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Augustine Drake

Birthplace: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
Death: Died in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Cause of death: Smallpox
Place of Burial: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Job Drake and Martha Drake
Husband of Mary Drake
Brother of Martha Drake

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About Augustine Drake

SAR Member # 596. Adjutant under Gen, George Washington, Battle of White Plains, American Revolutionary War.

Augustine Drake was born on 7 November 1742 at Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut.1 and died on 6 May 1777 at Wintonbury Society, Hartford Co., Connecticut, ; of smallpox.2 and was buried in the Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

  • parents: Job Drake & Martha Moore


  1. on 13 December 1761 Mary Griswold b. c 1743, d. 26 Jan 1816.


  1. Mary Drake b. 3 Sep 1761
  2. Elihu Drake b. 24 Sep 1763, d. 17 Jan 1839
  3. Martha Drake b. 20 Sep 1765
  4. Job Drake+ b. 23 Aug 1767
  5. Rhoda Drake2 b. c 1773, d. 3 Mar 1839
  6. Lucy Drake2 b. 21 Sep 1776


  1. [S316] Lorraine Cook White, compiler, Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Vol.55, Windsor (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999), pp.98-107.. Hereinafter cited as Barbour Collection v.55.
  2. [S347] Frank B. Gay, compiler, The Descendants of John Drake of Windsor, Connecticut (Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Co., 1933), page 65. Hereinafter cited as John Drake Desc.
  3. [

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Augustine Drake's Timeline

November 7, 1742
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
December 13, 1761
Age 19
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
October 28, 1776
- October 28, 1776
Age 33
White Plains, Westchester, New York, United States

The Battle of White Plains was a battle in the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought on October 28, 1776, near White Plains, New York. Result: British victory.

Augustine Drake served as adjutant under Gen. George Washington.

U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970
Name: Augustine Drake
SAR Membership: 596
Job Drake 
Martha Moore 
Mary Griswold 
Job Drake 
Source Citation: Volume: 3; SAR Membership Number: 596.
Source Information: U.S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.

May 6, 1777
Age 34
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Age 34
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States