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Thomas Drake1

b. 22 September 1842, d. 16 October 1847
  • Thomas Drake was born on 22 September 1842 at Brownstown, Wayne Co., Michigan.1
  • He died on 16 October 1847 at Dover, Lenawee Co., Michigan.1

Citations

  1. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.53. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254

Thomas C. Drake1

b. circa 1828, d. before 1890
  • Thomas C. Drake was born circa 1828 at New York.1
  • He died before 1890.2
  • He appeared on the census on 20 August 1850 at Chenango, Broome Co., New York, Thomas C. Drake, age 22, born in New York. Farmer.1

Citations

  1. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 478, page 321A, image 106. Jedediah Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  2. [S3372] Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Album of Polk County, Iowa: containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the presidents of the United States and governors of the state (Chicago: Lake City Pub. Co., 1890), page 286. Hereinafter cited as Portrait & Bio. Album of Polk Co., IA.

Thomas J. Drake1

b. circa 1833
  • Thomas J. Drake was born circa 1833 at New York.2
  • Also known as Jefferson Drake.2
  • He appeared on the census on 7 October 1850 at Chemung, Chemung Co., New York, as Jefferson Drake, age 17, born in New York. Farmer.2

Citations

  1. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.61. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  2. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 486, page 165A, image 332. E. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Thomas Jefferson Drake1

b. 18 April 1797, d. 20 April 1875
  • Thomas Jefferson Drake was born on 18 April 1797 at Scipio, Cayuga Co., New York.1
  • He married first on 17 December 1826 Martha V. Minot Baldwin, daughter of Nathaniel Baldwin.2
  • Thomas Jefferson Drake married second on 19 April 1843 Evilina H. Talbot.2
  • Thomas Jefferson Drake died on 20 April 1875 at Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan.3
  • Thomas Jefferson Drake was named in his grandfather Thomas Stoddard's will on 9 May 1814.4
  • He was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court for the Utah Territory, by President Abraham Lincoln, 3 Feb 1862, reappointed by President Andrew Johnson in 1866.5

Citations

  1. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.24. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  2. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.42. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  3. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.46. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  4. [S1474] "Abstracts of Wills, Administrations and Guardianships in NY State, 1787-1835."New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2006), (From material originally compiled by William A. D. Eardeley, now held by the Brooklyn Historical Society.). Online www.americanancestors.org., Retrieved October 2010. Thomas Stoddard, will. Hereinafter cited as Abstracts of Wills, etc. in NY 1787-1835.
  5. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.44. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254

Wayne Drake1

b. 3 June 1801, d. 26 November 1867
  • Wayne Drake was born on 3 June 1801 at Smithfield Twp., Northampton Co., Pennsylvania.3
  • He married Euphema La Bar in 1824.3
  • Wayne Drake died on 26 November 1867 at Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., Pennsylvania.3
  • Also known as Wain Drake.4
  • Also known as Duane Drake.2
  • He appeared on the census in 1830 at Stroud, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, as Wain Drake, with a household of 2 males under 5, 1 male 5-10, 1 male 30-40, 1 female under 5, 1 female 20-30. He is enumerated next to Daniel Drake.4
  • He appeared on the census in 1840 at Stroud, Monroe Co., Pennsylvania, Wayne Drake, with a household of 2 males under 5, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 40-50, 1 female under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 20-30.5
  • He appeared on the census on 19 August 1850 at Stroud, Monroe Co., Pennsylvania, Wayne G. Drake, age 48, born in Pennsylvania. A farmer. In the household are Zenphema Drake (age 46), George Drake (20), Caroline Drake (16), Jerome Drake (14), Ellen Drake (12), Silas L. Drake (5).6
  • Charles Drake and Wayne Drake are enumerated on the same census sheet in 1850, at Stroud, Pennsylvania.7
  • He appeared on the census on 16 August 1860 at Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., Pennsylvania, Wayne G. Drake, age 59, born in Pennsylvania. A merchant. Real estate valued at $8000, personal estate at $2000. In the household are Euphema Drake (56), Caroline Drake (26), Ellinor Drake (23), Silas Drake (18) and Catherine Bryant (16, a servant).8

Family: Euphema La Bar b. 12 Dec 1803, d. 22 Mar 1867

Citations

  1. [S403] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M704, Roll 329, page 470, image 695, FHL film #0020548. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  2. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.26. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  3. [S3395] Daughters of the American Revolution,"DAR Library", online http://www.dar.org/library/online_research.cfm. Ancestor Search feature using "Drake, Samuel," retrieved Sept. 2010. Ancestor #A033470. Lineage descendant #605633. Hereinafter cited as DAR Library.
  4. [S402] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M19, Roll 156, page 220, FHL film #0020630. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.
  5. [S403] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M704, Roll 339, page 470, image 695, FHL film #0020548. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  6. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 798, page 109B, image 216. Wayne G. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  7. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 798, page 109B, image 216. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  8. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 1142, page 805, image 389, FHL film #805142. Wayne G. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  9. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.57. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254

Welthy Drake1

b. 4 March 1793

Family: Samuel Randolph Atkins b. 29 Aug 1797, d. 24 Jul 1839

Citations

  1. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.24. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  2. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.30. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  3. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.34. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  4. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.36. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  5. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.38. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254

William Drake1,2

b. 3 February 1783, d. 1843
  • William Drake was born on 3 February 1783 at probably Orange Co., New York.2
  • He married Cynthia Cogswell, daughter of Edward Cogswell and Bethia Beeman.2
  • William Drake died in 1843 at Wysox, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania.3,4
  • He appeared on the census in 1820 at Wysox, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, Wm. Drake, with a household of 1 male 26-44, 1 female 26-44, 1 person engaged in agriculture.5
  • He appeared on the census in 1830 at Wysox, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, William Drake, with a household of 1 male 5-10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 40-50, 1 female 10-15, 2 females 15-20, 1 female 30-40.6
  • He appeared on the census in 1840 at Wysox, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, William Drake, with a household of 1 male 15-20, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 40-50.7

Family: Cynthia Cogswell b. 28 Dec 1794, d. 1862

Citations

  1. [S97] Gwen Boyer Bjorkman, compiler, Descendants of Thomas Beeman of Kent, Connecticut (Seattle: Gwen Boyer Bjorkman, 1971). Hereinafter cited as Descendants of Thomas Beeman of Kent, Conn.
  2. [S2169] Schuyler Lawrence, "Family Records: Drake of Orange County, N.Y. and Bradford County, Pa.", The American Genealogist vol.23: 187-88 (1946): The Bible Record is from a New Testament in the rare book collection of the Bradford County Historical Society, Towanda, Pa. The Bible, printed in Philadelphis, 1780, had been handed down from father to son until in 1910 it was donated to the Society by C.W. Drake, a great-grandson of James Drake, Revolutionary War Soldier, who was the original owner.. Hereinafter cited as "Drake, TAG 23 (1946):187-188."
  3. [S91] Gwen Boyer Bjorkman, Descendants of Thomas Beeman, Ancestry.com, RootsWeb.com., Feb 2002 A supplement and update to Gwen Boyer Bjorkman's "Descendants of Thomas Beeman of Kent, Connecticut," 1971,updated Aug. 2007.
  4. [S3102] Clement Ferdinand Heverley, Pioneer and Patriot Families of Bradford County, 1770-1800, Vo. 1 (Towanda, Pa.: The Bradford Star Print, 1913), page 296. Died at Pond Hill. Hereinafter cited as Pioneer & Patriot Families, Bradford Co.
  5. [S139] Ancestry.com, 1820 United States Federal Census., Digital image of original census records (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal Census, NARA Ser. M33, Roll 98, page 117, image 132. Head of households with the surname, Drake, on this census sheet are Ebenezer, Francis, James, James 2nd, William, and Hyram. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Census.
  6. [S402] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M19, Roll 145, FHL film #0020619. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.
  7. [S403] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M704, Roll 443, page 356, image 728, FHL film #0020537. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  8. [S3102] Clement Ferdinand Heverley, Pioneer and Patriot Families of Bradford County, 1770-1800, Vo. 1 (Towanda, Pa.: The Bradford Star Print, 1913), page 296. Hereinafter cited as Pioneer & Patriot Families, Bradford Co.

William Drake1,2,3

b. 22 November 1727, d. 15 April 1808
  • William Drake was born on 22 November 1727 at probably Goshen, Orange Co., New York.2
  • He married Abigail on 12 July 1753.5
  • William Drake died on 15 April 1808.2
  • He witnessed the will of Daniel Denton on 5 September 1762; proved 10 Jan 1785. Called Daniel Denton, son of Daniel, deceased, of Goshen, Orange County, New York. Mentions brothers Jonas, Samuel Gilbert, James, Thomas; sister Sarah Denton; nephews John Denton, Joseph Denton. Names as executors his brothers Jonas and Thomas. Witnessed by Daniel Everett, William Drake of Goshen, carpenter, and John Everett.6
  • William Drake was a Revolutionary War soldier. William Drake, enlisted man, Orange County Militia, Third Regiment.7
  • William is named in his father's will dated 6 Feb 1779.8

Family: Abigail b. 2 Dec 1732, d. 12 Sep 1785

Citations

  1. [S375] Louis Stoughton Drake, The Drake Family in England and America 1360-1895, and the Descendants of Thomas Drake of Weymouth, Mass. 1635-1691 (Boston: L.S. Drake, 1896), p.294, Named as a son of John Drake and Magdalena Brouwer.. Hereinafter cited as Drake Family in England & America.
  2. [S3074] New York) D.A.R. Minisink Chapter (Goshen, Records of Orange County, New York; FHL film #0860318 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Microfilm of typescript (1923-1940), Family Bible Records. "Record of William Drake's Family of Chester, N.Y. from Chas. D. Daines copied from a Bible owned by William Drake (son of John Drake who died in Goshen, 1779) purchased May 15, 1795 and printed 1791. Copy of this record in possession of Mrs. Frank Drake of Goshen, N.Y., 1939." Note that the Bible record itself does not mention the name of William Drake's mother. Hereinafter cited as Records of Orange Co., NY.
  3. [S2100] Imogene H. Lane, Drakes of Orange Co., New York and Related Families; FHL film #0872801, item 4 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Microreproduction of typescript (36 p.) written in 1970., "Was said to have lived near Rural School #17 in Warwick, N.Y. and to have married Catherine Biers. And yet in the Daines Family of Chester, there is an old Bible record of giving these dates for a William Drake who may have been the son of the John Drake of Goshen. William was born Nov. 22, 1727, d. April 15, 1808, and wife Abigail b. 2 Dec 1732, d. Sept. 12, 1785. The Bible stated he was the son of John Drake, but his birthdate 1727 does not agree with that of the Detroit Bible,1730. The William Drake of Chester, left 8 chn. given later.". Hereinafter cited as Drakes of Orange Co. and Related Families, https://docs.google.com/leaf
  4. [S2100] Imogene H. Lane, Drakes of Orange Co., New York and Related Families; FHL film #0872801, item 4 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Microreproduction of typescript (36 p.) written in 1970., Citing a Family Bible, printed 1791, purchased 15 May 1793, states that William was a son of John.. Hereinafter cited as Drakes of Orange Co. and Related Families, https://docs.google.com/leaf
  5. [S3074] New York) D.A.R. Minisink Chapter (Goshen, Records of Orange County, New York; FHL film #0860318 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Microfilm of typescript (1923-1940), Family Bible Records. "Record of William Drake's Family of Chester, N.Y. from Chas. D. Daines copied from a Bible owned by William Drake (son of John Drake who died in Goshen, 1779) purchased May 15, 1795 and printed 1791. Copy of this record in possession of Mrs. Frank Drake of Goshen, N.Y., 1939.". Hereinafter cited as Records of Orange Co., NY.
  6. [S1339] Calender of Wills on file and recorded in the offices of the Clerk of the Court of Appeals, of the County Clerk at Albany and of the Secretary of State, 1626-1836; FHL fiche #6046668 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965, 1967), Fernow, Berthold, 1837-1908 (Main Author)
    National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the state of New York (Added Author). Microfilm of original published: New York : Colonial Dames of the State of New York, 1896. xv, 657 p., Np. 474 (Lib. D:65). Hereinafter cited as Calender of Wills, Albany, 1626-1836.
  7. [S1409] New York Comptroller's Office New York in the Revolution as Colony and State, Vol. 2 (Albany, NY: Weed-Parsons, 1904), vol. 1, page 255. Orange County Militia (Land Bounty Rights) Third Regiment. Hereinafter cited as NYRCS.
  8. [S1339] Calender of Wills on file and recorded in the offices of the Clerk of the Court of Appeals, of the County Clerk at Albany and of the Secretary of State, 1626-1836; FHL fiche #6046668 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965, 1967), Fernow, Berthold, 1837-1908 (Main Author)
    National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the state of New York (Added Author). Microfilm of original published: New York : Colonial Dames of the State of New York, 1896. xv, 657 p., no.517 (D108). Hereinafter cited as Calender of Wills, Albany, 1626-1836.
  9. [S2100] Imogene H. Lane, Drakes of Orange Co., New York and Related Families; FHL film #0872801, item 4 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Microreproduction of typescript (36 p.) written in 1970., Citing a Family Bible, printed 1791, purchased 15 May 1793.. Hereinafter cited as Drakes of Orange Co. and Related Families, https://docs.google.com/leaf
  10. [S2100] Imogene H. Lane, Drakes of Orange Co., New York and Related Families; FHL film #0872801, item 4 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Microreproduction of typescript (36 p.) written in 1970.. Hereinafter cited as Drakes of Orange Co. and Related Families, https://docs.google.com/leaf

William Drake

b. 3 January 1789, d. 4 January 1877
  • William Drake was born on 3 January 1789 at New Jersey.1
  • He married Charlotte Van Zile at Rockaway Presbyterian Church, Rockaway, New Jersey, on 14 August 1814.2
  • William Drake died on 4 January 1877 at Webster, Monroe Co., New York.1,3
  • He was buried at West Webster Cemetery, Webster, Monroe Co., New York.3
  • He appeared on the census on 22 August 1850 at Webster, Monroe Co., New York, as William Drake, age 63, born in New Jersey, with wife Charlotte, son Jacob, and daughter Martha. Living in the household of his son John H. Drake.4
  • He appeared on the census on 20 October 1860 at Webster, Monroe Co., New York, William Drake, age 58, born in New Jersey. Farmer. Personal estate valued at $500. In the household are Charlotte Drake (age 67) and Caroline Drake (28). They are enumerated between Isac Drake (age 67) and John H. Drake (40).5
  • He appeared on the census on 16 August 1870 at Webster, Monroe Co., New York, William Drake, age 82, born in New Jersey. Enumerated in the household of John H. Drake.6

Family: Charlotte Van Zile b. 20 Apr 1793, d. 28 Apr 1874

Citations

  1. [S2187] John H. Camp,"Samuel Brewer (Family & Descendants)."No sources are cited for the information provided at this website. However, it does appear to be well researched and accurate, and is suitable as a source for initial information regarding the descendants of Samuel Brouwer/Brewer, from who it appears the author is descended.. Online http://www2.crocker.com/~jcamp/sb.html#1., Family page for William Drake and Charlotte Van Zile. No sources, verification is suggested. Hereinafter cited as Samuel Brewer.
  2. [S2187] John H. Camp,"Samuel Brewer (Family & Descendants)."No sources are cited for the information provided at this website. However, it does appear to be well researched and accurate, and is suitable as a source for initial information regarding the descendants of Samuel Brouwer/Brewer, from who it appears the author is descended.. Online http://www2.crocker.com/~jcamp/sb.html#1., Family page for William Drake and Charlotte Van Zile. No sources, verification is suggested. "William and Charlotte were married by the Rev. Barnabas King. Both were living in Pequannock, NJ, at the time of their marriage. William enlisted 3 January 1813 as a private in Capt. John Hatfield's 3rd U.S. Volunteers for one year and was discharged 25 January 1814. According to the 1865 census for Webster, NY, Charlotte was listed as having had 7 children by that point in time". Hereinafter cited as Samuel Brewer.
  3. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved March 2012. William Drake, Mem #30657331, Oct 18, 2008. Photo of gravestone. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  4. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Roll M432 528, p.425, image 574. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  5. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 786, page 567, FHL film #803786. William Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  6. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 971, page 463A, FHL film #552470. John H. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.

William Drake1,2

b. circa 1720
  • William Drake was born circa 1720.3
  • He married Elizabeth Taylor, daughter of Jonathan Taylor, before 1739.4
  • William Drake was found on the tax list at Rombout Precinct, Dutchess Co., New York, in 1738 also 1740-1748, 1753, 1754.5
  • Possible son, additional research required. Two participants in the Drake DNA Surname Project, who are descended from William Drake, demonstrate that William is a descendant of the progenitor, Josias Jansen Drats (kits no.36301 and no.50737). The question of which son of Josias' is William's father is still open. William does not appear to be a son of Josias' son John Drake, as his family is well documented (although depostions of two descendants made about 1830 might imply that he was a son of John). William is placed here in the family of Cornelis as a likely possibility for two reasons. The first being that William named a son Cornelius. The second reason being that families for Josias' other two sons have yet to be discovered (Josias, Jr., and Casparus). It is still possible that William may be a son of either of those two. The fact that William named a son Cornelis, is an argument for his placement here, but that is circumstantial evidence, and it appears that William had a son named Josias, as well.

Family: Elizabeth Taylor b. c 1720

Citations

  1. [S2103] "Drake DNA Surname Project", online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. , Descendants of William Drake and Elizabeth Taylor are represented by two test results found in kit #36301, and kit #50737. Both demonstrate that William is a descendant of Josias Jansen Drake. Hereinafter cited as Drake DNA Surname Project.
  2. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), page 10. No date of birth or explanation is given for the placement of William as a son of Cornelius Drake. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  3. [S1363] Lilly Martin, "Drake-Brouwer Connection," e-mail message from Martin, Lilly to Chris Chester and Karen Sims, 9 Nov 2006. Hereinafter cited as "L.Martin e-mail Drake-Brouwer Connection."
  4. [S1560] Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill: Dutchess County, NY, 1731-1850 (n.p.: n.pub., 1930), p.62. Baptism record of daughter Hannah, 1739. Hereinafter cited as RDC Fishkill Recs.
  5. [S1485] Clifford M. Buck, compiler, Dutchess County, NY Tax Lists (Rhinebeck, NY: Kinship, 1990), p.177. Rombout Precinct 1738/39-1779.. Hereinafter cited as Dutchess Co. NY Tax Lists.
  6. [S1560] Records of the Dutch Reformed Church of Fishkill: Dutchess County, NY, 1731-1850 (n.p.: n.pub., 1930), p.62. Hereinafter cited as RDC Fishkill Recs.
  7. [S2654] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, C-8, Deposition of William Lane, dated November 28, 1831. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.
  8. [S2654] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, C-25, "Genealogical Fragment," Notes in the handwriting of Robert or Martha Pitcairn, which state their believed ancestry from Anneke Jans along with a discussion on their believed right to her property. Although the notes are flawed in the earlier generations, the Pitcairns do list the children of Nicholas Brouwer and Sarah Drake, along with the spouses of this couple's daughters. There is no reason to suspect errors with this generation as Martha (Manning) Pitcairn is the daughter of one and the neice of the other children of Nicholas Brouwer and Sarah Drake. She was a contemporary of all of them. States that Sarah Drake is the daughter of William Drake and granddaughter of John Drake and Magdalena Brouwer. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.

William Drake1

b. 31 August 1760
  • William Drake was baptized on 31 August 1760 at Reformed Dutch Church, Smithfield, (now Monroe Co.), Pennsylvania; (no sponsors).1
  • He appeared on the census in 1800 at Lower Smithfield, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, William Drake, with a household of 1 male 26-44, 1 female 26-44.2

Citations

  1. [S1845] Collections of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Vol. VIII, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church and of the Presbyterian Church at Smithfield, Pennsylvania (1928: Printed for the Society, 1928), p.103. Hereinafter cited as Smithfield, Pa. Church Recs.
  2. [S205] MyFamily.com, 1800 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2003), Federal Census, NARA Ser. M32, Roll 37, page 616, image 85, FHL film #363340. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Census.

William Drake1,2,3,4

b. 4 May 1758, d. 18 June 1828
  • William Drake was born on 4 May 1758 at New York (calculated from age at death).
  • He married Eunice Helme, daughter of Samuel Helme and Mary Williams, at Dutchess Co., New York.5
  • William Drake died on 18 June 1828 at Greene Co., New York; aged 70y 1m 14d.6,7
  • He was buried at First Gayhead Cemetery, Cairo, Greene Co., New York.7
  • He appeared on the census in 1790 at Coxsackie, Albany Co., New York, William Drake, with a household of 5 males under 16, 1 male over 16, 1 female.8
  • A William Drake appeared on the census in 1800 at Coxsackie, Greene Co., New York, with a household of 1 male under 10, 2 males 16-25, 2 males 26-44, 1 male over 45, 2 females under 10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 26-44.9
  • The town of Greenville, Greene County, New York was established in 1803 from the towns of Coxsackie and Durham. It was briefly known as "Freehold" and the name Greenville became fixed in 1808. The town of Cairo was also formed in 1803 from parts of Coxsackie, Durham and Catskill.
  • He appeared on the census in 1810 at Greenville, Greene Co., New York, Wm. Drake, with a household of 2 males under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 26-44. Enumerated on the same census sheet is John Drake.10
  • He appeared on the census on 7 August 1820 at Cairo, Greene Co., New York, William Drake, with a household of 3 males 16-25, 1 male over 45, 1 female over 45, 4 persons engaged in agriculture.11
  • William Drake is said to be a son of Joseph Drake by Lillian Drake Avery (1926). There is no evidence that supports this claim.12
  • William Drake, a native of Dutchess County, N. Y. married Eunice Holmes, and removed to Greene County where they both died. Their children were Jessamine, John, Polly, Susan, Catherine, Samuel, Claudius, Ransom, James, and Joseph.4
  • Louis S. Drake, in Jesayas Jansze Drake of New Netherlands, 1648-after 1720? (1967), a descendant of William Drake and Eunice Holmes (sic) states that William is a descendant of John Drake (of Jamaica, L.I. and Goshen, N.Y.) and his wife Magdalena Brouwer (which in itself is incorrect) and John Drake's parents, Josias Drats and Aeltje Brouwer. However, no evidence has been found to support a descent for this William Drake from Josias Drats through any line. It is possible that William is descended from Josias Drats, but it is also possible that he descends from the Drake families that originated in Eastchester, New York.
    At this time, William Drake's ancestry is not known.2

Family: Eunice Helme

  • Jeremiah Drake5
  • John Drake5
  • Samuel Drake5
  • James Drake5
  • Polly Drake5
  • Catherine Drake5
  • Susan Drake5
  • Claudius Drake5
  • Joseph Drake5
  • Ransom Drake5

Citations

  1. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.11. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  2. [S2079] Louis S. Drake, Jesayas Jansze Drake of New Netherlands, 1648-after 1720?: With an Explanation of Tieup Between Bogardus, Webber, Brouwer and Drake Families (Edwardsville, Illinois: L.S. Drake, 1967). FHL film #1320675, item 16., Family chart of Louis S. Drake's ancestry. Sources and documentation is not provided, and considering the inaccuracy and poor reasoning exhibited in the early generations covered in the book, it is advisable to confirm his line with other research. The author places William Drake as a grandson of John Drake and Magdalena Brouwer, son of their son Joseph, which is incorrect. Hereinafter cited as Jesayas Jansze Drake.
  3. [S3312] Dudley W. Bennett and Mrs. William R. White, "The Identity of Two Mary Helmes", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol 102, page 193 (1971): 102:194. "Nothing further known, but information is sought". Hereinafter cited as "The Identity of Two Mary Helmes."
  4. [S3370] F. W. Beers, Gazeteer and Biographical Record of Genesee County, New York, 1788-1890 (Syracuse, N. Y.: J. W. Vose, 1890), page 576. Hereinafter cited as Gazeteer & Bio. Rec. of Genesee Co.
  5. [S2079] Louis S. Drake, Jesayas Jansze Drake of New Netherlands, 1648-after 1720?: With an Explanation of Tieup Between Bogardus, Webber, Brouwer and Drake Families (Edwardsville, Illinois: L.S. Drake, 1967). FHL film #1320675, item 16., Family chart of Louis S. Drake's ancestry. Sources and documentation is not provided, and considering the inaccuracy and poor reasoning exhibited in the early generations covered in the book, it is advisable to confirm his line with other research.. Hereinafter cited as Jesayas Jansze Drake.
  6. [S2079] Louis S. Drake, Jesayas Jansze Drake of New Netherlands, 1648-after 1720?: With an Explanation of Tieup Between Bogardus, Webber, Brouwer and Drake Families (Edwardsville, Illinois: L.S. Drake, 1967). FHL film #1320675, item 16., No date of death is given, simply states that he died in Greene County, New York. Hereinafter cited as Jesayas Jansze Drake.
  7. [S3314] Sylvia Hasenkopf,"First Gayhead Cemetery", online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nygreen2/…. Transcribed September 17, 1999. Retrieved August 2010. Hereinafter cited as First Gayhead Cemetery.
  8. [S487] Ancestry.com, 1790 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2000), Federal census, NARA Ser. M637, Roll 6, page 165, image 97, FHL film #0568146. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Census.
  9. [S205] MyFamily.com, 1800 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2003), Federal Census, NARA Ser. M32, Roll 22, page 1115, image 476, FHL film #193710. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Census.
  10. [S138] MyFamily.com, 1810 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com Inc., 2003), Federal Census, NARA Ser. M252, Roll 27, page 168, FHL film #0181381, image 00103. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Census.
  11. [S139] Ancestry.com, 1820 United States Federal Census., Digital image of original census records (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal Census, NARA Ser. M33, Roll 64, page 126, image 140. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Census.
  12. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), page 11. The claim is unproven. A son William is not named in his father's will. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254

William Drake1

b. 13 June 1761
  • William Drake was born on 13 June 1761.3
  • He is said to have married Margaret Dowdle by Lilian Avery Drake (1926), repeated by Alfred A. Knapp (1953). This marriage is not proved and there are claims that Margaret Dowdle married a completely different William Drake.1,3

Citations

  1. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.17. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  2. [S2100] Imogene H. Lane, Drakes of Orange Co., New York and Related Families; FHL film #0872801, item 4 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Microreproduction of typescript (36 p.) written in 1970.. Hereinafter cited as Drakes of Orange Co. and Related Families, https://docs.google.com/leaf
  3. [S3050] Alfred Averill Knapp, Nicholas Knapp Genealogy (Winter Park, Florida: n.pub., 1953), page 60. Hereinafter cited as Nicholas Knapp Genealogy.

William Drake1

  • William Drake married Elizabeth Findley.2

Family: Elizabeth Findley

  • Charles F. Drake2
  • George Drake2
  • Joseph Drake2
  • Henry Drake2
  • David Drake2
  • William R. Drake2
  • Elmira Drake2
  • Polly Drake2
  • Harriet Drake2

Citations

  1. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.27. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  2. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.59. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254

William Drake1

b. 9 June 1763
  • William Drake was born on 9 June 1763 at Orange Co., New York.2
  • Also known as William Drake Jr.3
  • He was a Revolutionary War soldier. William Drake, Jr., enlisted man, Orange County Militia, Third Regiment.3
  • He appeared on the census in 1790 at Goshen, Orange Co., New York, as William Drake, Junr. with a household of 1 male over 16, 1 male under 16, and 1 female.4
  • Found in Goshen, New York in 1790 are: Benjamin Drake (2), Curtiss Drake, Grosset Drake, Joseph Drake, Joshua Drake, and William Drake, Junr.4
  • He appeared on the census in 1800 at Warwick, Orange Co., New York, as William Drake, Jr., with a household of 2 males under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 1 male over 45, 1 female under 10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 26-44.5
  • He appeared on the census in 1810 at Warwick, Orange Co., New York, with a household of 1 male under 10, 2 males 10-15, 1 male 16-25, 1 male over 45, 2 females under 10, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 16-25, 1 female over 45.6
  • NOTE: Children shown here are POSSIBLE. Further research regarding William Drake is desired.

Family:

Citations

  1. [S2100] Imogene H. Lane, Drakes of Orange Co., New York and Related Families; FHL film #0872801, item 4 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Microreproduction of typescript (36 p.) written in 1970.. Hereinafter cited as Drakes of Orange Co. and Related Families, https://docs.google.com/leaf
  2. [S3074] New York) D.A.R. Minisink Chapter (Goshen, Records of Orange County, New York; FHL film #0860318 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Microfilm of typescript (1923-1940), Family Bible Records. "Record of William Drake's Family of Chester, N.Y. from Chas. D. Daines copied from a Bible owned by William Drake (son of John Drake who died in Goshen, 1779) purchased May 15, 1795 and printed 1791. Copy of this record in possession of Mrs. Frank Drake of Goshen, N.Y., 1939.". Hereinafter cited as Records of Orange Co., NY.
  3. [S1409] New York Comptroller's Office New York in the Revolution as Colony and State, Vol. 2 (Albany, NY: Weed-Parsons, 1904), vol. 1, page 255. Orange County Militia (Land Bounty Rights) Third Regiment. Hereinafter cited as NYRCS.
  4. [S487] Ancestry.com, 1790 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2000), Federal census, Roll M637-6, image 0339. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Census.
  5. [S205] MyFamily.com, 1800 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2003), Federal Census, NARA Ser. M32, Roll 21, page 365, image 372, FHL film #193709. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Census.
  6. [S138] MyFamily.com, 1810 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com Inc., 2003), Federal Census, NARA Ser. M252, Roll 29, page 359, FHL film #0181383, image 00201. Hereinafter cited as 1810 US Census.

William Drake1

b. 26 December 1773
  • William Drake was born on 26 December 1773.1
  • He was baptized on 28 August 1774 at Reformed Dutch Church, New Hackensack, Dutchess Co., New York; sponsor Richard Janssen and his wife.1
  • William Drake was probably the William Drake who married Catherine Rose before 1797.
  • William Drake was named in his father's will dated on 17 April 1832.2

Family: Catherine Rose b. bt 1772 - 1782

Citations

  1. [S1706] Maria Bockee Carpenter Tower, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church of New Hackensack, Dutchess County, New York (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, Inc., 2000 (org.1932)), p.20. Hereinafter cited as RDC New Hackensack, NY.
  2. [S2867] New York. Surrogate's Court (Ulster County), Wills v. H-I, 1831-1840; FHL film #0842591 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1970), Microreproduction of ms. and typescript. H:264. Hereinafter cited as Ulster Co., NY Wills v. H-I, 1831-1840.
  3. [S2885] Arthur C.M. Kelly, New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State, 1660-1916., CD-ROM (Rhinebeck,N.Y.: Kinship), New York Births & Baptisms, Poughkeepsie Reformed Church (Baptisms). Hereinafter cited as New York Births & Baptisms I, Southeast Region, New York State.

William Drake1

b. circa 1827
  • William Drake was born circa 1827 at Pennsylvania.2
  • He married Nancy circa 1849.2
  • William Drake appeared on the census on 24 September 1850 at South Ottawa, LaSalle Co., Illinois, Wm. Drake, age 23, born in Pennsylvania. A farmer. In the household are Nancy Drake (18) and Harriet Drake (3 mos.).2

Family: Nancy b. c 1832

Citations

  1. [S3101] Unknown author, Biographical and Genealogical Record of LaSalle County, Illinois, Vol. 1 (Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1900), page 43. Hereinafter cited as B&GR LaSalle Co., Ill.
  2. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 115, page 247B, image 147. William Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

William Drake1

b. circa 1837
  • William Drake was born circa 1837 at Tioga Co., New York.1
  • He married Emily before July 1860.2
  • William Drake appeared on the census on 3 August 1850 at Barton, Tioga Co., New York, Wm. Drake, age 13, born in New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 12 July 1860 at Barton, Tioga Co., New York, Wm. Drake, age 24, born in New York. Farming. Personal estate valued at $300. In the household is Emily Drake, age 20, born in New Jersey.2

Citations

  1. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 604, page 34B, image 74. Joseph Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  2. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 867, page 522, image 526, FHL film #803867. Wm. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

William Drake1

b. circa 1853
  • William Drake was born circa 1853 at New York.2
  • He appeared on the census on 28 June 1860 at Allen, Polk Co., Iowa, William Drake, age 7, born in New York.2
  • He appeared on the census on 24 August 1870 at Bloomfield, Polk Co., Iowa, Wm. Drake, age 17, born in New York.3
  • In 1890 William Drake resided at Fort Collins, Colorado.1

Citations

  1. [S3372] Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Album of Polk County, Iowa: containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the presidents of the United States and governors of the state (Chicago: Lake City Pub. Co., 1890), page 287. Hereinafter cited as Portrait & Bio. Album of Polk Co., IA.
  2. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 338, page 120, image 120, FHL film #803338. William Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  3. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 415, page 105A, image 213, FHL film #545914. W. A. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.

William Drake1

b. circa 1835
  • William Drake was born circa 1835 at New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 15 October 1850 at Chemung, Chemung Co., New York, as Wm. Drake, age 15, born in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 486, page 174A. Amasa Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

William Augustus Drake1,2

b. 3 March 1826, d. 23 March 1904
  • William Augustus Drake was born on 3 March 1826 at Goshen, Orange Co., New York.1,2
  • He married Roxanna Andrews, daughter of Philo Andrews and Roxanna Meecham, at Broome Co., New York, on 25 February 1849.2
  • William Augustus Drake died on 23 March 1904 at Orilla, Warren Co., Iowa.1
  • He appeared on the census on 4 October 1850 at Union, Broome Co., New York, William A. Drake, age 24, born in New York. Farmer. In the household are Rosa Drake (age 21), and Melissa Andrews (age 16).3
  • William Augustus Drake moved to at Polk Co., Iowa, in 1857.4
  • He appeared on the census on 28 June 1860 at Allen, Polk Co., Iowa, William Drake, age 32, born in New York. Farm laborer. Personal estate valued at $200. In the household are Ann Drake (age 30), William Drake (7), Georgeanna Drake (4), Albert Drake (1).5
  • In 1866 He purchased 80 acres of land in section 34, Bloomfiled Twp., Polk Co., Iowa.4
  • He appeared on the census on 24 August 1870 at Bloomfield, Polk Co., Iowa, W. A. Drake, age 45, born in New York. Farmer. Real estate valued at $3000, personal estate at $600. In the household are Rox Drake (age 41), Wm. Drake (17), Georgia Drake (14), Albert Drake (11), John Drake (9), Ella Drake (5), Helen Drake (2).6
  • He appeared on the census on 12 June 1880 at Bloomfield, Polk Co., Iowa, William A. Drake, age 56, born in New York. Both parents born in New York. Married. Farmer. In the household are his wife Roxana, children Georgianna, Albert, John, Ella, Helen, niece Ida Drake (age 15, born in Ohio) and laborer George Freeman (age 23, born in Ohio).7
  • He appeared on the census on 15 June 1900 at Bloomfield, Polk Co., Iowa, W. A. Drake, age 75, born Mar 1825 in New York. Both parents born in New York. Widower. Farmer. In the household are daughter Helen Deets (age 32, widow), grandson Herbert Deets (age 10), and laborer Bert Pelt (age 24).8

Family: Roxanna Andrews b. c 1829, d. b Jun 1900

Citations

  1. [S635] IGI Individual Records, International Genealogical Index (IGI) (Salt Lake City, Utah: Family Search (www.familysearch.org), 1999-2002). (The IGI records often do not cite sources, must be used with caution and should be verified by more reliable documentation).Matilda Oakley, family.
  2. [S3372] Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Album of Polk County, Iowa: containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the presidents of the United States and governors of the state (Chicago: Lake City Pub. Co., 1890), page 286. Hereinafter cited as Portrait & Bio. Album of Polk Co., IA.
  3. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 478, page 448A, image 362. William A. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  4. [S3372] Anonymous, Portrait and Biographical Album of Polk County, Iowa: containing full page portraits and biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the presidents of the United States and governors of the state (Chicago: Lake City Pub. Co., 1890), page 287. Hereinafter cited as Portrait & Bio. Album of Polk Co., IA.
  5. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 338, page 120, image 120, FHL film #803338. William Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  6. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 415, page 105A, image 213, FHL film #545914. W. A. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  7. [S106] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 360, FHL film #1254360, page 448B, ED 167, image 0417. William A. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.
  8. [S59] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 453, page 11B, ED 61. W. A. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.

William C. Drake1

b. 2 January 1854
  • William C. Drake was born on 2 January 1854 at near Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., Pennsylvania.1
  • He married Alice Angle at Washington, New Jersey, on 29 October 1884.2

Citations

  1. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.57. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  2. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.81. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254

William H. Drake1

b. circa 1846
  • William H. Drake was born circa 1846 at New York.1
  • Also known as William Henry Drake.2
  • He appeared on the census on 7 August 1850 at Ward 8 District 1, New York City, New York Co., New York, William H. Drake, age 4, born in New York.1
  • He appeared on the census on 14 July 1860 at Owego, Tioga Co., New York, Wm. Henry Drake, age 14, born in New York.2

Citations

  1. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 541, page 51B, image 107. John M. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  2. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 867, page 282, image 286, FHL film #803867. John M. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.

William J. Drake1

b. circa 1826
  • William J. Drake was born circa 1826 at New York.2
  • He appeared on the census on 7 October 1850 at Chemung, Chemung Co., New York, Wm. Drake, age 24, born in New York. A teacher.2

Citations

  1. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.61. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  2. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 486, page 165A, image 332. E. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

William Knapp Drake1

b. 18 October 1800, d. 17 December 1870
  • William Knapp Drake was born on 18 October 1800 at Chemung, Chemung Co., New York.1
  • He died on 17 December 1870 at Baldwin, Chemung Co., New York.1

Citations

  1. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.27. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254

William M. Drake1

b. April 1898
  • William M. Drake was born in April 1898 at Iowa.1
  • He appeared on the census on 15 June 1900 at Madison, Polk Co., Iowa, William M. Drake, age 2, born Apr 1898 in Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S59] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 455, page 10B, ED 108. Albert V. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.

William Montgomery Drake1

b. 10 April 1858, d. 11 January 1934
  • William Montgomery Drake was born on 10 April 1858 at Madison Co., Iowa.1
  • He married Mary Maria Morse on 9 July 1881.1
  • William Montgomery Drake died on 11 January 1934 at Madison Co., Iowa.1
  • He appeared on the census on 11 August 1860 at Webster, Madison Co., Iowa, as Wm. Drake, age 2, born in Iowa.2
  • He appeared on the census on 16 June 1880 at Webster, Madison Co., Iowa, William Drake, age 22, born in Iowa. Single. A farmer. Step-son in the household of Otho Davis.3
  • He appeared on the census of 16 June 1880 in the household of Otho Davis at Webster, Madison Co., Iowa; Otho Davis, age 62, born in Pennsylvania. Both parents born in Maryland. A farmer. In the household are wife Amanda Davis (age 50), daughter Eva (12), step-son William Drake (22), step-son John Drake (20), step-daughter Ella Drake (18), step-son Edward Drake (17), step-daughter Sarah Drake (16), step-son Everell Drake (14).3

Citations

  1. [S2103] "Drake DNA Surname Project", online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. , Kit #29906, Descendant Chart at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. Retrieved May 2008.. Hereinafter cited as Drake DNA Surname Project.
  2. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 333, page 772, image 284, FHL film #803333. John Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  3. [S106] Ancestry.com, 1880 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T9, Roll 353, FHL film #1254353, page 94.4000, ED 112, image 0191. Otho Davis household. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Census.

William P. Drake1

b. June 1897
  • William P. Drake was born in June 1897 at New York.1
  • He appeared on the census in June 1900 at Huntington, Suffolk Co., New York, William P. Drake, age 2, born June 1897 in New York.1

Citations

  1. [S59] MyFamily.com, 1900 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. T623, Roll 1165, page 9A, ED 761. John E. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Census.

William T. Drake

b. 11 May 1807, d. 12 April 1878
  • William T. Drake was born on 11 May 1807 at Orange Co., New York, (calculated from age at death).
  • He married Esther at Orange Co., New York, say 1838.
  • William T. Drake died on 12 April 1878 at New York City, New York.1
  • He was buried on 14 April 1878 at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York.1
  • He appeared on the census in 1840 at Warwick, Orange Co., New York, William T. Drake, with a household of 1 male 10-15, 1 male 30-40, 1 female under 5, 1 female 30-40. He is enumerated between Abner Smith and Joseph V(?)anny.2
  • William T. Drake and Joseph Drake are both found in Warwick, Orange Co., New York on the 1840 U.S. census, although enumerated on different census sheets.3,4
  • William T. Drake appeared on the census on 25 October 1850 at Warwick, Orange Co., New York, Wm. T. Drake, age given as 40, born in New York. A farmer. In the household are Esther Drake (age 40), Charity A. Drake (11), Hannah Drake (8), Chas. W. Drake (6), Mary E. Drake (1), Mary J. Mason (19, black). All born in New York. He is enumerated between Wm. M. Pitts and Wm. B. Misener.5
  • He appeared on the census on 10 June 1860 at Ward 20, District 6, New York City, New York Co., New York, Wm. Drake, age 54, born in New York. A collector. Real estate valued at $600. In the household are Esther Drake (age 54), Sarah Drake (21), Hannah Drake (18), Chas. Drake (16, a clerk), Chas. Forman (3), all born in New York.6
  • He appeared on the census on 11 July 1870 at Ward 20, District 21, New York City, New York Co., New York, Wm. T. Drake, age 63, born in New York. A cooper. In the household are Hester Drake (age 62, born in New York, married), Hannah Alexander (27, New York, married), and James Alexander (34, New Jersey, married).7
  • A descendant of William T. Drake as participated in the Drake Surname DNA Project. Results of his test imply that he is a descendant of Josias Janszen Dratz.8

Family: Esther b. c 1808

Citations

  1. [S3303] William T. Drake entry, Certificate of Death, No. 288826, Copy of Certificate of Death. Wm. T. Drake, age 70y 11m 1d; married; occupation: Cooperage; birthplace: Orange Co., NY; lived in New York City for 25 years; father's birthplace: Orange Co., NY; mother's birthplace: Orange Co., NY; died at 415 9th Ave., 20th Ward; buried at Cypress Hills, 14 Apr 1878; undertaker A. W. Walker of 405 9th Ave, NYC Dept. Rec. & Info. Services, 31 Chambers Street, New York, New York. Hereinafter cited as Certificate of Death.
  2. [S403] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M704, Roll 323, page 267, image 538, FHL film #0017202. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  3. [S403] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M704, Roll 323, page 292, image 588, FHL film #0017202. Joseph Drake. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  4. [S403] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M704, Roll 323, page 267, image 538, FHL film #0017202. William T. Drake. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.
  5. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 574, page 38A, image 81. Wm. T. Drake. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  6. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 817, page 51, image 52, FHL film #803817. Wm. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  7. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 1008, page 714A, image 687, FHL film #552507. Wm. T. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.
  8. [S2103] "Drake DNA Surname Project", online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. , Kit #174539. A pedigree has not been provided. Name of participant is not known. Hereinafter cited as Drake DNA Surname Project.

Dr. William W. Drake1

b. 10 August 1816, d. 10 February 1871
  • Dr. William W. Drake was born on 10 August 1816.1
  • He died on 10 February 1871.1
  • He was buried at Drake Cemetery, Bulls Gap, Greene Co., Tennessee.1

Citations

  1. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved Novemebr 2011. Dr. William W. Drake, Mem. #56970425, Aug 12, 2010. No photo. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.

Winfield S. Drake

b. circa 1849
  • Winfield S. Drake was born circa 1849 at Monroe Co., New York.
  • Also known as Sanford Drake.1
  • He appeared on the census on 22 August 1850 at Webster, Monroe Co., New York, age 1.2
  • He appeared on the census on 20 October 1860 at Webster, Monroe Co., New York, as Sanford W. Drake, age 11, born in New York.3
  • He appeared on the census on 16 August 1870 at Webster, Monroe Co., New York, as Sanford Drake, age 21, born in New York.4

Citations

  1. [S2188] Gee Gee Hughes,"Church Members, Marriages and Baptisms, at Hanover, Morris Co., New Jersey during the Pastorate of the Rev. Jacob Green and to the Settlement of Rev. Aaron Condit. 1746-1796."Transcribed from Presbyterian Church Records, transcribed by Wm. Ogden Wheeler and Edmund D. Halsey, Sept. 14, 1893.. Online http://www.altlaw.com/edball/han_bapt.htm., Retrieved Sept. 5, 2008. Hereinafter cited as Hanover Presb. Church Recs.
  2. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, Roll M432 528, p.425, image 573. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.
  3. [S232] MyFamily.com, 1860 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, 2004), Federal census, NARA Ser. M653, Roll 786, page 567, FHL film #803786. John H. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Census.
  4. [S235] MyFamily.com, 1870 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: My Family.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M593, Roll 971, page 463A, FHL film #552470. John H. Drake household. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Census.

Zephaniah Drake1

b. 1792, d. between 1837 and 1840
  • Zephaniah Drake was born in 1792 at Deckertown, Sussex Co., New Jersey.1,2
  • He married Mary Dennis on 13 May 1818.1
  • Zephaniah Drake died between 1837 and 1840 at Old Washington, Guernsey Co., Ohio.3
  • He appeared on the census in 1830 at Wantage, Sussex Co., New Jersey, Zephaniah Drake, with a household of 2 males under 5, 2 males 5-10, 1 male 30-40, 1 male 60-70, 2 females 10-15, 1 female 30-40. He is enumerated between Ephraim Doty and Lewis Dennis.4

Family: Mary Dennis b. c 1800

Citations

  1. [S2103] "Drake DNA Surname Project", online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. , Kit #29906, Descendant Chart at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. Retrieved May 2008.. Hereinafter cited as Drake DNA Surname Project.
  2. [S122] Notes:Deckertown is the present day Borough of Sussex in Sussex County, New Jersey. Renamed in 1902.
  3. [S2103] "Drake DNA Surname Project", online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. , Kit #29906, Descendant Chart at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. Retrieved May 2008. Says died in 1840. Hereinafter cited as Drake DNA Surname Project.
  4. [S402] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M19, Roll 82, page 252, FHL film #0337935. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.

Zephaniah Drake1

b. 14 September 1768, d. 18 April 1849
  • Zephaniah Drake was born on 14 September 1768.1
  • He married Rebecca Shons at Reformed Church at Machackemeck (Deerpark), (Port Jarvis, Orange Co., New York), on 3 March 1794.1,2
  • Zephaniah Drake died on 18 April 1849.1,3
  • He was buried at Forestburg Cemetery, Sullivan Co., New York.3
  • On 11 Nov 1845, Zephaniah Drake of Forestburgh in the County of Sullivan and State of New York, appointed Ira R. Drake of Forestburgh, as his lawful attorney. The purpose being to recover "money, debts and demands" due Zephaniah from Trinity Church.4

Citations

  1. [S2469] Letter from James M. TeVoght (Montevideo, Minnesota) to William B. Bogardus, 5 May 1981; William B. Bogardus Collection (Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio). Box 4, File 20, 22-T. Family Group Sheets. Cites Maurice L. Patterson, "The Reed Family, The Drake Family, The Gray Family of Sullivan Co., New York". (Note: I have not examined this source myself and cannot comment on its accuracy).
  2. [S1748] "Records of Baptisms of the Reformed Church at Machackemeck (Deerpark)", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.42-44 (1911-1913): 44:169. Sephaniah Drake, ___ Shans. Hereinafter cited as "RDC Machackemeck (Deerpark)."
  3. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved Apr 2010. "Zephaniah Drake," Sullivan County, New York. Record added Feb 7, 2010. Photo of gravestone. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  4. [S2654] Castro Collection of Original Family Documents, Inherited documents and family letters. Originals in the possession of Kathleen Castro. Transcribed copies made by Kathleen Castro from the original documents. Copies in possession of Chris Chester, Kent, New York acquired from Kathleen Castro, Documents relating to the descendants of Nicholas Brouwer, C-5, Power of Attorney, November 11, 1845, signed by Zephaniah Drake. Hereinafter cited as Castro Collection of Original Family Documents.

Zephaniah Drake

b. 15 June 1773, d. 2 June 1840
  • Zephaniah Drake was born on 15 June 1773.1
  • He died on 2 June 1840 at Fairfield Co., Ohio.1
  • He was buried at Greencastle Cemetery, Greencastle, Fairfield Co., Ohio.1
  • He appeared on the census in 1820 at Bloom, Fairfield Co., Ohio, Zeffaniah Drake with a household of 2 males under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 26-44, 2 females under 10, 2 females 10-15, 1 female 26-44.2
  • He appeared on the census in 1830 at Bloom, Fairfield Co., Ohio, with a household of 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 1 male 50-60, 1 female 10-15, 1 female 15-20, 1 female 50-60.3
  • He appeared on the census in 1840 at Bloom, Fairfield Co., Ohio, with a household of 1 male 10-15, 1 male 20-30, 1 male 60-70, 2 females 20-30, 1 female 60-70.4

Citations

  1. [S1033] Find A Grave, online www.findagrave.com. , Retrieved January 2011. "Zephaniah Drake," Mem. #40211976, Aug 3, 2009. Photo of gravestone. Hereinafter cited as Find A Grave.
  2. [S139] Ancestry.com, 1820 United States Federal Census., Digital image of original census records (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal Census, NARA Ser. M33, Roll 87, page 210, John Drake and Saml Drake; page 214, John Drake, Zeffaniah Drake. Hereinafter cited as 1820 US Census.
  3. [S402] Ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 2003), Federal census, NARA Ser. M19, Roll 130, page 161, FHL film #0337941. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Census.
  4. [S403] Ronald V., Accelerated Indexing Systems Jackson, compiler1840 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M704, Roll 422, page 394, FHL film #0020164. Hereinafter cited as 1840 US Census.

Zephaniah D. Drake1

b. 16 May 1807, d. 7 November 1843
  • Zephaniah D. Drake was born on 16 May 1807.1
  • He married Phebe Middaugh on 26 November 1831.1
  • Zephaniah D. Drake died on 7 November 1843 ; age 35y 5m 21d (g.s.).2
  • He was buried at Sullivan Co., New York.3

Family: Phebe Middaugh

  • Levi Nelson Drake4
  • James Seely Drake4
  • William J. Drake4
  • Margaret Drake4
  • Catherine Drake3

Citations

  1. [S3114] W. H. Coulter, Caskey Families of Sussex County, N. J. and Orange County, N. Y.; (www.heritagequestonline.com: Heritage Quest Online, 1955), typescript, page 19. Cites Family Bible record. Hereinafter cited as Caskey Manuscript.
  2. [S3114] W. H. Coulter, Caskey Families of Sussex County, N. J. and Orange County, N. Y.; (www.heritagequestonline.com: Heritage Quest Online, 1955), typescript, page 19: cites Family Bible record, and page 20: cites tombstone. Hereinafter cited as Caskey Manuscript.
  3. [S3114] W. H. Coulter, Caskey Families of Sussex County, N. J. and Orange County, N. Y.; (www.heritagequestonline.com: Heritage Quest Online, 1955), typescript, page 20. Cemetery inscriptions from Mongaup and Hillside (Cemeteries) Sullivan County, New York. The manuscript is not specific as to which cemetery pertains to each inscription. Hereinafter cited as Caskey Manuscript.
  4. [S3114] W. H. Coulter, Caskey Families of Sussex County, N. J. and Orange County, N. Y.; (www.heritagequestonline.com: Heritage Quest Online, 1955), typescript, page 19. Hereinafter cited as Caskey Manuscript.

Zepheniah Drake1

b. 12 January 1737, d. 16 October 1823
  • Zepheniah Drake was born on 12 January 1737 at Orange Co., New York.2
  • He married Ann Knapp, daughter of William Knapp and Margaret, on 8 May 1760.3,4
  • Zepheniah Drake died on 16 October 1823 at Manikating, Ulster Co., New York.5,6
  • He was buried at Sullivan Co., New York.7
  • On 9 May 1777 Recorded with the Orange County Clerk, an indenture dated 9 Nov 1776 between Peter Middaugh of Wantage in Orange County, New York, and Deborah his wife of the one part and Zephaniah Drake of the same place, farmer, of the other part. For consideration of £165 paid by Zephaniah Drake, Peter Middaugh conveys to said Zephaniah Drake a tract of land lying in Wantage, bounded by property of Johannes Decker and Jacob Middaugh, including house, barns, outhouses and buildings, orchard yard, land meadows, pastures, etc.8
  • Zephaniah is named in his father's will dated 6 Feb 1779.9
  • On 4 July 1782 Indenture between Zephaniah Drake of Goshen, farmer, and Anny his wife, of the one part and James Brown of the other part. For consideration of £290, Zephaniah Drake conveys to James Brown a tract of land in the township of Goshen bounded by Johannes Decker and Jacob Middaugh.10

Family: Ann Knapp b. 20 Oct 1738, d. 8 May 1805

Citations

  1. [S375] Louis Stoughton Drake, The Drake Family in England and America 1360-1895, and the Descendants of Thomas Drake of Weymouth, Mass. 1635-1691 (Boston: L.S. Drake, 1896), p.294, Named as a son of John Drake and Magdalena Brouwer, b. 1736.. Hereinafter cited as Drake Family in England & America.
  2. [S2095] Lillian Drake Avery, Drake Genealogy in the Line of Samuel Drake of Lower Smithfield Township, Northampton (now Monroe) County, Pennsylvania (Pontiac, Michigan: Privately Printed, 1926), p.10. Hereinafter cited as Drake Gen. in the line of Samuel Drake. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=18254
  3. [S2103] "Drake DNA Surname Project", online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. , Kit #299066, Descendant Chart at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. Retrieved May 2008.. Hereinafter cited as Drake DNA Surname Project.
  4. [S3050] Alfred Averill Knapp, Nicholas Knapp Genealogy (Winter Park, Florida: n.pub., 1953), page 26. States that he was the second husband of Hannah Knapp who first married Gershom Owen. Hereinafter cited as Nicholas Knapp Genealogy.
  5. [S2103] "Drake DNA Surname Project", online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. , Kit #29906, Descendant Chart at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/…. Retrieved May 2008.. Hereinafter cited as Drake DNA Surname Project.
  6. [S3114] W. H. Coulter, Caskey Families of Sussex County, N. J. and Orange County, N. Y.; (www.heritagequestonline.com: Heritage Quest Online, 1955), typescript, page 20. Cemetery inscriptions from Mongaup and Hillside (Cemeteries) Sullivan County, New York. The manuscript is not specific as to which cemetery pertains to each inscription. "Died Oct 16, 1823 in his 88th year". Hereinafter cited as Caskey Manuscript.
  7. [S3114] W. H. Coulter, Caskey Families of Sussex County, N. J. and Orange County, N. Y.; (www.heritagequestonline.com: Heritage Quest Online, 1955), typescript, page 20. Cemetery inscriptions from Mongaup and Hillside (Cemeteries) Sullivan County, New York. The manuscript is not specific as to which cemetery pertains to each inscription. Hereinafter cited as Caskey Manuscript.
  8. [S3293] Orange County (New York) County Clerk, Deeds v. C-D, 1741-1790; FHL film #0828547 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1970), Microfilm of original records at the Orange County courthouse, Goshen, New York, C:534. Hereinafter cited as Orange Co. Deeds v. C-D.
  9. [S1339] Calender of Wills on file and recorded in the offices of the Clerk of the Court of Appeals, of the County Clerk at Albany and of the Secretary of State, 1626-1836; FHL fiche #6046668 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965, 1967), Fernow, Berthold, 1837-1908 (Main Author)
    National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the state of New York (Added Author). Microfilm of original published: New York : Colonial Dames of the State of New York, 1896. xv, 657 p., no.517 (D108). Hereinafter cited as Calender of Wills, Albany, 1626-1836.
  10. [S3293] Orange County (New York) County Clerk, Deeds v. C-D, 1741-1790; FHL film #0828547 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1970), Microfilm of original records at the Orange County courthouse, Goshen, New York, D:88. Hereinafter cited as Orange Co. Deeds v. C-D.
  11. [S2100] Imogene H. Lane, Drakes of Orange Co., New York and Related Families; FHL film #0872801, item 4 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1971), Microreproduction of typescript (36 p.) written in 1970.. Hereinafter cited as Drakes of Orange Co. and Related Families, https://docs.google.com/leaf
  12. [S2469] Letter from James M. TeVoght (Montevideo, Minnesota) to William B. Bogardus, 5 May 1981; William B. Bogardus Collection (Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, Wilmington, Ohio). Box 4, File 20, 22-T. Family Group Sheets. Cites Maurice L. Patterson, "The Reed Family, The Drake Family, The Gray Family of Sullivan Co., New York". (Note: I have not examined this source myself and cannot comment on its accuracy).

Josias Janszen Drats1

b. circa 1650, d. 1701
  • Josias Janszen Drats was born circa 1650 at Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands.2
  • He married Aeltje Adamse Brouwer, daughter of Adam Brouwer and Magdalena Jacobs Verdon, at Brooklyn, Kings Co., Long Island, New York, on 30 April 1682 (betrothed 16 Apr 1682) The marriage is recorded at both the Flatbush and New York Dutch Churches.3,4
  • Josias Janszen Drats is said to have died in 1701 at Newtown, Queens Co., Long Island, New York, but no direct evidence of this claim has been found. A Josias Drake appears in Flatlands records as late as 1719. Whether this is Josias, or his son Josias, has not been determined.5
  • Also known as Josias Strakken (bpt. rec. of Magdalena dau. of Willem Brouwer).6
  • Also known as Jesaijs Draeck.7
  • Also known as Josias Drets.8
  • Descendants are found with the name Drake.
  • He was a member of at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 28 May 1679 called Josias Dret.9
  • He witnessed the baptism of Magdalena Willemse Brouwer , daughter of Willem Adamsz Brouwer and Elizabeth Simpson, on 14 September 1679 at Old First Dutch Reformed Church, Breuckelen (Brooklyn), Kings Co., Long Island, New York, (sponsors Aeltje Brouwer, Josias Strakken. (Her mother's name is given as Betje in the Brooklyn Church record, and as Elsje in the Flatbush Church record).).10,11
  • Josias Janszen Drats appeared on the assessment list of at Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, on 26 September 1683 as Jesies Dregz, rated at £30, with 1 poll, and 1 horse.12
  • He witnessed the baptism of Jacob Jacobsz Brouwer , son of Jacob Adamsz Brouwer and Annetje Bogardus, on 30 November 1684 at Old First Dutch Reformed Church, Breuckelen (Brooklyn), Kings Co., Long Island, New York, (sponsors Jesaya Drets, Aeltje Brouwer).13,14
  • Josias Janszen Drats took the Oath of Allegiance in September 1687 at Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York, as Josias Dreths, 26 Jeare." Recorded next to Adam Brouwer.15
  • He witnessed the baptism of Anna Nazareth , daughter of William Nazareth and Helena Adamse Brouwer, on 30 September 1691 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Barent van Tilburg, Josias Dret, Aeltie Brouwers).16
  • On 7 Jan 1694/5, Josias Drack, bought "a peec of land lying at the end of his lot paying twenty-five shilling per acor being one acor or there abouts and to pay ye monys to Edward Stevenson & Richard Betts."17,18
  • On 1 Jun 1696 Josias Drates of Newtown, in Queens County on the Island of Nassau conveyed to Richard Betts, Junr., of the same place, a lot lying in the Township of Newtown. Signed Josias Drats, in the presence of Richard Scuder (his mark) and William Gleane.19
  • On 7 October 1696 Josyas Draets of Newton deeds to Jurian Nagell of Bushwick, land in Bushwick "scituate to the Normans Kill lying with one end to the meadows of Hendrick Deforrest and the other side to the meadow of Alexander Cocquivere." Signed. Witnessed by Abraham Duttoyet and Jurian Collier. Recorded 25 Jan 1697/98 by Henry ffilkin, Reg. On 29 Jan 1697/98, Jurian Nagell deeded the property to Henry Filkin of Flatbush, who on the same day, in turn, deeded the property to Alexander Cockyvere.20
  • Three deeds found in Kings County Deeds vol.4 describe transactions involving the same piece of property. The property, a house and garden spot situate in the town of Flatlands in Kings County, was described as "bounded on the north by the highway, south and east by the heirs of Gerrit Coerten deceased, and west by Hermanus Hoogelandt, containing two acres be it more or less." On 18 July 1717 Rutgert Waldron of New York City, and his wife Cornelia, sold the property to Josiah Drake of Oyster Bay in Queens County for £85. Next, by an indenture dated 28 Aug 1716, the same Rutger Waldron and his wife Cornelia, sold this property to John Drake of Jamaica in Queens County for £85. This deed, which pre-dates the prior deed by almost a year, was not recorded until 9 June 1720. Finally, by an indenture dated 12 April 1719, Josias Drake of Flatlands, conveyed this property to John Drake of Jamaica for the same £85. By this deed, Josias signed his name as Ijoseijas Drake. It is not certain wether the Josiah/Josias Drake mentioned in these deeds is father or son.21
  • On 20 April 1719, Josias Drake was among twelve individuals or parties to be granted lots in the Town of Amersfoordt (Flatlands) under condition that they would not sell their lot, or any part thereof without also selling to the buyer the attached house plot, and that they also aid in maintaining a school, a school master, and a preacher or preachers. However, on 4 May 1719, Josias Drake was not included in "A showing of the allotment of the divided land in the Town of Amersfoordt." This "showing" is a list of those who received lots, the lot number, and number of acres. The "showing" numbers twenty-six individuals, none of them a Drake. It has not been determined if the Josias Drake recorded among those granted a lot, was the father or son.22
  • Hoffman notes in "Brouwer Beginnings" (TAG 24:30-31 fn.) that it has been suggested that Jannetje Dret was a relative of Josias Drats. He noted her marriage and the baptism of four children at the NYDR, and states that "judging by the sponsors at the baptisms of her children, she was a relative of Jan Doreth (Dereth), the husband of Grietie Plettenberg. The latter married as his widow, 1663 (MDC:28) Willem van der Schueren. On the other hand, a study of the sponsors for the children of Josias Dret (Drake) does not indicate any relationship with the foregoing."23
  • Josias Drats' ancestry is not known. Josias' surname appears variously as Dreths, Dregs, Dret, Dreax, Draeds, Draets, Drake. Descendants settled with the English name Drake and the mentioned variations may very well be Dutch phoenetic spelling attempts of the name Drake. Josias joined the Dutch Church on 28 May 1679. He had come to New Netherland in 1661 according to his statement when taking the oath of allegiance. He lived at Brooklyn where he was assessed on 26 Sep 1683, for 1 poll and 1 horse.
    The Drake Genealogy (Lillian Drake Avery, 1926), notes that Josias resided in Newtown, Long Island in 1692 and died there in 1701, and states, "It is believed by his descendants that he was of English descent, his grandfather perhaps having been with the Pilgrim Fathers when they took refuge in Holland and the family remaining there until nearly fifty years later. (Italics mine) There is no record unfortunately to confirm this idea, but the traditions and characteristics of his descendants preclude any but English origin." Josias and his wife Aeltje Brouwer did not follow the Dutch traditional system when naming their children, so it is possible that Josias has a non Dutch ancestry. They had no children named for Adam nor his wife (Aeltje's parents), and the eldest son is named for his father, and this is more in the tradition of English families, whereas Dutch families of the time traditionally named children for the grandparents. It should also be noted that no apparent members of Josias' own family (parents or siblings) stood as sponsor for his children, while members of Aeltje's Brouwer family did. This would indicate that Josias was probably alone with no close relations in the New York area during his adult life. There was a Drake family in Eastchester, New York, contemporanious to Josias. Joseph was a popular name with the Eastchester Drakes, and there were ties between the families of Westchester County and Kings and Queens Counties, Long Island at this time as well. However, no tie has yet been found between Josias and the Eastchester Drake families. His marriage record calls him "van Amsterdam," implying that he was born in Amsterdam. A birth in Amsterdam, however, does not imply that Josias had to be Dutch, and Lillian Drake Avery (Drake Genealogy) touches on the idea that Josias may have of English descent, but born in Holland. William J. Hoffman, in "Brouwer Beginnings," also seems to lean towards an English origin for Josias.
    Among those of Dutch ancestry in 17th century New Amsterdam/New York was a Roelof Harmenszen de Raedt, whose son Johannes was baptized in the New Amsterdam/New York Dutch Church in August 1663. No connection, even remote, occurs in the records of the time between Josias and either Roelof or Johannes de Raedt. Other than some similarity in name (depending on which of the many various phonetic spellings of Josias' name you wish to consider) there is no reason to believe that Josias is of this family. A record of marriage for Jan Dareth (to Ryckie Van Dyke) appears in the New Amsterdam Dutch Church in 1654, and then there is Jannetje Drets mentioned above. It is often a good idea, when searching for clues to the origins of an individual, to look at the earliest known records relating to that person. The earliest confirmed record for Josias is when he appears, together with Aeltie Brouwer, as sponors in Sep 1679 for Magdalena Brouwer, daughter of Aeltie's brother, Willem Brouwer. Here Josias is called Josias Strakken. In 1684, at the baptism of Josias and Altie's daughter Sara, one of the sponsors is Sara Janse Stryker. Sara Strycker's father, Jans Strycker, was a prominant man in New Amsterdam and Kings County during his lifetime. He served as Magistrate in Kings County for twenty years, and died in 1697. This is not to say that Josias was a Strycker, there is no evidence to place him in that family, but possibly in his youth, Josias had a close relationship with the Strycker family. He may have been employed by, or otherwise was in the service of Jan Strycker at an early age.24,25
  • Gerardus Drake Sr. is a possible son of Josias Janszen Drats. Gerardus Drake is first mentioned in 1727 when he is married to Elizabeth, the daughter of Henry Disbrow. This would place the likely year of his birth before 1707, probably in the decade of 1697-1707, well within the time frame in which Josias Drats could be considered his father. The argument in favor of this placement centers around the unusual name, Gerardus. Josias Drats' son Cornelis is likely to have had a son named Gerardus. The only other Gerardus known at the time was Col./Dr. Gerardus Beekman, who owned property adjoing Adam Brouwer's mill property. Gerardus Beekman later sold this property to Josias' brother-in-laws, Nicholas and Abraham Brouwer. As all children of this time were named for someone (usually family, but at times for friends) it is conceivable that Gerardus Drake was named for Gerardus Beekman. Another argument in favor of this placement would be location. Mamaroneck, were Gerardus is first found, was settled by families previously found in Queens County, Long Island (where as Eastchester was settled by families from Fairfield, Connecticut). Josias Drats, his son John Drake, and a Josias Drake (either father or son) are all found in Queens County prior to 1727 (specifically in Newtown, Jamaica, and Oyster Bay). No stronger evvidence has yet been found, and for now the idea that Gerardus is a son of Josias Janszen Drats can only remain a possibility.
  • Josias Janszen Drats and Josias Dredge may be one and the same. The Josias Dredge, who's baptism record is found in the English Presbyterian Church at Amsterdam, has the same given name, and would be the same age that has been approximated for Josias Janszen Drats. In addition, the given name of the father's match (John and Jan) and the Josias baptized in 1653 has a sister named Sarah, while Josias Drats named his eldest daughter, Sarah. This is pure speculation at this point in time (Feb. 2009) but it is also the only possible lead that has thus far been uncovered for the origins of Josias Janszen Drats.
  • Primary records regarding Josias Janszen Drats are few and are limited to his marriage record (source of his place of birth and estimate for his birth date), the baptism records of seven children between 1682 and 1701, three deeds (1694-1696), his appearance on an assessment roll at Brooklyn in 1683 and his taking the oath of allegiance at Brooklyn in 1687. No records post 1701 have been verified as pertaining to Josias Drats.

Family: Aeltje Adamse Brouwer b. c 1664

Citations

  1. [S521] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:30. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S2072] His marriage record calls him "Van Amsterdam." In 1687 he stated he had been in this country for 26 years.
  3. [S1591] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.51. Josias Janszen Drats, j.m. Van Amsterdam, en Aeltje Brouwer, j.d. Van de Gauwanes. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  4. [S1803] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 235. Josias Jansz Drats, young man from Amsterdam, residing in N. York, with Aeltje Brouwers, young lady from Gowanus and residing there, and married the 30th of said month (April) at Brooklyn. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  5. [S521] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:30. citing Drake Genealogy. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  6. [S1803] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), p.393. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  7. [S2935] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 123. Sara; parents: Jesaijs Draeck, Aeltje Brouwers. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.
  8. [S1803] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 416. Josias; parents: Josias Jansz Drets, Aaltje Brouwers; op Amersfoort; witnesses: Willem Brouwer, Elisabeth Brouwer. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  9. [S2155] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in the City of New York - Members List", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol. 9- (1878-): 9:164. Hereinafter cited as "RDC New York, Members List, NYG&BR 9 (1878)."
  10. [S1803] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), page 393. Magdalena; parents: Willem Brouwer, Elsje Brouwer. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  11. [S2935] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 118. Machdalena; parents: Willem Brouwer, Betje Brouwer. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.
  12. [S1766] Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, Lists of Inhabitants of Colonial New York, Excerpted from The Documentary History of the State of New York (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1979, 1989, 1999), p.121. Hereinafter cited as Lists of Inhabitants of Colonial New York.
  13. [S1803] David William Voorhees, editor, Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Flatbush, Kings County, New York, Vol.1, 1677-1720 (New York: Holland Society of New York, 1998), p.433. Hereinafter cited as RDC Flatbush Recs.
  14. [S2935] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 124. Jakop; parents: Jakop Brouwer, Annitje Bogardus. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.
  15. [S1766] Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, Lists of Inhabitants of Colonial New York, Excerpted from The Documentary History of the State of New York (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1979, 1989, 1999), p.38. Here, Josias states that he has been in New Netherlands/New York, for 26 years, placing his arrival in 1661. If he is of the approximate age of his wife, Aeltje Brouwer, this would indicate that Josias came to America as a young child, and most likely in the company of a parent or parents.. Hereinafter cited as Lists of Inhabitants of Colonial New York.
  16. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 13:32. Anna; parents: Willem Nazareth, Helena Brouwers.
  17. [S2086] Dr. Amos Canfield, "Town Records of Newtown, Long Island", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.63-64 (1932-3): 64:32. Page 40 of original records, Josias Drake to Richard Betts, Jr., a lot. 1 Jun 1696. Witness: Richard Scuder.. Hereinafter cited as "Newtown, L.I. Town Recs., NYGBR 63-64."
  18. [S2105] Richard B. Morris, Town Minutes of Newtown (New York: Historical Records Survey, 1940), 2:536. Hereinafter cited as Town Minutes of Newtown.
  19. [S2105] Richard B. Morris, Town Minutes of Newtown (New York: Historical Records Survey, 1940), 2:40. Hereinafter cited as Town Minutes of Newtown.
  20. [S1809] Josephine C. Frost, "Genealogical Gleanings From Book No. 2 of Conveyances, Brooklyn, Kings Co., N.Y.", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol.54 (1923): 54:303. Hereinafter cited as "Brooklyn Conveyances, NYGBR 54 (1923)."
  21. [S2042] Kings County, New York, Deeds v.1-4; FHL #1413189 (New York, New York, Salt Lake City, Utah: Recordak Corp.; Genealogical Society of Utah, 1957), Microfilm of original records at the New York Registers Office in New York City., 4:152, 251, 253. Hereinafter cited as Kings Co. Deeds v.1-4.
  22. [S2106] Henry R. Stiles, The Civil, Political, Professional and Ecclesiastical History and Commercial and Industrial Record of the County of Kings and the City of Brooklyn, N.Y. from 1683 to 1884 (New York: Munsell, 1884), p.72. The original patentees received their patents in 1667 from Richard Nicholls, and were William Gerritsen (van Kouwenhoven), Lukas Stevense (van Voorhees), survivors of the above named patentees, Martin R. Schenck and Koert Voorhees. The twelve granted lots by the patentees on 20 April 1719 were, Jacobus Ammerman, Jan and Eva Van Seikelen, Josias Drake, Cornelis Van Arsdalen, Abraham Westervelt, Jan Lucassen (Voorhees), Anna Terhunen, Jan Van Nays, Jan Auken, Steven Schenck, Isaac Amerman, and the "Heirs of Kierstede.". Hereinafter cited as Brooklyn & Kings Co. 1683-1884.
  23. [S521] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:30-31 fn.. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  24. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., In his 1959 publication, Driggs Family History, Howard R. Driggs proposed that Josias' surname may have originally been de Raedt, and notes the pressence of Roelof de Raedt and others in New Amsterdam. On page 21: "In 1660 Captain Roelof Marmenszen (sic) de Raedt brought over the battleship Woelk which Stuyvesant used to attack the Swedish settlement on the Delaware River. This Roelof, son of Harmen de Raedt settled in New Amsterdam, and baptized his son Johannes there in 1665." "Herman d'Raedt, Captain of the Woeke, was also here in 1660." "It is possible, adds Colonel Driggs (apparently a previous Driggs family historian who the author quotes), that Josias Janzen de Raedt, Dutch ancestor of the Driggs Family in America, and son of Jan de Raedt of Amsterdam, Holland, came with his kinfolk on this ship Woeke." The problem here is, to my knowledge, Josias is never called "de Raedt" in any New Amsterdam or New York record. Secondly, Josias' patrynomic was Jansen, in other words, his father was Jan, and not Roelof or Harmen, the names of the two de Raedts mentioned above. Thirdly, no person with the de Raedt surname stood as sponsor at the baptisms of any of Josias's known children, while members of Josias' wife's Brouwer family did.
    The 1971 followup, Driggs Family History, Vol. 2. adds the following (p.2): "In 1967 Louis S. Drake of Edwardsville, Illinois reported that in searching 'records in Amsterdam' he found that 'No Josias or similiar name appears under de Raet.'" "In 1654 one Jan DaReth married, in New Amsterdam Dutch Church, Ryckie Van Dyke, daughter of William Van Dyke, Sheriff. This Jan de Raet (italics mine) son of Joost da Ret of Utrecht, Holland, was given a grant of land in Albany 1657, where he was a trader, interpreter and hero of various exploits against the Indians. He could not be father of Josias Janszen De Raet of Amsterdam" (again, my italics). The question here is, why not? Joost is the Dutch equivalent of the English Joseph, and Josias (also an equivalent of Joseph, at least in the Flatbush and Gravesend area of Long Island in the late 17th century) may have been born in Amsterdam, to Jan Dareth, by an earlier wife, and named for Jan's father, Joost. This possibility should not be considered closed.
    It should also be noted that Driggs Family History contains numerous errors with regards to the Brouwer family. As late as 1971 in Vol.2, Driggs Family History continues to make the error of stating that Josias Drake's son, John Drake, married Magdalena Brouwer. This despite the fact that this was disproved by Hoffman as early as his writings in New York Genealogical & Biographical Record in the 1930's. Vol.2, pp.3-4 also quote Col. Laurence Driggs stating that Adam Brouwer bought his mill from John Fricke (sic). Again an error, it was Adam's descendant, Adolph Brouwer who sold the mill property to John C. Freeke in the late 1790's. The genealogy also claims Aeltje Brouwer as having been born in 1648, but offers no proof. Aeltje's last child was baptized in 1701, and a year of birth as early as 1648 would make her aged 53 when her child was born, which in all but the most unusual cases, is beyond the age of having children for a woman.. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  25. [S1591] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.19. Marriage of Jan Dareth.. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  26. [S2935] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 127. Jan; parents: Jesaijas Dreets, Aeltje Brouwer. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.
  27. [S2935] A. P. G. Jos van der Linde, Old First Dutch Reformed Church of Brooklyn, New York: First Book of Records, 1660-1752, New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1983), page 144. Casparis; parents: Jesaias Draake, Aaltje. Hereinafter cited as OFDRC Brooklyn.

John Dredge

b. before 1630
  • John Dredge was probably born before 1630 in England or The Netherlands.
  • He married Saertje Burgers at Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, The Netherlands, on 5 September 1649.1
  • Also known as Jan Dredg.1

Family:

Citations

  1. [S5505] "Netherlands, Marriages, 1565-1892, Index." Online www.familysearch.org., Retrieved July 2011. Jan Dredg, Saertje Burgers. FHL film #113353, Nederlands Hervormde Kerk. Oudekerk (Amsterdam, Noord-Holland), "Kerkelijke registers, Trouwen Bk. 969, 1565-1620; Trouwen Bk. 970, 1621-1641; Trouwen Bk. 971, 1642-1669". Hereinafter cited as Netherlands Marriages 1565-1892.
  2. [S2107] Stadsarchief Gemeente Amsterdam,"Doopregisters (1564-1811)", online https://stadsarchief.amsterdam.nl/archieven/archiefbank/…. Retrieved June 1, 2008, using the surname (achter) Dredge.. Hereinafter cited as Doopregisters (1564-1811).

John Dredge1

b. 11 February 1652
  • John Dredge was baptized on 11 February 1652 at English Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands.1,2

Citations

  1. [S2107] Stadsarchief Gemeente Amsterdam,"Doopregisters (1564-1811)", online https://stadsarchief.amsterdam.nl/archieven/archiefbank/…. Retrieved June 1, 2008, using the surname (achter) Dredge.. Hereinafter cited as Doopregisters (1564-1811).
  2. [S2123] Baptisms, 1607-1811, English Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam; FHL film #0113414, item 1 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), Microfilm genomen van de originele in het Gemeente Archief te Amsterdam., p.89. "7 January 1652 was baptized John, the son of John Dredge.". Hereinafter cited as Baptisms, English Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam.

Josias Dredge1

b. 13 August 1653
  • Josias Dredge was baptized on 13 August 1653 at English Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands.1,2
  • Josias Janszen Drats and Josias Dredge may be one and the same. The Josias Dredge, who's baptism record is found in the English Presbyterian Church at Amsterdam, has the same given name, and would be the same age that has been approximated for Josias Janszen Drats. In addition, the given name of the father's match (John and Jan) and the Josias baptized in 1653 has a sister named Sarah, while Josias Drats named his eldest daughter, Sarah. This is pure speculation at this point in time (Feb. 2009) but it is also the only possible lead that has thus far been uncovered for the origins of Josias Janszen Drats.

Citations

  1. [S2107] Stadsarchief Gemeente Amsterdam,"Doopregisters (1564-1811)", online https://stadsarchief.amsterdam.nl/archieven/archiefbank/…. Retrieved June 1, 2008, using the surname (achter) Dredge.. Hereinafter cited as Doopregisters (1564-1811).
  2. [S2123] Baptisms, 1607-1811, English Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam; FHL film #0113414, item 1 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), Microfilm genomen van de originele in het Gemeente Archief te Amsterdam., p.91. "5 January 1653 was baptized Josias, the son of John Dredge.". Hereinafter cited as Baptisms, English Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam.

Sara Dredge1

b. 7 December 1650
  • Sara Dredge was baptized on 7 December 1650 at English Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam, Noord Holland, Netherlands.1,2

Citations

  1. [S2107] Stadsarchief Gemeente Amsterdam,"Doopregisters (1564-1811)", online https://stadsarchief.amsterdam.nl/archieven/archiefbank/…. Retrieved June 1, 2008, using the surname (achter) Dredge.. Hereinafter cited as Doopregisters (1564-1811).
  2. [S2123] Baptisms, 1607-1811, English Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam; FHL film #0113414, item 1 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1950), Microfilm genomen van de originele in het Gemeente Archief te Amsterdam., p.87. "7 December 1650 was baptized Sara, the daughter of John Dredge.". Hereinafter cited as Baptisms, English Presbyterian Church, Amsterdam.

George Learn Dreher1

b. 12 January 1841, d. 7 January 1907
  • George Learn Dreher was born on 12 January 1841 at Wyoming, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania.1
  • He married Catherine Jane Turner on 26 March 1887.1
  • George Learn Dreher died on 7 January 1907 at Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S3395] Daughters of the American Revolution,"DAR Library", online http://www.dar.org/library/online_research.cfm. Ancestor Search feature using "Drake, Samuel," retrieved Sept. 2010. Ancestor #A033470. Lineage descendant #237122. Hereinafter cited as DAR Library.

Melchior Dreher1

b. 28 February 1802, d. 27 September 1882
  • Melchior Dreher was born on 28 February 1802 at Hamilton Twp., Monroe Co., Pennsylvania.1
  • He married Sarah Drake, daughter of Levi Drake and Helena Van Campen, on 19 December 1824.1
  • Melchior Dreher died on 27 September 1882 at Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., Pennsylvania.1

Family: Sarah Drake b. 27 Sep 1807, d. 24 Jul 1878

Citations

  1. [S3395] Daughters of the American Revolution,"DAR Library", online http://www.dar.org/library/online_research.cfm. Ancestor Search feature using "Drake, Samuel," retrieved Sept. 2010. Ancestor #A033470. Lineage descendant #237122. Hereinafter cited as DAR Library.

Catharyna Dret1

b. 17 June 1739
  • Catharyna Dret was baptized on 17 June 1739 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York; sponsors Jan and Fydtje De Vous.1

Citations

  1. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:78. Catharyna, of Jan and Annaatje Dereth. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.

Isaac Dret1

b. 7 July 1745
  • Isaac Dret was baptized on 7 July 1745 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York; sponsors Pr. Fonda, Maria Barrewe.1

Citations

  1. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:110. Isaac of Johan Dret and Annatje De Vous. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.

Jan Dret1

b. before 1716, d. 1749
  • Jan Dret was born before 1716.
  • He married with banns published on 15 August 1735 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York, Anna De Vous "John Dret and M. D. Fou."2
  • Jan Dret died in 1749 at Albany, New York.3
  • Also known as Jan Dereth Dareth, or Derent.4
  • Also known as John Dret.5
  • Also known as Johan Dret.6

Family: Anna De Vous b. b 1719

Citations

  1. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:95. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  2. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:5. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  3. [S1806] "Genealogical Exchange", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record : 123 (1992):109. Inquiry submitted by Emma-Jo Levey Davis of Midlothian, Va. seeking the parents of "John Dret/Dareth/Deret who married Anna De Voe in 1735, Albany. Had John, Rachel, Catherine, Jennetie, Tobias, Isaac, Rachel. Died 1749, Albany.". Hereinafter cited as "Gen. Exchange."
  4. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:78. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  5. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:61. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  6. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:87. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  7. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:61. Jan, of John and Anna Dret. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  8. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:67. Rachel, of Jan and Anna Dret. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  9. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:78. Catharyna, of Jan and Annaatje Dereth. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  10. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:87. Jannetje, of Johan and Anna Dret. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  11. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:95. Tobias, of Jan and Anna Dret. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  12. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:110. Isaac of Johan Dret and Annatje De Vous. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  13. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:122. Rachel of Jan Derent(?) and Anna Devoe. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.

Jan Dret1

b. 25 January 1736
  • Jan Dret was baptized on 25 January 1736 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York; sponsors R. and G. Du Fou.1

Citations

  1. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:61. Jan, of John and Anna Dret. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.

Jannetje Dret

b. before 1665
  • Jannetje Dret was born before 1665.
  • She married Johannes Pauluszen, son of Paulus Jurckszen, at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, in 1681.1
  • She became a member of the New York Reformed Dutch Church on 4 March 1675.2,3
  • Jannetje Dret witnessed the baptism of Geertje Hoppe , daughter of William Hoppe and Myno Yerkes, on 20 December 1682 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Johannes Jurcxsen, Jannetie Dret).4
  • Hoffman notes in "Brouwer Beginnings" (TAG 24:30-31 fn.) that it has been suggested that Jannetje Dret was a relative of Josias Drats. He noted her marriage and the baptism of four children at the NYDR, and states that "judging by the sponsors at the baptisms of her children, she was a relative of Jan Doreth (Dereth), the husband of Grietie Plettenberg. The latter married as his widow, 1663 (MDC:28) Willem van der Schueren. On the other hand, a study of the sponsors for the children of Josias Dret (Drake) does not indicate any relationship with the foregoing."5

Family: Johannes Pauluszen

  • Paulus Pauluszen1
  • Grietie Pauluszen1
  • Jurck Pauluszen1
  • Willem Pauluszen1

Citations

  1. [S521] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:31 fn. cont. from p.30. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  2. [S521] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:30 fn. Hoffman states that "she was called from Amsterdam," however that is not found in the record as published in NYG&BR 9:147. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…
  3. [S2155] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in the City of New York - Members List", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol. 9- (1878-): 9:147. Hereinafter cited as "RDC New York, Members List, NYG&BR 9 (1878)."
  4. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 10:27.
  5. [S521] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Beginnings; The First Three Generations of the Adam Brouwer Berchoven Family", The American Genealogist 23:193-206; 24:23-32, 96-102, 161-170 (1947, 1948): 24:30-31 fn.. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Beginnings". http://brouwergenealogy.blogspot.com/2012/05/…

Jannetje Dret1

b. 15 March 1741
  • Jannetje Dret was baptized on 15 March 1741 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York; sponsors Isaac and Jannetje De Vous.1

Citations

  1. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:87. Jannetje, of Johan and Anna Dret. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.

Rachel Dret1

b. 19 June 1737, d. before September 1748
  • Rachel Dret was baptized on 19 June 1737 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York; sponsors Johs. and Eckb. D. Garmoy.1
  • She died before September 1748.

Citations

  1. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:67. Rachel, of Jan and Anna Dret. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.

Rachel Dret1

b. 11 September 1748
  • Rachel Dret was baptized on 11 September 1748 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York.1

Citations

  1. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:122. Rachel of Jan Derent(?) and Anna Devoe. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.

Tobias Dret1

b. 8 December 1742
  • Tobias Dret was baptized on 8 December 1742 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York; sponsors Johannes Jac. and Anna Lansing.1

Citations

  1. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 3:95. Tobias, of Jan and Anna Dret. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.

Benjamin Woodbury Driggs1

b. 13 May 1837, d. 1 October 1913
  • Benjamin Woodbury Driggs was born on 13 May 1837 at Fredonia (Youngstown), Mahoning Co., Ohio.1
  • He married first at Pleasant Grove, Utah Co., Utah, on 16 February 1857 Olivia Pratt, daughter of Parley P. Pratt and Mary Ann Stearns.2,3
  • Benjamin Woodbury Driggs married second on 5 October 1867 Rosalie Ellen Cox, daughter of Frederick W. Cox and Emmeline Whiting, (plural marriage).3
  • Benjamin Woodbury Driggs died on 1 October 1913 at Ogden, Weber Co., Utah.1

Family 1: Olivia Pratt b. 1 Jun 1841, d. 12 Jun 1906

  • Benjamin Woodbury Driggs Jr,3
  • Ella Olivia Driggs3
  • Luna Bell Driggs3
  • Don Carlos Driggs+2 b. 20 Nov 1864, d. 14 Sep 1933
  • Parley Shadrach Driggs3
  • Florence Marian Driggs3
  • Leland Monroe Driggs3
  • Grace Edith Driggs3
  • Alice Vivia Driggs3
  • Rintha Blanch Driggs3
  • William King Driggs3

Family 2: Rosalie Ellen Cox b. 22 Feb 1846

  • Frank Milton Driggs3
  • Howard Roscoe Driggs+3 b. 8 Aug 1873, d. 17 Feb 1963
  • Ida Lenora Driggs3
  • Maude Rosalie Driggs3
  • Clarice Lilla Driggs3
  • Clarice Lucille Driggs3
  • Genova Pearl Driggs3
  • Burton Wells Driggs3
  • Ralph Emerson Driggs3

Citations

  1. [S2090] L. Lynne Driggs, Harry Stoddard Driggs and Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History, Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Driggs Family Association, 1971), p.44. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Fam. Hist. v.2.
  2. [S2209] Rich Davis, "Bob Driggs Lineage," e-mail message from Rich Davis to Chris Chester, 24 Sep 2008, A direct lineage from Joseph Driggs to James Robert (Bob) Driggs. Hereinafter cited as "Bob Driggs Lineage."
  3. [S2090] L. Lynne Driggs, Harry Stoddard Driggs and Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History, Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Driggs Family Association, 1971), p.78. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Fam. Hist. v.2.

Daniel Driggs1

b. 17 May 1721, d. 1798
  • Daniel Driggs was born on 17 May 1721 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.2
  • He married Elizabeth Strickland, daughter of David Strickland and Elizabeth Hubbard, at Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, on 19 March 1740/41.2
  • Daniel Driggs died in 1798.
  • He was buried at Congregational Church Cemetery, Millington, Connecticut; "beside his father."3
  • Daniel Driggs resided at Millington, Middlesex Co., Connecticut; until 1784 when he conveyed to his son David, 65 acres of the farm and one-half of the house. Daniel moved across the river to Bristol in Farmington Twp.4

Family: Elizabeth Strickland b. 16 Mar 1721/22

  • Daniel Driggs+2 b. 27 Dec 1741
  • John Driggs2
  • Bartholomew Driggs2
  • Elizabeth Driggs2
  • Mary Driggs5
  • Sarah Driggs5
  • David Driggs5
  • Esther Driggs5

Citations

  1. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.29. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  2. [S1449] "Middletown Vital Records from Barbour, 1668-1852."Transcribed by Carolyn Brown. Online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hubbard/….. Hereinafter cited as Middletown VR from Barbour.
  3. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.35. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  4. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.36. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  5. [S1448] "East Haddam Vital Records from Barbour, 1668-1852."Transcribed by Carolyn Brown. Online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hubbard/….. Hereinafter cited as East Haddam VR from Barbour.

Daniel Driggs1

b. 27 December 1741
  • Daniel Driggs was born on 27 December 1741 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.1
  • He married Ruth Graves, daughter of Graves, at East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, on 15 November 1763.2
  • Daniel Driggs served during at the Revolutionary War. Enlisting in 1775, age 34.3
  • Daniel Driggs moved to at near Marcellus, Onondaga Co., New York, sometime after the Revolutionary War, probably receiving land granted in the Military Tract.4
  • He appeared on the census in 1800 at Onondaga Co., New York.4

Family: Ruth Graves

  • Martin Driggs4
  • Roswell Driggs4
  • Rhoda Driggs4
  • Jeheil Driggs4
  • Daniel Dow Driggs4
  • Urial Driggs+4 b. 29 Apr 1780, d. 14 Sep 1846

Citations

  1. [S1449] "Middletown Vital Records from Barbour, 1668-1852."Transcribed by Carolyn Brown. Online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hubbard/….. Hereinafter cited as Middletown VR from Barbour.
  2. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.37. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  3. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.45. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  4. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.53. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.

Don Carlos Driggs1

b. 20 November 1864, d. 14 September 1933
  • Don Carlos Driggs was born on 20 November 1864 at Pleasant Grove, Utah Co., Utah.1,2
  • He married May Jerusha Robison, daughter of Lewis Robison and Louisa Gheen, at Manti, Sanpete Co., Utah, on 31 July 1889.1
  • Don Carlos Driggs died on 14 September 1933 at Phoenix, Arizona.1,2
  • Don Carlos Driggs was a graduate of Bringham Young University. He took his family to Idaho in 1889 and settled at Teton Valley, and founded the city of Driggs, Teton Co., Idaho. He was appointed postmaster of Driggs by President Groover Cleveland. He belonged to the Church of Latter-day Saints and was Stake President for twenty years. At age 57, he moved his family to Phoenix, Arizona where he and his sons built the Western Savings and Loan Association into the state's largest institution of it's kind.3

Family: May Jerusha Robison b. 25 Jan 1867, d. 22 Sep 1956

  • Florence Emma Driggs3
  • Lewis Lynne Driggs3
  • Vida Robison Driggs3
  • Don Carlos Driggs3
  • Elwood Wesley Driggs3
  • Douglas Harmon Driggs3
  • Golden Kenneth Driggs1
  • Junius Elmarion Driggs3
  • Virginia Louisa Driggs3

Citations

  1. [S2209] Rich Davis, "Bob Driggs Lineage," e-mail message from Rich Davis to Chris Chester, 24 Sep 2008, A direct lineage from Joseph Driggs to James Robert (Bob) Driggs. Hereinafter cited as "Bob Driggs Lineage."
  2. [S2090] L. Lynne Driggs, Harry Stoddard Driggs and Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History, Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Driggs Family Association, 1971), p.78. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Fam. Hist. v.2.
  3. [S2090] L. Lynne Driggs, Harry Stoddard Driggs and Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History, Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Driggs Family Association, 1971), p.146. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Fam. Hist. v.2.

Elizabeth Driggs1

b. 17 December 1719, d. 10 January 1739/40
  • Elizabeth Driggs was born on 17 December 1719 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.2
  • She died on 10 January 1739/40 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut; unmarried.2

Citations

  1. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.29. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  2. [S1449] "Middletown Vital Records from Barbour, 1668-1852."Transcribed by Carolyn Brown. Online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hubbard/….. Hereinafter cited as Middletown VR from Barbour.

Howard Roscoe Driggs1

b. 8 August 1873, d. 17 February 1963
  • Howard Roscoe Driggs was born on 8 August 1873 at Pleasant Grove, Utah Co., Utah.1
  • He married first at Pleasant Grove, Utah Co., Utah, on 8 September 1897 Eva May Frampton, daughter of William M. Frampton and Mary Terry.2
  • Howard Roscoe Driggs married second at University of Kansas Chapel, Lawrence, Kansas, on 26 September 1948 Mrs. Margaret Quarrier.2
  • Howard Roscoe Driggs died on 17 February 1963 at Bayside, Queens Co., New York.2
  • He was buried at Pleasant Grove, Utah Co., Utah.2
  • Howard R. Driggs taught in the public schools at Pleasant Grove. He graduated from the University of Utah's School of Education, and was head of the English Dept. at Branch Normal School, Cedar City, Utah. He then studied at the University of Chicago, taught at the University of Utah, and in 1923 was appointed Professor of English Ed. at New York University. He retired in 1942 and was named Professor Emeritus. He is the author of over fifty books, was President of the American Pioneer Trails Association, and is the author of the Driggs Family History, vol. 1.2
  • For the Howard R. Driggs Memorial Association see http://driggsfoundation.org/biography.htm.

Family: Eva May Frampton

  • Howard Wayne Driggs2
  • Harold Perry Driggs2

Citations

  1. [S2090] L. Lynne Driggs, Harry Stoddard Driggs and Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History, Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Driggs Family Association, 1971), p.78. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Fam. Hist. v.2.
  2. [S2090] L. Lynne Driggs, Harry Stoddard Driggs and Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History, Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Driggs Family Association, 1971), p.158. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Fam. Hist. v.2.

John Driggs

b. 26 January 1723/24
  • John Driggs was born on 26 January 1723/24 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.1
  • No further record.2

Citations

  1. [S1449] "Middletown Vital Records from Barbour, 1668-1852."Transcribed by Carolyn Brown. Online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hubbard/….. Hereinafter cited as Middletown VR from Barbour.
  2. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.29. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.

Joseph Driggs1

b. 5 July 1716, d. before September 1718
  • Joseph Driggs was born on 5 July 1716 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.2
  • He died before September 1718.

Citations

  1. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.29. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  2. [S1449] "Middletown Vital Records from Barbour, 1668-1852."Transcribed by Carolyn Brown. Online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hubbard/….. Hereinafter cited as Middletown VR from Barbour.

Joseph Driggs1,2

b. 14 September 1718, d. 24 August 1797
  • Joseph Driggs was born on 14 September 1718 at Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.3
  • He married Rachel Johnson, daughter of Joseph Johnson and Hannah Andrus, at Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, on 22 May 1746.3
  • Joseph Driggs died on 24 August 1797.4

Family: Rachel Johnson b. 24 Dec 1726, d. 6 Dec 1802

  • Joseph Driggs3
  • Joseph Driggs3
  • Hannah Driggs4
  • Israel Driggs3
  • Israel Driggs3
  • Elisha Driggs3
  • Samuel Driggs3
  • John Driggs3
  • Benjamin Driggs3

Citations

  1. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.29. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  2. [S1552] Harry S. Driggs, "Driggs Bible 1718-1951", Connecticut Nutmegger vol.11, no.4, pp.505-507, 595-597 (Mar 1979): p.595. Hereinafter cited as "Driggs Bible 1718-1951."
  3. [S1449] "Middletown Vital Records from Barbour, 1668-1852."Transcribed by Carolyn Brown. Online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hubbard/….. Hereinafter cited as Middletown VR from Barbour.
  4. [S1552] Harry S. Driggs, "Driggs Bible 1718-1951", Connecticut Nutmegger vol.11, no.4, pp.505-507, 595-597 (Mar 1979): Records from a Driggs family Bible owned by Raymond Nelson Fuller and submitted by Harry S. Driggs. Hereinafter cited as "Driggs Bible 1718-1951."

Joseph Driggs1

b. between 1680 and 1690, d. before 15 November 1748
  • Joseph Driggs was probably born between 1680 and 1690 in Europe.
  • He married first at Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, on 13 September 1716 Elizabeth Martin, daughter of John Martin and Elizabeth.2
  • Joseph Driggs married second after 1724 Martha Holland.
  • Joseph Driggs died before 15 November 1748 at East Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.
  • He was buried at Congregational Church Cemetery, Millington, Connecticut.3
  • The sketch of Joseph Driggs found in New England Families Genealogical and Memorial state that Joseph Driggs was the immigrant ancestor to America. That he was "born in 1686 in England, died November 1748 at East Haddam, Connecticut. He came to America in 1712 and first settled at Saybrook, Connecticut; from there he removed to Middletown, and in 1746 to East Haddam."4
  • Joseph Driggs resided at "Horses Delight", East Haddam, Connecticut.5
  • On 7 June 1725, Joseph Driggs, in right of his wife Elizabeth, deceased, as she was administrator on the estate of Joseph Bourne, late of Middletown, exhibited an account of administration on said estate amounting to the sum of £30-13-01 due to him from said estate more than the moveable part of said estate amounts to, which account is by this Court accepted.6
  • His will was dated on 31 October 1748 proved 15 Nov 1748, called "Joseph Driggs of East Haddam in the County of Hartford, Colony of Connecticut in New England," names wife Martha, son Joseph Driggs, son Daniel Driggs. Names as executors, his wife Martha and son Daniel.7
  • The previously supposed ancestry of Joseph Driggs:According to the family tradition, as laid out by Howard R. Driggs in 1959 (Driggs Family History, pp.25-26) and repeated, but with some caution in Driggs Family History Vol. 2 (1971) a young Joseph (probably in his late teens) found himself shipwrecked "in the storm-tossed waters of Long Island Sound." The family tradition claims that the shipwreck occurred somewhere near the mouth of the Connecticut River and that Joseph was found on a "Saybrook sandbar, among the wreckage, lashed to a mast. He spoke little English and when he gave his name it sounded like Driggs." Apparently, he never returned to his Long Island home. No reason is known for his being on the ship, and the ship itself is not identified, however, it is theorized that he may have been pressed into service by the British. The family history supposes that Joseph Driggs was the Joseph De Raet who in 1702 was among those to sign a petition to New York Governor, Lord Cornbury, and that is was this act that either prompted the impressment of Joseph into the service of the British, or prompted Joseph to flee Long Island for safety in Connecticut, as a number of men, in the words of Gov. Cornbury, were said to have done. However, no proof is given to demonstrate that Joseph De Raet and Joseph Driggs are in fact one and the same. An early Driggs Family researcher, Col. Laurence L. Driggs (1876-1945) stated that, "Diligent search of records in Holland, England, France, Portugal and Spain" has "failed to disclose any person of the exact name Driggs who is not a descendant of this Joseph Driggs of Middletown, Connecticut" (Driggs Fam. Hist. v.1, p.28). However, the 1898 obituary of Shadrach Ford Driggs (Salt Lake City) claims that Joseph Driggs left Sheffield, England on 4 Feb 1703, with two children aboard the Liverpool, destination Boston. This account would obviously contradict the claim that Joseph Driggs is a son of Josias Drats. Thee first verifiable, recorded appearance of Joseph Driggs, progenitor of the Driggs Family in America, occurs in Connecticut when the name of Joseph Driggs is listed the Company of Connecticut Troops returning in 1709 from Woods Hole near Lake George, from an expedition against Canada. Also in the company were Daniel Martin and Joseph Boarn, both of Middletown, Connecticut, to men who Joseph Driggs would soon be associated with (citing Willy's Papers, Conn. Hist. Soc. 21/363). In 1715 Joseph Dreegs was a freeman at Middletown, Connecticut, possessing land valued at 24 pounds. Freemanship in Connecticut at this time implies that he was a member of the local Congregational Church. Descendants have carried on with the surname Driggs.8,9,10
  • Joseph Driggs is NOT Josias Drake as proved by recent DNA testing of direct descendants of both Josias Janszen Drats and Joseph Driggs. According to published accounts of the descendants of Joseph Driggs, of Middletown and East Haddam, Connecticut (Driggs Family History, two volumes, 1959, and 1971) who contend that the Driggs family progenitor, Joseph Driggs was born Josias Drats/Drake, Jr., son of Josias "de Raet" and Aeltje Brouwer. This idea, however, has now been disproved. DNA test results (Dec. 2008) of a confirmed direct descendant of Joseph Driggs have been compared to the previously acquired DNA test results of a number of different descendants of Josias Janszen Drats. It is clear that any common ancestor, shared between the Driggs and Drats/Drake families, would have lived thousands of years ago. It is very clear, that a common ancestor could NOT have lived within the past eight to ten generations or within the past 300 years (see footnote).11,12
  • In October 2010 Research by Richard W. Davis, as well as the DNA test results of a descendant, strongly suggest that Joseph Driggs was of Portugese origins. His original name was likely Jose Rodriguez, with "Driggs" being an adaptation of (Ro)DRIQUEZ.13

Family: Elizabeth Martin b. 24 Sep 1689, d. 3 Mar 1724

Citations

  1. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9.. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  2. [S1449] "Middletown Vital Records from Barbour, 1668-1852."Transcribed by Carolyn Brown. Online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~hubbard/….. Hereinafter cited as Middletown VR from Barbour.
  3. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.35. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  4. [S278] William Richard Cutter, compiler, New England Families Genealogical and Memorial (New York: Clearfield Co.1915; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc. 1997), page 1176. Hereinafter cited as New England Familes Genealogical and Memorial.
  5. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.30. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  6. [S1894] Charles William Manwaring, A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford: R.S. Peck & Co., Printers, 1904), Vol. 2, Hartford District, 1700-1729, page 159. Hereinafter cited as Early Connecticut Probate Records.
  7. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.31. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  8. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.25-26. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  9. [S2090] L. Lynne Driggs, Harry Stoddard Driggs and Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History, Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Driggs Family Association, 1971), p.xiii, offers a more cautious approach the the theory that Josias Drake, Jr. and Joseph Driggs are one and the same, "Previously, some researchers have referred to a chance in name of Josias Dret, Drats or Dregz, a son of a person of the same name, and Aeltze Adams Brouwer, she of Gowanus, to Joseph Driggs. This Josias was christened in Flatlands on 28 May 1682. This cannot be verified, so these conclusions must be assumed questionable. Either he was more than 62 when he died or he was born after 1682 which would not place him in the Drat, Drats or Dregz family.". Hereinafter cited as Driggs Fam. Hist. v.2.
  10. [S2092] "Local and Other Matters" Utah Digital Newspapers.The Deseret Weekly, online http://www.lib.utah.edu/digital/unews/, printout dated May 2008. Previously published in hard copy (Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret News, 5 Nov 1898). Hereinafter cited as "Deseret Weekly". Death notice of Shadrach Ford Driggs found at http://udn.lib.utah.edu/cdm4/document.php. A full transcription: "Shadrach Ford Driggs died last night at his home in Pleasant Grove, over 85 years of age. He was born in Range No. 10, Ashtabula county, Ohio, August 23, 1831, then a wilderness. his father was Ural Driggs, born in the state of New York, April 29, 1780. The family heard the Gospel message in the wilderness of Ohio, and gathered with the Saints finallay at Nauvoo, where the deceased, Shadrach, labored as a wagonmaker, and built many of the wagons for the Saints to emigrate West with, and finally, after using up all the seasoned timber that could be obtained, he cut up the great cart that was used in moving rock n the Temple yard, and made two wagsons out of it for himself and fmaily to emigrate with, and he has made and mended wagons ever since to within a few days of his death. He left Nauvoo in 1846, came to Bluffs, and finally landedin Salt Lake City on October 2, 1852, and the same month moved to Pleasant Grove, where he has since resided. His wife, Eliza, preceded him to the gdreat beyond, February 1, 1896. They had eleven children, but their grandchildren can hardly be numbered. He also leaves a wife, Celia, surviving him.
    He came from a long line of ancestry that is traced for over a thousand years. In the year of 735, and during the reign of King Thiery IV of France, the ancestors of the deceased emigrated from Normandy and located in London, England. Thomas Driggs and his wife Hannah Sterling were the first known ancestors of this name. Among their children was one Stephen, who was born June 22, 821, during the Saxon heptarchy. From this time until April 16, 1512, the family continued to reside in London, and engaged in different professions and occupations. At this time George Driggs, by profession a watchmaker, removed to Sheffield. This branch of the family remained in Sheffield until February 4, 1703, when Joseph, with two children, embarked on board the ship Liverpool, for Boston, where he arrived April 7, 1703, and after a time settled at Hartford in the colony of Connecticut, and was the pioneer of the family to America. Since that time the posterity has become like the sands of the sea shore, and scattered all over the United States. Several were in the War of the Revolution, the war of 1812, and the War of the Rebellion.
    The funeral will be held tomorrow (Friday), October 28th, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove.
    B.W. Driggs Jr."
  11. [S2299] DNA Test Results of a Descendant of Joseph Driggs. Conducted at the request and expense of Chris Chester with the participant being a confirmed direct descendant of Joseph Driggs of Middletown, Connecticut. The results were released on 3 Dec. 2008. Family Tree DNA, www.familytreedna.com.Results for the Joseph Driggs descendant, alleles on the first 12 markers: 13-23-15-10-14-17-11-13-11-13-14-31, with an exact match to Haplogroup T. Results for two confirmed (another five very likely) descendants of Josias Janszen Drats, alleles on the first 12 markers: 13-24-15-11-11-14-12-12-12-13-13-29, Haplogroup R1b1. The two only match on three of the twelve markers implying no possibility of a recent common ancestor. Please see http://web.me.com/blacknorthfarm/Brouwer_Genealogy/…,_Jr..html. Hereafter as DNA Test Results of a Descendant of Joseph Driggs.
  12. [S3946] Chris Chester,"Joseph Driggs is Not Josias Drake, Jr.."2008, 2009. Online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/….. Hereinafter cited as Joseph Driggs is Not Josias Drake, Jr.
  13. [S3947] Richard W. Davis, Joseph Driggs is Joseph/Jose Rodriguez in "Driggs Genealogy Forum", listserve message to Driggs Family Genealogy Forum at GenForum (www.genealogy.com), October 9, 2010. Printout dated October 9, 2010. Two postings (part 1 and part 2) with followups. Hereinafter cited as Joseph Driggs is Joseph/Jose Rodriguez.
  14. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.29. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.

Shadrach Ford Driggs1

b. 28 August 1813, d. 26 October 1898
  • Shadrach Ford Driggs was born on 28 August 1813 at Ashtabula Co., Ohio.1
  • He married first at Licking Co., Ohio, in June 1836 Elizabeth White, daughter of Henry Harvey White and Rebecca Smith.2
  • Shadrach Ford Driggs married second at Utah in 1855 Celia Harvey (Mormon plural marriage, she was a widow).2
  • Shadrach Ford Driggs died on 26 October 1898 at Pleasant Grove, Utah Co., Utah.2
  • He was a cartwright (wagonmaker).2
  • An obituary was published in the Deseret Weekly (5 Nov 1898) for Shadrach Ford Driggs, written by his eldest son Benjamin W. Driggs. In contrast with the Driggs Family traditions, the obituary states that Shadrach's ancestor, Joseph Driggs, came to Boston in 1703 from Sheffield, England, and that he (Joseph) was a son of George Driggs, formerly of London. The family tradition claims that Joseph Driggs was born Josias Drats/Drake, Jr., a son of Josias Janszen Drats and Aeltje Brouwer of Kings Co., Long Island, New York.3

Family 1: Elizabeth White b. 14 Jul 1812, d. 10 Feb 1896

  • Benjamin Woodbury Driggs+2 b. 13 May 1837, d. 1 Oct 1913
  • Hannah Jane Driggs2
  • Apollos Griffin Driggs2
  • Isaac Ashton Driggs2
  • Parley Pratt Driggs2
  • Charles Barnum Driggs2
  • Ruth Driggs2
  • Mark Driggs2
  • Eliza M. Driggs2
  • Mary Melissa Driggs2
  • Daniel Shadrack Driggs2

Family 2: Celia Harvey

  • Matilda Maria Driggs2

Citations

  1. [S2090] L. Lynne Driggs, Harry Stoddard Driggs and Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History, Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Driggs Family Association, 1971), p.26. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Fam. Hist. v.2.
  2. [S2090] L. Lynne Driggs, Harry Stoddard Driggs and Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History, Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Driggs Family Association, 1971), p.44. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Fam. Hist. v.2.
  3. [S2092] "Local and Other Matters" Utah Digital Newspapers.The Deseret Weekly, online http://www.lib.utah.edu/digital/unews/, printout dated May 2008. Previously published in hard copy (Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret News, 5 Nov 1898). Hereinafter cited as "Deseret Weekly". Death notice of Shadrach Ford Driggs found at http://udn.lib.utah.edu/cdm4/document.php. A full transcription: "Shadrach Ford Driggs died last night at his home in Pleasant Grove, over 85 years of age. He was born in Range No. 10, Ashtabula county, Ohio, August 23, 1831, then a wilderness. his father was Ural Driggs, born in the state of New York, April 29, 1780. The family heard the Gospel message in the wilderness of Ohio, and gathered with the Saints finallay at Nauvoo, where the deceased, Shadrach, labored as a wagonmaker, and built many of the wagons for the Saints to emigrate West with, and finally, after using up all the seasoned timber that could be obtained, he cut up the great cart that was used in moving rock n the Temple yard, and made two wagsons out of it for himself and fmaily to emigrate with, and he has made and mended wagons ever since to within a few days of his death. He left Nauvoo in 1846, came to Bluffs, and finally landedin Salt Lake City on October 2, 1852, and the same month moved to Pleasant Grove, where he has since resided. His wife, Eliza, preceded him to the gdreat beyond, February 1, 1896. They had eleven children, but their grandchildren can hardly be numbered. He also leaves a wife, Celia, surviving him.

    He came from a long line of ancestry that is traced for over a thousand years. In the year of 735, and during the reign of King Thiery IV of France, the ancestors of the deceased emigrated from Normandy and located in London, England. Thomas Driggs and his wife Hannah Sterling were the first known ancestors of this name. Among their children was one Stephen, who was born June 22, 821, during the Saxon heptarchy. From this time until April 16, 1512, the family continued to reside in London, and engaged in different professions and occupations. At this time George Driggs, by profession a watchmaker, removed to Sheffield. This branch of the family remained in Sheffield until February 4, 1703, when Joseph, with two children, embarked on board the ship Liverpool, for Boston, where he arrived April 7, 1703, and after a time settled at Hartford in the colony of Connecticut, and was the pioneer of the family to America. Since that time the posterity has become like the sands of the sea shore, and scattered all over the United States. Several were in the War of the Revolution, the war of 1812, and the War of the Rebellion.
    The funeral will be held tomorrow (Friday), October 28th, at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Grove.
    B.W. Driggs Jr."

Urial Driggs1

b. 29 April 1780, d. 14 September 1846
  • Urial Driggs was born on 29 April 1780 at probably Connecticut.2
  • He married Hannah Ford, daughter of Thomas Ford and Hannah Rowlandson, at Farmington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, on 26 October 1800.2
  • Urial Driggs died on 14 September 1846 at Lee Co., Iowa.2
  • Urial Driggs and his family lived in a number of locations, Marcellus, Onandaga Co., New York; Ashtabula Co., Ohio; Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. He joined the Church of Latter Day Saints (Mormon Church) in about 1837 and moved with fellow Mormons to Nauvoo, Illinois. After the troubles there, he moved his family across the Mississippi River into Iowa, and died and is buried on the trail.2

Family: Hannah Ford b. 17 May 1780, d. Feb 1848

  • Matilda Driggs2
  • Maria Driggs2
  • Jeremiah Driggs2
  • Hezekiah Driggs2
  • Dency Driggs2
  • Daniel Driggs2
  • Chloe Driggs2
  • Ruth Driggs2
  • Shadrach Ford Driggs+2 b. 28 Aug 1813, d. 26 Oct 1898
  • Abel S. Driggs2
  • Hannah Driggs2
  • Thomas Driggs2
  • Samuel Driggs2
  • Starling G. Driggs2
  • Lorenzo Dow Driggs2

Citations

  1. [S2080] Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History (Salt Lake City: Publisher's Press, 1959). FHL film #1697352, item 9., p.53. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Family History.
  2. [S2090] L. Lynne Driggs, Harry Stoddard Driggs and Howard R. Driggs, Driggs Family History, Vol. 2 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Driggs Family Association, 1971), p.26. Hereinafter cited as Driggs Fam. Hist. v.2.

Lysbeth Drinkvelt1,2

b. before 1625
  • Lysbeth Drinkvelt was probably born before 1625.
  • She married first Cornelis van Hal.3
  • Lysbeth Drinkvelt married second at Grote Kerk, Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands, in November 1648 Willem Brouwer.3
  • Lysbeth Drinkvelt married third after August 1668 Jan Rinckhout, son of Rinckhout.4
  • Also known as Elisabeth Aertsen Drinckvelt.3
  • In 1648 Lysbeth Drinkvelt resided at Princelant, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands.3
  • Her brother was a captain of the militia at Breda. She had an uncle Hubrecht Stoffelsz who died at Sandberch near Klundert.4
  • On 29 Dec 1668, Lysbeth Brouwers (sic), widow of the late Willem Brouwer, deceased, presents a petition praying for permission to renounce the estate and that she may receive the same favor and mercy as other oppressed persons (In Aug 1668, the Deacons of the Dutch Reformed Church at Albany paid fl.40:15 for the burial of Willem Brouwer and fl.5 to his widow).1
  • She witnessed the baptism of Isaac de Graaf , son of Claas de Graaf and Elisabeth Willemse Brouwer, on 4 August 1691 at Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, New York, (sponsors Terk Harmens, Lysbet Rinkout).5
  • Lysbeth Drinkvelt witnessed the baptism of Elisabeth Brouwer , daughter of Hendrick Willemsz Brouwer and Maritie Pieterse Borsboom, on 27 March 1695 at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York, (sponsors Jacobus Van Dyk, Lysbeth Drinkvels).6
  • Lysbeth Drinkvelt was a member of at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 4 September 1697 "Elisabeth Brinckfelt, h.v. Jan Rinckout, met Attestaite van N. Albanien."7
  • She witnessed the baptism of Johannes Groot , son of Symon Groot and Geertruy Janse Rinckhout, on 13 December 1702 at First Reformed Church, Schenectady, New York, (sponsors Isaak Swits, Lisabit Rinkhout).8

Family: Willem Brouwer b. bt 1610 - 1620, d. Aug 1668

Citations

  1. [S1337] Minutes of the Court of Albany, Rensselaerswyck and Schenectady (Albany, NY: The University of the State of New York, 1926-1932), 1:47. Hereinafter cited as Minutes of the Court of Albany, Rensselaerswyck and Schenectady.
  2. [S1338] Anonymous, Old Homesteads and Historic Buildings, Genealogy and Family Lore: Architectural-Pictorial-Historical Exhibition (Parsons, Kan.: Commercial Pub.Co., 1930), p.49. Hereinafter cited as Old Homesteads and Historic Buildings.
  3. [S4710] "Digital Resources Netherlands and Belgium", online www.geneaknowhow.net. , Retrieved March 2012. Noord-Brabant, Breda, search using BROUWER, Willem. Willem Brouwer, Geboorteplaats bruidegom (birthplace bridegroom): Nijkerk; Elisabeth Aertssen Drinckvelt, weduwe (widow), woonplaats (residence): Princelant. Naam vorige echtgenoot bruid (name of former spouse bride): Cornelis van Hal. Source: Klapper NH trouwregister Grote Kerk Breda. Hereinafter cited as DRNB.
  4. [S1828] Misc. Brouwer Pages of Wm. J. Hoffman, Typewritten Manuscript, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York, "Brouwer in Albany and Schenectady."
  5. [S1639] Holland Society of New York, compiler, Records of The Reformed Dutch Church of Albany, New York 1683-1809 (Baltimore, Maryland: reprinted for Clearfield Co., Inc. by Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1978), 1:53. Isaac of Claas Graaf and Lysbeth Willemsz. Hereinafter cited as RDC Albany.
  6. [S1341] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.1, no.12. Elisabeth; parents: Hendrick brouwer, Marritje Pieterse. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  7. [S1744] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in the City of New York - Church Members List", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.59,60,61,62 (1928,1929,1930,1931): 59:162. Hereinafter cited as "Members RDC NY/NA, NYGBR."
  8. [S1341] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987), p.6, no.122. Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.
  9. [S4710] "Digital Resources Netherlands and Belgium", online www.geneaknowhow.net. , Retrieved March 2012. Noord-Brabant, Breda, search using BROUWERS, Willem. Arnoldus, tweeling (twin); parents: Willem Brouwers, Elisabeth Aertsen Drinckvelt. Hereinafter cited as DRNB.
  10. [S4710] "Digital Resources Netherlands and Belgium", online www.geneaknowhow.net. , Retrieved March 2012. Noord-Brabant, Breda, search using BROUWERS, Willem. Eva, tweeling (twin); parents: Willem Brouwers, Elisabeth Aertsen Drinckvelt. Hereinafter cited as DRNB.
  11. [S1341] Arthur C.M. Kelly and Transcribed by Donald A. Keefer, Schenectady Reformed Church Baptisms 1694-1811 (Rhinebeck, New York: Arthur C.M. Kelly, 1987). Hereinafter cited as Schenectady RDC Bapt. 1694-1811.

Catharina Drinkwater1

b. 20 February 1751
  • Catharina Drinkwater was baptized on 20 February 1751 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Joris Janze, Catharina Van Dyk, h.v.v. Zilvester Brimle.1

Citations

  1. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 26:130.

Jannetje Drinkwater1

b. 26 February 1749
  • Jannetje Drinkwater was baptized on 26 February 1749 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York; sponsors Johannes Burger, Helena Brouwer, s.h.v. (Helena probably and error for Jannetje).1

Citations

  1. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 26:15.

Susanna Droilhet1,2,3,4,5

b. 21 May 1710
  • Father*: Paul Droilhet1
  • Mother*: Susanna de la Vabre1
  • Susanna Droilhet was born on 21 May 1710.3
  • She was baptized on 20 June 1710 at French Church of New York, New York City, New York.1
  • She married Johannes Brouwer, son of Jacob Jacobsz Brouwer and Petronella de la Montagne, at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, on 9 October 1734 (banns 8 Oct 1734) "John Brouwer, Susanna Deroillhet."6
  • Surname is also spelled Deroillhet.6
  • Susanna Droilhet witnessed the baptism of Jacob Brouwer , son of Jacob Brouwer and Maria de Lanoy, on 13 June 1742 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Johannes Brouwer, Susanna Draljet, z.h.v.).7
  • Susanna Droilhet witnessed the baptism of Petronella Brouwer , daughter of Abraham Brouwer and Aefje van Gelder, on 5 October 1748 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Johz Brouwer, Susanna Dorjet, z.h.v.).8
  • Susanna Droilhet witnessed the baptism of Abraham Brouwer , son of Everhardus Brouwer and Cornelia de Lanoy, on 19 November 1752 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Johannes Brouwer, Susanna Droljitt, s.h.v.).9
  • Susanna Droilhet witnessed the baptism of Susanna Brouwer , daughter of Jacob Brouwer and Maria Spoor, on 17 November 1762 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors Johannes Brouwer, Susanna Drojet, z.h.v.).10
  • Susanna Droilhet witnessed the baptism of John Colwell , son of Thomas Hurlston Colwell and Antje Brouwer, on 5 February 1769 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors John Brouwer, Susanna Drujet, z.h.).11
  • Susanna Droilhet witnessed the baptism of Susanna Brouwer , daughter of Johannes Brouwer and Perkins Lambert, on 28 May 1769 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors John Brouwer, Susanna Druljet, z.h.v.).12
  • Susanna Droilhet witnessed the baptism of Elizabeth Druljet Kip , daughter of Gerrit Kip and Nelletje Brouwer, on 12 August 1770 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors John Brouwer, Jr., Susanna Druljet, h.v. John Brower).13
  • Susanna Droilhet witnessed the baptism of John Brouwer , son of Johannes Brouwer and Perkins Lambert, on 2 September 1770 at Reformed Dutch Church, New York City, New York, (sponsors John Brower, Susanna Druljet, z.h.v.).14

Family: Johannes Brouwer b. 19 Mar 1712, d. b 23 Oct 1781

Citations

  1. [S1530] Rev. Alfred V. Wittmeyer, editor, Registers of the Births, Marriages and Deaths of the "Englise Françoise á la Nouvelle York" (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1968), p.118. Hereinafter cited as BMD French C., NY.
  2. [S1882] William J. Hoffman, "Brouwer Notes No. II", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol. 72, pages 332-337 (1941): 72:332. Hereinafter cited as "Brouwer Notes No. II."
  3. [S1319] William Brower Bogardus, Dear "Cousin": A Charted Genealogy of the Descendants of Anneke Jans Bogardus (1605-1663) to the 5th Generation - and of her sister, Marritje Jans (Wilmington, OH, U.S.A.: Anneke Jans and Everardus Bogardus Descendants Association, 1996), chart 7B. Hereinafter cited as Dear "Cousin."
  4. [S1956] Edwin R. Purple, "Contributions to the History of the Ancient Families of New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record vol.8 (1877): p.132 fn. Hereinafter cited as "CHAFNY; NYGBR 8 (1877)."
  5. [S1795] "Brouwer Beginnings" by William J. Hoffman, Manuscript, BB-50, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York City, New York.
  6. [S1591] Samuel S. Purple, Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New Amsterdam and New York; Marriages from 11 December 1639 to 26 August 1801 (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, reprint 2003, original 1890 NYG&BS), p.157. Hereinafter cited as Marriages, RDC NA/NY.
  7. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 24:77.
  8. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 26:12.
  9. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 27:30.
  10. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 28:221.
  11. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:148.
  12. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:150.
  13. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:158.
  14. [S1631] "Records of the Reformed Dutch Church in New York", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols.5- (1874-): 29:159.

Mary Druse1,2

b. 3 December 1793, d. 26 October 1854
  • Father*: James Druse3
  • Mother*: Rachel Denslow3
  • Mary Druse was born on 3 December 1793 at Springfield, Otsego Co., New York.1
  • She married Henry Stansel, son of George Stansel and Leah Pickard, on 29 September 1812.1,2
  • Mary Druse died on 26 October 1854 at Springfield, Otsego Co., New York.2
  • She was buried at Middle Village Cemetery, Springfield, Otsego Co., New York.2
  • She appeared on the census on 4 September 1850 at Springfield, Otsego Co., New York, as Mary Stansel, age 55, born in New York.4

Family: Henry Stansel b. 21 Apr 1790, d. 2 Dec 1863

Citations

  1. [S1683] George McKenzie Roberts, "The Denslow Family in America", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols. 77, 80, 81, 88, 90 (1946, 1950, 1951, 1957): 88:79. Hereinafter cited as "Denslow Fam., NYG&BR 50."
  2. [S4066] George McKenzie Roberts, "The Druse Genealogy", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 69, page 114 (1938): 69:115. Hereinafter cited as "Druse Genealogy."
  3. [S1683] George McKenzie Roberts, "The Denslow Family in America", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols. 77, 80, 81, 88, 90 (1946, 1950, 1951, 1957): 88:78. Hereinafter cited as "Denslow Fam., NYG&BR 50."
  4. [S212] Ronald V. Jackson and Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1850 United States Federal Census., Online Database (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com, 1999), Federal census, NARA Ser. M432, Roll 579, page 64A. Henry Stansel household. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Census.

Mehitable Druse1

b. 10 April 1796, d. 21 January 1861
  • Father*: James Druse1
  • Mother*: Rachel Denslow1
  • Mehitable Druse was born on 10 April 1796 at Springfield, Otsego Co., New York.1
  • She married Henry Stansel, son of George Stansel and Leah Pickard.1
  • Mehitable Druse died on 21 January 1861 at Springfield, Otsego Co., New York.2
  • She was buried at Chyle Cemetery, Warren, Herkimer Co., New York.2
  • Her will was dated on 5 October 1859 leaves all her property to her sister, Rachel.3

Citations

  1. [S1683] George McKenzie Roberts, "The Denslow Family in America", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vols. 77, 80, 81, 88, 90 (1946, 1950, 1951, 1957): 88:79. Hereinafter cited as "Denslow Fam., NYG&BR 50."
  2. [S4066] George McKenzie Roberts, "The Druse Genealogy", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 69, page 114 (1938): 69:26. Hereinafter cited as "Druse Genealogy."
  3. [S4066] George McKenzie Roberts, "The Druse Genealogy", New York Genealogical and Biographical Record Vol. 69, page 114 (1938): 69:27. Hereinafter cited as "Druse Genealogy."