JEFFERSON COUNTY NEW YORK

PIONEER SAMUEL DRAPER FAMILY


1. SAMUEL DRAPER, son of AMOS DRAPER & SYBIL TIFT was born 1824. He died 24 June 1889 and was buried in Sand Hill Cemetery, Wilna, NY.

He married June 1849 by Rev. James Rogers of Wilna

HARRIET SMITH, daughter of EPHRAIM O. SMITH & SABRINA PERCIVAL, who was born 1830 in Vermont. She died in Jefferson County, New York.

Children, DRAPER:

       2      i        GEORGE T. DRAPER, b May 1849, prob d.y.

+     3     ii         ELISHA DRAPER, b 1850 d 1911

       4    iii         LEWIS C. DRAPER, b 1852

       5     iv         LAURIE DRAPER, b 1853

+     6      v         GEORGE W. DRAPER, b 1854/5, d aft. 1920

       7     vi         ANDREW H. DRAPER, b1857, d 28 Mar 1864 bur Black Creek Cemetery, Wilna, 4y 4m

       8    vii         SAMUEL DRAPER, b 1858

       9   viiii         JENNETTE/JANE DRAPER, b 1859

     10     ix         LOUISA DRAPER, b 1861

HARRIET SMITH married (2)

JEREMIAH DRAPER, b 1817

Children, DRAPER:

     11     i         JEREMIAH DRAPER, b 1866

     12     ii         MARTHA DRAPER, b 1870

     13    iii         ELLA DRAPER, b 1872

3     ii         ELISHA DRAPER, son of SAMUEL DRAPER & HARRIET SMITH, was born October 1850 and died 17 October 1911. He was buried in the Sand Hill Cemetery, Town of Wilna, New York.

He married

JULIA/JULIETT (---) who was born June 1850 and died 1924. She was buried with her husband.

Children, DRAPER:

+   14    i         WILLIAM JOHN DRAPER b 1872, d 1922

+   15    ii         MARY J. DRAPER, b 1875

+   16    iii         LEWIS EDWARD DRAPER, b1878/80

+   17    iv       WILDA DRAPER, b 1890

6.  GEORGE W. DRAPER, son of SAMUEL DRAPER & HARRIET SMITH, was born 1854/5, and died after 1920

He married

CATHERINE L./M. who was born 21 April 1854 and died 14 October. She was buried in Sand Hill Cemetery, Wilna, NY.

Children, DRAPER:

+   18    i      GEORGE C. DRAPER

     19   ii       IDA H. C. DRAPER b Feb 1878

     20  iii       MARY C. DRAPER, b Jun 1881

     21  iv       ROY L. DRAPER, b Jan 1882

     22    v       ESTHER L. DRAPER, b Aug 1883

   23   vi        CHARLES HENRY DRAPER, Nat. Br., b 4 Feb 1883 m ETHEL M. (---) of Canada, b 27 Nov 1897, d March 1969 in NY.

     24  vii       EMMA DRAPER, b Jul 1891

     25 viii       ALZINA DRAPER, b Aug 1893

14     WILLIAM JOHN DRAPER, son of ELISHA & JULIA/JULIETT DRAPER, was born 1872, and died 1922. He was buried in Sand Hill Cemetery, Wilna, New York.

He married

EDNA M. SIMSER, who was born in 1886 and was buried in Sand Hill Cemetery with her husband.

Children, DRAPER:

     26     i      EDWARD S. DRAPER, b 1904

     27    ii       ALFRED DRAPER, b 1906

15.    MARY J. DRAPER, daughter of ELISHA & JULIA/JULIETT DRAPER, was born 1875

She married

GEORGE SMITH of Canada, born 1867, son of WILLIAM & ANNA SMITH. WILLIAM SMITH, 1829-1910, was buried Henry Road Cemetery, Diana, Lewis County NY.

Children, SMITH:

     28     i        LOTTIE J. SMITH, b 1901  

     29    ii         WILLIAM SMITH, b 1913

     30   iii         WILTON SMITH, b 1915

     31   iv         ELIZABETH SMITH, b 1915

16     LEWIS EDWARD DRAPER, son of ELISHA & JULIA/JULIETT DRAPER, was born 26 July, 1878/80. He died 1955 and was buried in Sand Hill Cemetery, Wilna, New York.

Children, DRAPER:

     31   iv         JULIA M. DRAPER, b 1907, d 1907, buried in Sand Hill Cemetery, Wilna, New York.

He married (2)

ROSE E. (---) who was born 13 July 1898 and died April 1973. She was buried in Sand Hill Cemetery, Wilna, New York.

Children, Draper:

     32    i         NORMAN F. DRAPER, b 18 Mar 1920, d 26 May 1990, bur in Sand Hill Cemetery, Wilna, New York, m LEONA M. (---) b 23 Apr 1921, d 12 Sep 1993, in Sand Hill Cemetery, Wilna, New York

     33   ii         AGNES DRAPER, b 1922

     34  iii         EDNA DAUNING, step daughter, b1919

17. WILDA DRAPER, daughter of ELISHA & JULIA/JULIETT DRAPER, was born June 1890. She died in 1945 and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Wilna, NY.

She married

HAROLD R. BACKUS (HARL R.) who was born 1889, and died 1953. He was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Wilna, NY.

Children, BACKUS:

     35    i         FRED E. BACKUS, b 7 Aug 1907, d Apr 1980 buried in Hillside Cemetery, Wilna, NY

     36   ii         WILTON J. BACKUS, b 15 Nov 1909, d Nov 1970 buried in Hillside Cemetery, Wilna, NY

     37  iii         VELMA BACKUS, b 1910

     38   iv         DORIS BACKUS, b 1913

     39    v         DOROTHY BACKUS, b 1913

     40   vi         WESLEY L. BACKUS, b 2 Apr 1922, d 11 Jan 1992 in Watertown, NY

     41  vii         HAROLD S. BACKUS, b 14 Jun 1927, d 8 Feb 1993 in Natural Bridge, NY.

18.    GEORGE C. DRAPER, son of GEORGE W. & CATHERINE L./M. DRAPER was born May 1874 and died 1960. He was buried in Henry Road Cemetery, Diana, Lewis County NY.

He married

ROSELTHA (---) who was born 1884 and died 1954 and was buried with her husband.

Children, DRAPER:

     42    i         FRANK DRAPER, b 1905, d 1905, bur Diana Cemetery, Lewis Co. NY

     43   ii         JAMES M. DRAPER, b 16 Sep 1906, d 26 Oct 1973, buried in Hillside Cemetery, Wilna, NY m 14 Apr 1931 ZELMA A. WEEKS, b 1 Dec 1905, d 12 Jan 1999 or 12 Dec 1998, bur with her husband.

     44  iii         WILBUR R. DRAPER

44. WILBUR R. DRAPER, son of GEORGE C. & ROSALTHA (---) DRAPER was born 26 Apr 1909, died Jul 1970, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Wilna, NY

He married 24 Dec 1932

GOLDIE WEEKS who was born 7 May 1914 and died 19 Apr 1993. She was buried with her husband.

Child, DRAPER:

     45    i         ROBERT B. DRAPER


For further information, contact:
Gladys Hammel

1410 So Main St. Elba, MN 55910


Return to Jefferson County NYGenWeb page

Return to Town of Wilna


If you have any questions or comments about this page, please contact: Nancy Dixon

http://jefferson.nygenweb.net/draperp.htm updated March 24, 2009

Copyright © 1997 — 2017 Jefferson County NYGenWeb — a member of the NYGenWeb Project

Statcounter