The Descendants of John Drake and Anne


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The Descendants of John Drake (b Abt 1660) and Anne

Generation No. 1

1. John1 Drake was born Abt. 1660 and may have been born in Coldridge, Devon, England. He married Anne Unknown. She was born Abt. 1660.

Notes for John Drake:

In the 1641 Protestation Returns for Nymet Tracey, no Drakes were present in the Nymet Tracey parish at that time. Family research shows there were Drakes living in Coldridge, Devon, England in the mid-1500ís. Coldridge is 4 miles from Nymet Tracey, Crediton is 8 miles from Nymet Tracey and Thorverton is 10 miles from Nymet Tracey.

Children of John Drake and Anne Unknown are:

2 i. Mary2 Drake, born Abt. 1693.

More About Mary Drake:

Baptism: January 21, 1693, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

3 ii. Anne Drake, born Abt. 1694.

More About Anne Drake:

Baptism: April 23, 1694, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

4 iii. Temperance Drake, born Abt. 1696.

More About Temperance Drake:

Baptism: March 23, 1696, Hittisleigh, Devon, England

5 iv. Sibell Drake, born Abt.1699.

More About Sibell Drake:

Baptism: June 20, 1699, Hittisleigh, Devon, England

6 v. John Drake, born Abt. 1700.

More About John Drake:

Baptism: January 28, 1700, Hittisleigh, Devon, England

7 vi. Sarah Drake, born Abt. 1704.

More About Sarah Drake:

Baptism: October 9, 1704, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

8 vii. William Drake, born Abt. 1707; died November 2, 1707 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England.

More About William Drake:

Baptism: June 24, 1707, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

+ 9 viii. William Drake, born Abt. 1709 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England.

Generation No. 2

9. William2 Drake (John1) was born Abt. 1709 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England. He married Elizabeth Unknown 1730.

More About William Drake:

Baptism: June 13, 1709, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

More About William Drake and Elizabeth Unknown:

Marriage: 1730

Children of William Drake and Elizabeth Unknown are:

10 i. Anne3 Drake, born 1732. She married Peter Clement April 18, 1756 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England.

More About Anne Drake:

Baptism: May 18, 1732, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

More About Peter Clement and Anne Drake:

Marriage: April 18, 1756, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

+ 11 ii. John Drake, born 1735; died in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England.

12 iii. William Drake, born December 28, 1737 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England; died 1737.

13 iv. William Drake, born 1738.

More About William Drake:

Baptism: June 22, 1738, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

Generation No. 3

11. John3 Drake (William2, John1) was born 1735, and died in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England. He married Elizabeth Smith July 20, 1760 in Thorverton, Devon, England, daughter of Thomas Smith and Elizabeth Moxhay. She was born 1743 in Thorverton, Devon, England, and died August 16, 1790 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England.

More About John Drake:

Baptism: June 22, 1735, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

More About Elizabeth Smith:

Baptism: February 12, 1743, Thorverton, Devon, England

Marriage Notes for John Drake and Elizabeth Smith:

Banns of Marriage between John Drake and Elizabeth Smith were published on the 29th of June and the 6th and 13th of July. John Drake, resident in the Parish of Netherex, and Elizabeth Smith of the Parish of Thorverton were married in this church by Banns this 20th day of July in the year one-thousand-seven-hundred and sixty by me, Rich Hole, Clerk, in the presence of Benjamin James and Richard Patten. This marriage was solemnized between us: the mark of John Drake, the mark of Elizabeth Smith, at the Parish of Thorverton.

The Parish of Netherex is located next to Thorverton and Thorverton is 10 miles from Nymet Tracey, Devon, England.

More About John Drake and Elizabeth Smith:

Marriage: July 20, 1760, Thorverton, Devon, England

Children of John Drake and Elizabeth Smith are:

14 i. Mary4 Drake, born 1761 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

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Baptism: July 12, 1761

15 ii. John Drake, born 1762 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

More About John Drake:

Baptism: September 19, 1762

16 iii. Ann Drake, born 1764 in Thorverton, Devon, England; died June 4, 1765 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

More About Ann Drake:

Baptism: March 11, 1764

17 iv. William Drake, born 1766 in Thorverton, Devon, England.

More About William Drake:

Baptism: August 12, 1766

+ 18 v. Samuel Drake, born 1769 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England; died Unknown in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England.

19 vi. Ann Drake, born 1771 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England. She married George Lidstone July 15, 1809 in St Saviour Church, Dartmouth, Devon, England.

More About Ann Drake:

Baptism: March 29, 1771, Nymet Tracey, Devon England

More About George Lidstone and Ann Drake:

Marriage: July 15, 1809, St Saviour Church, Dartmouth, Devon, England

20 vii. Thomas Drake, born 1772 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England.

More About Thomas Drake:

Baptism: December 31, 1772, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

+ 21 viii. Joseph Drake, born 1775 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England.

22 ix. Elizabeth Drake, born 1777 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England.

More About Elizabeth Drake:

Baptism: October 6, 1777, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

+ 23 x. Henry Drake, born 1780 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England; died May 4, 1863 in Topsham, England.

24 xi. Sarah Drake, born 1782 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England. She married John Willmot November 30, 1806 in St Saviour Church, Dartmouth, Devon, England.

More About Sarah Drake:

Baptism: March 3, 1782, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

More About John Willmot and Sarah Drake:

Marriage: November 30, 1806, St Saviour Church, Dartmouth, Devon, England

25 xii. Robert Drake, born 1783 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England. He married Elizabeth Hyne; born 1790 in Plymouth, England.

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Baptism: May 29, 1783, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

Generation No. 4

18. Samuel4 Drake (John3, William2, John1) was born 1769 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England, and died Unknown in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England. He married Joanna Coombe January 1, 1794 in Parish Nymet Tracey, Devon, England, daughter of Enoch Coombe and Elizabeth Cann. She was born 1770 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England, and died Unknown.

More About Samuel Drake:

Baptism: April 5, 1769, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

Occupation: Carpenter

More About Joanna Coombe:

Baptism: April 16, 1770, Nymet Tracey, Devon England

More About Samuel Drake and Joanna Coombe:

Marriage: January 1, 1794, Parish Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

Children of Samuel Drake and Joanna Coombe are:

+ 26 i. Enoch5 Drake, born Abt. 1794 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England; died September 1838 in St Mary, Plympton, Devon, England.

27 ii. Mary Drake, born Abt. 1797 in Topsham, Devon, England.

Notes for Mary Drake:

The Mary Drake, daughter of Samuel Drake and Joanna Coombe, did not marry Thomas Adams. Thomas Adams did marry a Mary Drake; however, she was born in Cruwys Morchand, England, in 1800 and was the daughter of George and Elizabeth Drake.

More About Mary Drake:

Baptism: April 2, 1797, Topsham, Devon, England

28 iii. Samuel Drake, born Abt. 1800; died Bet. 1800 - 1805 in Topsham, England.

More About Samuel Drake:

Baptism: April 27, 1800, Dartmouth, Devon, England

29 iv. Henry Drake, born Abt. 1802.

More About Henry Drake:

Baptism: October 17, 1802, Topsham, England

+ 30 v. Samuel Drake, born December 1, 1805 in Dartmouth, Devonshire, England; died May 10, 1880 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I..

31 vi. Charles Drake, born Abt. 1806 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England; died Unknown.

Notes for Charles Drake:

Charles came from Plymouth, Devonshire, England and arrived in Newcastle, New Brunswick in 1825 with his brothers John, Samuel and Enoch. It is difficult to find any information about Charles. It is reported that he went to Boston, Massachusetts or to Ontario. Some land records have been found with a reference to a Charles Drake in Charlottetown, P.E.I. in the 1840's.

Records in Exeter, England show a reference for Charles Drake born in Nymet Tracy in 1806. The parents are unknown but it is a good possibility they could be Samuel Drake and Joanna Coombe.

More About Charles Drake:

Baptism: September 10, 1806, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

+ 32 vii. John Drake, born 1807 in Dartmouth, England; died November 28, 1868 in Lot 32, Meadow Bank, P.E.I..

21. Joseph4 Drake (John3, William2, John1) was born 1775 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England. He married Mary.

More About Joseph Drake:

Baptism: April 17, 1775, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

Children of Joseph Drake and Mary are:

33 i. Mary Anne5 Drake, born 1798.

More About Mary Anne Drake:

Baptism: October 28, 1798, Topsham Parish, England

34 ii. William Drake, born 1800.

More About William Drake:

Baptism: March 9, 1800, Topsham Parish, England

35 iii. Joseph Drake, born 1802.

More About Joseph Drake:

Baptism: May 9, 1802, Topsham Parish, England

36 iv. John Drake, born 1803.

More About John Drake:

Baptism: October 23, 1803, Topsham Parish, England

37 v. Henry Drake, born 1805.

More About Henry Drake:

Baptism: April 14, 1805, Topsham Parish, England

38 vi. Aliza Drake, born 1805.

More About Aliza Drake:

Baptism: April 14, 1805, Topsham Parish, England

23. Henry4 Drake (John3, William2, John1) was born 1780 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England, and died May 4, 1863 in Topsham, England. He married Charlotte Lock Newman December 26, 1814 in Dartmouth, Devon, England. She died Bef. 1861. Charlotte Lock Newman was the daughter of Thomas Lock and Grace Treby.

More About Henry Drake:

Baptism: February 4, 1780, Nymet Tracey, Devon, England

Occupation: Ship carpenter

Marriage Notes for Henry Drake and Charlotte Newman:

Charlotte and Henry lived with their daughter Eliza and son-in-law James in Topsham.

More About Henry Drake and Charlotte Newman:

Marriage: December 26, 1814, Dartmouth, Devon, England

Children of Henry Drake and Charlotte Newman are:

+ 39 i. Henry5 Drake, born 1815; died December 1841.

40 ii. Elizabeth Drake, born Abt. 1817; died September 23, 1882. She married Joel Richard Hooper Aft. 1837; born 1813 in Bridgeport, Dorset, Plymouth, England.

More About Elizabeth Drake:

Baptism: February 4, 1818, Bridgeport, Dorset, Plymouth, England

More About Joel Richard Hooper:

Baptism: June 27, 1813, Topsham, Devon, England

Occupation: Carpenter

Marriage Notes for Elizabeth Drake and Joel Hooper:

Elizabeth and Joel lived on Fore Street in Topsham, Devon, England.

More About Joel Hooper and Elizabeth Drake:

Marriage: Aft. 1837

41 iii. Mary Drake, born 1819.

+ 42 iv. Eliza Drake, born 1823 in Topsham, Devon, England; died September 23, 1882 in England.

+ 43 v. John Drake, born 1825 in Topsham, Devon, England.

44 vi. Joseph Drake, born 1830 in Topsham, Devon, England.

Generation No. 5

26. Enoch5 Drake (Samuel4, John3, William2, John1) was born Abt. 1794 in Nymet Tracey, Devon, England, and died September 1838 in St Mary, Plympton, Devon, England. He married Ann Symons April 10, 1820 in Stoke Damerel, Devon, England. She was born Abt. 1800.

Notes for Enoch Drake:

Enoch lived at Turn Chapel, England for some time. New information has revealed that Enoch did not die on the passage from England to P.E.I.. Enoch died in September 1838 at St Mary, Plympton, Devon, England.

More About Enoch Drake:

Baptism: June 22, 1794, Nymet Tracey, Devon England

Cause of Death: Possible drowning.

Occupation: Shipwright

More About Enoch Drake and Ann Symons:

Marriage: April 10, 1820, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England

Children of Enoch Drake and Ann Symons are:

45 i. Ann6 Drake, born 1827 in Plymstock County, Devon, England.

46 ii. William James Drake, born Abt. 1833.

More About William James Drake:

Baptism: January 16, 1833, Charles the Martyr, Plymouth, Devon, England

47 iii. Amelia Drake, born 1836 in Plymstock County, England; died Abt. 1896 in Lot 49, Millview, P.E.I.. She married John T. Hooper April 1870; born 1836 in England; died November 14, 1896 in Millview, P.E.I..

More About Amelia Drake:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

More About John T. Hooper:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

More About John Hooper and Amelia Drake:

Marriage: April 1870

30. Samuel5 Drake (Samuel4, John3, William2, John1) was born December 1, 1805 in Dartmouth, Devonshire, England, and died May 10, 1880 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I.. He married Prudence Wood December 11, 1828 in St Paul's Cathedral, Charlottetown, P.E.I., daughter of William Wood and Catherine Wisner. She was born September 30, 1802 in Vernon River, P.E.I., and died August 26, 1891 in Millview, P.E.I..

Notes for Samuel Drake:

Samuel had 3 brothers but no known sisters until a search of the Morman I.G.I. turned up the name Mary. There is also a reference to a sister, Ann, in Samuel's will. It has since been suggested that Ann was Samuel's sister-in-law, wife of Enoch. Ann may also be the sister of Amelia Drake who was Samuel's niece and the daughter of Enoch.

Samuel Drake came from Plymouth, Devonshire, England and arrived in Newcastle, New Brunswick in 1825 at the age of 21 with his brothers John, Charles and Enoch "Passage paid by self." Samuel arrived at Lot 49, P.E.I. in 1826. John arrived in P.E.I. in 1831 and settled on Lot 48 beside Samuel.

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The Will of Samuel Drake (1805-1880), Waterside, Pownal, Lot 49

In the name of God, Amen, the twenty-third day of March, one-thousand-eight-hundred and seventy. I, Samuel Drake, former of Pownal, Lot Forty-nine, being in sound mind and memory, thanks be given unto God, therefore calling unto mind the mortality of the Body, knowing that is appointed unto all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, that is to say, principally and first of all, I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in decent Christian burial, at the discretion of any executors, nothing doubting but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again, by the Almighty power of God. And as touching such worldly estate wherewith it had pleased God to bless me in this life, I give, devise, and disperse of the same in the following manner and form.

First I give and bequeath to Prudence, my dearly beloved wife, the one-fourth part of all the proceeds off my Farm being one-hundred and sixty acres and is situated in Pownal, Lot forty-nine, lying between John Hayley on the South end and Elisha Wetherby on the north side. Also the dwelling house where I now reside and the field which the aforesaid house is built on containing about eight or nine acres, with one Horse, Wagon and driving Sleigh and whatever utensils may beÖ.., also all the Money that I have lent out in notes of hand or judgment bonds with the interest thereof as it may become Due. And when it shall please God to take her from this world whatever money may remain due to my estate shall be equally divided between the heirs of my property. Also at her death the house the aforesaid house in which I now reside and eight or nine acres, which itís built on, shall become the property of my son Henry Drake. The furniture and every article that I have given her shall be at her disposal amongst her children. Also I give and bequeath to my well beloved son Henry Drake the whole of my Farm being One-hundred and sixty acres with the exception of the eight or nine acres before mentioned with all the Stock of every description that is on the farm also all the carts, sleighs and every agricultural article. Also the house in which the said Henry Drake is now living with 93 acres and out houses and all the appention belonging to it. Also the Mortgage of the farm situated in George Town road Lot fifty-one which formerly belonged to the said Henry Drake. Two-hundred pounds of this Mortgage shall be property of Jessey Bell, the wife of the deceased Richard Drake, my son that the aforesaid Henry Drake is bound to pay her. Also I give to my son Samuel Drake the sum of twenty-five pounds (Island Currency) which shall be paid to him in the aforesaid Henry Drake. Having previously given the aforesaid Samuel Drake the farm on which he now resides situated at Vernon River Lot Fifty.

Tis also my request that my son George Thomas Drake shall be provided with decent comfortable living and everything to endeavor to make him happy as long as he shall live and his said brother Henry Drake shall use every endeavor to make him comfortable, if anything should occur that the said George Thomas Drake should not wish to live on the said farm then the aforesaid Henry Drake is bound to pay to the executors of this Will the sum of thirty pounds annually for to support the said George Thomas Drake which money will be strictly under the control of the executors. Also I give to my beloved daughter Mary Ann the sum of Two hundred pounds to be paid by the aforesaid Henry Drake in four installments of fifty pounds each to be paid annually. Also I give to my beloved daughter Maria the sum of One hundred and fifty pounds to be paid in three installments of fifty pounds each by the aforesaid Henry Drake annually. Also I give to my niece Amelia Drake the sum of twenty pounds to be paid by the aforesaid Henry Drake. Also I give to Frederick Wood son of William Wood the sum of twenty-five pounds in one ? when he shall take a farm to settle on this money and ? to be paid by Henry Drake.

Also I do appoint for the executors of this my Will my two sons Henry and Samuel Drake, also my son-in-law John Stewart. And I do hereby utterly disallow, revoke and disannul all and any other former testaments, wills, legacies, bequests, and executors, by me in any other ways named, written, or bequeathed, ratifying and confirming this to be my last will and testament, in witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day above written.

Signed sealed published pronounced and declared by the said Samuel Drake Senior his last will and testament in the presence of us the subscribers.

John Ings Senior witnesses (signed) Samuel Drake

Leonard Wood

April the 14 A.D. 1880

I, Samuel Drake Senior, Farmer of Township No. 49, do this order and make the following Codicil to my last Will & Testimony. I give and bequeath to my sister-in-law Ann now in England the sum of Fifty Pounds Island Currency to be paid to her provided she should survive me. I also give to my niece Amelia Hooper One Hundred Dollars instead of Twenty Pounds stated in my Will. I have also paid the Following sums of Two Hundred Pounds to my daughter Mary Ann Stewart stated in my Will. Also my daughter Maria Wood the sum of Two Hundred Pounds instead of one hundred & Fifty stated in my Will. I have also paid Jessie L. Gordon my daughter-in-law the sum of Two Hundred Pounds provided in my Will. Should any disputes arise I refer to the T.H.H. Haviland Firm, Governor of P.E.I..

I have also paid to my nephew Frederick Wood Two Hundred Dollars in lieu of Twenty-Five Pounds bequeathed in my Will.

Signed sealed and acknowledged in the presence of

Samuel Wood

Edward Wood Samuel Drake

More About Samuel Drake:

Baptism: December 22, 1805, St. Clements Parish, Dartmouth, Devon, England

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

Notes for Prudence Wood:

Prudence was second-generation New World. Her father William was the first to immigrate to Canada. She had 6 brothers and 5 sisters.

More About Prudence Wood:

Baptism: October 31, 1802, St Paul's Anglican Church, Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

Marriage Notes for Samuel Drake and Prudence Wood:

After their marriage Samuel and Prudence Drake settled on Lot 49, Queens County near Pownal, P.E.I. They were married by Rev. L.C. Jenkins at St Paul's Cathedral in Charlottetown, P.E.I.. Prudence and Samuel kept William M. Wood, the son of Sarah Wood and sister of Prudence. She also kept her brother William Ryan's son Frederick for a few years when the family moved to Dundas, Lot 55, in 1853.

More About Samuel Drake and Prudence Wood:

Marriage: December 11, 1828, St Paul's Cathedral, Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Children of Samuel Drake and Prudence Wood are:

48 i. Mary Ann6 Drake, born October 7, 1829 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I.; died January 2, 1907 in Lot 48, Mt. Albion, P.E.I.. She married John Stewart March 5, 1851 in Pownal, P.E.I.; born October 12, 1819 in Lot 35, Frenchfort, P.E.I.; died May 17, 1916 in Lot 48, Mt. Albion, P.E.I..

More About Mary Ann Drake:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

Residence: Lived at Mt. Albion, P.E.I.

More About John Stewart:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

Occupation: Farmer

More About John Stewart and Mary Drake:

Marriage: March 5, 1851, Pownal, P.E.I.

49 ii. William Henry Drake, born October 27, 1831 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I.; died February 1, 1887 in Pownal, P.E.I.. He married Margaret Docherty December 4, 1856 in Pownal, P.E.I.; born February 1, 1828 in Lot 50, Seal River, P.E.I.; died January 18, 1898 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I..

More About William Henry Drake:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

More About Margaret Docherty:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

Marriage Notes for William Drake and Margaret Docherty:

Married by Rev. G.L. Milligan, Wesleyan Minister.

More About William Drake and Margaret Docherty:

Marriage: December 4, 1856, Pownal, P.E.I.

50 iii. Joanna G. Drake, born June 3, 1833 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I.; died February 1, 1836 in Near Pownal, P.E.I..

More About Joanna G. Drake:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

51 iv. Maria Drake, born April 15, 1835 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I.; died January 31, 1895 in Millview, P.E.I.. She married Samuel Wood April 15, 1862 in Home of the bride's father, Pownal, P.E.I.; born January 6, 1839 in P.E.I.; died December 31, 1900 in Millview, P.E.I.. The parents of Samuel Wood were Robert Wood and Mary Wise.

Notes for Maria Drake:

Maria took care of her brother Thomas who was in poor physical health until he passed away. She also took care of her mother Prudence until her passing.

More About Maria Drake:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

More About Samuel Wood:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

Occupation: Farmer

More About Samuel Wood and Maria Drake:

Marriage: April 15, 1862, Home of the bride's father, Pownal, P.E.I.

Marriage license: April 8, 1862, Bondsman was Thomas Sheidow

52 v. Samuel Wellington Drake, born August 26, 1837 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I.; died May 10, 1909 in Millview, P.E.I.. He married Mary Jane MacEachern September 27, 1859 in Mermaid, P.E.I.; born January 24, 1838 in Mermaid, P.E.I.; died December 28, 1927 in Millview, P.E.I.. The parents of Mary Jane MacEachern were Alexander MacEachern and Isabella Henderson.

More About Samuel Wellington Drake:

Baptism: November 26, 1837, First Methodist Church, Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Burial: Birch Hill Cemetery, P.E.I.

More About Mary Jane MacEachern:

Burial: Birch Hill Cemetery, P.E.I.

More About Samuel Drake and Mary MacEachern:

Marriage: September 27, 1859, Mermaid, P.E.I.

53 vi. Thomas Drake, born October 28, 1840 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I.; died May 1841 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I..

Notes for Thomas Drake:

Thomas was single.

More About Thomas Drake:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

54 vii. Prudence Drake, born 1842 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I.; died Unknown.

Notes for Prudence Drake:

Prudence was single.

55 viii. Richard Drake, born February 9, 1843 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I.; died November 26, 1868 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I.. He married Jessie Lee Gordon February 15, 1866 in P.E.I.; born April 6, 1837 in Lot 51, New Perth, P.E.I.; died 1914 in Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.. The parents of Jessie Lee Gordon were James Gordon and Betsy Stewart.

More About Richard Drake:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

More About Jessie Lee Gordon:

Burial: Lot 33, Sherwood Cemetery, P.E.I.

Marriage Notes for Richard Drake and Jessie Gordon:

Jessie and Richard did not have children.

More About Richard Drake and Jessie Gordon:

Marriage: February 15, 1866, P.E.I.

56 ix. George Thomas Drake, born January 16, 1845 in Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I.; died February 23, 1892 in Millview, P.E.I..

Notes for George Thomas Drake:

Records show that George was in poor health and stayed with his sister Maria until he passed away. George was single.

More About George Thomas Drake:

Baptism: March 9, 1845

Burial: February 24, 1892, United Church Cemetery, Pownal, P.E.I.

32. John5 Drake (Samuel4, John3, William2, John1) was born 1807 in Dartmouth, England, and died November 28, 1868 in Lot 32, Meadow Bank, P.E.I.. He married Susannah Burhoe January 2, 1837 in P.E.I., daughter of Robert Burhoe and Ann Praught. She was born June 4, 1813 in Lot 49, Alexandra, P.E.I., and died October 10, 1886 in Lot 32, Meadow Bank, P.E.I..

Notes for John Drake:

John Drake sailed from Plymouth, England with his brothers Enoch, Charles and Samuel, and arrived in Newcastle, New Brunswick in 1825. It is unknown of his whereabouts; however, in 1831 John took up residence on Lot 48 in P.E.I. next to his brother Samuel Drake who lived and farmed Lot 49, Pownal, P.E.I. In 1853 John moved to West River, now known as Meadow Bank. John's great-grandson Lawson Drake resides on the property.

More About John Drake:

Baptism: December 27, 1807, Dartmouth, St. Clement's Parish, Devon, England

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist

Event 1: Aft. 1831, Farmed Lot 48, Pownal, P.E.I.

Event 2: 1853, Farmed Lot 32, West River, P.E.I.

Occupation: Progenitor of West River Drake's, Farmer

More About Susannah Burhoe:

Burial: October 12, 1886, United Church Cemetery, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist

Marriage Notes for John Drake and Susannah Burhoe:

John & Susannah were married by Reverend Richard Knight with William Wood and John Burhoe.

More About John Drake and Susannah Burhoe:

Marriage: January 2, 1837, P.E.I.

Children of John Drake and Susannah Burhoe are:

57 i. Enoch6 Drake, born October 27, 1837 in Lot 48, Pownal, P.E.I.; died November 12, 1904 in Lot 32, Cornwall, P.E.I.. He married Mary Howard February 15, 1866 in North River, P.E.I.; born February 2, 1845 in North River, P.E.I.; died July 25, 1919 in Lot 32, Cornwall, P.E.I.. The parents of Mary Howard were James Howard and Ella Cooke.

More About Enoch Drake:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Occupation: Farmer

Residence 1: Lot 48, Pownal, P.E.I.

Residence 2: Lot 32, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Notes for Mary Howard:

On July 25th, Cornwall, P.E.I., experienced a deep sense of loss in the death of Mrs. Enoch Drake, at the age of seventy-five years. Deceased had been in failing health for some months due to complications following pneumonia. Mrs. Drake (nee Mary Howard) was united in marriage to Mr. Enoch Drake on February 15th, 1866. The children of the marriage were; John, living in Keddleston, Saskatchewan; James Howard, living at home with his widowed mother, the father having died on Nov. 12, 1904, and Susannah Jane, also residing in Keddleston, Saskatchewan. The deceased joined the Methodist church at an early age. Her life, noted for simplicity of faith and transparency of character, was a benediction to many people; whilst her home, characterized for its Christian hospitality, was a shelter to friend and stranger alike. Her many mourners and loved ones, whilst realizing that her translation has narrowed for them, life's circle, yet has widened a friendship in the skies; for on such saints as Mrs. Drake God's mantle of glory eternally falls.

More About Mary Howard:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist

Marriage Notes for Enoch Drake and Mary Howard:

Married by Rev. William Ryan.

More About Enoch Drake and Mary Howard:

Marriage: February 15, 1866, North River, P.E.I.

58 ii. Robert Knight Drake, born September 7, 1839 in Lot 48, Pownal, P.E.I.; died September 22, 1920 in Lot 32, Cornwall, P.E.I.. He married Jane Bain May 26, 1873 in Home of the bride's father William Bain at Lot 34, York Point, P.E.I.; born February 17, 1843 in Lot 34 York Point, P.E.I.; died April 12, 1920 in Lot 32, Cornwall, P.E.I.. The parents of Jane Bain were William Bain and Ellen Dockendorff.

More About Robert Knight Drake:

Burial: East Wiltshire Cemetery, P.E.I.

Occupation: Farmer

Religion: Baptist

Residence 1: Lot 48, Pownal, P.E.I.

Residence 2: Lot 32, Meadow Bank, P.E.I.

More About Jane Bain:

Burial: East Wiltshire Cemetery, P.E.I.

Marriage Notes for Robert Drake and Jane Bain:

Robert and Jane were married by Reverend Malcolm Ross with Francis Bain and James Drake.

More About Robert Drake and Jane Bain:

Marriage: May 26, 1873, Home of the bride's father William Bain at Lot 34, York Point, P.E.I.

59 iii. William Drake, born April 24, 1842 in Lot 48, Pownal, P.E.I.; died December 7, 1922 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.. He married Margaret Bef. 1868; born July 1839 in England; died Bef. 1900 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A..

Notes for William Drake:

William Drake went to live in Boston, U.S.A. Then he joined the Union Army and he was a soldier in the Civil War.

More About William Drake:

Burial: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Military service: Served in the Union Army, American Civil War.

Occupation: Carriage maker in Boston.

Notes for Margaret:

Margaret came to Canada in 1859 from Middlesex, England.

More About William Drake and Margaret:

Marriage: Bef. 1868

60 iv. John Drake, born September 3, 1844 in Lot 48, Pownal, P.E.I.; died November 8, 1922 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.. He married (1) Sarah Catherine Godkin February 2, 1871 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.; born 1849 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.; died May 19, 1879 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.. The parents of Sarah Catherine Godkin were John Godkin and Catherine Letson. John Drake married (2) Hannah Hyde June 3, 1880; born August 17, 1838 in West River, P.E.I.; died 1927 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.. The parents of Hannah Hyde were John Hyde and Hannah MacEwen.

More About John Drake:

Burial: Lot 33, Sherwood Cemetery, Brackley, P.E.I.

Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist

Occupation: Butcher in Charlottetown.

More About Sarah Catherine Godkin:

Burial: Lot 33, Sherwood Cemetery, Brackley, P.E.I.

Marriage Notes for John Drake and Sarah Godkin:

Sarah and John were married by Reverend George S. Milligan with Roderick Morrison and Sarah Howard.

More About John Drake and Sarah Godkin:

Marriage: February 2, 1871, Charlottetown, P.E.I.

More About Hannah Hyde:

Baptism: September 12, 1839, St. John's Church, Belfast, P.E.I.

Burial: Lot 33, Sherwood Cemetery, Brackley, P.E.I.

Marriage Notes for John Drake and Hannah Hyde:

Hannah and John were married by Rev. William Grant.

More About John Drake and Hannah Hyde:

Marriage: June 3, 1880

61 v. Henry Drake, born January 2, 1846 in Lot 48, Pownal, P.E.I.; died September 1, 1916 in Lot 32, Cornwall, P.E.I.. He married Hannah Maria Crosby February 14, 1877 in Home of James Crosby, Lot 32, Cornwall, P.E.I.; born October 28, 1853 in Lot 32, Cornwall, P.E.I.; died December 9, 1939 in Lot 32, Cornwall, P.E.I.. The parents of Hannah Maria Crosby were James Crosby and Mary McPhee.

More About Henry Drake:

Burial: September 3, 1916, United Church Cemetery, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Cause of Death: Heart attack

Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist

Occupation: Farmer and butcher

More About Hannah Maria Crosby:

Burial: December 12, 1939, United Church Cemetery, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Religion: Methodist

Marriage Notes for Henry Drake and Hannah Crosby:

Hannah and Henry were married by Reverend H.P. Cowperthwaite with Richard Burke and cousin Charles Hyde. Home burned in 1940, rebuilt by Duncan MacPhail. Property later owned by Roy Jewell.

More About Henry Drake and Hannah Crosby:

Marriage: February 14, 1877, Home of James Crosby, Lot 32, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Marriage license: February 10, 1877

62 vi. Richard Drake, born January 22, 1847 in Lot 48, Pownal, P.E.I.; died Aft. 1891 probably in British Columbia.

Notes for Richard Drake:

Richard Drake did not marry and by all accounts went West. It is reported he left many unpaid bills in P.E.I..

More About Richard Drake:

Burial: probably British Columbia

63 vii. Hannah Drake, born January 2, 1850 in Lot 48, Pownal, P.E.I.; died October 29, 1920 in Mt. Lehman, B.C.. She married George Anderson Boyle June 29, 1892 in New Westminster, B.C.; born January 8, 1848 in Lot 31, Meadow Bank, P.E.I.; died June 20, 1920 in New Westminster, B.C.. The parents of George Anderson Boyle were Michael Boyle and Margaret Boyle.

More About Hannah Drake:

Burial: Mt. Lehman Cemetery, Mt. Lehman, B.C.

Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist

Known as: Joanna

Notes for George Anderson Boyle:

George and Hannah homesteaded at Mt. Lehman, B.C.

More About George Anderson Boyle:

Burial: June 29, 1920, Mt. Lehman Cemetery, Mt. Lehman, B.C.

Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist

Occupation: Tanner, Carpenter, Farmer, and worked for Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR)

More About George Boyle and Hannah Drake:

Marriage: June 29, 1892, New Westminster, B.C.

64 viii. James Drake, born April 16, 1852 in Lot 48, Pownal, P.E.I.; died February 12, 1935 in Meadow Bank, P.E.I.. He married Eliza Bacon MacCallum March 25, 1881 in P.E.I.; born April 17, 1852 in Lot 31, Clyde River, P.E.I.; died February 26, 1916 in Charlottetown, P.E.I.. The parents of Eliza Bacon MacCallum were John MacCallum and Mary MacCallum.

More About James Drake:

Burial: February 15, 1935, United Church Cemetery, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist

Known as: Jimmy

Occupation: Farmer

More About Eliza Bacon MacCallum:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist

Marriage Notes for James Drake and Eliza MacCallum:

Eliza and James were married by Rev. William Grant.

More About James Drake and Eliza MacCallum:

Marriage: March 25, 1881, P.E.I.

65 ix. Magistrate Samuel Drake, born December 14, 1854 in Lot 32, Meadow Bank, P.E.I.; died October 3, 1920 in Lot 32, Meadow Bank, P.E.I.. He married (1) Ellen Boyle December 29, 1880 in West River, P.E.I.; born June 25, 1856 in West River, P.E.I.; died January 14, 1893 in Lot 32, Meadow Bank, P.E.I.. The parents of Ellen Boyle were Michael Boyle and Margaret Boyle. Samuel Drake married (2) Lavinia K. Howard March 14, 1894 in P.E.I.; born December 12, 1857 in Lot 32, Cornwall, P.E.I.; died May 11, 1936 in Lot 32, Meadow Bank, P.E.I.. The parents of Lavinia K. Howard were James Howard and Charlotte Cannon.

More About Magistrate Samuel Drake:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Ethnicity/Relig.: Methodist

Occupation 1: Magistrate

Occupation 2: Butcher

Occupation 3: Farmer

More About Ellen Boyle:

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Cornwall, P.E.I.

Religion: Methodist

Marriage Notes for Samuel Drake and Ellen Boyle:

Ellen and Samuel were married by Rev. S.R. Ackman at the Boyle home in West River, P.E.I..

More About Samuel Drake and Ellen Boyle:

Marriage: December 29, 1880, West River, P.E.I.

More About Lavinia K. Howard:

Baptism: February 25, 1858

Burial: United Church Cemetery, Cornwall, P.E.I.

More About Samuel Drake and Lavinia Howard:

Marriage: March 14, 1894, P.E.I.

39. Henry5 Drake (Henry4, John3, William2, John1) was born 1815, and died December 1841. He married Sarah Pym June 17, 1837 in Topsham, Devon, England, daughter of Daniel Pym and Mary Valentine. She was born November 18, 1816.

More About Henry Drake:

Baptism: November 12, 1815, St Clement's, Dartmouth, Devon, England

Cause of Death: Drowning

More About Sarah Pym:

Baptism: St Clement's, Dartmouth, Devon, England

Marriage Notes for Henry Drake and Sarah Pym:

Sarah and Henry were married by a cousin John Pym, witnesses were Joel Hooper and Elizabeth Drake.

More About Henry Drake and Sarah Pym:

Marriage: June 17, 1837, Topsham, Devon, England

Child of Henry Drake and Sarah Pym is:

66 i. Henry6 Drake, born 1840.

More About Henry Drake:

Baptism: September 6, 1840, Topsham, Devon, England

42. Eliza5 Drake (Henry4, John3, William2, John1) was born 1823 Topsham, Devon, England, and died September 23, 1882 in England. She married James Pym Abt. 1844. He was born February 28, 1822, and died April 14, 1882.

More About Eliza Drake:

Burial: September 29, 1882, Exmouth, Littleham, England

Occupation: Twine spinner

More About James Pym:

Baptism: March 31, 1822, Topsham Presbyterian Church

Burial: April 18, 1882, Exmouth, Littleham, England

Occupation 1: 1851, Waterman on White Street in Topsham

Occupation 2: 1878, Pilot living on Queen Street in Topsham

Occupation 3: 1881, Trinity house pilot living at Giles Court in Littleham

Occupation 4: Bef. 1882, Pilot of the Port of Exeter

Marriage Notes for Eliza Drake and James Pym:

According to the 1851 Census, Charlotte and Henry were living with their daughter Eliza and son-in-law James Pym on White Street in Topsham.

More About James Pym and Eliza Drake:

Marriage: Abt. 1844

Children of Eliza Drake and James Pym are:

67 i. William6 Pym, born Abt. 1845 in Topsham, Devon, England. He married Georgina Perriam Aft. October 1, 1869 in Exmouth Registration District, Exmouth, England; born 1849 in Exmouth, England.

More About William Pym:

Occupation: Bet. 1878 - 1890, Ship pilot

More About William Pym and Georgina Perriam:

Marriage: Aft. October 1, 1869, Exmouth Registration District, Exmouth, England

68 ii. Charlotte Pym, born Abt. 1847 in Topsham, Devon, England.

More About Charlotte Pym:

Occupation: 1861, Scholar living at home

69 iii. James Pym, born Abt. 1851 in Topsham, Devon, England; died August 16, 1928. He married Elizabeth Ann Langford 1890; born Abt. 1852 in Exmouth, England; died January 10, 1919.

More About James Pym:

Occupation: 1891, First-class boatman, H.M. Customs

More About James Pym and Elizabeth Langford:

Marriage: 1890

70 iv. Eliza Pym, born Abt. 1857 in Exmouth, England; died March 29, 1873.

More About Eliza Pym:

Burial: April 4, 1873, Littleham, England

71 v. Elizabeth Pym, born Abt. 1860 in Exmouth, England. She married Andrew Edward May February 3, 1890 in St Sidwell's, Exeter, England. The father of Andrew Edward May was William May.

More About Andrew Edward May:

Occupation: Organist of Paris St. Exeter

Marriage Notes for Elizabeth Pym and Andrew May:

Marriage witnesses were N.W. Webber and Florence May.

More About Andrew May and Elizabeth Pym:

Marriage: February 3, 1890, St Sidwell's, Exeter, England

72 vi. Maria Pym, born Abt. 1866; died February 22, 1866.

More About Maria Pym:

Burial: Littleham, England

Cause of Death: Infancy

43. John5 Drake (Henry4, John3, William2, John1) was born 1825 in Topsham, Devon, England. He married Matilda Valentine.

More About John Drake:

Occupation: Rope maker

Marriage Notes for John Drake and Matilda Valentine:

Matilda and John had nine children - one of the children was John, the other names are not known at this time. It has been reported that several brothers of John moved across the country to Gillingham/Chatham in Kent.

Child of John Drake and Matilda Valentine is:

73 i. John6 Drake, born 1850. He married Anne Buckingham.

Marriage Notes for John Drake and Anne Buckingham:

Anne and John moved to central London and had seven children. The names of the children are unknown.


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