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Sgt. Job Drake

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hampton-in-Arden, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Windsor, Hartford, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Drake, Sr., of Windsor and Lettice Drake
Husband of Mary Drake
Father of Abigail Dewey; Mary Colton; Lt. Job Drake, Jr.; Joseph Drake; Elizabeth Drake and 2 others
Brother of John Drake, Jr. and Ester Drake
Half brother of Enoch Drake; Elizabeth Elderkin; Samuel Drake; Sergeant Jacob Drake; Mary/Elizabeth O. Gaylord and 4 others

Occupation: one of the Puritans who came to Windsor in 1635-6; Constable in the town of Windsor in 1652 and fence viewer for the south side of the Connecticut River in 1655
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About Sgt. Job Drake

Sgt. Job Drake, son of Lettice Shakespear & John Drake, was baptized on Mar 5 1620 in Hampton-In-Arden, Warwick, England. He died Aug. 6, 1689 in Windsor, Connecticut.

family

He married on June 25, 1646 in Windsor, Connecticut to Mary dau. of Henry Wollcott.

Their children   

  • 1. Abigail Drake,   b. 28 Sep 1648
  • 2. Mary Drake,   b. 19 Dec 1649
  • 3. Job Drake,   b. 28 Mar 1652, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut ,   d. 9 Nov 1711, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut  (Age 59) 
  • 4. Elizabeth Drake,   b. 14 Nov 1654 
  • 5. Joseph Drake,   b. 16 Apr 1657 
  • 6. Hepzibah Drake,   b. 14 Jul 1659 
  • 7. Hester Drake,   b. 10 Oct 1662

Family source: http://adupree.com/wp/g/getperson.php?personID=I5879&tree=adupree

notes

On 19 December 1659 The Magistrates of Windsor, Connecticut met to settle differences regarding the estate of John Drake, Sen. Among the differences were demands by Job Drake for compensation for "his service done for his father, 2ndly his £20 portion, 3rdly his two journeys to Pascataway, 4th Money lent to his father, last by his Claime to part of ye Home Lott..."7

Will

His will was dated on 14 September 1689 "Job Drake, Senr. of Windsor." Gives to his wife the use of my dwelling house and barn, orchard and home-lott, except that which I give to my son Job, with my Pasture I bought of Goodman Bissell, the land in the Little Meadow & the 10 acres of land I had of my brother Christopher, and the enclosed lands in the Wood, and that which lyeth against my door of my dwelling house and £40 of my household goods. I give to my son Job six acres of land that I had of my Father Drake. I give to him and his heirs forever, my dwelling house, barn, orchard and homelott with all my land in the town of Windsor, excepting such parcells that I shall otherwise dispose of, provided that he record to his son Job that house and that part of the homelott, with his barn, which he now injoyeth, with his lowest lott towards Poduncke at 21 years of age. To daughter Elizabeth, 4 acres of land in the Great Meadow bought of Goodman Thrall, at my wife's decease. To Ephraim Colton, 40 shillings and a small Rapier. To my grandchild Israel Dewey, 2 young steers and also a chest marked E. D. To my grandchild Susannah Packer, my land at Greenfield, and the product of 14 acres I sold to I sold to Nahan, or the land if he pay not for it, according to his Bill or Bonds. To Joseph Dewey, £4 of my estate to be paid to him when my son Job possesseth the rest of my lands. To my grandchild Mary Drake, that what is due me from my Father Drake's estate, also from my brother Jacob's estate, also£4. To my grandson Joseph Dewey, Land over the River beyond John Osborn's which was my Father Drake's. To my grandchild Job Colton, £5 in a young beast, and a gunn. I give to Elizabeth, my son Job's wife, 50 shillings in some good thing. The remainder of my estate to be divided amongst my children, that is, Job, Abigail, Elizabeth and Esther. I ordain my son Job Drake as sole executor. John Moore and Thomas Griswold to be Supervisors. Proved 11 Nov 1689.8

sources

Sources for John Drake, Sr. From https://famouskin.com/family-group.php?name=52748+lee+b+loomis&ahnum=260

  • 1 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1851, Vol. 5, p. 167.
  • 2 The American Genealogist, New Haven, Connecticut: D. L. Jacobus, 1959, Vol. 35, p. 24, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).
  • 3 Anderson, Robert Charles, Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Vol. 1, A-F, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (1995), 581.
  • 4 Anderson, Robert Charles, Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Vol. 3, P-W, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (1995), 2051.
  • 5 Andrews, Henry Porter, The Descendants of John Porter of Windsor, Conn. 1635-9, Vol. 1, Saratoga Springs: G. W. Ball, Book and Job Printer (1893), 264, Google Books (Digital Library).
  • 6 Gay, Frank B., The Descendants of John Drake of Windsor, Connecticut, Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Company (1933), 1-3, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
  • 7 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 1, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1998), 141.

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Birth: 1623 Devon, England Death: Sep. 18, 1689 Windsor Hartford County Connecticut, USA

Job, was born about 1623 in England, and immigrated with parents, John and Elizabeth (Rogers) Drake. The family settled in Windsor, CT. Job, married Mary Wolcott on 25 Jun 1646 in Windsor.


Family links:

Parents:
 John Drake (1585 - 1659)
 Elizabeth Rogers Drake (1581 - 1681)

Spouse:
 Mary Wolcott Drake (____ - 1689)*

Children:
 Mary Drake Colton (1649 - 1681)*
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Burial: Palisado Cemetery Windsor Hartford County Connecticut, USA


Created by: John Parker Record added: Jul 26, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 55491888


(f/g) Job Drake Birth: 1623 Devon, England Death: Sep. 18, 1689 Windsor Hartford County Connecticut, USA

Job, was born about 1623 in England, and immigrated with parents, John and Elizabeth (Rogers) Drake. The family settled in Windsor, CT. Job, married Mary Wolcott on 25 Jun 1646 in Windsor.


Family links:

Parents:
 John Drake (1585 - 1659)
 Elizabeth Rogers Drake (1581 - 1681) 
Spouse:
 Mary Wolcott Drake (____ - 1689)
Children:
 Mary Drake Colton (1649 - 1681)

Burial: Palisado Cemetery Windsor Hartford County Connecticut, USA Created by: John Parker Record added: Jul 26, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 55491888 -tcd

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Sgt. Job Drake's Timeline

1620
March 5, 1620
Hampton-in-Arden, Warwickshire, England
March 5, 1620
Hampton-in-Arden, Warwickshire, England
1648
September 28, 1648
Age 28
Windsor, Hartford County, CT, USA
1649
December 12, 1649
Age 29
Windsor, Hartford, CT, USA
1652
March 28, 1652
Age 32
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
1654
November 14, 1654
Age 34
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
1657
April 16, 1657
Age 37
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1659
July 14, 1659
Age 39
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1662
October 10, 1662
Age 42
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut