Who was the father of Frank and Cora Drake Cole (1879), Jefferson Twshp, Hillsdale CO., MI

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I believe their father's name may be Charles and their Mother's name was Ella Mae Rose Drake.  Ella Mae Rose Drake was born around 1856.  I am not sure when "Charles" may have been born.
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The father of FRANK and CORA DRAKE is CHARLES DRAKE, who was born about 1851 in Michigan.  Tthere is record of the death of CHARLES DRAKE, age 35 (born about 1851), died on April 25, 1889 in Montcalm Co., Michigan - FHL #1295523.  Don't know if this is your CHARLES DRAKE or not.

The mother of FRANK and CORA DRAKE is ELLA MAE ROSE, who was born May 2, 1856 in Michigan and died Nov. 6, 1908 in Calhoun Co., Michigan.  ELLA ROSE is the daughter of CHARLES ROSE and SARAH J WILLIAM.  ELLA ROSE DRAKE HAGERMAN is buried in the Burr Oak Cemetery in Athens, Calhoun Co., Michigan - Findagrave Memorial #91011400.  Her grave marker reads "18546 - 1908".

ELLA MAE ROSE married CHARLES DRAKE on April 6, 1878 in Jonesville, Hillsdale Co., Michigan.

I found CHARLES & ELLA DRAKE, with their baby daughter, CORA, on the 1880 Fayette, Hillsdale Co., Michigan Census - transcribed below:

Head of household, CHARLES DRAKE, age 29, born in Michigan, parents born in New York, he is a farmer.

Wife, ELLA DRAKE, age 24, born in Michigan, parents born in New York.

CORA DRAKE, age 1, born in Michigan.

Just 4 years after this Census, ELLA MAE ROSE DRAKE married JOB HAGERMAN on Nov. 26, 1884 in Osseo, Hillsdale Co., Michigan.  JOB's first wife, LYDIA ANN CLARK, had died Sept. 23, 1883.  JOB HAGERMAN was born May 14, 1844 and died May 17, 1903 in Athens, Calhoun Co., Michigan.  He is buried in the Burr Oak Cemetery in Athens, Calhoun Co., Michigan - Findagrave Memorial #91011787.

ELLA's children, FRANK and CORA DRAKE, are living with her parents, CHARLES and SARAH J ROSE, on the 1900 Jefferson, Hillsdale Co., Michigan Census - transcribed below:

Head of household, CHARLES ROSE, age 74, born Feb 1826 in New York, married 52 years, father born in Vermont, mother born in Massachusetts, he owns his home free of mortgage.

WIfe, SARAH J ROSE, age 73, born Sept 1826 in Newy York, married 52 years, she has had 5 children, with 4 still living, parents born in New York.

Granddaughter, CORA DRAKE, age 20, born June 1879 in Michigan, parents born in Michigan, occupation is "school teacher".

Grandson, FRANK DRAKE, age 20, born March 1880(or 1881)) in Michigan, parents born in Michigan, occupation is "farm laborer.

I found ELLA ROSE DRAKE HAGERMAN and her husband, JOB HAGERMAN, on the 1900 Athens, Calhoun Co., Michigan Census - transcribed below:

Head of household, JOB HAGERMAN, age 56, born May 1844 in Michigan, married 16 years, parents born in Connecticut.

Wife, ELLA HAGERMAN, age 44, born May 1856 in Michigan, married 16 years, she has had 4 children, with 4 still living, parents born in New York.

Daughter, ALICE HAGERMAN, age 10, born Aug 1889 in Michigan.

Son, MILES HAGERMAN, age 9, born April 1891 in Michigan.

I will give you what I could find on ELLA's children, CORA and FRANK DRAKE:

CORA E DRAKE ws born June 17, 1879 and died March 1981 in Hillsdale Co., Michigan.  She married VERNON LORENZO COLE.  CORA is buried in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Hilsdale Co., Michigan - findagrave memorial #32533476.

FRANK DRAKE was born March 1881 and married NELLIE HILL; they had a son JOHN DRAKE.  I do not know when FRANK DRAKE died.

I will now give you what I could find on ELLA's children, ALICE and MILES HERMAN HAGERMAN:

ALICE E HAGERMAN was born Aug. 21, 1889 and died Aug. 22, 1910 in Athens, Calhoun Co., Michigan.  ALICE married J H CARPENTER.

MILES HERMAN HAGERMAN was born April 5, 1891 and died Sept 30,1954 in Orange Co., California.  His Death Certificate states that his mother's maiden name was "Rose".

EMMA's father, CHARLES ROSE, was born Feb 1826 in New York, and died about 1910 and is buried in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Hillsdale Co. Michigan.

EMMA's mother, SARAH J WILLIAMS ROSE was born Sept 11, 1826 in New York and died Mar 21, 1914 and is buried in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Hillsdale Co., Michigan.

I found the family of CHARLES and SARAH ROSE on the 1860, 1870, and 1880 Jefferson, Hillsdale Co., Michigan Census.

The ROSE children listed on these Cenus's are FRANK ROSE, born about 1850 in New York, HERMAN C ROSE, born about 1852 in New York, ELLA J ROSE, HENRYETTE "NETTIE" A ROSE, born about 1859 in Michigan, and EDWIN ROSE, born about 1868 in Michigan.

You may want to check out the following FAMILY TREES on ANCESTRY.COM:

CLARK PITTENGER FAMLY TREE, owned by lorijpittenger

COLE FAMILY TREE - owned by rezultsfitness

McGOWAN McINTOSH~3 - owned by gonph

I hope this infomation helps you in your search!  Sincerely, Melinda

 

by Melinda A G2G6 Mach 1 (14.3k points)
Thank You for finding more about Cora and Frank Drake and family.  So much appreciated.  Do you know any thing about Sarah William Rose's mother ?  Jane Weston Williams born in Scotland around 1804 ?

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