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John Aaron DRAKE

Male 1857 - 1920  (63 years)


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  • Name John Aaron DRAKE 
    Born 23 Jan 1857  Mara Twp,, Ontario Co Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 02 Sep 1920  Mara Twp,, Ontario Co Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 04 Sep 1920  St Columbkilles, Uptergrove, Mara Twp. Ontario County, Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I140  MULHERN
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2014 

    Family Anna Maria MULHERN,   b. 22 Feb 1866,   d. 11 Feb 1933, Orillia, Simcoe Co. Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 16 Jan 1883  Toronto, York Co, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Edward J DRAKE,   b. 27 Jan 1884, Mara Twp,, Ontario Co Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1911, St. Michael's Hosp., Toronto, York Co Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)  [Natural]
     2. Elizabeth Isabella DRAKE,   b. 04 Apr 1886, Mara Twp,, Ontario Co Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Apr 1971  (Age 85 years)  [Natural]
     3. Mary Catherine DRAKE,   b. 14 Apr 1888, Mara Twp,, Ontario Co Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1955, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Natural]
     4. Margaret 'Rosella' DRAKE,   b. 18 Aug 1890, Mara Twp,, Ontario Co Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     5. Philip Alex DRAKE,   b. 10 Jan 1893, Mara Twp,, Ontario Co Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1924, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)  [Natural]
     6. Teresa Patricia DRAKE,   b. 22 Feb 1896, Mara Twp. Ontario Co. North, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1972  (Age 75 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • he was known to friends and family as Aaron--
      while in Mara Twp., he farmed at Lot 19, Con. 12, Mara Twp.

      1901 Census: Mara Twp., page 10, Drake, Aaron 11, Annie 35, Edward J 17, Isabella 15, Mary C. 12, Margaret 10, Philip A 8, Teresa P 5

      From The Orillia Times, 9 September, 1920

      Uptergrove- Sept. 7,-- The death of Aaron Drake, occurred at his home here on Thursday, September 2. Deceased had been suffering from heart trouble for some years but was not confined to his room, so that the news of his death came as a shock to his many friends. The late Mr. Drake was born at Point Mara, in 1858 and about thirty-five years ago was married to Annie Mulhearn, Brechin. Besides his widow, four daughters and one son survive, Mrs. Jno. Lamb, Warminster, Mrs. Arthur Donnelly, Brechin, Mrs. J. Clithero, Uptergrove, Mrs. Maloney, Carden and Philip Drake, Warminster. The funeral was held from his late residence to St. Columbkills?(sic) church, on Saturday morning, where Requiem High Mass was celebrated by Rev. Father Harrison. Interment was made at St. Columbkills? (sic) cemetery, the pallbearers being, Joseph Cox, Jack lee, Jack Cleary, Arthur Donnelly, Daniel McPherson, and Martin Mulhearn.

  • Sources 
    1. [S17] 1901 census, Mara Twp., page 3, family 86.

    2. [S15] Archives of Ont. --Deaths, MS935 reel 268 #027643.

    3. [S25] archives of Ont. --marriages, MS932 reel 45, # 014812.
      witness Finlay McRae & Bridget Egan


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