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John Drake, Esq.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ashe, Dorsetshire, England
Death: Died in Mt. Drake, Ashe and Exmouth
Place of Burial: Parish Church, Musbury, Devonshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of John Drake of Exmouth and Ashe and Margaret Cole of Rill
Husband of Amye Drake
Father of Bernard Drake of Ashe; Sir Barnard Drake, Knight; Robert Drake, of Wiscombe Park; Thomas Drake; Richard Drake, of Esher and 4 others
Brother of Joan or Alice Drake; Johanna Drake; Thomas Drake; Elizabeth Drake; Sibil Northend and 7 others
Half brother of Edmund Drake

Occupation: (the Elder) High Sheriff of Devon, High Sheriff of Devon in the time of Queen Elizabeth l
Managed by: Steve Swales
Last Updated:

About John Drake, Esq.

This John Drake was not the son of John * Drake and Margery Hawkins, he possibly did not marry Margaret, he had a younger brother by the same name John who married Margaret and had dau. Juliana and an un-named dau. See Sources below.

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  • ' JOHN6 Drake (John5, John4, John3, John2, John1) was born 1500 in Ashe, Dorsetshire, England, and died 4 October 1558 in Mt. Drake, Ashe and Exmouth. He married AMYE GREENVILLE 1525 in Ashe, Dorsetshire, England, daughter of Roger Greenville. She was born 1513 in Stow, Cornwall, England, and died 13 February 1576/77.
  • Notes for John Drake:
  • High Sheriff of Devon in the time of Queen Elizabeth l
  • Children of John Drake and Amye Greenville are:
  • + 13 i. Barnard7 Drake, born 1528 in Ashe, Dorsetshire, England; died 10 April 1586 in Ashe, Devon, England.
  • 14 ii. Robert Drake, born 1528 in Wiscombe, Devonshire, England; died 30 March 1600 in Wiscombe, Devonshire, England.
  • 15 iii. Richard Drake, born 1535 in Esher, Surrey, England/Esher, England; died 11 July 1603 in Esher, Surrey, England.
  • From: Marshall <marshal@jps.net>
  • Subject: [DRAKE-L] {not a subscriber} John Drake Descendants
  • Date: Tue, 01 Jun 1999 13:00:31
  • >From: "Dorothy J Smith" <dot@iamnow.net>
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  • >John Drake m Anne Granville child Bernard Drake
  • >Bernard Drake b abt 1528 Ashe, Dorse, Eng m Gertrude Fortescue dau of
  • >Bartolome Fortescue and Ellen Moore she b 1538 Mt Drake, Devon, Eng d 10 Feb
  • >1600/01. Children
  • >John b abt 1566 Colyton, Devon, Eng d April 11, 1628, Musbury, Devon, Eng.
  • >John m dorothy Button dau of William Button
  • >Children
  • >William Drake b 1596 Musbury, Eng
  • >John b abt 1591
  • >Mary b 1594
  • >another John?
  • >
  • >William m Margaret Westover Nov 14, 1620 Yardbury, Colyton Eng dau of
  • >William Westover.
  • >Children
*   >Thomas b Sept 13, 1635 Colyton d Sept 23, 1692 Weymouth, Norfolk Co. Mass.
  • >John b March 24, 1621/22
  • >Dorothy b March 16, 1622/23
  • >Eleanor b Dec 15, 1625
  • >Joan b June 11, 1628
  • >John b June 11, 1628
  • >William b Dec 22, 1629
  • >Jane b Feb 13, 1630/31
  • >Elizabeth b Dec 10, 1632
  • >Edmon b June 25, 1634
  • >
  • >Thomas Drake b Sept 13, 1635 Colyton Eng d Sept 23, 1692 Weymouth, Norfolk
  • >co, Mass m Jane Holbrook 1656 in Weymouth, Mass dau of Thomas Holbrook and
  • >Jane Powis.
  • >children;
  • >John b March 12, 1658/59
  • >Thomas b 1657
  • >William b May 30, 1661
  • >Joseph b Oct 28, 1663
  • >Amy b Feb 3, 1665/66
  • >Elizabeth b June 6, 1668
  • >Benjamin b Jan 15, 1676/77
  • >
  • >John Drake b March 12, 1658/59 Weymouth Mass d Oct 10, 1717 in Easton,
  • >Bristol co, Mass. m Sarah King dau of Samuel King and Experience Phillips.
  • >on Dec 12, 1687 in Milton, Norfolk co, Mass
  • >Children;
  • >Cap't b sept 20, 1694 Easton
  • >Prudence b Nov 9, 1688
  • >Thomas b abt 1696
  • >Joseph b abt 1698
  • >Ebenezer b abt 1700
  • >Sarah b abt 1702
  • >Samuel b abt 1704
  • >
  • >Cap't John Drake was b Sept, 20, 1694, Easton, Bristol, Mass and died June
  • >21, 1733 in Cavesit, RI m Esther White dau of Jonathan White and Hester
  • >Nickerson (Jonathan son of Peregrine White b on the Mayflower).
  • >child;
  • >Elizabeth b March 1, 1724/25 East Greenwich, Kent, RI m 1 William Cory b abt
  • >1723/25, on April 3, 1743 son of John Cory and Elizabeth. He d bef Oct 6,
  • >1746.
  • >children;
  • >William b 1743
  • >Francis b 1745 d Abt 1794 Saint John, NB
  • >
  • >Elizabeth m 2nd Thomas Corey brother of William.
  • >child;
  • >
  • >**Esther b May 30, 1751, Portsmouth, Newport RI d Dec 20, 1836 m Ebenezer
  • >Slocum Cap't.
  • >John b April 5, 1753
  • >Daniel b June 8, 1755
  • >Joseph b Dec 7, 1756
  • >Gideon b March 21, 1757
  • >Susannah b Oct 12, 1758
  • >Benjamin b Dec 3, 1763.
  • >
  • >
  • >
  • "Dorothy J Smith" <dot@iamnow.net>
  • Barb Marshall <marshal@jps.net>List Mom of BAGLEY & DRAKE *Lists
  • Half Moon Bay, CA, USA
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  John Drake m Anne Granville child Bernard Drake

Bernard Drake b abt 1528 Ashe, Dorse, Eng m Gertrude Fortescue dau of Bartolome Fortescue and Ellen Moore she b 1538 Mt Drake, Devon, Eng d 10 Feb 1600/01. Children John b abt 1566 Colyton, Devon, Eng d April 11, 1628, Musbury, Devon, Eng. John m dorothy Button dau of William Button Children William Drake b 1596 Musbury, Eng John b abt 1591 Mary b 1594 another John?

William m Margaret Westover Nov 14, 1620 Yardbury, Colyton Eng dau of William Westover. Children Thomas b Sept 13, 1635 Colyton d Sept 23, 1692 Weymouth, Norfolk Co. Mass. John b March 24, 1621/22 Dorothy b March 16, 1622/23 Eleanor b Dec 15, 1625 Joan b June 11, 1628 John b June 11, 1628 William b Dec 22, 1629 Jane b Feb 13, 1630/31 Elizabeth b Dec 10, 1632 Edmon b June 25, 1634

From: "G . EDWARD ALLEN" <allenk@PACBELL.NET>
   Subject: Re: DRAKE of Devon
   Date: Sat, 31 May 1997 16:22:25 -0700
   Karen M. Boland wrote:
   >
   > Hello Everyone,
   >
   > I was fortunate enough to come across a copy of the "Extinct and
   > Dormant...." mentioned by Adrian (and by the way thank you for
   > all of your effort in posting that message, Adrian). This is what is
   > has to say with regard to the "Drake, of Ashe". (pp 167 & 168)
   >
   > "Lineage
   >
   > Of the old Devonshire house of Drake* (*A branch of the Drake of
   > Ashe, settled at an early period in Ireland, and became seated at
   > Drakerath in the County of Meath. The present representative is
   > Christopher Drake, esq. of Roristown (vol. iv p 192) was,
   >
   > John Drake, esq. who married inthe time of Henry V. Christiana,
   > daughter and heir of John Billet, esq. of Ashe, in the County of
   > Devon, and thereby that estate, situated in the parish of
   > Musberry, accrued to the family, and eventually became the place
   > of their designation, although their more usual residence was at
   > Mount Drake, a mansion built by them in the same parish. His
   > son, and heir,
   > John Drake, esq. of Otterton, m Christiana, daughter of
   > and heiress of John Antage, and had a son and heir,
   > John Drake, esq. of Otterton, in Devonshire, who m the
   > daughter of Crewse, of Crewse-Maorchard, inthe same county,
   > and had a son and heir,
   > John Drake, esq. of Otterton, who m. Agness, daughter
   > of John Kelloway, esq. and was s. by his son,
   > John Drake, esq of Exmouth, who m. Margaret, daughter
   > of John Cole, of Rill, near that place, and had three sons and a
   > daughter, viz.
   > John, his successor.
   >
   > John.
   >
   > Gilbert,* (*From this Gilbert it is probable that
   > the Drakes of Bystock, near Exmouth, descend.) from
   > whom the Drakes of Spratshays, in the parish of
   > Littleham, Devon, a cadet, whereof was
   > Robert Drake, who had his education
   > first at Oxford, and was afterwards of
   > the Inner Temple; he obtained a
   > considerable estate at Dale-Ditch, in
   > the parish of East Budleigh, the
   > greater part of which he devoted at his
   > death, about the year 1628, to pious
   > uses.
   >
   > Agnes, m. to William Pole, esq of Shute.
   >
   > He was s. at his deceased by his eldest son,
   > John Drake esq. of Ashe, who m. Anne, daughter of
   > Roger Grenville, esq. of Stowe, in Cornwall, and left at his
   > decease, 4th October, 1558,
   >
   > Bernard (Sir), his successor.
   >
   > Robert, of Wiscomb, in the parish of Southlegh, Devon,.
   > m. Elizabeth, daughter, of Humphrey Prideaux, of
   > Thewborough, by whom, with other isue, he had Robert
   > and Henry, the former a colonel in the Netherlands, of
   > great esteem with the Prince of Orange and the States
   > General, and the latter a captain in the army, both killed in
   > the prime of life in the defence of Ostend.
   >
   > Richard, ancestor of the Drakes of Shardeloes.
   >
   > The eldest son and heir,
   > Sir Bernard Drake, knt. of Mount Drake and Ashe, was a
   > very distinguished person, and "employed in several great offices
   > at sea," being much in favour with Queen Elizabeth, who conferred
   > the honour of knighthood upon him in 1585. He m. Gertrude,
   > daughter of Bartholomew Gortescue, esq. of Filleigh, in
   > Devonshire, and dying in 1585, was s. by his eldest son,
   > John Drake,* (* From William Drake, a younger son of
   > this John Drake, descended the Drakes of Yardbury, whose
   > representative in 1822, was Francis Horatio Nelson Drake, esq. of
   > Wells.) esq. of Mount Drake and Ashe, who m. Dorothy, daughter
   > of William Button, esq. of Alton, Wilts, and dying in 1628, was s.
   > by his son,
   > Sir John Drake, knt. of Ashe. This gentleman m. Helena,
   > second daughter of Sir John Butler, bart. created Baron Butler, of
   > Bramfield, and co-heir of her brother William, second and last Lord
   > Butler, of Bramfield, and had issue,
   > John, his heir.
   >
   > George, d unm. in 1664
   >
   > Thomas, who d. in Ireland in 1659
   >
   > Henry. [This Henry settled at Barnstaple, Devon, for
   > which borough he served the office of Mayor in 1679.
   > He was twice married. by his first wife he had one child
   > who d young. He m. 2ndly, 1682, Anne Yeo, and died
   > 1688, leaving issue, Joh Drake, of Barnstaple.......... kmb -
   > from "Landed Gentry" pp 686]
   >
   > Dorothy, m. William Yardley, esq.
   >
   > Mary d unm.
   >
   > Eleanor, m. to John Briscoe, esq of Cumberland.
   >
   > Elizabeth, m. Sir Winston Churchill, knt. of Standish, in
   > Gloucestershire, and was mother of the great Duke of
   > Marlborough.
   >
   > Gertrude d unm.
   >
   > Ivanna d unm.
   >
   > Jane m. William Younge, esq of Castleton, in Dorsetshire,
   >
   > Anne, m. to Richard Strode, esq of Chalmington,
   > Dorsetshire.
   >
   > He d. in 1636 and was s. by his eldest son,
   > Sir John Drake, bart. of Ashe, who was created a Baronet
   > by King Charles II, 31st August, 1660. He m. first, Jane, daughter
   > of Sir John Yonge, bart. of Culliton and Slutcomb, both in Devon,
   > and by her had two sons,..........................
   > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
   >
   > Hope this helps someone. It may help clarify things or perchance
   > confuse them more. But regardless, enjoy.........
   >
   > Warm regards,
   >
   > Karen M. Boland
   > Hamilton, Ontario
   > istr1812@fox.nstn.ca
   >
   > RESEARCHING:
   > Boyce (Boice, Buys) 1600>1850, Netherlands>NY&NJ> Ont Ca
   > Yorker, Hoffman, Secord 1750>1850, NY&NJ, US>Onandaga Twp Ont Ca
   > Given, McLaughlin 1750>1850 Ireland>Ont Ca
   > Courtney 1750 > 1870 NY & NJ US >Oxford Co Ont Ca
   > Flewelling 1600 > 1850 Wales > NY USA>NB CA> Oxford Co Ont Ca
   > Douglas, Donald, Stewart 1750 > 1880 Scotland > Ont 1800
   > Drake, Kitchen, Jackson (Jackman) 1600 > 1850 Palatine > NY & NJ
   > Ont Ca
   > Ferris, Robinson, McFadden, Crawford 1750 > 1880 N Ireland > Ont Ca
   > Marsland, Holtby, White, Vickerman 1750 > 1850 England > Norfolk Co Ont
   > Gustin (Gustine) 1600 > 1880 Isle of Jersey > NY, NJ, Mass. > Ont
   > Walker ? > 1880 I have no idea!!!!!! > Norfolk Co, Ont
   >
   > Boland, Young, Stewart, Cammie Anytime > Newfoundland
   > <<----------------------------------------->>
   Dear Karen,
   Thank you for the heroic typing job on the Drake entry from Burke.
   If I had typed that my arm would be falling off or I would wish it
   would.
   Unfortunately, Burke is not generally considered a reliable source,
   especially as he or they quote no sources.
   But even if Burke were a totally reliable source, I do not see anything
   which indicates that John of Windsor is connected to that family. This
   is something which still needs to be proved. I do not believe that this
   is going to happen. But I am not infallible either.
   Kay Allen allenl@pacbell.net

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her, had issue :

  • JOHN DRAKE, of Otterton; m. Agnes, dau. of John Kaloway, and had a son and heir :
  • JOHN DRAKE, of Exmouth, Co. Devon ; m. Margaret, dau. and heir of John Cole, of Rill, in the parish of Withycombe-Rawleigh, Co. Devon, and left issue :
  • 1. John, of whom later.
  • 2. 'JOHN, m. MARGARET, dau. of William AUERT, of Exeter, and widow of Richard Martyn.
  • 3. Gilbert, of Spratshay, Co. Devon ; m. (as his second wife) Catherine, dau. of William Shearman, of Ottery St. Mary, and left issue.
  • JOHN DRAKE ( -1558), of Ashe, Co. Devon ; High Sheriff of Devon ; m., 1535, Amye, dau. of Roger Grenville, of Stowe, Cornwall, and, by her (who d. 18 Feb. 1577, and was bur. at Musbury), left issue:
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  • Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry, Volume 1 By John Burke
  • http://books.google.com/books?id=YdIKAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA347&lpg=PA347&dq=John+Drake+1628&source=bl&ots=qCCjm0cd2J&sig=8uP4B--se2OMstpQBzWnECMlANg&hl=en&ei=4hvrTIamDYGCsQPB1IHaDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CBgQ6AEwATgK#v=onepage&q=John%20Drake%201628&f=false
  • Pg.347
  • John Drake, was also of Otterton, and m. a dau. of John Cruwys, Esq., the then representative of the ancient house of Cruwys of Cruwys Morchard.
  • John Drake, Esq., the fourth of that name, of Otterton, by wife, Agneta, dau. of John Keloway, Esq., had issue, 1. John, his heir; 2. Richard; 3. Robert; and 4. Thomas, Esq. of Hortford, co Devon, m. Ellen, dau. of Bennett Hilton, of South Awtry, co. Devon, and had issue three sons and two daughters.
  • John Drake, the eldest son and heir, was of Exmouth and Ashe. He m. Margaret, dau. and heiress of John Cole, Esq. of Rill, in the parish of Withecombe Ralegh, co. Devon. This John Drake brought his Formedon against Simon Francheney, and recovered the estate of Ashe from him, who held it as being son and heir of Christopher Francheney, which Christopher was son and heir of Christiana Billet, by a second marriage with Richard Francheney. The estate descended from that time in the direct male line of the Drake family, until the year 1733, when on the death of the last representative of the eldest line of the family, it fell into the hands of his widow, and became the inheritance of strangers. He d. Leaving issue three sons. *I. John, of whom presently. II. JOHN (a second son of the same name,) who is mentioned by Sir William Pole to have been "a great merchantman." He m. MARGARET, dau. of William AUERST, Esq. of Exeter, and relict of Richard Martyn. He was possessed of the estate of Rill, as also of the manor of Withecomb, de jure mat., both of which on his death descended to his elder dau. and co-heir, viz., Juliana, m. to Thomas Raymond, of Chard. A second dau., whose Christian name does not appear, m. __ May. III. Gilbert, of Spratshays, in the parish of Littleham, in the hundred of East Hudleight, co Devon, m. 2ndly (who his first wife was does not appear,) Katherine, dau. of William Shearman, of Ottery St. Mary, by whom he left three sons and one dau......
  • The eldest son,
  • John Drake, Esq. of Ashe, who s. his father in the representation of the family, m. (26 HENRY VIII.,) Amye, dau. of Roger Grenville, Esq. of Stow, co. Cornwall, and had issue,
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John (the Elder) Drake, Esq., of Ashe's Timeline

1500
1500
Dorsetshire, England
1528
1528
Age 28
Ashe (or Musbury, Devonshire), Dorsetshire, England
1528
Age 28
Southleigh, Devon, England
1532
1532
Age 32
Scotland, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
1535
1535
Age 35
Of Ashe, Devonshire, England, England
1537
1537
Age 37
Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
1538
1538
Age 38
Otterton, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
1538
Age 38
Exmouth, Devon, England
1542
August 23, 1542
Age 42
Exeter, Devonshire, England, United Kingdom
1558
October 4, 1558
Age 58
Mt. Drake, Ashe and Exmouth