|Death: ||Sep. 24, 1687|
Francis, my 8th great-grandfather, was the son of Robert Drake and Jane Ganton (Alt Gawton).
This is not the same Elizabethan era English navigator Sir Francis Drake (1540-1595).
Robert and Jane had three other chldren: Nathaniel, Susanna, and Abraham.
Francis married Mary Walker in Rockingham, NH. They had three children: George, Elizabeth, and my 7th great-grandfather,
From Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. I 1670-1730 Part I, p. 142:
1687 Sept. 29. Drake, Capt. Francis, of Piscataway. Inventory of the personal estate of (£67.7.-): made by Benia: Hull and Edward Slater.
1687 Oct. 28. Administration on the estate, granted to his son George Drake of Piscataway.
N. J. Archives, XXL, p. 104
1687 Oct. 28. Bond of his son George Drake of Piscataway, planter, as administrator of the estate. Benjamin Hull of the same place, gentleman, fellow bondsman.
1688 Aug. 20. Account of the estate, as administered by his son George Drake, showing payments to brother Hugh Dun and brother John Drake, in all £62.14.4.
1692-3 Feb. 27. Account of payments from the estate, by George Drake, to his mother, sister Elesebeth Dun, brother John Drake, Samuel Walker of Boston, merchant, Benjamin Hull, Charles Follet, Walter Robeson, Hugh Stonnels and John Goning, in all £68.3.6
Mary Walker Drake (1625 - 1688)
Elizabeth Catherine Ann Drake Dunn (1653 - 1711)*
Created by: Marvin Hilts
Record added: Jan 08, 2009
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