Allotment #22: Milton Drake, Jr.

Milton Dyer Drake, Jr.

Born: 21 August 1883  Died: Unknown

Milton Drake, Jr., married Carrie Rolater in 1907, and had a son, Milton “Johnnie” Drake born in 1909.  Unfortunately, his young namesake passed away in 1911.  For a short time around 1918, he worked at the stockyards in Chicago; but returned home in due time. Milton and Carrie divorced around 1919 and married Cynthia Jane Dobson.  They had five children: James, Jessee, Estalee, Milton, and Hazel. By 1930, he was living in Chickasha, Oklahoma, while working on a farm. He is found in the historical record again, for the last time, on the 1940 federal census, living in Weatherford, Oklahoma, at the age of fifty-seven.