Individual Details

John Drake

(1585 - 17 Aug 1659)

John Drake was born in England, his England ancestry is unknown but he was previously connected to Henry 8th, Shakespeare thru first wife Lettice and Sir Francis Drake. Most of these have been proven not true or or at least questionable. John was a woodworker, a founder of Windsor CT and involved in the town services there.


Marriage1615Elizabeth Unknown Drake
MarriageAbt 1616England, United Kingdom - Lettice Shakespeare
Arrival30 May 1630Dorchester, British America
Civil19 Oct 1630Dorchester, British America
Will1659Windsor, British America
Death17 Aug 1659Windsor, British America
Burial18 Aug 1659Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, British America
ProbateDec 1659Windsor, British America
Cause of deathCart accident


SpouseElizabeth Unknown Drake (1590 - 1681)
ChildJob Drake (1623 - 1689)
ChildElizabeth Drake (1624 - 1716)
SpouseLettice Shakespeare (1583 - 1623)
ChildJob Drake (1623 - 1689)