ABDC. JOSEPH DAKE (II) FAMILY
ABDCA. Joseph Dake
Joseph III was born on March 19, 1807 in the Town of Mansfield, Chittenden Co.,
Vt. to Joseph Dake, Jr. and Mahitable Henderson. He married Clarissa Cady on March
8, 1832 in the Town of Mansfield, Vt. (Clarissa was born on March 20, 1808 at
Stowe, Vt. and died on June 16, 1844 at West Branch, Stowe, Vt. She is buried
in the Old Branch Cemetery, Stowe, Vt. She was the daughter of Jason Cady. Nathaniel
Butts, Justice of Peace officiated at their wedding). He married a second time
to Caroline Tyler on June 7, 1847 at Burlington, Vt. (Rev. J. H. Hopkins, officiating.
She was born in Burlington, Vt. on July 19, 1825). By 1858 he had moved to N.Y.
and he died in the 1860's in Clinton Co., N.Y.
Family of Joseph
ABDCAA. George W. Dake
George was born on Sept. 11, 1837 at Stowe, Vt. to parents Joseph Dake III and
Clarissa Cady. In the 1850 census of Stowe, Vt. he was listed as 13 years of age
and living with his grandparents Joseph and Mahitable Dake. He enlisted on Aug.
1, 1862 for service in the Civil War and was assigned to duty as a Private of
Company D, 100th Infantry, IL. for a term of three years; he was musterred into
the service Aug. 30, 1862 at Joliet, IL. His description at the time of enlistment:
Age, 26 years; Height, 5 feet 9 inches; Hair, dark; Eyes, hazel; Complexion, dark;
Occupation, miner; Nativity, Vermont. Later listed as a Corporal. He died in the
Civil War on July 31, 1864. He was one of 14,000 Union soldiers who died in the
notorious Confederate Andersonville Prison in six months. He is buried at Andersonville
National Historical Site in grave #8626.
ABDCAB. Orrin Lucius Dake
Orrin was born on Nov. 15, 1841 at Stowe, VT to parents Joseph Dake III and Clarissa
Cady. He enrolled on the 20th day of June 1861 at Vergennes, Vt. in Company K,
2nd. Regiment of the Vermont Volunteers, to serve 3 years or during the war, and
mustered into service as a Private. Personal description at enlistment was as
follows: Height 5 feet 6 1/2 inches. Complexion - light; color of eyes - blue;
color of hair-brown. His occupation was listed as a farmer. He served during the
months of July through Oct. 1861. He was not listed on the rolls of his company
after Oct. 31, 1861 but was absent in the General Hospital during Nov. and Dec.
of 1861. In Dec. he was listed as a deserter and dropped from the rolls at Acquia
Creek, Va. by order of Col. Whiting. The charge of desertion was removed and he
was discharged on Surgeons certificate of disability on June of 1862. He was honorabaly
discharged at Washington, D.C. on the 9th. day of June, 1862. He also served as
a Private in Company E, 5th Iowa Reg. of Cavalry Volunteers. He was enrolled on
the 4th. day of January, 1864 and discharged on the 5th. day of July, 1865. He
mustered into service at Davenport, Iowa for 1 year. He was wounded in the first
Battle of Bull Run and also in the Battle of Bull's Bluff. He was listed as sick
in the hospital in May and June 1865 at Edgefield, Tenn. He was discharged for
disability once again in July 5, 1865. The records indicate: " I certify, that
I have carefully examined the said Orrin Dake, Private of Captain Moreings Company,
and find him incapable of performing the duties of a soldier because of Epilepsy
induced by the fall of a tree upon him while in the line of duty previous to last
enlistment. C.T. Spilman" After leaving the service he lived in: Iowa, Kansas,
Nebraska, Colorado, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin and South Dakota. He drew a
pension of $6. per month; certificate No. 512,917. He went to Wyoming, Jones Co.,
Iowa at the close of the war and spent the next seven years in Iowa, Wisconsin
and Illinois. In June 1872 he settled on land three to four miles northwest of
Macon, Nebr. In March 1898 he was living at 1045 Logan Ave., Denver, Colo. He
patitioned the Dept. of Interior for an increase in his pension and stated "I
am a bachelor and have no home. If my $6 pension be not increased I will have
to go to a Soldiers Home. On Nov. 15, 1911 he was listed as living at the Battle
Mountain Samitarium, Fall River Co., South Dakota. His residence was listed as
Hot Springs, Fall River Co., South Dakota. In March 1915 he was living in Franklin,
Nebr. He was a member of the M.E. Church and Pioneer Lodge No. 45 I.O.O.F. of
Franklin, Nebr. He died on Dec. 13, 1925 at the Pacific Branch National Soldier's
Home, Los Angeles, Calif. He was buried at the Los Angeles National Cemetery,
Los Angeles, CA. His next of kin was listed as G.M. Dake, nephew of Van Nuys,
Orrin Lucius Dake's Declaration for Pension.
ABDCAC. Calvin Curtis Dake
Calvin was born on Feb. 7, 1833 at Stowe, Vt. to parents Joseph Dake III and Clarissa
Cady. In the 1850 census of Stowe, Vt. he was listed as 17 years of age and living
with the Morrison family. He married Jane Crabtree on Dec. 19, 1855 at Clinton
Co., N.Y. (She was the daughter of John and Betsey Graham Crabtree born on Mar.
11, 1837 at Clinton Co., N.Y.) In May 1862 they moved to Wyoming, Jones Co., Iowa
where they lived until 1869, when they moved to Minnesota, near the city of Stillwater.
In 1869 they returned to the old home in Iowa, where they remained until May 1872
and then moved to Macon, Franklin Co., Nebr. "From a history of Franklin Co.,
Nebr. -In the summer of 1872 some thirty families settled in Macon. They drove
across from Lowell. The lake bed one mile by one and half was full of water. They
thought they were settling on a lake seven miles north of Franklin. Macon had
hopes of being the leading city of the county if the railroad went throuugh there.
Among the settlers were W.E. Austin, F.J. Austin, Burton, Clapp, Hayes, Grout,
Melindy, Blanden, Blauvelt, Foster, Yelkin, Lynch, Davis, Colver, Gorham, Chitwood,
Chamberlain, Bisbee, Dake, Horton and others. They arrived by covered wagon caravan
in 1872. He chose this site because it contained a lake. The lake, however, was
the product of a wet season and did not prove to be permanent." For many years
Frank Austin and Calvin Dake were partners in the Austin-Dake Dry Goods and Groceries.
He died of pneumonia on Jan.24, 1901 in Franklin Co., Nebr. His wife Jane died
a couple of weeks later on Feb.5, 1901 also of pneumonia. From the Franklin newspaper
on Jan. 24, 1901: "Calvin Dake, member of the firm of Alustin & Dake, died
this evening at 6 o'clock of pneumonia. He was only sick a few days and it was
not until yfesterday that is was considered his case was serious. He was at the
store all day Saturday. He was one of the early settlers of this county coming
here and taking up a homestead north of here in the early 70s. He had been in
the general store business for the past fifteen years at this place and was a
successful businessman. Never in the history of this place has there been as many
sick as at the present time. Fully three-fourths of the population are suffering
with the grip. There has been several deaths and other are low." The next month:
" Franklin had hardly recovered from the shock of the news of Mr. Dake's death
when it was again grieved by hearing of the death of his wife Mrs. C.C. Dake.
She was taken sick at about the same time as her husband some three weeks ago
and survived him by not quite two weeks, her death occurring on Tuesday at 11
p.m. Jane Crabtree was born in New York in 1837; married Mr. Dake in 1855. They
came to Franklin county in 1872 and to the city of Franklin in 1887. The funeral
took place on Thursday at 2 p.m., which was Grandpa Dake's birthday anniversary.
Rev. G.W. Mitchell conducted services at the house and intimate friends accompanied
the remains to the cemetery."
Calvin C. Dake Family
ABDCACA. George Clarence Dake
George was born to parents Calvin C. Dake and Jane Crabtree on Dec. 20, 1856 at
Ellenburgh, N.Y. He was married on Oct. 18, 1882 at Bloomington, Franklin Co.,
Nebr. to Sarah Alice Crampton (born May 22, 1863 and died Jan. 16, 1938). The
family moved from Franklin Co., Nebr. to Harlan Co., Nebr. about 1907 or 1908
where they engaged in farming until 1920 when he sold the farm and moved to Van
Nuys, Calif. The two younger boys moved to Calif. with their parents. Both George
and Alice are buried in Van Nuys, Calif. He died on Nov.8, 1930 at Los Angeles,
GEORGE C. DAKE TAKEN BY DEATH
Van Nuys, November 13--- Funeral services for George C. Dake, 14747 Friar Street,
who died Saturday were held yesterday in the Van Nuys Funeral Palors, with the
Rev. David Farquharson officiating and internment was in Oakwood cemetery. Dake
who was 73 years of age was a native of New York. Fore the last 10 years he had
been living in Van Nuys. He is survived by his widow, Mrs Sarah Allen Dake; sons,
George and Frank of Van Nuys, Calvin C. Dake of Chester, Neb. and daughter, Mrs.
Marjorie Bantom of Orleans, Neb. There were nine grandchildren.
George Clarence Dake
ABDCACAA. Calvin Clarence Dake
Calvin Clarence was born on Nov. 4, 1883, at Macon, NE to parents George Clarence
Dake and Sarah Alice Crampton. He was married on Feb. 5, 1913 at Hastings, NE
to Lucy May Ferguson (born April 20, 1884 in York Co., NE and died Aug. 2, 1973
in Belleville, KS). He died on April 22, 1952 at Munden, KS.
Calvin Clarence Dake
ABDCACAAA. Francis Marietta Dake
Francis was born on Nov. 27, 1913 at Hastings, Nebr. to parents Calvin Clarence
Dake and Lucy May Ferguson. She was married on May 27, 1934 at Munden, Kansas
to Clinton Marlyn Carpenter. They had two children: Lindon Clarence and Lester
Wayne. She later married Harry Elmer Stradley and they had one child: Carl L.
She died on March 27, 2004.
ABDCACAAB. Adrian Herbert Dake
Adrian was born on April 18, 1916 at Munden, Kansas to parents Calvin Clarence
Dake and Lucy May Ferguson. She died in 1993.
ABDCACAAC. Martha Alice Dake
Martha was born on April 9, 1919 at Munden, Kansas to parents Calvin Clarence
Dake and Lucy May Ferguson. She was married on Sept. 25, 1960 at Denver, Colo.
to Waldo Ballard Agee. They have children: Patricia S. and Mary Beth.
ABDCACAAD. Kenneth Calvin Dake
Kenneth was born on Jan. 28, 1921 at Munden, Kansas to parents Calvin Clarence
Dake and Lucy May Ferguson. He was married on Aug. 26, 1950 at Chester, NE to
Dorothy Jean Jones (born May 20, 1932 in Mahaska, KS). He died in Dec. 14, 1989
at Chester, NE.
Kenneth Calvin Dake
ABDCACAADA. Wayne Lynn Dake
Wayne was born on Nov. 12, 1951 at Belleville, Kansas to parents Kenneth Calvin
Dake and Dorothy Jean Jones. He was married in 1973 to Darla Kay (maiden name
Wayne Dake Family
ABDCACAAADAA. Janell Lynn Dake
Janell was born in 1973 to Wayne and Darla Dake. She died in 1988.
ABDCACAAADAB. J. J. Dake
Joshua was born to Wayne and Darla Dake.
LOREN RAY DAKE FAMILY
ABDCACAADB. Loren Ray Dake Loren was born on Oct. 8, 1953 at
Belleville, Kansas to parents Kenneth Calvin Dake and Dorothy Jean Jones. He was
married in June 29, 1974 to Leslie Goodwin (born 1956) at Sloan, IA.
Loren R. Dake Family
ABDCACAADBA. Lance Raymond Dake
Lance was born in 1981 to Loren and Leslie Dake.
ABDCACAADBB. Lisa Ann Dake
Lisa was born in 1980 to Loren and Leslie Dake
ABDCACAADBC. Logan Eugene Dake
Logan was born in 1988 to Loren and Leslie Dake.
ABDCACAADC. Glenn Warren Dake
Glenn was born on Dec. 28, 1955 at Belleville, Kansas to parents Kenneth Calvin
Dake and Dorothy Jean Jones. He was married in 1975 to Debi Parker.
Glenn W. Dake Family
ABDCACAADCA. Mandy Dake
Mandy was born in 1977 to Glenn and Debi Dake.
ABDCACAADCB. Kasi Dake
Kasi was born in 1980 to Glenn and Debi Dake.
ABDCACAADD. Neal Alan Dake
Neal was born on Jan. 17, 1957 at Belleville, Kansas to parents Kenneth Calvin
Dake and Dorothy Jean Jones. He was married in 1981 Karen Canfield.
Neal A. Dake Family
ABDCACAADDA. Chris Dake
Chris was born in 1983 to Neal and Karen (Canfield) Dake.
ABDCACAADDB. Bryan Dake
Bryan was born in 1985 to Neal and Karen (Canfield) Dake.
ABDCACAADDC. Kari Dake
Kari was born in 1989 to Neal and Karen (Canfield) Dake.
ABDCACAADE. Merle Keith Dake
Merle was born on Feb. 2, 1960 at Belleville, Kansas to parents Kenneth Calvin
Dake and Dorothy Jean Jones. He married Cynthia Richards.
Merle Dake Family
ABDCACAADEA. Rebecka Jo Dake
Rebecka was born to Merle and Cynthia Dake.
ABDCACAADEB. Elijah Dake
Elijah was born to Merle and Cynthia Dake.
ABDCACAB. Alvin Curtis Dake
Alvin was born on Sept. 2, 1885 at Macon, Nebr. to parents George Clarence Dake
and Sarah Alice Crampton. He was married Jan. 28, 1908 at Lane, S. Dak. to Minnie
Emma Schwabauer. (She was born on Aug. 15, 1886 and died in the Republican River
flood of June 1, 1935.) He died on Oct. 4, 1957 at Orleans, Nebr.
Alvin Curtis Dake
ABDCACABA. Clarence Leland Dake
Clarence was born on Jan. 24, 1911 at Orleans, NE to parents Alvin Curtis Dake
and Minnie Emma Schwabauer. He was married on April 29, 1936 at Benkleman, NE
to Viola Irene Hardy. He died on Oct. 22, 2000 at Orleans, NE.
Clarence Leland Dake
ABDCACABAA. Blaine Kaye Dake
Blaine was born on June 8, 1937 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Clarence L. Dake
and Viola Irene Hardy. He was married on Dec. 1, 1957 at Orleans, Nebr. to Lana
Blaine Kaye Dake
ABDCACABAAA. Rory Jay Dake
Rory was born on Aug. 3, 1959 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Blaine K. Dake and
Lanna Faye Mason. He married Kim (last name unknown). He later married Angela
Marie Wurdella in 1993. Rory teaches and manages technology for Florin High School
in the Elk Grove Unified School District, Elk Grove, CA.
Rory Jay Dake Family
ABDCACABAAAA. Diane Marie Dake
Diane was born in 1982 to parents Rory Jay Dake and Kim (last name unknown) Dake.
Diane died the same year 1982.
ABDCACABAAAB. Marissa Erin Dake
Marissa was born in 1995 to parents Rory Jay Dake and Angela Marie (Wurdella)
ABDCACABAAAC. Anthony Jay Dake
Anthony was born in 1999 to parents Rory Jay Dake and Angela Marie (Wurdella)
ABDCACABAAB. Eric Blaine Dake
Eric was born on July 6, 1961 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Blaine K. Dake and
Lana Raye Mason.
ABDCACABAAC. Kathryn Jane Dake
Kathryn was born on May 11, 1964 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Blaine K. Dake and
Lana Raye Mason. She married Steve Fish.
ABDCACABAAD. Anthony David Dake
Anthony was born on March 27, 1966 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Blaine K. Dake
and Lana Raye Mason.
ABDCACABAAE. Christina Marie Dake
Christina was born on Oct. 25, 1968 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Blaine K. Dake
and Lana Raye Mason.
ABDCACABAB. Marilyn Minnie Dake
Marilyn was born on Dec. 21, 1938 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Clarence L. Dake
and Viola Irene Hardy. She died on Feb. 12, 1939 at Orleans, Nebr.
ABDCACABAC. Vance Eugene Dake
Vance was born on June 8, 1941 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Clarence L. Dake and
Viola Irene Hardy. He was married on Nov. 2, 1963 at Ragan, Nebr. to Connie Raye
Vance Eugene Dake
ABDCACABACA. Margaret Ann Dake
Margaret was born on Sept. 3, 1964 at Ragan, Nebr. to parents Vance E. Dake
and Connie Raye Norman.
ABDCACABACB. Allen Eugene Dake
Allen was born on May 13, 1967 at Ragan, Harland, Nebraska to parents Vance
E. Dake and Connie Raye Norman. He married Francine (last name unknown). He
lives in Arlington, TX.
Eugene Dake Family
Theron was born to parents Allen Eugene Dake and Francine (last name unknown)
ABDCACABACC. Phillip Richard Dake
Phillip was born 1972 to Vance E. Dake and Connie Raye Norman Dake.
ABDCACABAD. Dianne Grace Dake
Dianne was born on May 11, 1943 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Clarence L. Dake
and Viola Irene Hardy. She died on May 13, 1943 at Orleans, Nebr.
ABDCACABAE. Marcia Ann Dake
Marcia was born on Jan. 17, 1946 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Clarence L. Dake
and Viola Irene Hardy. She was married on June 14, 1969 at Orleans, Nebr. to
Douglas T. Uehling. They had two children: Keith and Curtis.
ABDCACABAF. Nolan Lee Dake
Nolan was born on Sept. 17, 1947 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Clarence L. Dake
and Viola Irene Hardy. He died in 1984.
ABDCACABB. Gerald Walter Dake
Gerald was born on Aug. 29, 1912 in Franklin Co., Nebr. to parents Alvin Curtis
Dake and Minnie Emma Schwabauer. He was married on July 27, 1948 at Holdrege,
Nebr. to Lois Marie Coffey.
From Harlan County Journal,
Alma, NE, November 7, 1996
Halloween harvest a blessing
39 people volunteer time and equipment
Halloween dawned overcast and chilly at Dakes family farm located in the Republican
River valley northwest of Orleans, but by the time ghosts and gobblins were making
their rounds that night, friendships had warmed the family's heart and put about
400 acres of corn in the bin.
"I was awfully glad to see these guys show up," said Lois's son Jim
Dake, whose brother and farming partner, Jerry, 47, has been hospitalized at Kearney
with an assortment of problems since Oct. 5.
Jim Dake said that he and his wife, Laura, had managed to harvest the farm's dryland
crops and had picked around 100 acres of irrigated corn but were about overwhelmed
by the task that remained ahead when 39 people showed up to finish the job last
That surge of manpower brought with it seven combines, 17 trucks, some grain augers
and a tractor and grain cart for each harvester. The corn was both placed in the
farm's storage bins and taken to a grain elevator, Dake said. "They really
changed the look of the valley around here in a hurry."
Dake said that news of the harvesting bee was a relief to his brother, who is
single, and might do as much as anything to boost his recovery. "He's showing
a little bit of improvement each day and is breathing with the help of oxygen,"
he said. "I think theyre getting pretty close to starting rehabilitation"
The Dakes' mother, Lois, and sister, Ellen Dake of Estes Park, Cob., have been
staying at Kearney to be near Jerry, another brother, Gene Dake, 39, of Ft. Collins,
Colo., said last week. He is disabled because of disk problems in his back and
wasn't able to offer the harvesters much help although he wanted to do what he
could. Gene Dake said that Jerry had not been feeling well since the middle of
the summer and spent eight days in the intensive care unit when he arrived at
the Kearney hospital.
"You always here about people doing this," Gene said of the volunteer
harvest crew. "But until you've seen it getting done, you cant believe the
dedication and commitment these people have for each other."
Gerald Walter Dake
ABDCACABBA. Gerald Lee Dake
Gerald (Jerry) was born on July 25, 1949 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Gerald W.
Dake and Lois Marie Coffey. In 1996, he was living in Ft. Collins, CO.
ABDCACABBB. Ellen Marie Dake
Ellen was born on Sept. 19, 1950 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Gerald W. Dake and
Lois Marie Coffey. In 1996, she lived in Estes Park, CO.
ABDCACABBC. James Allen Dake
James (Jim) was born on Jan. 19, 1954 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Gerald W. Dake
and Lois Marie Coffey. He was married to Louis (last name unknown).
James A. Dake Family
ABDCACABBCA. Terence Dake
Terence was born to James Dake.
ABDCACABBCB. Ethan Dake
Ethan was born to James Dake.
ABDCACABBD. Donald Eugene Dake
Donald was born on Mar. 9, 1957 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Gerald W. Dake and
Lois Marie Coffey.
Donald E. Dake Family
ABDCACABBDA. Sonia Dake
Sonia was born to Donald E. Dake.
ABDCACABC. Arlene Clarice Dake
Arlene was born on March 21, 1916 at Orleans, Nebr. to parents Alvin Curits Dake
and Minnie Emma Schwabauer. She was married on June 18, 1947 at Holdrege, Nebr.
to John Wesley Mintzmyer. They have children: John Alvin born: Aug. 28, 1956.
ABDCACAC. Lula Ann Dake
Lula was born on Feb. 6, 1888 at Macon, Nebr. to parents George Clarence Dake
and Sarah Alice Crampton. She was married on Oct. 18, 1905 at Macon, Nebr. to
Fred T. Moore. She died on Aug. 27, 1907 in Franklin Co., Nebr.
ABDCACAD. Frank Crampton Dake
Frank was born on Aug. 7, 1889 at Macon, Franklin Co., Nebr. to parents George
Clarence Dake and Sarah Alice Crampton. He was married on Sept. 24, 1913 at Wyoming,
IL. to Martha E. Pyell. He was married a second time on May 5, 1927 at Beaver
City, Nebr. to Pearl E. Black. He died on Nov. 14, 1944 in Calif.
Frank Crampton Dake
ABDCACADA. Merlin L. Dake
Merlin was born on Feb. 28, 1919 in Calif. to parents Frank C. Dake and Martha
E. Pyell. He married Gladys G. Blum on Sept. 30, 1944. They live in Costa Mesa,
Merlin L. Dake Family
ABDCACADAA. Stephen Leroy Dake
Stephen was born on Feb. 13, 1947 in Costa Mesa, Calif. to parents Merlin L. Dake
and Gladys Blume Dake.
ABDCACADAB. Robert C. Dake
Robert was born on Nov. 9, 1948 in Costa Mesa, Calif. to parents Merlin L. Dake
and Gladys Blum Dake.
ABDCACADAC. Loren F. Dake
Loren was born on April 19, 1954 in Costa Mesa, Calif. to parents Merlin L. Dake
and Glayds Blum Dake.
ABDCACAE. Margery Alice Dake
Margery was born on Nov. 7, 1894 at Macon, Nebr. to parents George Clarence Dake
and Sarah Alice Crampton. She was married on Aug. 16, 1916 at Red Cloud, Nebr.
to Thorton D. Bantam (1887 – 1967). She died on Sept. 13, 1959 at Orleans, Nebr.
They had children: Noble D. and Leo E.
ABDCACAF. George Noble Dake
George was born on Sept. 6, 1898 at Macon, Nebr. to parents George Clarence Dake
and Sarah Alice Crampton. He was married on July 9, 1932 to Violet E. Peterson
at Van Nuys, Calif.
ABDCACB. Katherine Lemira Dake
Kate was born on June 2, 1858 at Ellenburg, Clinton Co., N.Y. to parents Calvin
C. Dake and Jane Crabtree. She married Frank J. Austin on May 26, 1875 at Franklin,
Nebr. (Frank was born in Berkshire Co., Mass. in 1849. When he was thirteen years
of age he lost his mother, and shortly thereafter went to Iowa, where he worked
on a farm and taught a few terms of school. In the spring of 1872 he moved to
Nebr. and homesteaded 160 acres of land on which Macon was subsequently located.
In the fall, he was appointed postmaster and began conducting a mercantile business
in conjuction with his postal duties. He continued to serve as postmaster until
he was elected county treasurer in 1800. He was re-elected treasurer on the Republican
ticket in 1881 for a term of two years.) In 1880 she moved with her husband to
Bloomington, Nebr. and two years later moved to Franklin, Nebr. She was a member
of the Macon church and also the Congregational church at Franklin. In 1896 she
was attacked with rheumatism, from which she was never relieved until the time
of her death. They had children: Earl, George, Ward and Jennie. She died at her
home on Jan. 13, 1923 at Franklin, Nebr. and is buried in Greenwood cemetery.
ABDCAD. Alvin Chamberlin Dake
Alvin was born on Aug. 1, 1849 in Ellenburg, Clinton Co., N.Y. to parents Joseph
Dake III and Caroline Tyler. He was educated in New York and worked on the family
farm until he was eighteen before becoming associated with his father in the lumber
business and for a time contracted for logs for making lumber. In July 1868, he
left home and engaged in the coal business as agent for a concern, and after one
year removed to Clinton County, where he profitably engaged in the coal and wood
business until 1873. He then went to Lake Superior and spent the summer in the
coal business for an iron company, returning in the fall to Clinton County, N.Y.,
where he took a wood contract from the state. In the spring of 1875 he removed
to Northampton, Mass. and engaged in the fish and oyster business, continuing
until the fall of 1876, when he sold out and returned to Clinton, N.Y. In 1877
he removed to Summit County, Colorado, in the Breckenridge district and engaged
in gulch mining, and in the fall of 1877 he returned to Denver. Next February
he went to Leadville, where he continued mining during the summer. In 1878 he
commenced the manufacture of charcoal at Leadville, and in 1883 he removed to
Dake, Colorado. He furnished charcoal to the smelters, with kilns at Buena Vista
and at the town of Dake, which was named for him. He had at times 400 to 500 men
employed, and was the largest charcoal dealer in the state, manufacturing in one
year 1,300,000 bushels of charcoal. He shipped coal to Denver from all these points.
In 1887 he removed with his family to Denver. In the spring of 1892 he started
the manufacturing of charcoal at Maxville, N.M. where he operated on an extensive
scale, manufacturing 800,000 bushels per annum. In 1886, in connection with others,
he started a cattle company, of which he was the heaviest stockholder, and raised
stock on a large scale. He sold out his interest in that company in 1894. At one
time he had interest in the Montezuma cattle ranch in New Mexico in association
with Rodney Curtis, F.A. Keener, W. G. Evans and others, and after serving this
relation he continued in the cattle industry alone to the time of his death. He
was one of the owners of the Williams & Wood grocery house of Denver, which
he organized in 1888. In 1877 he began to invest in Denver realty, which proved
very lucrative. He was married Oct. 30, 1879 in Northampton, Mass to Charlotte
E. Taylor, daughter of William and Alamends (Field) Taylor of Monteque, Mass.
Mrs. Charlotte E. (Taylor) Dake became a charter member of the Woman's Club of
Denver and served on the board of the Denver Orphans' Home Association for twenty
years. He joined the Masonic fraternity at Ellenburg, New York in 1875. Following
his arrival in Colorado he joined the Denver Athletic Club and he attended the
services of the First Baptist church. He was a member of the board of park commissioners
of Denver. His death, which occured in Denver on the 2nd day of Sept., 1902, when
he was fifty-three years of age, was the occasion of deep and widespread regret,
for he had endeared himself to all with whom he had been associated in business,
social and other relations. In the East Las Vegas, N.M. paper: "Human igenuity
is pitted against the hand of death in a race which Mrs. A.C. Dake and daughter
are making to reach the bedside of the husband an father, stricken with a mortal
illness in Denver. Mrs. Dake who is the wife of a wealthy real estate and mining
man was in California when she heard that her husband was stricken. She and her
daughter at once stated home. At Winslow, Ariz. she received word her husband
had but a few hours to live and she immediatelyy ordered a special train from
the Santa Fe road paying $1000 for it. The special arrived here five hours ahead
of the regular train it had left behind. Engines were quickly changed and with
but a moments delay it started again. It is hoped that twelve hours will be saved
on the run to Denver."
Family of Alvin Chamberlin
ABDCADA. Margaret Dake
Margaret was born to Alvin Chamberlin and Charlotte (Taylor) Dake. She
married Louis P. Bansbach and was the mother of two children, Charlotte Dake and
Louis P., Jr. She was a member of the board of the Denver Orphans Home Association.
ABDCAE. Enos A. Dake
Enos was born on Feb. 5, 1835 at Stowe, Vt. to parents Joseph Dake III and Clarissa
Cady. In the 1850 census of Stowe, Vt. Enos was listed as 15 years of age living
with his grandparents Joseph and Mahitable Dake. He married Mary Vincent (born
in 1838 in NY - her parents were David Vincent born in England and Rosanne McGee
born in Ireland. Both parents died in Ellenburg, Clinton Co., NY)
Enos A. Dake Family
ABDCAEA. Lyman Dake
Lyman was born in 1849 to parents Enos Dake and Mary (Vincent) Dake in Clinton
ABDCAEB. Cora Dake
Cora was born in 1851 to parents Enos Dake and Mary (Vincent) Dake in Clinton
ABDCAEC. Clara Ann Dake
CLARA (DAKE) BAXTER
Clara was born on Nov. 29,
1856 in Ellenburg, Clinton Co., NY to parents Enos Dake and Mary (Vincent) Dake.
She married John Henry Baxter (he was born in 1855 and died in 1924 in Ellenburg,
Clinton Co., NY). She died in 1933 in Ellenburg, Clinton Co., NY and was buried
in Sheldon Hill Cemetery, Ellenburg, Clinton Co., NY with her husband. They
had children: David Enos Baxter (b. Nov. 29, 1879), Mary Ethel Baxter (b. July
20, 1881), and Ruby Irene Baxter (b. April 02, 1884.
ABDCAF. Lemira Phoebe
Lemira was born on July 18, 1839 at Stowe, Vt. to parents Joseph Dake III and
Clarissa Cady. In the 1850 census of Stowe, Vt. she was listed as 11 years of
age and living with the Smith family.
ABDCAG. Charles P. Dake
Charles was born on Sept. 15, 1843 at Stowe, Vt. to parents Joseph Dake III
and Clarissa Cady.
ABDCAH. Henry J. Dake
Henry was born in 1852 to parents Joseph Dake III and Caroline Taylor.
ABDCAI. Caroline M. Dake
Caroline was born in 1854 to parents Joseph Dake III and Caroline Taylor.
ABDCAJ. Sarah A. Dake
Sarah was born in 1857 to parents Joseph Dake III and Caroline Taylor.
ABDCAK. Willie E. Dake
Willie was born in 1862 to parents Joseph Dake III and Caroline Taylor.
ABDCB. Benjamin Franklin Dake
Benjamin was born in 1808 in
the Town of Mansfield, Vt. to Joseph Dake, Jr. and Mahitable Henderson. Ben grew
to manhood on his father's farm at the foot of the Green Mountains. He was married
in 1833 to Sarah Pratt. (She was born on Mar. 7, 1814 in New Hampshire the daughter
of John and Louisa Pratt. She moved with her parents to Stowe, VT about 1821.
She died on June 11, 1855 in Udina, Cooke Co., IL and is buried in the Udina Cemetery).
In March 28, 1838 he sold land to David Pratt for $75. On Aug. 3, 1839 he sold
his land in Mansfield, VT. to this father for $50.; he had already moved to Waterbury,
Washington Co., Vt. Ben Dake was a frontiersman and had acquired a reputation
as one of the best axmen in the state of Vermont. It was told many times by Calvin
Pratt, that he always knew when he was on Ben Dake's land by feeling the stumps.
The following was written by Daniel Benjamin Franklin Dake, grandson of Benjamin
Franklin Dake " Uncle Pratt lived on the other side of the ridge from the Dakes.
Sometimes he and Anna, his wife would walk over to the Dakes after sundown using
a pine knot torch to light the way. If, as sometimes, happened, the wind blew
out their torch, they were left to find their way in the dark. Uncle Pratt said
he could always tell if he was still on Dake land because Ben Dake cut the smoothest
stump of any man in Vermont. About 1845 Calvin Pratt and his family moved west
into the Illinois country, settling near the village of Elgin, which is now a
teeming city. "Ben lived several years in the Town of Waterbury, Vt. prior to
moving to Illinois in 1854. "Nine years later in 1854, the same year their daughter
was born, Ben Dake and his family also moved to the Illinois country. Arriving
in Illinois, the family moved in with the Pratts where they spent the winter of
1854-55. In the spring of `55 Dake rented a farm and the family moved into their
own home. During the 1850`s the Fever, as it was known, which was Typhoid fever,
was raging across the Midwest like a prairie fire. Thousands died from the scourge.
In early June 1855 Sarah Dake was taken sick with the Fever. People were deathly
afraid of the disease and not one neighbor dared go in and help Mrs. Dake, and
her with a baby little more than a year old. Finally a neighborgirl that Isaac
had been courting, Sarah Geer, volunteered to go in and take care of Mrs. Dake.
Mrs. Dake died on June 11, 1855 and was buried in the churchyard at Udina, IL.a
short distance west of Elgin. On month later to the day Sarah Jane Geer died July
11, 1855. She lies buried in the Huntley cemetery, Huntley, IL.
Ben Dake never remarried after his wife's death. He lived with his sons and daughter
until one by one they married and moved out. In 1858 Isaac was married to Kezia
Geer, a sister of the dead Sarah. There was at the time, some speculation as to
why Isaac married Sarah's sister. After their marriage Isaac brought his little
sister Sarah Louisa to live with them and they raised her. As a side note though,
when Sarah married she went back to her dad`s home, fixed it up and was married
there. Ben Dake continued to live alone for many years. As he grew older, Isaac
moved him over to live in a small house on Isaac's farm. One morning Isaac found
him lying on the floor unable to lift himself up. He was then moved in with the
family where he lived his last few years. He died Nov. 12, 1882 and was buried
in the churchyard at Huntley, Illinois beside his son Frank.
ABDCBA. Isaac Benjamin
ISAAC BENJAMIN DAKE
Isaac was born on March 19, 1835 to parents Benjamin Franklin and Sarah Pratt
Dake at Waterbury, Washington Co., VT. He moved to Kane Co., IL in Oct. 1854 and
to McHenry Co. in March 1855. In 1858 he was listed as living in Wisconsin. He
married Kezia Ann Geer on April 22, 1858 at Huntley, McHenry Co., IL. (She was
born on July 21, 1839 in Springfield, Erie Co., Penn.) He was the school Director.
In 1877 he was listed as a farmer with a farm in Section 24, Huntley, IL. In 1887
he moved his family from Illinois to Pipestone Co., MN. His wife died on Jan.
25, 1907 in Columbia Falls, Montana and is buried there. He died on Dec. 11, 1919
at Rush City, MN and is buried there.
ABDCBAA. Sarah Jane
was born on Nov. 28, 1861 in Huntley, McHenry Co., IL. to parents Isaac B. and
Kezia Dake. She married John Andrew Haines in Sharon, WI on Dec. 31, 1879. She
met John while visiting her uncle Franklin Dake in Wisconsin. They had children:
Orville, Harry, Gertrude, Bertha, Flossie, Rollie, Lela, Avery, Elsie and Bessie.
She died on June 17, 1947 in St. Paul, MN
ABDCBAB. Daniel Benjamin Franklin (Frank) Dake
Frank was born on May 6, 1864
in Huntley, McHenry Co., IL. to parents Isaac B. and Kezia Dake.
He was married on Jan. 13,
1891 in Marengo, IL. to Linnah Isabelle Hand. (Linnah was born on Sept. 25, 1870
in Kane Co., IL. to Lewis J and Margaret Weidmer Hand. She died on Feb. 23, 1932
at Columbia Falls, Mont.) He moved from McHenry Co., IL. to Pipestone Co., MN
and then in 1901 to Columbia Falls, Flathead Co., Mont. He died on Dec. 21, 1936
at Columbia Falls, Montana and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery.
COLUMBIA FALLS, MT
B. F. Dake Family
LESLIE A. GREEN II
Clara was born on Sept. 5, 1895 at Pipestone, MN to parents Daniel B.F. and
Linnah Dake. She married Leslie A. Green on Sept. 5, 1914 at Columbia Falls,
Mont. (Leslie Green Sr. was born Mar. 30, 1891 at Garvin, Lyon Co., MN and died
on Oct. 2, 1937 at Columbia Falls, Mont.) Leslie worked as a Lumberjack, truck
driver and later Town Marshall. He died of gun shot wounds while serving as
Town Marshall. During his life time he belonged to the Modern Woodmen of America
and the Odd Fellows. They had children: Leslie A., Clifford R., Gordon F., and
Betty J. Clara died in 1985.
Leslie Green Home
AND GEORGIA GREEN
While I normally
only follow direct Dake lines, this is a tribute to Leslie A. Green II. He research
the Deake/Dake family line for about 50 years and has contributed more than
any other researcher to the documentation of the Rhode Island Deake/Dake line.
Following is his obituary.
The Greenville News
Greenville South Carolina
March 11, 2000
Leslie Green , Ware Shoals
Leslie Angus Green II, of 678 Martin Road died Thursday, March 9, 2000 at the
V.A. Hospital in Augusta, GA following a period of declining health. He was
born and raised in Columbia Falls, Montana, and was the oldest son of the late
Leslie A. and Clara Dake Green. He was always a Montanan at heart.
He was a Christian and a member of Mount Gallagher Baptist Church, having served
as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and Church Historian. He was a member of
Brewerton Masonic Lodge and was a retired Textile Engraver. Researching his
family's history was a life long interest.
He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930's in Montana and was
a World War II Army veteran, having served in the Pacific Theater in General
Douglas MacArthur's Headquarters. He received four battle stars for action in
New Guinea, Dutch East Indies and Leyte and Luzon, Phillippine Islands.
He was loved by his family and is survived by his wife of 58 years, Georgia
Martin Green; a daughter-in-law, Leslie A. "Bucky" and Mary Green, all of Greer;
a sister, Mrs. Betty Richmond of Port Angeles, Wash; a brother Clifford Green
of San Anselmo, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a son, Douglas Green; and a brother, Gordon Green.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 3 p.m. at Mount Gallagher Baptist
Church, with the Rev. T.T. Faucette officiating. Burial will follow in the church
The family is at the home and will receive friends at Parker-White Funeral Home
today from 7 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be made to Mount Gallagher Baptist Church.
ABDCBABB. Charles Isaac Lewis Dake
Charles was born on Sept. 23, 1901 at Columbia Falls, Mont. to parents Daniel
B.F. and Linnah Dake. He died on July 19, 1917 at Columbia Falls, Mont. and
is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery.
ABDCBABC. Ida Grace Dake
Ida was born on July 25, 1892 in Pipestone, MN to parents Daniel Benjamin Franklin
and Linnah Hand Dake. She married on May 6, 1911 to Arthur C. Green at Columbia
ABDCBABD. Ada Dake
Ada was born to Frank and Kezia Dake on May 30, 1909 and died at birth.
ABDCBAC. Warren Ezra Gilbert Dake
was born on Feb. 28, 1873 at Huntley, McHenry Co., IL. to parents Isaac B. and
Kezia A. Dake. He
married on Nov. 9, 1898 at Pipestone Co., MN to Mary Elizabeth Cheney. (She
was born on Oct. 8, 1875 in Kentucky and died on Jan. 16, 1959 at Howard Lake,
MN) He died on May 6, 1932 at Howard Lake, Wright Co., MN
Warren E. G. Dake
William was born on Jan. 22, 1900 at Pipestone Co., MN to parents Warren E.G.
and Mary Elizabeth Cheney Dake. He married in 1919 in Wright Co., MN to Amy
May Mellon. (She was born on March 28, 1898 in Wright Co., MN) He died on Oct.
1974 at Howard Lake, MN
ABDCBACAA. William Everett Dake
William was born on June 14, 1920 at Howard Lake, Wright Co., MN to parents William
B. and Amy May Mellon Dake. William attended country school in Wright County,
MN and was a graduate of Howard Lake High School. He was inducted into the armed
forces and served as a Army Medic during World War II. He moved to Texas in the
year 1951 where he worked as a rancher and in the Feed business. He was married
on May 1, 1943 to Lois Elaine Gandy. (She was born on Jan. 20, 1924 at Waco, McLennan
Co., Texas. She was educated in the schools at Abilene, Texas). He died on Aug.
11, 1966 at Valley Mills, Texas.
William Everett Dake
ABDCBACAAA. Carol Elaine Dake
Carol was born to William E. and Lois Gandy Dake on Dec. 4, 1946 at Watertown,
MN She married Harold Printz on Dec. 23, 1967 at Valley Mills, Texas.
ABDCBACAAB. William Stanley Dake
William was born to William E. and Lois Gandy Dake on Sept. 2, 1949 at Cokato,
MN He married Janice Symank at Katy, Texas on March 26, 1970.
ABDCBACAAC. Kathleen June Dake
Kathleen was born to William E. and Lois Gandy Dake on Dec. 14, 1954 at Clifton,
Bosque Co., Texas.
ABDCBACAAD. James Thomas Dake
James was born to William E. and Lois Gandy Dake on May 12, 1957 at Clifton, Bosque
ABDCBACAAE. Patricia Sue Dake
Patricia was born to William E. and Lois Gandy Dake on June 19, 1965 at Clifton,
Bosque Co., Texas.
ABDCBACAB. Blanche Elizabeth Dake
Blanche was born on May 6, 1922 at Howard Lake, MN to William B. and Amy Mellon
Dake. She was married on Dec. 15, 1945 to James A. Miller. They had children:
Steven (born: Oct. 5, 1949) and Duane (born: Apr. 2, 1952).
ABDCBACAC. Dorothy May Dake
Dorothy was born on April 9, 1926 at Howard Lake, MN to William B. and Amy Mellon
Dake. She married Donald Anderson on Aug. 15, 1950. They had one daughter: Donna
May (born: Mar. 28, 1952).
ABDCBACAD. LeRoy Ervin Dake
LeRoy was born on July 5, 1928 at Howard Lake, MN to William B. and Amy Mellon
Dake. He married Yvonne Thomas on Aug. 19, 1948.
LeRoy E. Dake Family
ABDCBACADA. Ernest LeRoy Dake
Ernest was born to LeRoy E. and Yvonne Thomas Dake on May 14, 1951.
Ernest L. Dake Family
ABDCBACADAA. Gregory William Dake
Born June 28, 1974 to Ernest
L. Dake. He lives in North Carolina and has an interest in building robots.
ABDCBACADB. Virginia Lu Dake
Virginia was born to LeRoy E. and Yvonne Thomas Dake on Jan. 3, 1953. Married
Mr. McCorkell. They had daughter: Suzanne Jane McCorkell.
ABDCBACAE. Gertrude Shirley Dake
Gertrude was born on November 2, 1932 at Howard Lake, MN to parents William B.
and Amy Mellon Dake. She married Loren Sigman on Dec. 23, 1950. They had one daughter:
Ardis Renee Sigman born: Oct. 26, 1954.
ABDCBACAF. Mildred Amy Dake
Mildred was born on Dec. 24, 1930 at Howard Lake, MN to parents William B. and
Amy Mellon Dake. She died on Jan. 4, 1931.
ABDCBACB. Elizabeth Jane Dake
ELIZABETH JANE DAKE
Elizabeth was born on Oct.
20, 1902 at Columbia Falls, Mont. to parents Warren Ezra Gilbert and Mary Elizabeth
Cheney. She was married to Orrin McCalls in Wright Co., MN They had one son:
ABDCBB. Franklin P. Dake
FRANKLIN P. DAKE
Franklin was born in 1837
at Stowe, Vt. to parents Benjamin Franklin Dake and Sarah Pratt. He was among
the first men in McHenry county, IL. to enlist in the Civil War. He was one
of the "Boys of `61" as they were later called. He was wounded in the leg during
one battle. He was put in a Army hospital where contracted Tuberculosis and
was finally sent home. He had TB for fourteen years. After he came home from
the war he married. He was married to Laura Heath. After marriage he moved onto
a farm across the Wisconsin line. He and his wife were unable to have children
of their own so they adopted two. (One girl and one boy). As his TB grew worse,
he knew he didn't have long to live. He wrote his father and asked if he could
come back home to die. He died in his dad's house and was buried in the Huntley
churchyard. He died on March 31, 1875 at Huntley, IL.
Isaiah Dake Family
ABDCBC. Isaiah Dake
Isaiah was born on Oct. 20, 1839 at Stowe, Lamoille Co., Vt. to parents Benjamin
Franklin Dake and Sarah Pratt. In 1877 he was listed as a farmer and renter
of Daniel Geer's farm on Section 24, Huntley, McHenry Co., IL. He moved to Kane
Co., IL. in 1854 and then moved to Wisconsin in 1855. He moved to McHenry Co.,
IL on May 5, 1874. He was married in March 10, 1861 to Isabel Bedora Sargent
at Waldwick, Iowa Co., WI (She was born on Dec. 7, 1841, Medway, Mass.; daughter
of Ezra annd Mary (Holmes) Sargent. She died on Feb. 28, 1920 in Topeka, Kansas.)
He enlisted in the Army during the Civil War on Aug 13, 1862 at Mineral Point,
WI. He was assigned to Company E. 30th. Regt. Wisc. Infantry under Capt. Chappell
and was mustered out on June 27, 1865 at Madison, Wisc. He was in the hospital
during Jan. 1863, April 1863 and April 1864. He died on Dec. 3, 1901 in Topeka,
Kansas. She is buried in Rochester Cemetery, Topeka, Kansas.
ABDCBCA. Albert Nelson Dake
Albert was born on Nov. 17, 1861 at Mineral Point, WI to Isaiah and Isabella Sargent
Dake. He was first married to Artie A. (Last name unknown) in 1883. Artie was
born on July 3, 1867 and died on June 10, 1885. He was married a second time to
Matilda Karris and a third time to Minnie C. Bennett on March 12, 1903 (W.E. Fagan
J.P. officiating). Minnie was born on March 30, 1876 at Knolton, La. and died
of cancer on Sept. 26, 1917. He had a milling business in Topeka, Kansas. He was
a member of the Golden Rule Lodge No. 90 AF and AM. He died on Dec.7, 1953 at
the Masonic Home, Wichita, Kansas where he had been a resident since Oct. 5 of
Albert Nelson Dake
ABDCBCAA. C. L. Dake
Son of Albert N. Dake who was living in Topeka, Kansas at the time of his fathers
ABDCBCAB. Laddie Dake
Son born to Albert N. Dake on Nov. 17, 1884 and died on Dec. 9, 1884.
ABDCBCB. Carrie E. Dake
Carrie was born on Dec. 10, 1866 at Madison, WI to parents Isaiah and Isabella
Sargent Dake. She married on Sept. 16, 1882 to Henry Bryan. (D.H. Harvey, Probate
Judge officiating). She married a second time to a Mr. Pyle. She had two children.
The date and place of her death is unknown.
ABDCBCC. Cora Edith Dake
Cora was born on April 12, 1868 at Madison, WI to parents Isaiah and Isabella
Sargent Dake. She married on Dec. 24, 1889 to Joseph E. Brown. They were the
parents of three children. She died on Jan. 25, 1963.
ABDCBCD. Josie Dake
Josie was born on Feburary 5, 1872 Wyoming, Iowa Co., Wisconsin to
parents Isaiah and Isabella Sargent Dake. She died as an infant on
September 24, 1872 and was buried at the Wyoming Cemetery.
ABDCBCE. Annie Luella Dake
Annie was born on March 9, 1875 at Chicago, IL. to parents Isaiah and Isabella
Sargent Dake. She married on Aug. 10, 1898 to Frank H. Deppe at the North Baptist
Church, W.B. Hutchenson Pastor officiating. By 1910, they were living in
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas. They were the parents of two children (Gerald and
She died on Dec. 24, 1960 in Topeka, Kansas and is buried in the Rochester Cemetery
in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas.
ABDCBCF. William Elvin Dake
William was born on Dec. 27, 1878 in Cooke Co., Illinois. to parents Isaiah and Isabella
Sargent Dake. He was married Dec. 13, 1899 to Mary E. Denning. They had no children.
He died of poisoning on Aug. 20, 1920 at Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas. Mary lived into the
ABDCBD. Sarah Levina Dake
Sarah was born on Feb. 20, 1854 in Stowe, Lamoille Co., VT to parents Benjamin
Franklin Dake and Sarah Pratt. She was married to Nelson Stewart and later to
J. O. Rich on July 20, 1881 in Chicago, IL. They had children: Norman, Florence
and Edina. She died on May 20, 1919 at Woodstock, IL. and is buried in the Woodstock
ABDCC. Mahitable Dake
She was born in 1810 in
the Town of Mansfield, Vt. to Joseph Dake Jr. and Mahitable Henderson. She inherited
her fathers' estate at the time of his death in 1859. On Dec. 11, 1870 she married
Eli Mower in the Town of Morris, VT. He was a self-styled preacher. (Rev. L.
D. Ames officiating). He died in March 20, 1871. She died at her home on the
West Branch on July 17, 1881 at Stowe, VT. At her death she willed all her goods
to Myrtle Hall, and educational institution at Harpers Ferry, Virginia. Although
she inherited nearly four thousand dollars, she did not leave a cent to care
for the burial place of her parents, to the scandal of the neighbors. She is
buried in the West Branch Cemetery (no headstone).
Joel Dake Family
ABDCD. Joel Dake
Joel was born in 1812 in the Town of Mansfield, VT to parents Joseph Dake, Jr.
and Mahitable Henderson. He was married on July 28, 1839 at Stowe, Vt. to Patience
Buzzell, one of nine daughters of Joseph and Abigail Buzzell. (Natham Robinson,
J.P. officiating). She died in Dec. 1839. He married a second time on May 5,
1840 at Middlesex, VT to Roxanna Preston. Joel, Sr died around 1843/44.
ABDCDA. Joel Dake Jr.
Joel was born in 1841 in Stowe, Vt. to parents Joel and Roxanna Preston Dake.
He died only 14 months later in July of 1842.
ABDCDB. Harriet Preston Dake
Harriet was born in 1841 at Stowe, Vt. to parents Joel and Roxanna Preston.
In the census of 1850 Harriet was listed as an orphan and pauper. She married
Austin J. Lommis on Dec. 7, 1860 at Waterbury, VT. She had children: Norman,
Ausmond, Harriet and Austin. She died between 1869 and 1876.
ABDCE. Thompson Dake
Thompson was born on Jan. 7, 1815 in the Town of Mansfield, VT to parents Joseph
Dake, Jr. and Mahitable Henderson. He married Tapatha Fuller on May 9, 1841
in the Town of Waterbury, VT. He lived in Waterbury, VT most of his life. Tapatha
died in June 1890 at the age of 85. He was a farmer. Thompson died of pneumonia
on April 1, 1891 at Stowe, VT. There were no children born to this marriage.