Sunday, April 12, 2009

Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society By Minnesota Historical Society

Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society By Minnesota Historical Society: "ELIAS FRANKLIN DRAKE Elias Franklin Drake was born in the village of Urbana Champaign county Ohio on December 21st 1813 and died in the seventy ninth year of his life on February 14th 1892 at Hotel Del Coronado San Diego California His death was the close of a long life of unusual activity and success About the close of the last century Ithamar Drake the grandfather of the subject of this sketch removed from Pennsylvania to Warren county Ohio with his wife and four children Henry Abraham Isaac and Mary This was during the pioneer period of Ohio and Ithamar Drake like the great number of pioneers engaged in farming having purchased a tract of land which was heavily timbered He was successful and became a prosperous and contented farmer His children were "
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Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society By Minnesota Historical Society
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Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society By Minnesota Historical Society

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