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John Otis Drake, born August 27, 1874 at Moberly, Randolph County, MO -- his mother Nancy Young -- his father's first name unknown; other siblings unknown. He was a widower with a young daughter, Fern, when he married my grandmother Ida, December 24, 1905 in Piggott, Clay Co. AR -- migrated to California after 1910 where he died in 1952 in San Bernardino County. Once owned Drake's Service Station in Bloomington Park, or Colton, CA mid 1920s. Also lived on Nadeau St. in Watts area of Los Angeles at one time. They had two other children Vivian Zeta and my father Otto Otillia "Bud Henry". Need to verify John Otis Drake's mother's and father's full names. Other surnames: Bowman and Young