Biography of James Draper
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Draper, James, was born in Hannibal, where he has always resided, excepting during his service in the war, of which he is a veteran and charter member of the G. A. R. August 8, 1862, he enlisted in Company F, of the 110th N. Y. Vols., serving one year, when he was discharged for disability acquired in the service. He returned home and remained about a year, when he again enlisted in Company C, of the 184th N. Y. Vols., with which he served till the close of the war, when he was honorably discharged. He is a son of John and Mary Ann Draper, and one of their seven children, three of whom served in the war and lived to return to their homes. Robert Draper enlisted from this town among the first in Company E, 24th N. Y. Vols., and served about six months, when he was discharged for disability acquired in the service. Alfred Draper enlisted in Company C, 184th N. Y. Vols., in 1864, serving till the close of the war, when he was honorably discharged. The parents were Mr. and Mrs. John Draper, the father a native of London, Eng., and the mother of Manchester, Eng. They settled in Hannibal about 1835. Our subject, James Draper, married Servilla E. Pollock, a daughter of Robert and Mary Jane Pollock, of Fulton.

FROM:
Landmarks of Oswego County
New York
Edited by: John C. Churchill, LL.D.
Assisted by: H, Perry Smith and W. Stanley Child
Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers 1895


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