Biography of Peter Drake
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Drake, Peter, settled with his family at Crown Point in Essex county about the year 1795. Mr. and Mrs. Drake had four children: David, the oldest, married Sally Bigelow, and reared a family of eight children; his son, Amos B., married Lucinda, daughter of Timothy Chellis, of North Hudson, and settled in Schroon. Their children were Harvey J., of Schroon. Sarah Jane (now Mrs. Harrington), of Crown Point. Orlando, who was killed in a skirmish with the guerrillas in 1863. Erneline Cordelia (deceased), Eliza, Lyman C. (a merchant of Ticonderoga). Fidelia (deceased), and Mott C.

From:
History of Essex County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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