John Drake

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
John Drake, son of John Drake and Lottie Shakespear, was born probably shortly before his baptism at Hampton in Arden, Warwickshire, England, 25 August 1616.1,2,3,4 He died at Windsor, Connecticut, October 1688.5

John married Hannah Moore, daughter of John Moore, at Windsor, 30 November 1648.6,7,8


Hannah Moore b. say 1628, d. bef. 12 Sep 1689
  • John Drake+5 b. 14 Sep 1649, d. 7 Jul 1689
  • Job Drake5 b. 15 Jun 1651
  • Hannah Drake5 b. 8 Aug 1653
  • Enoch Drake5 b. 8 Dec 1655
  • Ruth Drake5 b. 1 Dec 1657
  • Simon Drake5 b. 29 Oct 1659
  • Lydia Drake5 b. 26 Jan 1661
  • Elizabeth Drake5 b. 22 Jul 1664
  • Mary Drake5 b. 29 Jan 1666
  • Mindwell Drake5 b. 10 Nov 1671
  • Joseph Drake5 b. 26 Jun 1674
This person was last edited on16 Sep 2017


  1. [S161] Genevieve Tylee Kiepura, "John Drake, English Connections," The American Genealogist 41 (Oct 1965): 239-244, further cited as Kiepura, "John Drake."
  2. [S173] Harry F. Waters, Genealogical Gleanings In England: Abstracts of Wills Relating to Early American Families, With Genealogical Notes and Pedigrees Constructed From the Wills and From Other Records (1901; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1969 (1981 printing)), 1:581, further cited as Waters, Gleanings in England.
  3. [S401] Robert Charles Anderson, "Some Doubts About the Parentage of John1 Drake of Windsor, Connecticut," The American Genealogist 63 (October 1988): 193-206, further cited as Anderson, "Drake Origins."
  4. [S2116], Warwickshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812, (on-line database), Provo, Utah:, Operations, 2011. Original data: 1538-1812 Church of England Parish Registers, Warwick, England: Warwickshire County Record Office, further cited as Warwickshire Anglican Registers.
  5. [S84] Alice M. Gay, The Descendants of John Drake of Windsor, Connecticut (Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle, 1933), 5-7, further cited as Gay, John Drake of Windsor.
  6. [S2281] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I–III, 3 vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 2:1276-78 (John Moore), further cited as Anderson, GMB.
  7. [S84] Gay, John Drake of Windsor, 5.
  8. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 473, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).