'Drake05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Drake of Aylesbeare, Drake of Bystock, Drake of Littleham, Drake of Topsham, Drake of Yardbury

                               
William Drake of Yardbury (d before 29.02.1639-40)
m. (c11.1620) Margaret Westover (bur 16.04.1635, dau/heir of William Westover of Coliton)
1. William Drake (bpt 22.12.1629, bur 06.03.1680-1, 2nd son)
  m. Letitia Baillie (d by 1682, dau of John Baillie of Hoddesdon)
  A. William Drake of Yardbury in Colyton (bpt 12.01.1663-4, d 18.11.1727)
  m. (19.08.1689) Katherine Pennington (d 25.11.1721, dau/heir of John Pennington of Wicken Hall & Chiswell)
  i. John Drake of Yardbury (d 25.06.1739)
  m. Sarah Anning
a. John Drake (a 1729)
  ii. Thomas Drake (bpt 06.02.1698-9, bur 19.07.1773)
  m. Dorothy Palmer (bur 12.07.1750, dau of Rev. William Palmer of Comb Raleigh)
  a. Francis Drake (d 05.04.1769, vicar of Seaton & Beare, rector of Uplyme)
  m. Elizabeth Tredway (dau of Charles Tredway of Wells)
  (1) Francis Drake of Yardbury (b 1764, a 1793, minister at Venice)
  m. (1795) Elizabeth Ann Mackworth (dau of Sir Herbert Mackworth)
  (A)+ issue - Francis Horatio Nelson of Wells, Charles Digby Mackworth, 3 daughters
  (2) Clement Drake of Taunton had issue
  m. Elizabeth Spiller
  (3) Ann Drake
  m. Rev. Edward Foster of Wells
  (4)+ other issue - Charles (d unm 1787), Frederick (d infant), Louisa (d infant)
  b.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 20.05.1728), Dorothy (bpt 08.12.1740)
  iii. Katherine Drake (d 15.12.1730)
  m. _ Huyshe
  iv.+ other issue - William (bur 06.03.1693-4), William (bpt 27.06.1695, bur 04.10.1695), Hester
  B. Letitia Drake (bpt 07.05.1654)
  m. (c06.1680) Rev. Peter Call of Chudleigh
  C.+ other issue - John (bpt 03.12.1687), Richard (bpt 19.04.1672, bur 22.09.1681), Margaret (bpt 28.07.1657), Susannah (bpt 16.09.1661), Jane (bpt 10.11.1665), Dorothy (bpt 03.06.1670), Mary (bpt 28.02.1674-5)
2.+ other issue - John (bpt 24.03.1621-2, bur 12.04.1648), Endimion (bpt 25.06.1634), Thomas (bpt 13.09.1635), Dorothy (bpt 26.03.1623), Eleanor (bpt 15.12.1625), Joane (bpt 11.06.1628), Elizabeth (bpt 10.12.1632)

 

 

Gilbert Drake of Prateshead in Littleham (d before 09.05.1580)
m1. (sp?) ??
m2. Katherine Sherman (bur 29.05.1604, dau of William Sherman or Shearman of Ottery St. Mary)
1. George Drake 'of Exmouth' of Pratshead in Littleham (bur 17.03.1626-7)
  m. Elizabeth Drewe (d 1633, dau of Emanuell Drewe of Kenne)
  A. Katherin Drake (b c1599, a 1639)
  m1. Sir Henry Ford of Nutwell
  i. Katherine Ford (bur 12.08.1735)
  m. (01.01.1684-5) John Drake of Bystock (d 17.12.1715) @@ below
  m2. John Clobery
2. John Drake of Littleham (d before 12.09.1637)
  m. (22.02.1614-5) Elizabeth Stokes (bur 13.04.1625, dau of Thomas Stokes of Aylesbeare)
  A. George Drake of Aylesbeare
m. (c09.1623) Joanna Stokes
  i. John Drake (bpt 01.01.1624-5)
  m. ?? (d 04.1695)
  a. John Drake of Bystock (d 17.12.1715)
  m. (01.01.1684-5) Katherine Ford (bur 12.08.1735, dau of Sir Henry Ford by Katherin Drake) @@ above
  (1) John Drake of Bystock (d before 12.11.1730)
m. (c10.1715) Philis Mawry (dau of John Mawry of Broadhempston)
  (A) John Drake, last of Bystock (bpt 20.06.1717, a 1742)
  m. (02.01.1745-6) Mary Morshead (dau of William Morshead of Cartuther)
  (i) George Drake of Ipplepen
  m1. Margaret Wrey (dau of Rev. Chichester Wrey of Tawstock)
  (a) George Drake of Ipplepen had issue
  m. Maria Agnes Saltreu Knighton (dau/coheir of John Moore Knighton of Grenfon House, Whitchurch)
  (b) Catherine Elizabeth Drake
  m. Edward Back of Exeter
  m2. _ Vincent of Plymouth
  (B)+ other issue - Philip (bpt 06.05.1722, d unm), George (bpt 24.06.1724), Elizabeth (bpt 22.08.1716), Catherine (bpt 17.09.1727)
  (2)+ other issue - Henry, Katherine, Sarah, Joan, Eleanor, Elizabeth, Mary
  b. Mary Drake
  m. John Skinner
  ii. Robert Drake (bur 21.03.1688-9, cleric)
  m. (19.04.1650) Susanna Stokes
  a.+ issue - Samuel (bur 19.04.1692), Mary (bur 27.03.1690), Sarah (bur 23.11.1691), Susanna (a 1690), Anne (bur 31.07.1690), Jane, Elizabeth
  iii. George Drake of Houndbeare in Aylesbeare (d before 07.11.1673)
  m. Mary (d before 12.02.1728-9)
  a. George Drake (bur 18.10.1701)
  m. (c09.1690) Joan Pyle of Tallaton
  (1) John ('the Hermit') Drake (bpt 1696)
  (2) Samuel Drake of Woodbury
  m. (c1746) Elizabeth (widow of _ Braddick)
  (3) Sarah Drake
  m. (13.05.1729) George Walrond (son of John (by Sarah Drake), cousin)
  (4) Hannah Drake
  m. John Hall
  (5) Mary Drake
  m. Peter Stabback
  b. Jane Drake
  m. John Beare of Rew
  c. Sarah Drake
  m. John Walrond of Clist Honiton
  d. Elizabeth Drake
  m. _ Torr
  B. John Drake of Daldich (d before 26.03.1639)
  m. (13.06.1630) Ann (Agnes) (widow of _ Matthews of Wambrook)
  i.+ issue - Honor (bpt 10.04.1631), Mary, Elizabeth
  C. Philip Drake of Salcombe
  i. John Drake of Littleham (d before 22.06.1694)
  m. Catheirne (d 1692)
  a. Philip Drake of Topsham (b c1662, d 19.09.1720)
  m. (c02.1688-9) Mary Green (dau of William Green of Topsham)
  (1) John Drake of Exeter (bpt 21.01.1691-2, d before 05.07.1736, surgeon)
  m1. (05.02.1721) Catherine Hall
  (A)+ issue - Philip (bpt 1722), William (bpt 1724), John Young (bpt 1725), Richard (bpt 1728), William Hull (bpt 1729), Mary (bpt 1726)
m2. (c11.1731) Eleanor Holwell of Littleham
  (G) Edward Holwell Drake (bpt 1732-3, d 20.12.1797, cleric in Littleham)
  m. (01.01.1766) Mary Parker of Lympstone (b 1730-1, d 16.03.1808)
  (i)+ issue - John, William, Thomas
  (H) Elizabeth Drake (b 1733-4, d 25.08.1768)
  (2) Katherine Drake (bpt 04.07.1693)
  m. _ Walker
  (3) Elizabeth Drake (bpt 29.07.1694, d 1729 (sb bur 06.08.1727?))
  m. (20.09.1718) William Gould of Lew Trenchard (bur 24.06.1735)
  (4) Mary Drake (bpt 20.11.1690)
  m. (08.1711) Joseph Burridge
  (5) Hannah Drake (bpt 19.07.1695)
  m. (1719) Joseph Comer
  ii. Jane Drake
  m. Bernard Prince
  iii.+ other issue - Philip, Henry, George (bur 1645), Mary, Dorothy (bpt 30.03.1624-5), Catherine (d 31.08.1651), Elizabeth
  D.+ other issue - Gilbert (b c1600, d 02.03.1629), Henry, Elizabeth
3. Robert Drake of Daldich (d 30.09.1628)
  m. Ursula Medland of Bridport
4. Philip Drake of Topsham (d before 02.12.1598)
  m. (02.10.1614) Joanna Bicknoll (bur 16.02.1603-4)
  A. Gilbert Drake (d before 26.12.1648)
  m1. Joan (bur 13.04.1625)
  m2. Rebecca of Chard in Somerset (d before 06.08.1660)
  i. Philip Drake
  m1/2. ??
  a. Katherine Drake
  m. _ Banfield
  b.+ other issue - George, John, Francis, Thomas, Elizabeth
  m2/1. (c04.1628?) Sarah Meare of Salcombe
  g.+ other issue - John, Mary
  ii. Gilbert Drake of Ilminster (bur 04.01.1688-9)
  m. (25.12.1688) Susannah Nune (bur 01.04.1715)
  a.+ issue - Philip (a 1687, bpt 03.3.1701-2), Susanna, Elizabeth, Rebecca
  iii. Gideon Drake of Chard & Woodbury
  m. Anne Rickman (d by 1660)
  a.+ issue - Daniel, Mary
  B. John Drake
  m. Jane (bur 16.09.1668)
  i.+ issue - George (bpt 01.09.1605), Robert (bpt 05.02.1606-7), John (bpt 04.04.1608), Philip (bpt 27.07.1611), Susannah (bpt 24.01.1616-7), Katherine (bpt 05.07.1618)
5. Joan Drake
  m. _ Osborne
6. Elizabeth Drake
  m. George Taylor
7.+ other issue - Mary, Gertrude

Main source(s): Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, Drake)
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