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David Ellis Drew

Male 1882 - 1926  (43 years)


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  • Name David Ellis Drew 
    Born 10 Dec 1882  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • David L. Drew, 65, day laborer, born in Massachusetts. Helen M. Drew, 49, born in South Carolina. Ellis Drew, 17, day laborer, born in California. Harry Drew, 16, born in California. Florence M. Drew, 6, born in California.
    Census 1910  O'Neal, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • David Ellis Drew, 27, laborer on harvester machines, born in California, married 2 years. Louise Drew, 25, born in California, married 2 years. Lois J. Drew, 1 yr 4 mos, born in California. Dorothy A. Drew, 0 months, born in California.
    Census 1920  Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • David Ellis Drew, 37, tractor mechanic on farm, born in California. Louisa Drew, 35, building contractor, born in California. Lois Drew, 11, born in California. Dorothy Drew, 9, born in California. Andrette Jenson, 70, father-in-law, building contractor, born in Denmark.
    Census 1920  Dent, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ellis Drew, 34, born in California. Eqriacon Truton?? Impossible to read occupation. Census - March 1920, enumeration district #142. Residence #575, Family group (lodgers) #187.
    Census 1920  O'Neal, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • David Ellis Drew, 37, tractor machinist on ranch, born in California. Louise Drew, 35, building contractor, born in California. Lois Drew, 11, born in California. Dorothy Drew, 9, born in California. Anders Jensen, 70, building contractor, born in Denmark.
    Buried Aug 1926  Manteca, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 1 Aug 1926  Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • Telephone conversation with his daughter, Dorothy Drew Dinubilo on 15 Apr 2000.

      David was a plumber by trade. The process of cutting into pipes caused lung problems from which he succumbed. He worked for the Holt Company.

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      "The man who built the trestles name was Jenson. He was a Dane, and Ross's construction man and head carpenter. Ellis Drew married his daughter. Ellis's brother, Solon, was killed in the mine and buried in Copperopolis cemetery. His sister, Julia Tower, taught school. The accident happened in the Union shaft. The skip got off the track and he was killed.:
    • (Medical):See attached sources.
    Person ID I146  Churchill
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2006 

    Father David Lewis Drew,   b. 2 Aug 1834, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1903, Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Helen Mary Farrar,   b. 6 May 1851, , Lexington, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1912, Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1869  , Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Louise Jensen,   b. 11 Oct 1893, Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931, Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 1902  Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Lois J. Drew,   b. 11 Jan 1909, Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 2001, Sacramento, Sacramento, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     2. Dorothy Ann Drew,   b. 25 Apr 1910, Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 2002, Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2005 
    Family ID F173  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Jane Ellen Wear,   b. 6 Dec 1882, Lathrop, Clinton, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1939, Murphys, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married Abt 1920  , , California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 24 May 2003 
    Family ID F174  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Dec 1882 - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1902 - Stockton, San Joaquin, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - O'Neal, San Joaquin, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Stockton, San Joaquin, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Dent, San Joaquin, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - O'Neal, San Joaquin, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1920 - , , California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aug 1926 - Manteca, San Joaquin, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Aug 1926 - Stockton, San Joaquin, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S626] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - 1900 Federal Census, California, Calaveras, Copperopolis, (www.ancestry.com), 3: Ellis Drew, 17, day labour, born in California (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S637] Letter - from Hattie Morgue to Aleta Drew 1962 - 1975, Hattie Morgue, (1962 - 1975. All of the letters are in the posession of Lee Drew).

    3. [S626] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - 1900 Federal Census, California, Calaveras, Copperopolis, (www.ancestry.com), 3: Ellis Drew, born Oct 1882, age 17, day labour, born in California (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1863] California, San Joaquin, O'Neal - 1910 - Federal Census, California, San Joaquin, O'Neal, (www.ancestry.com).

    5. [S712] California, San Joaquin, Stockton - 1920 - Federal Census, California, San Joaquin, Stockton, (www.ancestry.com), David Drew, 37, born in California, tractor mechanic on a ranch (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1777] California, San Joaquin, O'Neal - 1920 - Federal Census, California, San Joaquin, O'Neal, (www.ancestry.com).

    7. [S638] Telephone Conversation - Dorothy Drew Chapman and Lee Drew, Dorothy Drew Chapman, (15 Apr 2000).

    8. [S511] California, Calaveras County - 1869 - David Lewis Drew & Helen Farrar Marriage Certificate, State of California. County of Calaveras., (1869, certificate in possession of Lee R. Drew), Book B, page 355 (Reliability: 4).
      David L. Drew to Hellen M. Farrar, State of California, County of Calaveras.

      Mr. David L. Drew of Calaveras County and State aforesaid, and Miss Hellen M. Farrar of same county are under and by virtue of this Marriage License, allowed to be United in the Holy Bonds of Matrimony.

      Witness my Hand to the Seal of the County, this 20th day of Dec. 1869. J. A. Foster, Clerk, by N. O. Norcross Depy Clerk.

      On the same page of the record:

      Marriage Certificate
      State of California
      County of Calaveras

      This certifies that December 21 1869, I have this day united in marriage Mr. D. L. Drew and Miss Helen M. Farrar both of this County.

      Signed: W. N. Campbell, Minister of the Gospel.
      Marriage license of David L. Drew and Helen M. Farrar

    9. [S1021] California, Calaveras, Vital Records Index - Marriages 1854 - 1905, Calaveras County (California) County Recorder, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1981. Film #1302999).