I have just recently started a Drinkwater Family History. As I don't have much in the way of information, any help would be greatly appreciated.
My Great Grandfather is DAVID DRINKWATER, born 1858 in Wisconsin. He died in 1931 and is buried at Oxford Cemetery, Oxford, Marquette Co., Wisconsin. He married MARY M EVANS on Dec. 9, 1891 in Columbia Co., Wisconsin. MARY EVANS was born 1859 in Wisconsin and died 1947 and is also buried at Oxford Cemetery. The Wisconsin Census state that DAVID DRINKWATER'S parents were born in Ireland and MARY EVANS parents in Pennsylvania. DAVID and MARY'S parents are unknown. DAVID DRINKWATER and MARY M EVANS had 7 known children:
JOHN DAVID DRINKWATER (my Grandfather), born Columbia Co., Wisconsin. JOHN DAVID 1st married STELLA M VANDUSEY (? on spelling). They had 3 children. JOHN DAVID 2nd married VIOLA AUGUSTA MATILDA HILL (VIOLA'S parents are GUSTAV HILL, who immigrated from Germany and AUGUSTA MARTIN who was born Wisconsin, they had 8 children. GUSTAV and AUGUSTA'S parents are unknown). JOHN DRINKWATER and VIOLA HILL had 8 children, 2 died at birth. JOHN, STELLA M and VIOLA are also buried at Oxford Cemetery. GEORGE W DRINKWATER INFANT--died at 4 months, buried Lakeview Cemetery, Adams Co., Wisconsin LILLY M DRINKWATER ASA J DRINKWATER, born Marquette Co., Wisconsin and died Bradenton Florida EDNA DRINKWATER, married a VANDUSEY (? on spelling) BLANCHE DRINKWATER, married a SWANSON and died Bradenton Florida
MARY M EVANS was first married to a MITCHELL. They had 5 known children: WILLIAM, DANIEL, ROBERT and twins CHARLIE and JENNIE.