From what I can tell John O. and others are not related. Drew is not an uncommon name
John William Drew's World War I & II draft cards show he was born Sept 7, 1882 in England.
The 1930 census shows much the same thing John W. Drew 48, born in England, first married at age 34, immigrated in 1885; wife Mary 38, first married at 19. Among their children is Warren 6. They were living in Olyphant. Apparently Mary had been married before.
The 1920 census shows the family living in Throop. This time it shows William as immigrating 1886 and naturalized in 1895. Mary Eliz immigrated in 1910 from England.
The 1910 census shows William 27 as the son of the widowed Isabell Drew 53. They immigrated in 1885 and were living in Throop.
The 1900 census shows William was born Sept 1883 in England, Elizabella, born March 1860 in Ireland and the father Eliza, born June 1849 in England. I think the enumerator was either hard of hearing or a little stupid. They immigrated in 1886. According to this census Isabell only ever had one child.
The Lake Superior landed in New York with these passengers on March 31, 1887:
Elisha Drew 35
Mary Ann 55 (mother)
The 1881 census from Shildon, Durham, England shows this family:
Elijah Drew 29
Mary E. 5
The 1871 census from Saham Toney, Norfolk, England:
William Drew 54
Mary A. 44
William and Mary appear in the 1881 census also in Shildon. I could not find them in earlier censuses.
Some of these records you can look at for free at labs.familysearch.org and Ancestry.com. For those you cannot see for free I suggest checking with your local libraries to see if they have Ancestry or Heritage Quest.
I suggest getting John William, Elisha and Isabella's death certificates. The PA Dept of Health should have them. Their obituaries should prove helpful too. Try the Genealogical Research Society of Northeast Pennsylvania in Olyphant, Lackawanna History Society and the Scranton Family History Center to see if they can help you find them.
Elisha and John William were naturalized citizens. They probably filed for citizenship at the Lackawanna County Prothonotary office. The papers should help to confirm what I found. John William and Mary probably got their marriage license at the Lackawanna County Register of Wills Office. The record may have data on parents and where they were born.
I'm a bit concerned about Elisha having a wife named Margaret in England, but a wife Isabella immigrating with him. Assuming I have the right Elisha either he married twice (and Isabella was not the mother of William) or she went by both Margaret and Isabella (which I rather doubt).
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