Individual Details

John Drake

(1585 - August 17, 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
ArrivalMay 30, 1630Dorchester, British America
CivilOctober 19, 1630Dorchester, British America
Will1659Windsor, British America
DeathAugust 17, 1659Windsor, British America
BurialAugust 18, 1659Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, British America
ProbateDecember, 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)