WILLS at Exeter Westcountry Studies Library,
Devon,UK
                            
                                                                 
            Gifford Wills: All 1600's no mention of Somerset or Drakes
                                                                                                 

            DRAKE wills:

            l654: Agnes of Harpford.     Husband George.

            1763: Alexander of Cruwys Morchard.

            lb59: Anne of Chard nee Rickman.                  friend Richard Davy.
            1641: Augustine (Fuller of Exeter)

            1729: Bampfylde D., Rector of Farway;            Sons: Joseph, Francis
                                                                    and Willian. Sealed with
                                                                    Arms of Drake of Buckland.

            1684:      Catherine (nee Sherman) of Spratshayes, Lytleham. (She
                                   had shipping interests.  Sons: John, Philip, Robert.
                                   Daughters John Osborne: Elizabeth m. to Geo.  Taylor.

            1700: Daniel of Farleigh, Hungerford,Som.                    Son Edward.

            1695: Dennis Drake (Clerk) of Church Taunton.     Wife Katherine
                             nee Thomas of Southleigh.  Alexander uncle and guardian
                                       to Thomas, William &, Katherine.

            1668: Edward of Colyton, Gent.  Only 1 daughter.  My farm of
                                                   Brokland in Musbury.

            1633: Elizabeth of Littleham, Widow: G/Children:- Elizabeth,
                                                        Katherine and Henry FORD.

            1784: Francis of Awliscombe (Yeoman) Son Henry: Dau. Elizabeth,
                                               Priscilla and wife Mary.

            l65': Gideon: of Chard: Gent. Son Daniel: Brothers Philip & Gilbert.

            l658: Joan of  Broadwoodkelly: first husband was Marshall of
                                          Cornwall:

            1606:      John of     Waddon in Southlleigh. Sons. Augustine & Bernard.

            1606:      John of     Otterton: Sons: John & Richard.

            1620:      John of     Ayshe: Sons William, John: Daughters: Margaret &
                                   Dorothy: Son John known as Sir John.

            l620:      John of     Harpford, Gent;   Children of Margaret Rawleigh.
                                         George Drake his brother:     William his brother.

            1636:      John, Littleham  Gent. Sons George, John, Henry & Philip.

            l646:      John of Yardbury.

            1653:      John of Romansley.

            1711     John of Chard           Apotherary.

            1731       John of Chard           (Gent.)

            1653:     Mathew of Musbury.

            1643:     Thomas of Coliford - Miller.

            1661:     Thomas of Wiscombe.  Sons: William, Alexander & Dennis.
                                   To my son Dennis Church /Rectory of Uplowman.
            1727:      William of Yardbury, Colliton.

            1647:      Mary alias Bellamy of Colyton.

            1736:     George of Sampford Peverell (Clerk) Sons Philip and to sons
                             George & John all my rights and tenements in S.Peverell
                                                                     and HALBERTON.

                           NOTE:                 Clerk means Rector or Vicar.