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William Frederick Drew

William Frederick Drew

Male 1896 - 1962  (66 years)

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  • Name William Frederick Drew 
    Born 29 Apr 1896  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Solon W. Drew, 27, engineer, born in California. Francis M. Drew, 24, born in French Canada. Harry Drew, 6, born in California. Willie Drew, 4, born in California. Herbert Drew, 3, born in California.
    Wounded 1917  , , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    William was gassed during World War I 
    • William suffered from the effects of the gassing for many years. After returning home from the war, he spent many months working on his uncle and aunt, Jake & Julia Tower's, ranch in Calaveras and Alpine Counties, in California. The open air and slower life style of caring for the cattle and being on horseback greatly aided his recovery.
    Census 1920  Contra Costa, Contra Costa, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • William F. Drew, 26, electrician, born in California. Hazel Drew, 23, mixer of vaccine, born in Colorado, father born in Colorado, mother born in New York.
    Census 1930  Moraga, Contra Costa, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 25 Dec 1962  Oakland, Alameda, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 11 Jan 1963  San Bruno, San Mateo, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Drew, William F, b. 04/29/1896, d. 12/25/1962, CPL US ARMY, Plot: X 435, bur. 01/11/1963

      From http://gravelocator.com.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1
      DREW, WILLIAM F
      CPL US ARMY
      VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 08/05/1917 - 09/03/1919
      DATE OF BIRTH: 04/29/1896
      DATE OF DEATH: 12/25/1962
      DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/11/1963
      BURIED AT: SECTION X SITE 435
      GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL CEMETERY 1300 SNEATH LANE
      SAN BRUNO , CA 94066
      (650) 589-7737 (650) 589-1646
    Notes 
    • Lived in Lafayette, California according to Harry Frederick Drew.

      William was a Corporal in the U.S. Army during World War One. He was gassed in Europe and it affected his health throughout the rest of his life.
    Person ID I154  7_families
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 

    Father Solon White Drew,   b. 7 Mar 1873, Bostwick's Bar, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1905, Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Mother Frances May Drysdale,   b. 2 Jun 1875, Winnett, Petroleum, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1973, , San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1894  , , California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F169  Group Sheet

    Family Hazel Clara Payton,   b. 4 Mar 1897, , , Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1992, , Sacramento, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1919  Of, , , California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F182  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Apr 1896 - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWounded - William was gassed during World War I - 1917 - , , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1919 - Of, , , California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Contra Costa, Contra Costa, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Moraga, Contra Costa, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Dec 1962 - Oakland, Alameda, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Jan 1963 - San Bruno, San Mateo, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Frederick Drew
    William Frederick Drew
    William Frederick Drew in WWI uniform
    William Frederick Drew in WWI uniform

    Documents
    William Fredrick Drew Obituary
    William Fredrick Drew Obituary
    Oakland Tribune - 27 Dec 1962

  • Sources 
    1. [S321] Calaveras County Birth Records 1858 - 1974, Calaveras County (California) County Recorder, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1980), 2: 18 (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S446] National Cemetery Administration - Veterans, National Cemetery Administration, ( http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov).

    3. [S195] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - 1900 Federal Census, California, Calaveras, Copperopolis, (www.ancestry.com), 1: Willie Drew, 4, born in Apr 1896 in California (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S340] Letter - from Hattie Morgue to Aleta Drew 1962 - 1975, Hattie Morgue, (1962 - 1975. All of the letters are in the posession of Lee Drew).

    5. [S329] California, Contra Costa, Contra Costa - 1920 - Federal Census, California, Contra Costa, Contra Costa, (www.ancestry.com).

    6. [S428] California, Contra Costa, Moraga - 1920 - Federal Census, California, Contra Costa, Moraga, (www.ancestry.com).