George Drake was a son of Captain Francis Drake and Mary "Polly " Walker- Drake
And a Grandson of Robert Drake & Susan Koop- Drake
As well as a Great Grandson to William Drake & Joan Merrylls- Drake of Devonshire, England
Of George [Drake], it is known that he married, in 1677, Mary Oliver, of Elizabethtown, and was a useful public servant of the township and colony.
He was appointed supervisor of many important local matters and served as a legislator in the General Assembly for 1684 and several successive years following.
From his sons George and Andrew many useful and industrious citizens have descended who helped to make the church and community an honor and a blessing.
The Rev. George Drake and Simeon J. Drake were descendants of this line.
Captain George Drake and Mary had at least 4 known children
Captain Andrew Drake born 1684
Deborah Drake born 1686
Ester Drake born 1687
Jonathan Drake born 1689
Rest in God's eternal care Ancestor
Mary Oliver Drake
1653–1709 (m. 1677)