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Family Group Record: Braxton Drake and Anna Bryant

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Information supplied by: Janet M. Roseen

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   Braxton Drake   
   Born: May 29, 1818 or 1815 Place: Madison, Georgia
   Married: November 9, 1842 Place: DeKalb County, Georgia (Book 1, p. 42)
   Died: December 9, 1895 Place: DeKalb County, Georgia; will filed June 29, 1887, Book C. pg. 72, DeKalb County, Georgia
   Parents: Possibly Turner Drake of Madison County, Ga. and Polly Graham

   Anna Bryant   
   Born: June 25, 1819 Place: Georgia
   Died: January 9, 1896 Place: Georgia


1 John B. Drake
Sex Born: ca. 1845 Place: Georgia
  M Married: November 19, 1868, Virginia Delila Biffle Place: DeKalb Co., Georgia (Book 1, p. 249)
   Died: Place:

2 Samuel W. Drake
Sex Born: ca. 1847 Place: Georgia
  M Married: before 1870, Martha? Place: Georgia
   Died: Place:

3 Mary Catherine Drake
Sex Born: February 26, 1849 Place: Lithonia, DeKalb County, Georgia
  F Married: November 20, 1873, George Hamilton Biffle Place: DeKalb County, Georgia (Book 2, p. 50)
   Died: May 19, 1912 Place: Georgia; she is buried in the Snellville cemetery

4 Isom Regan Drake
Sex Born: May 1851 Place: Georgia
  M Married: ca. 1875, Elizabeth Francis Place: Georgia
   Died: March 19, 1933 Place:

5 ELizabeth Drake (Tabitha E.)
Sex Born: ca. 1853/56 Place: Georgia
F   Married: March 5, 1874; Richard A. Smith Place: DeKalb County, Georgia (Book 3, p. 18)
   Died: after 1920 Place:

6 Sarah C. Drake
Sex Born: February 1857 Place: Georgia
F   Married: January 20, 1881; S. Calvin Stanley Place: DeKalb County, Georgia (Book 3, p. 300)
   Died: Place:

7 Susan Drake
Sex Born: April 1860 Place: DeKalb Co., Georgia
F   Married: Place:
   Died: possibly died young Place:

8 Emma Martha Drake
Sex Born: ca. 1862 Place:
F   Married: February 16, 1879; William H. George Place: DeKalb County, Georgia, (Book 3, p. 143)
   Died: Place:

  • 1840 U.S. Census, DeKalb County, Ga., p. 5, lists Turner Drake with 1 male 20-30, 1 male 60-70, 1 female 5-10, 1 femal 40-50; this coul be Braxton's family.
  • 1850 U.S. Census, DeKalb County, Ga., Diamonds Dist., M432-67, pg 88.
  • 1860 U.S. Census, DeKalb County, Ga., Lithonia District, M 653-119, pg. 384; Braxton was a shoemaker.
  • 1870 U.S. Census, DeKalb County, Ga., Barnes District (Flat Rock), Roll 147, p. 201; where is John B. Drake and family in 1870.
  • 1880 U.S. Census, Lithonia, De Kalb, Georgia, T9-0143, Page 411B

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