Shirley Ann Drake (died 1949)

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Shirley Ann Drake
? - 1949 (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Shirley Ann Drake was born to Drake Louis Alfred Drake and Agnes Walters Drake, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. She died in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia.

Died at 0 months old.
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Shirley Ann Drake Biography

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Shirley Ann Drake

First name

Shirley

Middle name

Ann

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Death

Shirley Drake died in in Warnambool, Australia

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Warnambool, Australia

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Shirley Ann Drake

Parents:

Drake Louis Alfred Drake

Warnambool, Australia
Agnes Walters Drake

Warnambool, Australia

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Shirley Ann Drake died in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia. She was born to Drake Louis Alfred Drake and Agnes Walters Drake, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.
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1949 World Events

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In 1811, on November 7th, the Battle of Tippecanoe was fought. American troops led by William Henry Harrison - then Governor of the Indiana Territory, later the 9th President of the United States - defeated the Native American warriors. A confederacy of Native American tribes opposed U.S. expansion into Indian Territory. but Tecumseh was gone, recruiting troops, and there was no military leader on the Native American side. The battle lasted 2 hours.

In 1844, on June 6th in London, George Williams set up the first YMCA based on the idea of a healthy "body, mind, and spirit" - what he considered Christian values. Now headquartered in Geneva Switzerland, there are over 57 million worldwide beneficiaries and 125 national associations.

In 1860, on February 26th, near Eureka California, white settlers attacked a tribe of Wiyot Indians on Indian Island. Over 60 women, children and older people died. Bret Harte - a writer and friend of Mark Twain - reported the news about the massacre to the papers in San Francisco.

In 1879, on November 10th, Bell Telephone and Western Union reached an agreement. Bell Telephone would keep out of the telegraphy business and Western Union would stay out of the telephone business - leading to success for both.

In 1949, in the year of Shirley Ann Drake's passing, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

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Drake Louis Alfred Drake

Warnambool, Australia
Agnes Walters Drake

Warnambool, Australia
Francis Drake
1884 - 1949
Ballarat, Australia
Drake Robert Drake

Ballarat, Australia
Emily Harris Drake

Ballarat, Australia
Henry David Drake
1866 - 1951
Emld Hill, Australia
John Hawkins Drake

Emld Hill, Australia
Hannah Mitchell Drake

Emld Hill, Australia
Clara Drake
1871 - 1951
Kew, Australia
David Drake

Kew, Australia
K N Drake

Kew, Australia
Violet Drake
1901 - 1951
Fston, Australia
White William Drake

Fston, Australia
Sarah Cainplatt Drake

Fston, Australia
Isabella Drake
1883 - 1951
Warnambool, Australia
Hugh Drake

Warnambool, Australia
Agnes Rainey Drake

Warnambool, Australia
Alice Maud Drake
1865 - 1952
Balwyn, Australia
Atchison James Dale Drake

Balwyn, Australia
Ann Broadbent Drake

Balwyn, Australia

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Drake Louis Alfred Drake

Warnambool, Australia
Agnes Walters Drake

Warnambool, Australia
Bertha Gertrude Mccosh
1885 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Wines Thomas Mccosh

Warnambool, Australia
Rose Ellen Hetherington Mccosh

Warnambool, Australia
Walter Caruth
1868 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Caruth Alex Caruth

Warnambool, Australia
Elizabeth Clarke Caruth

Warnambool, Australia
Edward Farley
1878 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Farley Patrick Farley

Warnambool, Australia
Ann Pekin Farley

Warnambool, Australia
Elizabeth Ann Rooney
1877 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Ferris John Scott Rooney

Warnambool, Australia
Elsie Ann Hawthorn Rooney

Warnambool, Australia
Brian Arthur Oakley
1937 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Oakley Arthur Vincent Oakley

Warnambool, Australia
Jean Mathew Oakley

Warnambool, Australia
Bridget Dolan
1873 - 1949
Warnambool, Australia
Dolan John Dolan

Warnambool, Australia
Mary Ann Tobin Dolan

Warnambool, Australia
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