"Hi Ray Drake here.
I was just wondering gggrandfather came from somewhere in New York State. He was born in 1814 his name was Joel Drake.
His father was John Drake and his mother was Mary they die and are buried in Calhoun county Michigan. The trail…"
"I went to school in jasper ny with a james Drake whose father is Leo or Leon Drake and his grandfather was Leon Drake
My Grandmother was Edith Drake brother to Leon Drake b. 1889. Leon Drake's father was Bodwell Sargent Drake b. 1861
I am looking for more information on John Drake, born about 1812 in New York. His home in 1850 was Erin, Chemung, New York. His wife's name was Elizabeth and he had several children: George b. August 1841, Frances b. abt 1844,…"
"Greg, My grandmother was Edith Della Drake Simpson and i now live in cumberland co, pa.My sister is Brenda. She has more extensive info than i do. My husband is a Smith and the Smith's and the Drakes connect and i believe the walrath's do…"
"I'm just beginning my research - found this site and thought it might be a great resource. My father is Charles W. Drake, born in Spencer, NY. His father was Leon Drake. I'll try to get more information and update the thread as I receive…"
Can you be more specific as to who you are looking for. I do a lot of research on the Drake surname in New York and it includes all the various Drake lines there. I need names, locations and dates to help you.
Susan in KS"
I am looking for cousins who are descendants of Charles Drake and Ruth North Drake. I have a family photo in which Ruth appears but I don't know which woman she is. In the photo is her father, John North and all the siblings.…"
Have you participated in the Drake DNA Project yet? Only males with the surname of Drake can submit a sample.
Also,do you know about the Drake Mail List? It's free also on Rootsweb.To join write Drake@Rootsweb.com & put Subscribe…"
This group is for the known descendants of Rev. Stephen Batchelder, and anyone of the surnames Batchelder, Bachelor, Bachiller, or any other varient of the name who are still searching for their ancestors. Also Page, Sanborn, and Wing families.See More
Greg, My grandmother was Edith Della Drake Simpson and i now live in cumberland co, pa.My sister is Brenda. She has more extensive info than i do. My husband is a Smith and the Smith's and the Drakes connect and i believe the walrath's do also