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S. H. Drake


Posted By: Linnie Howell (email)
Date: 4/21/2005 at 00:40:34

DRAKE, S. H., physician and surgeon and member of the firm of Drake and White, druggists, corner Vine and Elm streets; born in Bridgewater, Mass., May 1, 1838; came to Elgin, Kane Co., Ill., in 1846; when 19 years of age, removed to Decorah, Iowa; lived there until he enlisted, Aug. 14, 1862, in Co. E., 38th I. V. I.; mustered out Aug. 14, 1865; soon after discharge from the army he removed to Caledonia, Minn.; lived there two and a half years. Graduated from the Chicago Medical College, class of 1868 and 1869; engaged in the practice of his profession in Rossville, Allamakee Co., Iowa, seven years; came here in May, 1876. He is now County Coroner. Married Celia J. Henderson March 28, 1865; she was born in Wyoming, Wyoming Co., N. Y., Jan. 1840; they have three children - Willie F., born July 7, 1867; Clarence H., born July 8, 1872, and Jennie M., born Sept. 28, 1875.

1878 History of Fayette Co. Iowa -- West Union Twp.
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