Biography of George L. Drake

Drake, George L., p. o. Oakfield, N. Y., was born in Yates county, N. Y., January 11, 1325, a son of John and Fanny (Haxton) Drake. His father was a native of New Jersey and came to Genesee county about 1845, where he carried on farming and was one of the first to manufacture tiles. He died about 1861. George L. Drake was educated in the common schools and engaged in farming and in the manufacture of tiles. Mr. Drake is a man of clean reputation, and has made himself useful by participating in all measures for the advancement and good of his town.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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