Drake,  R D

Drake, R D

Male 1904 - 1981  (76 years)

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  • Name Drake, R D  [1, 2
    Born 04 Nov 1904  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military Service World War II 
    Died 01 Jun 1981  [2
    Buried Vinemont, Cullman County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1443  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2017 

    Father Drake, George Whitfield,   b. 27 Nov 1871, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Mar 1953, Vinemont, Cullman County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Wilhite, Laura Lee,   b. 21 Oct 1882, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1938, Vinemont, Cullman County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Mother Wilhite, Laura Lee,   b. 21 Oct 1882, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1938, Vinemont, Cullman County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 1900 
    Family ID F527  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Vinemont, Cullman County, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    R D Drake
    R D Drake

    Documents
    Military Service - World War II
    Military Service - World War II

    Headstones
    R D Drake
    R D Drake

  • Notes 
    • He was in the navy and they slept on hammocks and their hammocks were high off of the floor. Someone cut the rope on his hammoch one night and he had a concussion that caused brain damage. He wasn't treated and when they found out the damage was done. He spent the most of his life in a mental hospital.

  • Sources 
    1. [S33] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Database online.
      Record for George Whit Drake

    2. [S83] Web: Alabama, Find A Grave Index, 1755-2012, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Database online.
      Record for R D Drake

    3. [S57] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Database online. Number: 416-78-2260; Issue State: Alabama; Issue Date: 1969.
      Record for R. Drake