|Warkentin and Draper
Charles Jerome DRAPER was born in
April 1850 in Syracuse, Onondaga
County, New York. (son of Ari Draper and Cynthia Bender). He died on Jan 12 1933 in Prongua, Saskatchewan. He was a
Great Grandson of Boston Draper.
Harriet Francelia Carpenter, (daughter of Reuben S. CARPENTER and Hannah C. PENNOCK)
was born February 5, 1852, in Chittenango,
Madison County, New York Charles Jerome was the cousin of George
Petierse Bender who married Clara
Aldora, Harriet's sister.
Harriet was first married to David Draper,
Charles brother and resided in Oswego NY. (Photo at left with son Bert)
The journey took
about three months. They brought three of their four children with them - Ernest, Edna, and Cloyde. Bert, their oldest son had married before the family moved to Canada
and stayed in Nebraska. Later Bert and his wife Laura moved to California where
they resided until Bert's death at the age of ninety-seven, November 28, 1974
and Laura at 101 in 1984 in the city of Riverside. Charles and Harriet's son, Elmer died in infancy.
In about 1911, the Drapers moved to a quarter section opposite the Cleveland School. Ernest and Edna had attended school in Nebraska but only Cloyde attended Cleveland School after it was built. The family continued to reside at this location, Charles passing away January 12, 1933 and Harriet, March 20, 1936.
Excerpt from the Madison County Times
Charles Jerome DRAPER and Harriet Francelia CARPENTER had the following children:
+211 i. Bert Henry DRAPER was born on Jul 2 1879 near Sidney Ontario. He died on Nov 15 1974 in Riverside, California.
+213 iii. Edna DRAPER was born on Jul 1 1887 in Phillips Wisconsin. She died on Nov 16 1945 in Prongua, Sask..
+214 iv. Ernest DRAPER was born on May 17 1891 in Phillips Wisconsin. He died on Apr 26 1987 in North Battleford Sask.. He was a Farmer, Carpenter, Night Watchman.
+215 v. Cloyde DRAPER was born on Apr 18 1895 in Oconto Nebraska. He died on Aug 16 1985 in Kamloops, British Columbia.
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