Abraham Drake 4th
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Abraham Drake 4th (1715 - 1781)

Colonel Abraham Drake 4th
Born in Hampton, Rockingham Co., New Hampshiremap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of and [half]
Husband of — married 13 Jan 1736 (to 20 Sep 1740) in Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshiremap
Husband of — married 25 Nov 1742 (to 1 Aug 1781) in North Hampton, Rockingham Co., New Hampshiremap
Descendants descendants
Father of and
Died in Drake Farm, North Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Mar 2011
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Abraham was born in 1715 to Abraham Drake and Theodate Roby.

He first married Abigail Weare in 1738 and had 2 children. Alternatively the marriage may have been 12 JAN 1736/37 in Hampton Falls, Rockingham, New Hampshire.

He next married Abigail Dearborn in 1742 and had 13 children (see below).

During the French and Indian War, he was a Colonel of the 2nd New Hampshire Militia Regiment during the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War. He was also a provincial Congress delegate of New Hampshire.

Abraham inherited his Fathers Estate in 1767 - Drake Farm located in North Hampton. He died in 1781 at Drake Farm, North Hampton, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire at age 65.

Children born to Abraham Drake and Abigail Weare:

  • Weare 1738-1820
  • Abigail 1740-1760

Children born to Abraham Drake and Abigail Dearborn:

  • Mary 1743
  • Abraham, born 03 Feb 1745 in North Hampton, New Hampshire[1]
  • Mercy 1746-1746
  • Mercy 1747
  • Samuel 1749
  • John 1751
  • Elizabeth 1753
  • Jeremiah 1754
  • Sarah 1756
  • Jonathan 1758
  • Nathaniel 1760
  • Abigail 1761
  • Theodate 1764


Colonel Abraham Drake, Sr. (1715-1781), and his wife Abigail Dearborn (1720-1811) are honored by the Daughters of the American Revolution for patriotism:  : 1) ALSO LCOL, 3RD REGT, COL JONATHAN MOULTON; BGEN JOHN MORIN SCOTT[2]


  1. "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLLX-79P : 8 April 2020), Abram Drake in entry for Abraham, 03 Feb 1745; citing North Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord; FHL microfilm 1,000,493.
  2. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed Sept 26, 2020), "Record of Abraham Drake, Sr", Ancestor # A033216.
  • Vital Statistics of New Hampshire
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Drake
  • Freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com Abraham Drake Family 5991
  • Drake Family of England and US, Adams, Linda Friend (2007)
  • Find a Grave Memorial #91547362
  • Marriages of New Hampshire prior to 1800

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