OLIVER DRAKE

OLIVER DRAKE, Stougtonham, Private, Capt. Samuel Payson's co., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; Muster roll dated Aug 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; Service, 3 mos, 8days; also company return (probably Sept 1775); also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec 29, 1775; also Capt. Edward Bridge Savell's (Stoughtonham) co., Col. Gill's regt. service 5days; company marched to Dorchester Hills March 4, 1776 on an alarm; roll sworn to at Boston; also Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; service 24 days; company marched to Bristol, RI, Apr. 18, 1777; Roll dated Stoughton.

Oliver Drake and wife Phebe were early settlers in Littleborough now Leeds, 1st child born here 1780.

A - O Drakes' Service in Revolution - Taken from Micro-film on file. Cs

Perez Drake - Revolutionary War - Mass. S44795