Percival Penly DRAKE

Date of Birth: 
25 Dec 1873
Date of Death: 
23 Apr 1939

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.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
Percival Penly Drake, Edith Mary Jane Simpson, George Simpson, Hannah Gaskin, George Henry Barnes, Thomas Barnes, Mary Ann Gaskin, Rose Alice Barnes, Charles William Adams, Alfred James Barnes, Gladys Myrtle Ann (Annie) Wilmshurst, Leonard David Barnes, Margaret Eleanor Henshaw, George Ernest Barnes, Hilda Barnes, Herbert Barnes, Ivy May Mudge, Harvey James Drake, May Elizabeth Jane Johnston, Percy Robert (Put) Drake, Violet Hilda Marshall, Ethel May Drake, John (Jack) Bowling, Laurence Douglas (Laurie) Drake, Edith Ellen (Helen) Drake, James Parkin.