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Capt William Piles Drane, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 14, 1765
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1847
Columbia County
Georgia, USA

Name: William Drane, Sr
Birth: 14 JUL 1765 in Prince George's Co., MD
Death: 06 FEB 1847 in Columbia Co., GA
Burial: Family Cemetery, Dearing, Columbia Co., GA
(Note: Dearing is now in McDuffie County.)

Military: Revolutionary War Pension
Occupation: Doctor
Note: Moved with his brother Walter to GA in the 1790s.

Father: James Thomas Drane, Sr b: abt 1706 in Prince George's Co., MD
Mother: Elizabeth Smith Piles b: abt 1730 in Prince George's Co., MD

Married: Cassandra Magruder b: 13 SEP 1768 in Frederick Co., MD
Married: 31 OCT 1792 in Columbia Co., GA

Eight children, two not linked below:
#1 Elizabeth Drane b: June 7, 1793, in Columbia Co., GA; m. Jonathan Edward Wooding March 17, 1825. Two children: Martha and Benjamin. Widowed, she resided with her parents in Columbia Co.; later she went to Talbert Co. where she died and was buried.
#8 Mary Drane b: July 20, 1810, probably in Ga.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Cassandra Beall Magruder Drane (1768 - 1860)
 
 Children:
  Mary Eleanor Drane Leigh (1795 - 1866)*
  Stephen Drane (1798 - 1880)*
  William Piles Drane (1800 - 1870)*
  Benjamin Drane (1803 - 1895)*
  Hiram Drane (1806 - 1889)*
  James Drane (1808 - 1869)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Sacred
to the memory
of
Capt. William Drane
Who was born in
Prince George Co, Maryland
the 14th day of July 1765.
Died the 6th of February
1847.
 
Burial:
Drane Family Cemetery
Dearing
McDuffie County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Dorsey Barnes Drane
Originally Created by: Zoe Tom
Record added: Nov 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44954830
Capt William Piles Drane, Sr
Added by: Howard Burough
 
Capt William Piles Drane, Sr
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Howard Burough
 
 
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- Wayne Nelson Parker
 Added: Jun. 18, 2014
In memory of Capt. William Piles Drane, Sr. and in gratitude for his service in the Revolutionary War.
- Georgia Girl
 Added: Dec. 3, 2013

- Old Waco
 Added: Sep. 19, 2013
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