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Samuel Drake
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1796
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1875
Knox County
Ohio, USA

Samuel Drake 1796 - 1875
First Families of Knox County
FFKC Approved: 19 Nov 2007
The Knox County Genealogical Society
Mount Vernon, Knox, Ohio

SAMUEL DRAKE was born April 02, 1796 in New Jersey, and died December 23, 1875 in Morris Township, Knox County, Ohio.

He married (1) CATHARINE SHARP October 26, 1819 in German Valley, Morris County, New Jersey, daughter of MORRIS SHARP and MARIA WELSCH. She was born January 24, 1792 in New Jersey, and died March 04, 1868 in Morris Township, Knox County, Ohio.

SAMUEL DRAKE and his wife, CATHARINE SHARP where both from Morris County, New Jersey where they were married in 1819.
Between 1820 - 1822, they migrated from Sussex County, New York to Tuscarawas County, Ohio. From the 1830 - 1875, they resided in Morris Township, Knox County, Ohio.

The Drakes had 6 children, 4 daughters and two sons. It appears that all the children were named after individuals in the Mother's SHARP Ancestry.

SAMUEL DRAKE married (2) MARY WOLFE Aft. March 1868, daughter of JOHN WOLFE and NANCY COZAD. She was born 1802 in Morris County, New Jersey, and died October 05, 1888 in Clear Creek, Johnson County, Iowa. MARY WOLFE was the widow of JEREMIAH SLAGHT (SLAUGHT)of North Liberty, Johnson County, Iowa.

The Genealogical Magazine of NJ cont: Volume VI, No. 2 Oct. 1930; Whole No. 22; Page 61;
by John C. Van Devoort, in German Valley; Morris Co; Samuel Drake and Catherine Sharp, dau of Moses Sharp, Oct. 26, 1819
"New Jersey, Marriages, 1678-1985"
Name: Samuel Drake
Spouse's Name: Catherine Sharp
Event Date: 26 Oct 1819
Event Place: , Morris, New Jersey
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M52607-2
System Origin: New Jersey-VR
GS Film number: 1314455
Reference ID: 2:FQTX6F

Family links: 
  Mary W Wolfe Slaght Drake (1801 - 1888)
  Catharine Sharp Drake (1792 - 1868)*
  Mary Sharp Drake Cosner (1820 - 1897)*
  Matilda Welsch Drake Wages (1822 - 1896)*
  Elizabeth Larason Drake Wages (1825 - 1890)*
  Anna Loveridge Drake Marble (1827 - 1910)*
  Morris Sharp Drake (1830 - 1915)*
  William Larason Drake (1833 - 1874)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Cemetery
Knox County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 1
Created by: DeCody Brad Marble
Record added: Oct 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12077387
Samuel Drake
Added by: DeCody Brad Marble
Samuel Drake
Added by: DeCody Brad Marble
Samuel Drake
Added by: DeCody Brad Marble
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