New Jersey Obituaries - 1899 - Jeremiah Drake

Jeremiah Drake of Long Branch died last Friday, aged 69 years. He had been in failing health for two years past. Two weeks ago he caught a cold which developed into the grip and caused his death. Mr. Drake was born in Somerset county. In 1854 he married Miss Mary E. Dennis, who survives him. He also leaves three children, Mrs. John Newman, Miss Emily Drake and Monroe Drake. Mr. Drake had been a commissioner of appeals of Ocean township for twenty years.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, January 11, 1899