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Zechariah DRAKE's other family: with Dorothy UNKNOWN ( - )

Family of Zechariah DRAKE and Elizabeth BLACKWELL

Husband: Zechariah DRAKE (1718?-1766)
Wife: Elizabeth BLACKWELL ( - )
Children: John DRAKE (1748-1839)

Husband: Zechariah DRAKE

Name: Zechariah DRAKE 1
Sex: Male
Father: Benjamin DRAKE (1683-1763)
Mother: Mary RUNYON (1677-1748)
Birth 1718 (app) Hopewell, Hunterdon, New Jersey 2
Death 1766 (age 47-48) Bucks County, Pennsylvania 3,4

Wife: Elizabeth BLACKWELL

Name: Elizabeth BLACKWELL
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -

Child 1: John DRAKE

Name: John DRAKE
Sex: Male
Spouse: Jane NEELY ( -1810)
Birth 5 Sep 1748 Hopewell, Hunterdon, New Jersey 5
Death 3 Mar 1839 (age 90) Huntsville, Alabama 6

Note on Husband: Zechariah DRAKE - shared note

Monnette, "First Settlers of Ye Plantations", pg 819, mentions a wife, Dorothy. She is not mentioned in any other sources. S.R. Williams, Clifford and Martha Hardin, and the LDS Ancestral File all name Elizabeth Blackwell.


Zechariah was a mamber of Hopewell Church in 1749.


Carol Harbushka of the Drake Exchange mentions Dorothy as Zechariah's first wife.


1Orra Eugene Monnette, "Monnette, "First Settlers of Ye Plantations of Piscataway and Woodbridge E. NJ"". 819.
Brigham Young University Library at Provo, Utah. Call Number: F144.P68 M74.
2"Carol Harbushka of the Drake Exchange -".
3Clifford M. Hardin and Martha Wood Hardin, "Hardin, "The Drakes in New Hampshire, New Jersey, and Kentucky"". 11.
Text From Source: Zachariah d. in Bucks Co, PA in 1766
4Stanley Ross Williams, "Williams, "The Drake Family" 1980" (Name: compilation published in 1980;). 3.
Text From Source: Died in Bucks Co, PA in 1766
Drake Family Historical Files.
5Ibid. 3.
Text From Source: Son, John, born in Hopewell 5 sept 1748.
6Ibid. 3.
Text From Source: John and Jane settled 2 mi. south of Huntsville, Alabama on a farm. John died there 3 March 1839.


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