Friday, July 20, 2012

Mrs. Anne Drake

Mrs. Anne Drake is buried at the North Monroeville Cemetery in Huron County, Ohio. The inscription at the base of Mrs. Drake's tombstone reads:
"Erected by her daughters Anne and Florence."

Records at FamilySearch indicate that Frederick Dean Drake married Ann Conry on February 17, 1853 in Erie County. The 1870 U.S. Census for Erie County shows the Drake family living in Oxford Township.

The parents were:

Frederick, age 68, born in New York
Anna, age 38, born in Ireland

The children were:

Anna, age 16
Julia, age 15
May, age 14
Fanny, age 11
John , age 10
Florence, age 7
Sally, age 6

Mrs. Anne Drake passed away on July 20, 1916, in Kimball, Ohio. Her obituary, which was carried in the July 22, 1916 issue of the Sandusky Register reported that Mrs. Drake was the mother of former Ohio State Senator John C. Drake and five grown daughters.

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