Person:Hester Drake (1)

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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
m. 11 Aug 1681
  1. Thomas Griswold1682 - 1753
  2. Samuel Griswold, Sr.1684 - 1777
  3. Hezekiah Griswold1687/88 -
  4. Hester Griswold1689 - 1761
Facts and Events
Name Hester Drake
Gender Female
Birth[4] 10 Oct 1662 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Marriage 11 Aug 1681 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Thomas Griswold
Death[4] 19 Feb 1691/92 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

HESTER DRAKE, daughter of Job and Mary (Wolcott) Drake, and granddaughter of Hon. Henry Wolcott, b. Oct 10, 1662, d. Feb. 19, 1691/2. The Drakes were in Windsor early in 1639. John, founder of the family, was granted land in 1640 and became well considered.

The will of Job Drake 1689 mentions his daughter Esther. In 1664, Job, having become involved in a church difficulty in Windsor, was imprisoned through the illegal action of the church members which was permitted by Mr. Warham.

Hester Drake is the daughter of Mary Wolcott, who is the sister of Simon Wolcott, whose son Roger is a governor of Connecticut, whose son Oliver is a signer of the US Consitution.

References
  1.   Esther Griswold French and Robert Lewis French, The Griswold Family: The First Five Generations in America, Page 32/Item 23.
  2.   Hannah McPherson, Holcombe Genealogy, Page 19/Item A-2-2.
  3.   Henry R. Stiles History of Ancient Windsor, Vol. II:Pg 352..
  4. 4.0 4.1 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Records of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1638-1925.

    Hester daughter of Job Drake was born Oct 10 62 (Bk I Page Eight); Esther, wife of Thomas Griswold dyed Febr 9th 1691/2 (Bk I p. Forty-Five)