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Capt William Piles Drane, Sr

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Capt William Piles Drane, Sr

  • Birth 14 Jul 1765 Prince George's County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 6 Feb 1847 Columbia County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Dearing, McDuffie County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 44954830

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.

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to the memory
Capt. William Drane
Who was born in
Prince George Co, Maryland
the 14th day of July 1765.
Died the 6th of February

  • Maintained by: Dorsey Barnes Drane
  • Originally Created by: Zoe Tom
  • Added: 30 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44954830
  • Jeff Smith
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt William Piles Drane, Sr (14 Jul 1765–6 Feb 1847), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44954830, citing Drane Family Cemetery, Dearing, McDuffie County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Dorsey Barnes Drane (contributor 47384117) .