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Family of Jesse Oliver DRAKE and Susan SHEPARD

Husband: Jesse Oliver DRAKE (1852- )
Wife: Susan SHEPARD ( - )
Children: Newton DRAKE ( - )

Husband: Jesse Oliver DRAKE

Name: Jesse Oliver DRAKE 1,2
Sex: Male
Father: Reuben Golden DRAKE (1824-1888)
Mother: Matilda Ann SANDERS (1827-1888)
Birth 25 Apr 1852 Ohio 2,3
Residence May 1888 (age 36) Kickapoo, Vernon, Wisconsin 4

Wife: Susan SHEPARD

Name: Susan SHEPARD 5
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -

Child 1: Newton DRAKE

Name: Newton DRAKE
Sex: Male

Note on Husband: Jesse Oliver DRAKE - shared note

Living in Kickapoo, Vernon County, Wisconsin in May, 1888.


According to papers sent to me by Vera Knowlton, Jesse married twice. (Second wife not named) He lived in Greenwood, Wisconsin. Then moved to Turlock, California where he had an orange grove.


Also included in these papers is a Deed Record from Vol 25 pg 176 (may be pg 196)

State of Wisconsin-Richland County ss:

Be it remembered that on the 30th day of January AD 1890 before the undersigned C.A. Henthorn a Notary Public in and for said County, personally came Jesse Drake and Susan Drake his wife to me personally known to be the identical persons whose named and subscribed to the foregoing deed and acknowledged the instrument to be their voluntary act and deed for the purpose therein mentioned--Witness my hand and offical Seal this day and year above written. C.A. Henthorn, Notary Public.


The Quit Claim Deed for the property in Vernon Co., Wisconsin, S1/2 of NE 1/4 of Section 12, Township 11 Range 3 West can be found in the "notes" for Reuben G. Drake


11888 article in "The Censor" Vernon County, Wisconsin, "Newspaper report on murder of Reuben, wife Matilda, and 2 grandchildren".
2"Vera Knowlton".
3"Reuben Golden Drake's Bible pages". Text From Source: Jesse Oliver born Apr 25th 1852
4"1888 Newspaper "The Censor" Kickapoo, Vernon, Wisconsin".
5"Vera Knowlton". Text From Source: Jesse Married twice. Son, Newton, by first wife, Susan Shepard. (Name of second wife not given)


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