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Posted on Wednesday, January 02, 2008 - 8:33 am:   


1.William Drake,Sr. born probably 1750's Bucks Co.,PA.
to non prooven parents yet. He married Elizabeth
Hinkle in 1780 in Frederick Co.,MD. She was the
daughter of George Hinkle & Achsah Plummer. He has at
least 2 brothers(Thomas & David) & a sister Hannah
Drake.The 3 Drake brothers married 3 Hinkle sisters.
William Drake,Sr. died circa 1809 in either Bedford
Co.,PA. or Allegany Co.,MD. Elizabeth Hinkle Drake
died after 1830 & before 1840 in Allegany Co.,MD.

2.William Drake,Jr. b.circa 1784 ? married Mary ?
somewhere. Found them first in 1810 census in Bedford
Co.,PA. moved by 1819 to Harrison Co.,OH. They had at
least,not in date
order,Thomas,George,Nate,David,Mary,Hester,John &
Lewis Drake.We believe William & Mary Drake died in
Guernsey Co.,OH.

3. Thomas Drake b.1810 MD. married Hannah Browning
b.circa 1815 in probably OH. (to unknown parents)25
Jan.1837 Harrison Co.,OH. In 1840 they moved to Monroe
Co.,OH. & finished having their children. They were:
William,Benjamin,John,Thomas Carter,George
Washington,Mary,Wesley,Frederick,Cassandra & Esther
Ann Drake.Most of this family moved to Wapello Co.,IA.
by 1870. Only,William,Thomas Carter & George
Washington Drake remained in OH. Thomas Drake b.1810
was our original Earliest Known Ancestor. We found
through the results of the Drake DNA Project that we
also connect with Captain Francis Drake of NJ.

4. Thomas Carter Drake b.4 July 1842 Monroe Co.,OH.
married Lovina Bowie b.28 April 1850 Washington
Co.,OH. on 19 Oct.1865 Washington Co.,OH. She was the
daughter of James William Bowie & Nancy Ann Hearn.
Thomas Carter & Lovina Drake had 11 children;2 boys &
9 girls. They were: Nancy Ellen,Hannah Jane,Thomas,Eli
Carrington,Sr.,Mary Sue,Eliza,Rose,Elizabeth H.,Amanda
Jane,Carrie S. & Edna Lucy Drake. Tommie died young.
Thomas Carter Drake died 24 Sept.1910 in Fayette
Co.,PA. Lovina Bowie Drake died 8 March 1920 in
Fayette Co.,PA. They are buried there.

5.Eli Carrington Drake,Sr. b.13 April 1871 Washington
Co.,OH. married Icey Dora Arthur b.7 July 1875 Gilmer
Co.,WV. on 19 Nov.1898 in Annamariah,Calhoun Co.,WV.
They had 12 children.My father was the youngest. Their
names were: Mary Elizabeth,Thomas Davison,Lovey
Alice,Olen B.,Dempsey R.,Howard Preston,Glover
Dale,Harrison,twins Neva L. & Eva L.,Francis Romeo &
Eli Carrington Drake,Jr.Olen,Dempsey & Harrison died
as babies. Eli Drake Sr. died 10 Feb.1935 in
Cleveland,Cuyahoga Co.,OH. & is buried there.Icey Dora
Drake died 5 Aug.1962 in San Diego,San Diego Co.,CA. &
is buried there.

6.Eli Carrington Drake,Jr. b.6 July 1920 in
Lumberport,Harrison Co.,WV. He married first Georgia
Helen Pennington b.22 Jan.1910 in Linton,Greene
Co.,IN. on 11 Feb.1950 St.Louis Co.,MO. He married
second Living Drake in 1963 in Superior,,WI. Eli
Drake,Jr. died 27 Oct.1972 in Edmunds,,WA. He's buried
in Duluth,St.Louis Co.,MN. Helen Drake died 9 April
1967 in Normandy,St.Louis Co.,MO. & is buried in
Vincennes,Knox Co.,IN. They were my parents. I have a
younger half-brother & half-sister from the second

7.Me (Pamela Ann Drake) in IN. now.

I still have alot of blanks to fill in but I'm getting
there thankfully!


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Posted on Friday, June 01, 2012 - 11:22 am:   

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