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Sarah (Lincoln) Drake (abt. 1773 - abt. 1858)

Sarah "Sally" Drake formerly Lincoln
Born about in Massachusettsmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1 Dec 1792 in Bridgewater, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Massachusetts, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 28 Nov 2010
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Biography

The Town of Easton history [1]says: Titus Drake, "marriage intention published December 1, 1792, at Bridgewater, to Sarah Lincoln, who died July 25, 1858, aged 85 years, daughter of Oliver and Ruth Lincoln."

The 1855 State Census of Massachusetts [2] shows the household in Mansfield, Massachusetts contains:

Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Schuylen Shepard M 55 Massachusetts, United States
Aurilla Shepard F 51 Massachusetts, United States
Fedelia Shepard F 22 Massachusetts, United States
Albert Shepard M 20 Massachusetts, United States
Herbert Shepard M 10 Massachusetts, United States
Sarah Drake F 82 Massachusetts, United States
Hannah Lincoln F 78 Massachusetts, United States
Margaret Donnold F 17 Massachusetts, United States
Wm Higgins M 40 Ireland

Research Notes

Originally I included a death record showing her birth year 1785. This isn't possible if she married 1792 and had a son in 1794. Removed the death record.  :Williams-27459 12:58, 15 September 2017 (EDT)

Sources

  1. *"History of the Town of Easton" [Massachusetts], By William L. Chaffin 1886. Publisher: CAMBRIDGE : JOHN WILSON AND SON. Copyright, 1886. Digital version here: [1]
  2. "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ4P-WYX : 2 April 2016), Aurilla Shepard in household of Schuylen Shepard, Mansfield, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States; State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 953,976.
  • Death of son: "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N7LQ-13N : 10 December 2014), Sally Drake in entry for Stillman Drake, 02 Mar 1872; citing Mansfield, Massachusetts, v 247 p 144, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 960,200. "Sarah (Sally) is mentioned in this source regarding the death of her son Stillman Drake. The following is included: Father's Name Titus Drake, Father's Birthplace Easton, MA, Mother's Name Sally Drake, Mother's Birthplace West Bridgewater, MA"


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I'm removing the death record as I suspect this is the wrong person. UNLIKELY Sally was born in 1785 and married in 1792!
posted by Kim Williams

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