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Early Drakes

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1331 - 1392
1340 - 1376
1388 - 1419
1390 - Oct 17, 1471
1460 - Nov 27, 1541
1495 - 1571
1500 - Oct 14, 1558
1504 - c. May 9, 1580
1555 - Unknown

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Jan 21, 1919 - Nov 6, 2003
Mar 5, 1939 - Dec 20, 1995
Aug 15, 1906 - January 1974
Aug 2, 1985 - May 26, 2003
Jan 12, 1955 - August 1979
Feb 2, 1926 - July 1987
Dec 2, 1947 - Jun 20, 1988
Dec 29, 1937 - August 1974
Sep 9, 1912 - Jan 23, 1993
Oct 8, 1910 - Jan 3, 1991
Oct 12, 1898 - Dec 7, 1987
Jun 15, 1940 - Dec 29, 2005
Jan 6, 1909 - Nov 24, 2010
Mar 8, 1948 - Jul 25, 2008
c. 1950 - Unknown
c. 1913 - Unknown
c. 1862 - Apr 19, 1932
Unknown - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown

Drake Death Records & Life Expectancy

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Oldest Drakes

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Apr 13, 1877 - June 1986
109 years
Oct 24, 1870 - January 1979
108 years
Oct 21, 1864 - February 1973
108 years
Oct 20, 1890 - Mar 5, 1999
108 years
Feb 29, 1896 - May 16, 2003
107 years
May 3, 1892 - Sep 10, 1998
106 years
Apr 1, 1877 - March 1984
106 years
Dec 9, 1905 - Jun 12, 2011
105 years
Apr 15, 1900 - May 16, 2004
104 years
May 9, 1892 - Nov 29, 1996
104 years

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Ricky Dent
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Register for Admiral D Drake


First Generation

1. Admiral D Drake was born on Nov 22 1839 in Craig County Virginia. He died on Jan 9 1925 in Young's Bottom,Kanawah County West Virginia..

Drake, Admiral
Union
Infantry
9th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry


UNION WEST VIRGINIA VOLUNTEERS

1st Regiment, West Virginia Veteran Infantry


Organized November 9, 1864, by consolidation of 5th and 9th
West VirginiaInfantry. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry
Division, West Virginia,to January, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st
Infantry Division, West Virginia, toApril, 1865. 1st Brigade,
4th Provisional Division, West Virginia, toJuly, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty at Beverly, W. Va., Cumberland, Md., and
other points inthe Dept. of West Virginia till July, 1865.
Mustered out July 21, 1865.


Admiral married (1) Rachel Ann Carper on Jan 31 1864 in Roane County West Virginia. Rachel was born on Oct 19 1849 in Craig County Virginia. She died on Jun 20 1887 in Hurricane Creek,Roane County West Virginia.

They had the following children:

i. Lucretia Helen Drake was born on Feb 28 1867. She died on Aug 25 1942.

ii. Flemon Erastis Drake was born on Feb 4 1868. He died on Jan 18 1956.

iii. Lula Drake was born on Mar 5 1870 in Hurricane Creek,Roane County West Virginia.
Lula married James Adkins .

iv. Lydia Drake was born on Sep 30 1872.

v. Louisa Drake was born on Sep 28 1877 in Hurricane Creek,Roane County West Virginia.

vi. Cora Bell Drake was born on Jul 11 1879.


Admiral married (2) Mary Hobbs on Jul 16 1887 in Roane County West Virginia.

They had the following children:

vii. Bertha Ann Drake was born on Apr 26 1888 in Hurricane Creek,Roane County West Virginia.


viii. Virginia Sue Drake was born on Dec 12 1890 in Hurricane Creek,Roane County West Virginia.

ix. Abury Allan Drake was born on May 18 1892 in Roane County West Virginia.

x. Florence Jean Drake was born on Oct 16 1892 in Roane County West Virginia.

xi. George Washington Drake was born on Jun 10 1894 in Hurricane Creek,Roane County West Virginia.

xii. Wilbur Patrick Drake was born on Jul 29 1895 in Hurricane Creek,Roane County West Virginia.

xiii. Mary Mattie Drake was born on Dec 17 1900 in Charleston Kanawha County,West Virginia.
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Ricky Dent
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Flemon Erastis Drake (Admiral D) was born on Feb 4 1868 in Kester,Roane County West Virginia. He died on Jan 18 1956 in Clio,Roane County West Virginia.

Flemon married Lyda Ellen Jett daughter of John Marion Jett and Delilah Fern Norman on Mar 26 1893 in Roane County West Virginia. Lyda was born on Feb 5 1872 in Doddridge County,West Virginia. She died on Jan 22 1956 in Clio,Roane County West Virginia.

Mrs. Liddie" Jett" Drake, born Feb. 5, 1872 and entered into
rest,January 22, 1956 at the age of 83 years, 11 months and
7 days. She wasborn in Ritchie County, daughter of the late
John and Delila Norman Jett.She was a member of the
Hurricane Baptist Church and a member of theHarley
Rebekah Lodge.

Surviving are four sons, Ora, Gay, Orvile and Earl Drake, all
of Clio;three daughters; Mrs. Delpa Burns and Mrs. Elsie
Shafer of Clendenin andMrs. Flotie Douglas of Belle; four
brothers, Otha and George Jett ofClio, Garfield of Clendenin
and Arley Jett of Detroit, Michigan; two halfbrothers, Willie
Jett of Parcoal and Cecil Jett of Clendenin; twosisters, Mrs.
Alice Lewis of St. Albans and Mrs. Mary Butler ofCharleton;
twenty six grandchildren; forty five great grandchildren
andfive great great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Her husband, Mr. Fleming E. Drake, entered into rest last
Wednesday,January 18 1956.
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Ricky Dent
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Romey Clyde Drake (Flemon Erastis, Admiral D) was born on Jan 9 1894 in Roane County West Virginia. He died on Mar 29 1920 in Roane County West Virginia. He was buried in 1920 in Payne Cemetery Roane County West Virginia.

Romey married Dora Ellen White daughter of Albert White and Laverne Lesther. Dora was born on Feb 6 1897 in Kanawha County,West Virginia.
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Ricky Dent
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Carl Willie Drake (Romey Clyde, Flemon Erastis, Admiral D) was born on Apr 9 1916 in Roane County West Virginia. He died on Jan 3 2006 in Roane County West Virginia. The cause of death was Cancer. He was buried on Jan 6 2006 in Payne Cem Clio,Roane County West Virginia.

World War II Army Vet
Served in the 2nd Armored Div (Hell on Wheels)
Maintenance Batt. Company B
He Saw action in Holland, Belgium, Germany, France and
Luxenbourg.


Carl married Virgie Ocie Armstead daughter of Rev. Benjamin Howard Armstead and Lula Belle Ashley on Jul 11 1950 in Dunbar,Kanawha County West Virginia. Virgie was born on Jun 29 1925 in Hurricane Creek,Roane County West Virginia. She died on Aug 26 1999 in Roane County West Virginia. She was buried in 1999 in Payne Cem Clio,Roane County West Virginia.
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Debby Ferguson
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Dedham Historical Register
Sharon March 8, 1828. This may certify that at this time Captain
Friend Drake and Miss Sarah Swift both of Sharon are lawfully
married before me. Jeremiah Draper Justice of the Peace.
Sharon March 31, 1828. To Capt. Jeremiah Richards Town
Clerk of Sharon. Sarah Was his first wife,Sally Donaldson [my G.G. Greandmother] was his second wife
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