Reuben Miller Drake

Male 1822 - 1892  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Reuben Miller Drake 
    Born 0___ 1822  (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation farmer  [1
    Died 0___ 1892  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I14162  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2010 

    Father Elijah Drake, Sr.,   b. 17 Nov 1781, Juniata, Bedford County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0Mar 1856, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Phoebe Millien Rhea,   b. 14 Apr 1790, (Henry County) Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1857, Van Buren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Family ID F5109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy Isham,   b. 0___ 1825, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1854, (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married Abt 1840  (Van Buren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Drake,   b. 0___ 1845, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah A. Drake,   b. 0___ 1849, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elijah Thomas "Tom" Drake,   b. 10 Mar 1853, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1896, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F8404  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha England,   b. 13 Jun 1807, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1889, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1856  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 13 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F5174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1822 - (Van Buren County) Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1840 - (Van Buren County) Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Feb 1856 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 0___ 1892 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • "Van Buren County Marriage Records",p. 2;
      "Reubin M. Drake to Nancy Isham, 29 Jan 1843"...DAH
      "10/ /1859 Bastardy case: Elizabeth Howard vs Ruben Drake of Warren Co.",
      Van Buren County Historical Journal,Vol. XI, p. 20
    • More issue...

      Does anyone know who the parents of Nancy ISHAM were? She was born
      about 1824 in TN and died between 1854/56 in either Warren or Van Buren
      Co. She married on 28 Jan 1843 in Van Buren Co. TN to Reuben Miller
      Drake. They had 5 children:
      1) Elizabeth born about 1845
      2) Elijah I. born about 1847 and died between 1894/96 in Lauderdale Co. TN
      3) Sarah Ann Drake born about 1849, she married Josiah Moffitt on 29 Oct
      1865, and divorced before 1876
      4) Phoebe Martele Drake born 29 Feb 1852, died 6 Feb 1926 Wynne, Cross,
      AR, she married William M. Safley
      50 James Drake born about 1854

      Thanks,
      Joyce Hambleton Whitten
      Monette, Arkansas
      joycewhitten@centurytel.net

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] 1860 Warren Co.,TN Census, abstracted by Arlene Greathouse, annotated by the, p. 116 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S18134] Parsons,Michael;DRAKE Descendancy Chart,801 Beau Chene Drive,.

    3. [S51983] http://genforum.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/pageload.cgi?drake::isham::618.html.

    4. [S1655] "Warren County,Tennessee Marriage Records:1852-1900", compiled & printed by Fred Clark,RR 1 Box 9-B, Ridge Road, Quebeck, p. 49 (Reliability: 3).