Bio: Drake, Newton Leroy (1876 - 1958)

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Surnames: Bobb, Drake, Thompson, Chase, Beighly

----Source: Family Historian

Newton Leroy Drake was born in Viola, Wisconsin, 21 Jan 1876, the first born son of Jesse Oliver Drake (25 Apr 1852 - 1920, Turlock, CA) and Nancy Jane Beighly (26 Jan 1854, in the small borough of Connoquenessing, PA - 14 Sep 1878, WI).  His parents married 18 Nov 1874 in Viola, Richland Co., Wisconsin.  Newton's marriage to Harriet Augusta Chase (21 Jan 1876 - 16 Dec 1958) took place in July, 1908 in Turlock, Stanislaus Co., California.  Their son, Vernon Leroy Drake, was born on April Fools day, in Turlock.  Harriet Chase was buried in Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, Illinois.

Family Notes

1900 Federal Census, ED 35 Worden & Reseburg towns, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 14, family 244

Newton Drake, white, single male
father's birthplace: Wisconsin
mother's birthplace: Wisconsin

Household Members
head Thomas A Bobb M 43 (Nov 1857) Wisconsin, lumber manufacturer, father b. Maryland, mother b. Pennsylvania
wife Alma A Bobb F 33 (Apr 1867) Wisconsin, parents b. Canada (Eng.), 5 children - 5 living
son Thomas M Bobb M 15 (Dec 1885) Wisconsin, attends school
son Arthur A Bobb M 13 (Apr 1887) Wisconsin, attends school
daughter Helena M Bobb F 11 (Jul 1889) Wisconsin, attends school
daughter Annie L Bobb F 5 (May 1895) Wisconsin
daughter Alla A Bobb F 2 (Sep 1898) Wisconsin
boarder Newton Drake M 24 (Mar 1876) Wisconsin, edging lumber sawmill
boarder Warthly Thompson M 33 (Feb 1867) Wisconsin, working in sawmill

1917-1918 World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards

Newton Leroy Drake
event type: Draft Registration
registration year range:
event place: Stanislaus County, California, United States
gender: Male, medium height & build, Blue eyes, dark eyes
birth date: 21 Jan 1876
birthplace: United States
nationality: United States

nearest relative: Harriet Augusta Drake, Stanislaus County, California, United States

California Death Index

Newton L Drake
Death date: 16 Dec 1958
Location: Stanislaus, California, United States
birth date: 21 Jan 1876
birthplace: Wisconsin
gender: Male
father's name: Drake
mother's name: Beighly



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