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Robert DRAKE

Male Bef 1581 - 1668  (> 86 years)


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  • Name Robert DRAKE 
    Born Bef 23 Jul 1581  Halstead, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 23 Jul 1581  Halstead, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Jan 1668  Hampton, Rockingham County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Maine & New Hampshire Settlers, 1600s-1900s [database online], Genealogy.com, 2003:

      DRAKE . . .

      6 ROBERT, b. ab. 1580, serge maker, had liv. in Colchester, Essex; followed younger s. to N. E. shortly bef. 15 Mar. 1649-50, when he bot a house in Hampt. and 4 cow common rights. He took O. F. 4 Oct. 1653, freeman Apr. 1663. Jury 1653, gr.j. 1662. List 393b. Will 18 May 1663, d. 14 Jan. 1667-8. Ch: Nathaniel, b. ab. 1613. Abraham, b. 1620. Susannah, in father's will.

      (2) Ancestry.com, New Hampshire Probate Records, 1635-1753 [database online], Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003:

      ROBERT DRAKE 1663 HAMPTON

      In the name of God Amen: the fifth of May in year of our lord one thousand six hundren & sixty three; I Robert Drake in the Town of Hampton in New-England in Norfolk Searge-Maker * * *

      Item: my goods I give & bequeath as followeth: To my son Nathaniell Drake I Will & bequeath as followeth: To my son Nathaniell Drake I Will & bequeath six pound; & to my son Abraham Drakes eldest son Abraham Drake I give twelve pounds To my Daughter Susanna Drake twelve pounds to my Grandchild Rachell Drake twelve pound; to Jean Drake twelve pounds ye which are my son Nathaniels two Daughters; to my Grandchildren Susanna Drake, Sarah Drake, Mary Drake, Elizabeth & Hannah, to each of them twelve pounds, being ye Children of my son Abraham Drake; & to my son Abraham Drake I will & bequeath the remainder of my estate, being my house & house lot with my Medowes salt marsh & fresh with six shares, fower of Cow Commons & two of ox Commons with all rights previleges & appertenances thereunto belonging my upland & whatsover lands; as also my Cattell; three steres two of seaven yeares of age & one of fouer; two Cows, one yearling, Item my household stuff bed & bedding Brasse & puter Iron & Lead whatsover; all which my mentioned estate I will & bequeath to my son Abraham Drake; my sayd son to pay ye aforespesified legacies to the severall parties as before given; at one & twenty yeares of age; none to make any demand till a year after my decease; Item if any of my Grandchildren dye before they be of age, there portion to be devided equally amongst my Grandchildren yet living; It: I Will & give to my son Abraham Drake all Debts, Dues, bills; bonds whatsoever belonging to me.

      Item I ordain & Constitute my son Abram Drake my sole executour to this my last will & testiment revoking all other former wills by me made; in witnesse whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal the eighteenth of May one thousand six hundred & sixty three

      [Seal] Robert X Drake
      his Marke

      Testes
      John Barsham
      Giles fuller

      [Proved April 14, 1668.]

      [Essex County, Mass. Probate Files, and Norfok County, Mass., Court Files, vol. 1, p. 106.]

      [Inventory of the estate of Robert Drake, yeoman, "who deceased the 14th of Jenewary, 1667"; taken by Samuel Dalton and Abraham Perkins Jan. 28, 1667; amount, ??184.10.0.]

      [Essex County, Mass., Probate Files.]
    Person ID I4141  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2018 

    Family Ann ATTE,   b. Abt 1584,   d. May 1640, Epping, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married 1611  Halstead, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nathaniel DRAKE,   b. Apr 1612, Colchester, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 11 Sep 1691  (Age ~ 79 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2018 10:18:54 
    Family ID F2489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart