Allotment #20: Edward Drake


Edward Drake

Born: 14 November 1875  Died: 21 July 1944

Like his brother-in-law Ed Roseberry, Edward Drake was drawn to the cattle industry.  By 1910, he had moved his family from Oklahoma to El Paso, Texas, and then on to Pinal County, Arizona, where they lived for over 25 years.  Edward was married to Susie Mitchell and had two children: Thomazine Dorma and Theos Pope.  Another son, Alwyn Wayne, died as an infant while still in Oklahoma.