Descendants of Drury Drake

Generation No. 1

1. DRURY1 DRAKE was born in Virginia, and died November 1872 in Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL. He married LYDIA FURGUSON.

Notes for DRURY DRAKE:

November 21, 1872
Putnam County News - Snachwine.
Old Mr. Drake who lived about two miles north of this place, after a long illness, passed from the earth on Friday morning.

Children of DRURY DRAKE and LYDIA FURGUSON are:

2. i. JEREMIAH2 DRAKE, b. October 15, 1838, Clinton county, Ohio.

3. ii. CALEB DRAKE, b. Abt. 1835, Virginia.

iii. EMILY DRAKE, m. HASELTON.

iv. DAUGHTER DRAKE, d. Bef. 1880.

4. v. WILLIAM DRAKE, b. Abt. 1844, Bureau Co. IL.

vi. JAS. P. DRAKE, d. Alabama during Civil War.

Notes for JAS. P. DRAKE:
Served 45th Reg. Ill. Vol.

5. vii. JOHN DRAKE, b. Abt. 1825, Ohio.


Generation No. 2

2. JEREMIAH2 DRAKE (DRURY1) was born October 15, 1838 in Clinton county, Ohio. He married CIRENA PERKINS October 25, 1860 in Putnam Co IL, daughter of JESSE PERKINS and AMY GARTON.

Notes for JEREMIAH DRAKE:

From the Record of Olden Times by Spencer Ellsworth, 1880
Biographical Record, Senachwine Twp, pg. 677
Jeremiah Drake

Mr. Drake was born in Clinton county, Ohio, October 15, 1838. Son of Drury and Lydia Furguson Drake, who had born to them six children, four sons and two daughters, four of whom survive, namely; William of Hennepin, Caleb of Davenport, Iowa, Emily Haselton of Cass county, Iowa, and Jeremiah, who resides in Senachwine. Jas. P. Drake, a brother of the above, enlisted in 1861 in th4 45th Reg. Ill. Vol., and died of fever in Alabama. William and Caleb served throughout the war, and were mustered out at the close. October 25, 1860, Jeremiah married Miss Cirena Perkins. Has three children living, William M., Ida May and Lillie Lu. He came west in 1845 with his parents and located in Bureau county, and in 1863 moved to Putnam county. Is a member of the Christian church.

More About JEREMIAH DRAKE:
Occupation: 1880, Farmer
Residence: 1880, Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL

Children of JEREMIAH DRAKE and CIRENA PERKINS are:

i. EMMA3 DRAKE, b. Abt. 1863, Putnam Co IL; d. September 15, 1876, Senachwine Twp, Putnam Co IL.

Notes for EMMA DRAKE:

September 21, 1876
Died in Snachwine township, Sept. 15, of typhoid fever, Emma, aged 13 years, daughter of Jeremiah and Serena Drake.

ii. JUSTINE DRAKE, b. Bef. 1863, Putnam Co IL; d. September 27, 1876, Snachwine, Putnam Co. IL.

Notes for JUSTINE DRAKE:

September 28, 1876
Since writing you yesterday, Justine, eldest daughter of Jeremiah Drake, is gone. Died at 11 o'clock last evening. Another daughter is very low with typhoid. Willie Parker, with the same fever, is not so well to-day.

6. iii. WILLIAM MADISON DRAKE, b. September 12, 1865, Putnam Co IL; d. October 25, 1949.

iv. IDA MAY DRAKE, b. Abt. 1872.

v. LILLIE LU DRAKE, b. Abt. 1874.

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3. CALEB2 DRAKE (DRURY1) was born Abt. 1835 in Virginia. He married SOPHIA.

Notes for CALEB DRAKE:

47th Illinois Regiment
Company H: Date of enlistment 1861
Drake, Caleb, Snachwine, mustered out as corporal Oct. 11, 1864

More About CALEB DRAKE:
Occupation: 1880, Carpenter
Residence: 1880, Davenport, Scott Co. Iowa

Child of CALEB DRAKE and SOPHIA is:

i. LIVY3 DRAKE, b. Abt. 1872, Iowa.

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4. WILLIAM2 DRAKE (DRURY1) was born Abt. 1844 in Bureau Co. IL. He married ELIZABETH.

More About WILLIAM DRAKE:
Occupation: 1880, Laborer
Residence: 1880, Hennepin township, Putnam Co. IL

Children of WILLIAM DRAKE and ELIZABETH are:

i. JENNIE3 DRAKE, b. Abt. 1869, Putnam Co IL.

ii. FRANK DRAKE, b. Abt. 1872, Putnam Co IL.

iii. CHARLES P. DRAKE, b. Abt. 1874, Putnam Co IL.

iv. EFFA M. DRAKE, b. Abt. 1877, Putnam Co IL.

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5. JOHN2 DRAKE (DRURY1) was born Abt. 1825 in Ohio. He married PHILISA.

More About JOHN DRAKE:
Occupation: 1880, Farmer
Residence: 1880, Tiskilwa, Bureau Co. IL

Children of JOHN DRAKE and PHILISA are:

i. MARTHA3 DRAKE, b. Abt. 1867, Illinois.

ii. ALICE E. DRAKE, b. Abt. 1870, Illinois.

iii. HENRY DRAKE, b. Abt. 1873, Illinois.


Generation No. 3

6. WILLIAM MADISON3 DRAKE (JEREMIAH2, DRURY1) was born September 12, 1865 in Putnam Co IL, and died October 25, 1949. He married MARY JANE GILTNER March 13, 1889 in Putnam Co IL, daughter of JAMES GILTNER and HENRIETTA ROMMAL.

Notes for WILLIAM MADISON DRAKE:

From: Cyrena Greek Anderson
I am doing research on the Drake/Giltner Families from Putnam, Ill (Putnam County) and Henry, Ill. |
My Great-Grandfather was William Madison (Matt) Drake (9/12/1865 to 10/25/1949). Married: Mary Jane (May) Giltner on March 13, 1889. Children: Jerry Giltner Drake , Ardis Mae (Drake) Greek (birth 12/18/1901). Ardis is my Grandmother.

Children of WILLIAM DRAKE and MARY GILTNER are:

i. JERRY GILTNER4 DRAKE, b. Abt. 1886, Putnam Co IL; d. December 1918, Putnam Co IL.

ii. ARDIS MAY DRAKE, b. December 18, 1901; m. GREEK.


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