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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Freeman Ellsworth Drake ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Freeman Ellsworth Drake
LAST NAME: Drake FIRST NAME: Freeman MIDDLE NAME: Ellsworth NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE: Master GENDER: M MILITARY: 
BORN: 3 Aug 1906 DIED: 24 Apr 1922 BURIED: 26 Apr 1922
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Student
BIRTH PLACE:  Iowa
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Polk Co., Oregon
NOTES: 

Marriage of Parents – David C. Drake & Minnie Sidewell md 27 Nov 1895, Moulton, Appanoose Co, Iowa

1910 OR CENSUS – Freeman Drake (3y, b Iowa) enumerated with parents David C. (43y, b Michigan, married 15y, occupation sawyer) and Minnie (32y, b Iowa, mother of 6 children, 4 living at time of census) and 3 siblings, Lorenzo (8y, b California), Irvin L. (5y, b Iowa)  and Mildred (2y, b Oregon)

1920 OR CENSUS – Freeman Drake (13y, b Iowa) enumerated with parents David C. (52y, b Michigan, occupation laborer) and Minnie (42y, b Iowa) and 4 siblings, Irvin (14y, b Iowa), Freeman (13y, b Iowa), Mildred (11y, b Oregon) and Bernice (5y, b Oregon)

DEATH CERTIFICATE: 

OSBH DC (Polk County 1922) #74 - Freeman Ellsworth Drake, male, single, b. 3 Aug 1906 in Iowa, d. 24 Apr 1922 in West Salem, Oregon (Rt. 1 Box 24) at the age of 15 y's 8 m's 21 d's, name of father: D. C. Drake (b. Michigan), maiden name of mother Minnie Sedwell (b. Iowa), interment 26 Apr IOOF, undertaker Terwilliger, informant: D. C. Drake of Salem.

OBITUARY: 

DRAKE -- At his home, near the Wallace farm, April 24, 1922, Freeman Ellsworth Drake, aged 15 years, 8 months and 21 days. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. David C. Drake; two brothers, Lonnie and Irvin; and two sisters, Mildred and Bernice. The remains are in care of the Terwilliger home. Funeral announcements will be made later.
Oregon Statesman 25 Apr 1922 5:3.

Funeral services for Freeman Ellsworth Drake will be from the Terwilliger home Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., Salvation Army captain officiating. Burial in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.
Oregon Statesman 26 April 1922, 5:5.

INSCRIPTION: 

Freeman Drake
Aug. 3, 1906
Apr. 24, 1922
Rest in Peace (photo available)

SOURCES: 

LR
IOOF Register of Burials
OSBH DC (Polk County 1922) #74

Iowa Marriage Records (Ancestry.com)

1910 OR CENSUS (Lane Co, Willamette, ED 165, sheet 36A)

1920 OR CENSUS (Marion Co, Salem, ED 354, sheet 10A)

Terwilliger Vol 4 #1141
S&H pg 23
OS 25 Apr 1922 5:3
OS 26 Apr 1922 5:5

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LOT: 419 SPACE:  LONGITUDE: N 44 55.232' LATITUDE: W 123 02.826'
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