States: Pennsylvania: Monroe
Drake, Elijah, wife Abigail, W3665 BLW#26666-160-55, PA Line, soldier applied in NY, a resident of Gainesville, NY. Soldier was born 4 July 1761 at Lower Smithfield twp in Northampton County, PA and soldier lived there at enlistment. Soldier married Abigail (?) 26 Jan 1788 at Chemung< NY. Soldier died 8 April 1847 at Royal Oak, Mi, widow applied 11 April 1835 Oakland County, MI. a resident of Royal Oak, aged 81. Soldier and wife had 10 children both only a son Thomas J., their 4th child who was born 18 April 1796 was named.