Person:Job Drake (1)

m. 25 Jun 1616
  1. John Drake1616 - Bet 1689
  2. Job Drake, Sr.1620 - 1689
m. 25 Jun 1646
  1. Abigail Drake1648 - bef 1692/93
  2. Mary Drake1649 - 1681
  3. Job Drake1652 - 1711
  4. Elizabeth Drake1654 - 1697
  5. Joseph Drake1657 -
  6. Hepzibah Drake1659 - 1685
  7. Hester Drake1662 - 1691/92
Facts and Events
Name Job Drake, Sr.
Gender Male
Birth[3] 5 Mar 1620 Hampton-in-Arden, Warwickshire, England
Alt Birth[6] 1623 Devon, England
Marriage 25 Jun 1646 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Mary Wolcott
Death[2][6] 16 Sep 1689 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Reference Number? 3DP9-TM
Burial[6] Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United StatesPalisado Cemetery


Drake, Job sen., Windsor. Invt. £583-00-00. Taken 28 October 1689 by John Maudsely & John Moore. Will dated 14 September, 1689.

The last Will & Testament of Job Drake sen. of Windsor; I give unto my wife the Use of my Dwelling house & Barn, Orchard & Homelott, except that which I give unto my son Job, with my Pasture I bought of Goodman Bissell, the Land in the Little Meadow & the 10 acres of Land I had of my Brother Christopher, & the Inclosed Lands in the Wood & that lyeth against the Door of my dwelling house, & £40 of my Household Goods. I give unto my son Job 6 acres of Land that I had of my Father Drake. I give to him & his heirs forever my Dwelling house, Barn, Orchard & Homelott, with all my Land within the Township of Windsor, excepting such parcels as I shall otherwise dispose of, provided that he record to his son Job that house and that part of the Homelott, with his Barn, which he now injoyeth, with his lowest Lott toward Poduncke at 21 years of age. I give to my daughter Elizabeth the 4 acres of Land in the Great Meadow that I bought of Goodman Thrall, at my wife's decease. I give to Ephraim Colton 40 Shillings and small Rapier. I have given to my gr. Child Israel Dewey 2 young Steers, as also a Chest marked E. D. To my gr. Child Susanna Packer, my Land at Greenfield, & the product of 14 acres I sold to Nathan, or the Land if he pay not for it, according to his Bill or Bonds. I give to Joseph Dewey £4 of my Estate, to be paid to him when my son Job possesseth the rest of my Lands. I give to my gr. Child Mary Drake that which is due to me from my Father Drake's Estate, also from my Brother Jacob's Estate, also £4. I give to my gr. son, Joseph Dewey, Land over the River above John Osborne's which was my Father Drake's. I give to my gr. Child, Job Colton, £5 in a young beast, and a gunn. I give to Elizabeth, my son Job's wife, 50 Shillings in some good thing. The remainder of my estate to be divided amongst my Children, that is to Job, Abigail, Elizabeth and Esther. I ordain my son Job Drake to be sole Executor, & desire John Moore and Thomas Griswold to be Supervisors. Job Drake Sen.

Witness: John Richard, James Glen

Court Record, Page 5-11 November, 1689; Will proven

  1.   Wolcott, Samuel. Memorial of Henry Wolcott, one of the first settlers of Windsor, Connecticut and of some of his descendants. (New York: Anson D.F. Randolph & Co., 1881), 35.
  2. Windsor Town Records.

    "Job Drake Senr dyed Sept 16th 1689"

  3. Parish printout of Hampton-in-Arden, Warwick, England, 1599-1877. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967-1977).
  4.   Henry R. Stiles History of Ancient Windsor, Vol. II:Pg. 178.
  5.   Deanna Holcomb Bowman Thomas Holcomb and other Simsbury, Connecticut Settlers, Vol. 1, p. 15.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Find A Grave, Secondary quality.

    No tombstone shown: [[1]]