 Jefferson ave., Brooklyn.
DRAKE --- At Amityville, L. I., August 30, 1892, Joseph T. Drake in his 72nd year. Services from the residence of his brother, John JH. Drake, 94 Monroe st., Brooklyn. Funeral private. Interment Woodlawn.

Date: March 23, 1893
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 1
Died
MACDONALD. --- On Wednesday, March 22, at her late residence, 75 Morton st., Brooklyn, SARAH A. DRAKE, widow of John Macdonald. Notice of funeral hereafter.

Date: May 04, 1894
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 1
Died
DRAKE, --- In Easton, Pa., May 3, 1894, FRANK, son of the late John and Margaret Drake. Funeral services at his late residence, 123 North 3d st., Easton, Pa. On Saturday, May 5, at four P. M. Interment private.

Date: January 09, 1895
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 1
Died
DRAKE --- At Richmond Valley, Staten Island, on January 8, 1895, JOHN W. DRAKE in his 65th year.

Date: April 30, 1896
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald-Tribune
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 7
OBITUARY.
MRS. MARGARET E. DRAKE.
Washington, April 29. --- Mrs. Margaret E. Drake, widow of thelate Chief Justice Charles D. Drake, of the United States Court of Claims, died at her home in this city this morning, aged eighty-five. The burial will be in St. Louis.

Date: May 30, 1899
Location: New York
Paper: New York Herald-Tribune
Article type: Historical Obituary
Page 7
DIED
PARKHURST --- At Newark, N. J., on Sunday, May 28, 1899, Antoinette Drake, widow of Henry Nehemiah Parkhurst and daughter of the late Commander Andrew Jackson Drake. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the services at her late home, No. 109 Clinton-ave., on Wednesday, May 31, at 2:30 p. m.

Date: April 12, 1907
Location: New York
Paper: Watertown Daily Times [Watertown 1/5/1870 – 12/30/1922 Historical Newspapers]
Page 11
STORY OF THE WAR OF 1812
CORRESPONDENT FOLLOWS TRAIL OF IZARD’S ARMY.
THROUGH LEWIS COUNTY
Finding of Old Relics and Resultant Correspondence Throws Some New Light on Local Military Operations In the Second War With Great Britain.
?. K. Shaw, writing to the Louisville Journal and Republican says:
In your paper of Jan. 21, 1904, your correspondent, George Cordone, calls attention to some relics of a mysterious military conflict, found near Deerlick rock at Glenfield. A part of his theories were eliminated in a few days by another correspondent calling attention to the fact that they could not be relics left by St. Leger and his Indian allies, as they had come to Fort Stanwix and Oriskany via Oswego, Oswego river, Oneida lake and Wood’s creek, an were more than glad to get back to Canada, probably by the same route. The gun that he mentions marked James Williss was undoubtedly one used by Lieut. James Williss in the Revolution. James Williss served three enlistments in the war of the Revolution, one in the company of Captain Abraham Westfall, Lieut.-Colonel Albert Pawling. The gun found in Lewis county might be either of the ones used in either of these services. Mr. Willis did not throw away or abandon his guns nor was he suffered to carry them off on his discharge, the regulations required that they be turned over to the commanding officer of his company, and by the latter returned to the United States arsenal. James Willis performed a third service as a lieutenant in the company of Capt. Joseph Drake in regiment of Col. Joseph Drake when his arms were sword and pistol. I judge that this gun was reissued to some soldier of the war of 1812-1815, who marched with United States soldiers through Lewis county in the latter war. In his letter to you Mr. Cordone says, “Whether any of the armies of 1812 ever passed anywhere near Lewis county is not known.” At the time of the publication of his letter, I had knowledge of one camping ground, and but one, of General Izard’s army when he marched through Lewis county in the year 1814, with 4,000 of the regular army. In the year 1850 with my father I helped cut the grass on the triangular flats about three-fourths of a mile east of Clark’s Corners, on the left-hand side of the Number Three road, and between that road and the road through Halifax to Denmark. While we were resting one noon, my father remarked, “Here is where General Izard’s army was camped. Your grandfather Shaw came out with his three boys in the morning for us to see them in camp. They encamped on this lit, and each side of the road from here to Clarks’ Corners.” This was an ideal place for a night’s camp. Higher ground either side of a clear stream of wholesome water.
At the time that Mr. Cordone’s letter was published I did not know whether Izard was marching to or from the post at Sackets Harbor, nor the location of any other camp. At the reunion of the scholars who had attended school in the old red school house at South Rutland, in June, 190t5, following the Jefferson county centennial, Mrs. W. P. Payne related some incidents from her mother, and her grandfather, Deacon James Brown, who many years lived in the brick house midway between Copenhagen and South Rutland, which some years ago was destroyed by fire, showing the ARMY MARCHED THE Harbor road. From the condition of the roads in the now country I concluded a camp was on that branch of Sandy creek, near the Waldo farm or on the creek, or near the Eames home. And there must have been a camp at Lowville, as it is a full day’s march over new country roads from Lowville to Clark’s Corners. The rest of the march can now be reclaimed from tradition in the southern part of the county, in Dr. Hough’s History of Jefferson County he writes in regard to the march of Izard’s army; page 516: “General Izard arrived September 16, 1814, with 4,000 men, at Sackets Harbor from Lake Champlain, by the circuitous route of the Mohawk and Black River valleys, and on the 19th 3,000 men embarked, but a gale prevented their sailing until the 21st. On the next day they landed at the Genesee river, and reached Batavia on the 26th.” By an order of September 27, from the secretary of war, he was “directed to take command of the Niagara frontier.” Gen. Izard’s army was that part of the regular army stationed about Lake Champlain. Apparently their route to Lowville through Lewis county was the state road.
Dr. Hough in his history of Lewis county, page 302, says: “The route through the county became a thoroughfare of armies, and every resource of the valley was called into use to supply the troops passing through, or the garrisons on the frontier. The first body of regulars that passed was Forsyth’s rifle company.” And mentions in a note that Shadrack Snell of Martinsburg enlisted in it, was taken prisoner and died in Dartmore prison. In addition he says.
“Armies under Generals Dearborn Izard, Covington and Dodge, beside many small parties of regulars, marines, militia and sailors, trains of artillery and arms under escort, went through at various times.” He mentions in a note that “General Dodge’s brigade of about 1,000 men” (Mohawk valley militia, descendants of the heroes of Oriskany) “was quartered for a few days at the old Academy.” This make the Academy campus hallowed ground. The command that came in with Dearborn were regulars. Any one of these commands may have had a soldier to whom had been issued the old flintlock that James Willis had used and bty some casualty have been left where it was found. There is no doubt it is a genuine Revolutionary relic, and some organization of the Sons or the Daughters of the Revolution should secure it for safe keeping. There must be some resident of the southern part of the country who have heard their fathers speak of the march of these armies and their camps. The study of this subject has reversed the opinion formed of the campaign about Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence. Tradition told of the attacks and of the militia running, some as far as Turin and Leyden. In both of the attacks on Sackets Harbor the English were repulsed, and they suffered such severe losses that they were unable to accomplish their design. The battle at the mouth of Sandy creek, was as complete for its numbers as was that of Jackson at New Orleans. The English commander at Sandy creek was so completely overwhelmed that he surrendered his whole force at the second volley. The American campaign against Fort York, now Toronto, was a grand success and the place and fort captured. It was a substantial foothold upon the north side of Lake Ontario, and gave them an opening to capture Kingston, and hold both sides of the St. Lawrence above the Thousand Islands. Every move of the United States in New York was successful but the ill-starred march from Sackets Harbor towards Montreal in November which came to grief at Chrysler’s Field the 11th of November. To appreciate how successful were all the movements in New York one needs only read the report of the English commanders and see their lists of casualties. A portion of a regiment of militia badly posted retired, but two companies held their ground and did not know that the balance had retired to the fort by the barrack, but the main body of troops held their ground until the English retired.

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