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Matilda (Mack) Drake (1843 - 1868)

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Matilda "Myrtle, Myrtie" Drake formerly Mack
Born in Illinois, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Eau Galle, Dunn, Wisconsin, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 21 Feb 2020 | Created 30 Nov 2019
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Matilda (Mack) Drake was a Native American and member of the Ho-Chunk tribe.

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Biography

Birth

Matilda Mack was born November 26, 1843.

Marriage

"She married at Menominee, Wisconsin July 20, 1868 to Edwin Harry Drake, born in Mansfield, Massachusetts July 16, 1841." (McMakin, 9)

Life

"Matilda and Caroline were the youngest of the family Caroline was but a babe when her mother died, and about four years of age at the death other father. Matilda had a part of section twenty-eight allotted to her on the settlement of her father's estate. This tract was subsequently platted and is now known on the assessment book as "Matilda Mack's sub-division." Shortly after the settlement of their father's estate, the children all left Macktown, some settling in Minnesota and some in Wisconsin, where they now reside." (Carr, 11)

Children

"They were the parents of two sons and one daughter. The eldest son Alson Drake (1869-1911) married Winefred Arthur and had Myrla Drake (born 1902) who married Eldon Joseph Erickson. Their daughter Geraldine Erickson (born 1929) married Carroll Gullickson. Their daughter Barbara Gullickson married Dan Kelly, a Rockford transplant to Wisconsin. He decided to move his family to the Rockford area, and by doing that he unwittingly made it possible for his children Ryan and Meghan Kelly to be the first two descendants of Hononegah to ever attend Hononegah High School." (McMakin, 9)

Death

"Matilda died at Eau Galle, Dunn County, Wisconsin on November 12, 1889. Edwin died there December 22, 1895." (McMakin, 9) She is buried at Waubeek Cemetery, Durand, Pepin County, Wisconsin, USA. (Find a Grave)

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