DRAKE, William
(Abt 1807-1882)


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DRAKE, William 2 3

  • Born: Abt 1807, Ontario, Canada
  • Marriage: GOLDEN, Sarah on 23 Jun 1864 in Essex County, Ontario, Canada 1
  • Died: 4 Feb 1882, Gosfield, Essex County, Ontario, Canada about age 75 4


William married Sarah GOLDEN, daughter of Richard Jasper GOLDEN and Anne BLACK, on 23 Jun 1864 in Essex County, Ontario, Canada.1 (Sarah GOLDEN was born on 5 May 1825 in County Sligo, Ireland and died on 26 Feb 1912 in Windsor, Essex County, Ontario, Canada 5 6.)



1 Ontario Marriage Index, 1858-1899 (Essex County, Ontario, Canada). Surety: 4. Name: William Drake
Birth Place: Canada
Residence: Gosfield Township
Age: 56
Estimated Birth Year: 1808
Spouse Name: Sarah Golden
Spouse's Age: 34
Spouse Birth Place: Ireland
Spouse Residence: Anderdon Township
Spouse Estimated Birth Year: 1830
Marriage Date: 23 Jun 1864
Marriage County: Essex
Family History Library Microfilm: 1030056
Source: Indexed by: Genealogical Research Library

2 1881 Canadian Census (Gosfield, Essex County, Ontario, Canada). Repository: Latter Day Saints Family Search. Surety: 4. Lists William Drake (age 76, b. Ontario), wife Sarah [Golden] (age 56, b. Ireland) and children Albert (age 15, b. Ireland), Annie (age 13, b. Ireland) and Fanny (age 11, b. Ireland), living in Gosfield, Ontario. William is listed as a "farmer," and lists his ethnic origin as English. Albert is listed as a "farmers son." The family's religion is listed as Church of England. The birthplace of the children is erroneously listed as Ireland [all born in Ontario].

3 1871 Canadian Census (Gosfield, Essex County, Ontario, Canada). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Name: William Drake
Age: 63
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1808
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Ontario
Residence District: Essex
Residence Location: Gosfield
Ethnic Origin: English
Religion: Church of England, Anglican
Occupation: Farmer
Division: 2
Microfilm Roll: C-9888
Page: 67
Head of Household Comment: This person is listed as a head of household.

4 Ontario Canada Deaths, 1869-1932 (Gosfield, Essex County, Ontario; 1882). Surety: 4. Drake, William
Date of Death: 4 Feb 1882
Age: 74
Occupation: farmer
Cause of Death: abcess of liver, 1 week
Physician: Dr. Drake, M.D., Kingsville [relative? listed on other records]
Religion: Church of England

5 Ontario Canada Deaths, 1869-1932 (Windsor, Essex County, Ontario; 1912). Surety: 4. Drake, Sarah Golden
Date of Death: 26 Feb 1912
Date of Birth: 1826
Age: 86 yrs, 9 mos
Place of Birth: Ireland
Place of Death: 38 Clark St. W., Windsor
Marital Status: widow
Name of Father: Richard Golden
Name of Mother: Anne Black
Physician: P.A. Dewar
Informant: Frances S. Drake [daughter], Windsor
Cause of Death: Fracture of hip, complicated by influenza
Religion: Church of England

6 1901 Canadian Census, Ward 1, Sub-district 32, Essex North County, Ontario, Canada. Surety: 4. Lists Sarah Drake (age 86, b. May 1825, Ireland), widow, and daughters Anna (age 43, b. Feb 1868, Ontario) and Frances (age 40, b. Jun 1870, Ontario), living in Windsor, Ontario. Sarah and her daughters are listed as Angelican, and Sarah indicates that she came to Canada in 1850. Anna is listed as a "teacher." Frances is listed as a "nurse."

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