Tuesday, November 4, 2008

DRake of Drakerath

A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, Enjoying Territorial Possessions Or High Official Rank But Uninvested with Heritable Honours By John Burke: "DRAKE OF DRAKERATH DRAKE CHRISTOPHER esq of Roristown in the county of Meath representare of the ancient families of Drakestown and Drakerath 4th June 1790 m first in September 1816 Mary Anne daughter of Nicholas Gannon esq of Ballyboy in the ame county and by that lady deceased had a son and daughter viz COLUMBUS PATRICK 6 in 1818 Anne Maria He wedded secondly in 1821 Mary eldest daughter of the late Alexander Somera esq and has issue of that marriage Christopher Somers b 17th February 1823 Alexander Joseph b 17th October 1824 Charles William b 8th April 1827 Catherine Cecilia Mary Elizabeth Frances Josephine Mr Drake succeeded his father the late Columbus Drake esq lineage This family and that of Shardeloes vol i page 580 derive from"

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