Person:Job Drake (1)

m. 25 Jun 1616
  1. John Drake1616 - 1689
  2. Esther Drake1617/18 -
  3. Job Drake1619/20 - 1689
  4. Jacob Drake1622 - 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[1] Job Drake
Gender Male
Christening[2][3] 5 Mar 1619/20 Hampton in Arden, Warwickshire, England
Marriage 25 Jun 1646 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Mary Wolcott
Death[4][7] 16 Sep 1689 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Burial[6] Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States


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. 3. Job Drake, in Gay, Alice M; Frank B. (Frank Butler) Gay; Harrie Beekman Drake; and Connecticut) Timothy Drake Fund (Hartford. The Descendants of John Drake of Windsor, Connecticut: Includes the Manuscript of the Late Harrie Beekman Drake. (Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Company, 1933)
  2. "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 August 2019), Lettice in entry for Job Drake, 5 Mar 1619; Christening; citing Hampton in Arden, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, Warwick County Record Office, England.
  3. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975", database, FamilySearch ( : 19 March 2020), Lettice in entry for Job Drake, 1620.
  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. Job Drake, in Find A Grave.

    No tombstone shown: [[1]]

  7. Windsor Town Records.

    "Job Drake Senr dyed Sept 16th 1689"