Percival Penly DRAKE
Percival was born at Patea.
He married Edith Barnes (nee Simpson, born at Wellington in 1972) at Levin in 1902.
She had been married to George Barnes who died in 1905. They had five children. When he died the oldest was 11 & the youngest 4.
Percival & Edith had three sons & two daughters, born at either Shannon or Levin.
Percival was the son of Thomas John who is also profiled.
In 1896 he was shown as a settler, then a farmhand at Ohau. He is shown as a farmer from 1905 to 1919 & then as a labourer, all at Ohau.