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  • ID: P13448
  • PROP: Permitted to occupy 200 acres as a settler. 10/14/1796 Niagara, Ontario, Canada 1
  • Name: William Drake Capt. 2
  • Military Service: War of 1812, Norfolk County Militia, 2nd Regiment 04/25/1814-11/24/1814
  • Event: Inscription: "Sic Parvis Magna / to the memory of / Captain William DRAKE / Norfolk Regt. 1757 - 1842 . U. E. Loyalist / fought in the war of 1812 / A tribute from / his great grand - daughters / Theresa McCLARY GUNN / Catherine McCLARY CARTSHORE." Church Plaque aft 1843 St. Thomas Anglican Church, St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada 3
  • Burial: St. Thomas Anglican Church. Inscription"Sacred / to the memory of / William DRAKE / who departed this life / June 10th, 1842 / aged 80 years / 11 months and / 27 days" aft 06/10/1842 Old English Church Cemetery, St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada 4
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  • FILE: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=3deb8ad7-aa06-490b-aacc-97a5cbe04a0f&tid=957144&pid=13448
  • FORM: jpg
  • Title: William Drake 1842 Headstone
  • Death: 06/10/1842 in St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada 2
  • Birth: Calculated from Headstone information 06/14/1761 in Goshen, Orange County, New York 2
  • Sex: M
  • OBJE:
  • FILE: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=3deb8ad7-aa06-490b-aacc-97a5cbe04a0f&tid=957144&pid=13448
  • FORM: jpg
  • Title: William Drake 1842 Headstone
  • OBJE:
  • FILE: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=2762e82c-14a8-4225-ba4b-e94758592311&tid=957144&pid=13448
  • FORM: jpg
  • Title: St. Thomas Anglican Church with Cemetery in Foreground
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  • FORM: jpg
  • Title: William Drake 1842 Headstone



    Father: Benjamin Drake b: 11/03/1734 in New York, New York,
    Mother: Sarah Smith b: 1735 in Goshen, Orange, New York

    Marriage 1 Tracy Unknown b: abt 1760 in New York
      Children
      1. Has Children Elizabeth Drake b: abt 1785 in New York

      Marriage 2 Margaret Dowdle b: 09/15/1768 in Goshen, Orange, New York
        Children
        1. Has Children Richard Dowdle Drake Capt. b: 05/19/1792 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
        2. Has Children Mary "Polly" Drake b: 1795 in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
        3. Has No Children Thomas Drake b: 1799 in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
        4. Has Children Phineas Drake b: May 1799 in St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada
        5. Has No Children Anne Drake b: 1802 in St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada
        6. Has No Children Nancy Drake b: 1803 in Ontario, Canada
        7. Has No Children Margaret Drake b: 03/20/1805 in St. Thomas, Elgin, Ontario, Canada
        8. Has No Children William Drake b: 1807 in Ontario, Canada
        9. Has Children Benjamin Drake b: 12/25/1809 in Ontario, Canada
        10. Has No Children James Wallace Drake b: 1811 in Ontario, Canada
        11. Has No Children Eleanor Drake b: 12/11/1812 in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada

        Sources:
        1. Title: Nineteenth Report of the Department of Public Records and Archives of Ontario
          Author: Alexander Fraser, LL.D.
          Publication: Herbert H. Ball, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty. 1931 Toronto
          Note:
          Sessional Paper No. 46, 1931
          Page: Page 87
          Text: Return of persons who have been permitted by His Honor the Administrator to occupy lands during the recess of Council: 1796, October 14th Richard Dowdle 400 acres Copy for Commission Thomas Dowdle 200 acres Phineas Howell 200 do William Drake 200 do Sons-in-law of Richard Dowdle
        2. Repository:
            Name: Ancestry.com
            Note:

          Title: Public Member Trees
          Author: Ancestry.com
          Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Family trees submitted by Ancestry members.Original data: Family trees submitted by Ancestry members.
          Note:
          This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created.
          Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=0&pid=13448
        3. Title: Old English Church Cemetery Transcription
          Author: Elgin County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society
          Note:

          Text: C5. Hand holding an axeSic Parvis Magna / to the memory of / Captain William DRAKE / Norfolk Regt. 1757 -1842 . U. E. Loyalist / fought in the war of 1812 / A tribute from / his great grand -daughters / Theresa McCLARY GUNN / Catherine McCLARY CARTSHORE.
        4. Title: Old English Church Cemetery Transcription
          Author: Elgin County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society
          Note:

          Text: 246. Rectangular marble headstone with two weeping willows and urn motifSacred / to the memory of / William DRAKE / who departed this life / June 10th, 1842 / aged 80 years / 11 months and / 27 daysFor (verse illegible)
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