Drake, Victoria Carpenter (Died on 31 Jan 1930)
appeared in Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Feb 1930, p. 18


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Mrs. Victoria C. Drake, Long Resident Here, Dies

Mrs. Victoria Carpenter Drake, wife of J. C. Drake, 718 Eleventh street, died at her home Friday, January 31, at the age of 66 years. She had been failing in health for some time and had been confined to her room for the last three months. Mrs. Drake had been a resident of Wilmette for twenty-four years and was a member of the Wilmette Parish Methodist church and the Wilmette Woman's club. She was also a member of the Anan Harmon chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at Glen Ellyn, where she and her husband lived for two years. Mrs. Drake was born at Pleasant Prairie, Wis., and taught school for eleven years in that state. She was married to Mr. Drake at the age of 28 years. They lived in Chicago for several years before moving to Wilmette. Besides her husband, Mrs. Drake is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Lucille Drake Larson of Wilmette and a sister, Mrs. Alma Stephenson of Madison, N. J. The funeral services were held Monday morning, February 3, at 11 o'clock in the Wilmette Parish Methodist church, with Dr. Horace G. Smith, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial took place at Kenosha, Wis., where Mrs. Drake lived for a number of years prior to her marriage.

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Genealogical Resource
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Newspaper
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Obituaries
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Date of Publication:
7 Feb 1930
Date Of Event:
31 Jan 1930
Last Name(s):
Drake
Local identifier:
Wilmette.BMD.14882
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07225 Longitude: -87.72284
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Drake, Victoria Carpenter (Died on 31 Jan 1930)