William F Drake

William F Drake
b. 1829, Washington, Warren County, Ohio, to Jesse and Mary Drake
d. 28 August 1862, Manassas Junction, Prince William County, Virginia

m. 16 October 1853, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana
Laura C. Parker
b. 18 January 1833, Ohio, to Samuel and Lydia (Aydelotte) Parker
d. 3 June 1913, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana

Children with Laura C. Parker:

William emigrated about 1851 from Warren County, Ohio, to Montgomery County, Indiana. He enlisted in Company A, 63rd Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry, on 18 February 1862, at Linden, Indiana. He was accidentally shot by Jacob Dietz, a member of William’s company, while the regiment was forming in line of battle on the Manassas Gap Railroad just before the second Battle of Bull Run.

Laura (Parker) Drake (William’s widow)
m/2. James Toliver Hamilton

Submitted by:
Barbara Drake Ritter
Noisington KS

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