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William Francis Drake of Columbus, OH Updated November 18, 2004
About Our Family Research
My family tree currently has over 1300 names in it. On the Drake side, my earliest verified ancestor is Benjamin Drake, born in Loudoun County, Virginia on June 10, 1742, married to Rachel Davids on January 9, 1762, and died in Loudoun County on March 15, 1827 (some sources say 1822, but his son's bible says 1827).
Among the other relatives are Overmyers, Gallins, Sheridans and Gouldings.