James Drake/Sarah Bartlett- Turner D. Drake Family Reunion

Date: Thursday, 12 August 1999 11:47

The descendants of James Drake/Sarah Bartlett ( specifically the line from
Turner D. Drake and Nancy Cleland) will meet for a reunion on Sept. 5, 1999
at the Shady Grove Baptist Church Annex in Greenville, Texas.   Time is :
11:00 AM-3:00 PM.  Please bring potluck lunch, current family information
and old photographs.  Turner D. line has been updated since last September.
If you are related to any one of these lines ( DRAKE, CLELAND, BARTLETT,
MCCLUNG) please send information to
Jim Drake

Here is a brief sketch of James Drake's Family

James ( Jim) DRAKE,was born about 1822 in Georgia Territory.  He appeared on
the census in 1850 in DeKalb Co, Georgia.3  He appeared on the census in
1870 in Cherokee Co, Al.  He appeared on the census in 1880 in DeKalb Co,
Alabama.  He died af 1880 in DeKalb Co, Alabama.  Drake family is reported
to be buried in the Plunkett Cemetery- Near Collinsville, Ala.

He was married to Sarah Lela BARTLETT (daughter of William Blake BARTLETT
and Catherine WILLIAMS ) on DEC 18 1845 in Newton Co, Georgia.7  Sarah Lela
BARTLETT8 was born about 1823 in Georgia Territory.  She appeared on the
census in 1850 in DeKalb Co, Georgia.6  She died on JUN 16 1876 in
Collinsville, De Kalb Co, Alabama.  She was buried in Plunkett Cemetery-
Near Collinsville Ala..  James ( Jim) DRAKE and Sarah Lela BARTLETT had the
following children:

 +22 i. Rebecca DRAKE.
 +23 ii. John DRAKE.
 +24 iii. Polly DRAKE.
 +25 iv. Turner D. DRAKE.  ( Turner married Nancy Elizabeth Cleland)
 26 v. Catherine DRAKE.
 +27 vi. James Buchanon  "Buck" DRAKE.
 +28 vii. James  (Jim) DRAKE.
 +29 viii. Berry DRAKE.
 +30 ix. Ella DRAKE.
 +31 x. Willam "Bill" DRAKE.

Jim Drake
Sweetwater, Texas