|Posted on Tuesday, January 01, 2008 - 8:13 am: |
Robert Drake b. abt. 1775 in VA (by census records), haven't found his
parents yet, m. Margaret Mendenhall. He died in 1840 in Jackson Twp., Knox Co., OH
(a couple of close DNA matches on 12 markers but lumped in with the rest of
the near matches in the R1b1 column)
His son Jefferson Jordon Drake, b. 1812 in VA, and moved by wagon, at 4 yrs.
of age, with his parents and siblings, to Jackson Twp., Muskingum Co., OH (NW
of Zanesville). In 1845 moved to Green Co., WI and m. Mahalla Moore in 1857,
d. in 1902, Green Co., WI.
His son Merritt Lincoln Drake, b. 1860 in Clarno Twp., Green Co., WI, m.
Manzilla Austin in Green Co., WI in 1882, d. San Bernardino, CA in 1928.
His son Otha Berdett Drake, b. 1895 in Green Co., WI, at 6 yrs. of age
traveled to land south of Oakdale, Antelope Co., NE, m. Alma Albertina Telgren (her
parents emigrants from Sweden) in 1917 in Antelope Co., NE, d. 1989 in Peoria,
Maricopia Co., AZ.
His son Kenneth Otha Drake (89 yrs.old) is the father of:
Russ(ell) G. Drake
San Leandro, CA
(admin has email address)