The Russell G. Drake Family Web Page

Updated March 15, 2013

Russell G. Drake
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This research and family trees originate from Robert Drake b. July 1, 1775, who moved his family from Virginia by wagon to Muskingum, Licking and Knox County, Ohio. He and his wife Margaret (Mendenhall) Drake died in Jackson Township, Knox County, Ohio. The family, including my gggrandfather Jefferson Jordon, moved to Green County, Wisconson Abt. 1843. Abt. 1903 my ggrandfather Merritt Lincoln and family, moved to Antelope County, Nebraska. In 1936, my Grandfather Otha, moved the family including my Dad Kenneth O. Drake to the San Francisco Bay Area, California.

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  • Robert Drake 1775-1840 Family Tree (1626 KB)
    This research and family trees originate from Robert Drake b. July 1, 1775, who moved his family from Virginia by wagon to Muskingum, Licking and Knox County, Ohio. He and his wife Margaret (Mendenhall) Drake died in Jackson Township, Knox County, Ohio. The family, including my gggrandfather Jefferson Jordon, moved to Green County, Wisconson Abt. 1843. Abt. 1903 my ggrandfather Merritt Lincoln and family, moved to Antelope County, Nebraska. In 1936, my Grandfather Otha, moved the family including my Dad Kenneth O. Drake to the San Francisco Bay Area, California. More to come in the future.
 

Family Photos

  • Thomas Gilmore Drake w/family (47 KB)
    Thomas Gilmore Drake, brother to Merrit, is shown with his wife Sarah (McCamant), daughter Iva, and son Glenn Ray, taken about 1905.
  • Wedding picture of Otha and Alma (Tellgren) Drake (210 KB)
    This picture was taken about the time of the wedding in October 17, 1917, in Oakdale, Antelope County, Nebraska
  • Jefferson Drake head stone (251 KB)
    Head stone for Jefferson J. Drake located in the Saucerman/Cadiz Cemetery, Browntown/Cadiz, WI. Photo Credit to Larry Jones, Oregon, WI (chopshomer@aol.com)
  • Drake Monument (206 KB)
    Drake marker mounted between Jefferson and Mahala Drake in the Cadiz/Saucerman Cemetery, Browntown/Cadiz, WI. Photo credit to Larry Jones, Oregon, WI Chopshomer@aol.com
  • Mahala Drake headstone (346 KB)
    Mahala Drake's headstone, wife of Jefferson Drake in the Cadiz/Saucerman Cemetery, Browntown/Cadiz, WI. Photo credit to Larry Jones, Oregon, WI chopshomer@aol.com
  • Jefferson Drake Family (437 KB)
    This picture was taken sometime around 1900. I believe it was taken in front of their farmhouse in Sec. 17, Clarno Twshp. WI. Left to Right seated: Jefferson, Dora/Mary, Mahala, Standing: Tom, Laura, Merrit Lincoln, Eli (Eli's photo was added to original), and Ida (Howder)
  • Jefferson Drake (744 KB)
    This picture was taken about 1900.
  • Merrit Lincoln Drake w/family (73 KB)
    This photo shows Merrit Lincoln Drake, Manzella (Austin) Drake, their son Ressie (or Roscoe) Drake, and son Theodore, taken about 1893. Ressie died in 1896 of Spinal Meningitis.
 

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