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David Lewis Drew

David Lewis Drew

Male 1834 - 1903  (69 years)

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  • Name David Lewis Drew 
    Born 2 Aug 1834  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1840  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • David Drew, Males: 1 - under 5, 1 - 5 to 10, 1- 30 to 40. Females: 1, under 5, 1- 20 to 30.
    Census 1850  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • David Drew, 40, sailmaker, real estate $2500, born in Massachusetts. Ann T. Drew, 38, born in Massachusetts. David L. Drew, 15, sailmaker, born in Massachusetts. Harrison W. Drew, 13, born in Massachusetts. Sally Ann Drew, 11, born in Massachusetts. Austin R. Drew, 8, born in Massachusetts. Charles H. Drew, 5, born in Massachusetts.
    Move 1 Apr 1852  [6
    west leaving Plymouth, Massachusetts for California 
    Census 1870  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • David Drew, 35, Farmer, $300 Real Estate, $1660 Personal Property, born in Massachusetts. Dwelling #110, Family #111. Township 8.
    Wounded Abt 1877  Bostwick's Bar, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    David was cut on the face by a band of Indians trying to rob he and his family 
    Census 1880  Angels Camp, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • D.L. Drew, male, 46, born in Massachusetts, miner. Ellen Drew, 30, born in South Carolina, keeping house. Hattie Drew, 9, born in California. Solon Drew, 7, born in California. Nettie Drew, 5, born in California. Lurie Drew, 2, born in California.
    Occupation 1856-1880  Bostwick's Bar, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    placer miner 
    Occupation 1878-1882  , Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    wagon driver between Stockton and Copperopolis 
    Census 1900  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 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.
    Occupation 1880-1900  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10
    farmer and copper mine maintenance worker 
    Buried Oct 1903  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    • The graves in the cemetery in Copperopolis were all dug by hand through the flat shale like rock in the area. Stories from 'old timers' state that a typical grave often took two or more days to dig, so the work started almost immediately after the death of a resident.
    Died 23 Oct 1903  Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Notes 
    • David's claim at Bostwick Bar on the Stanislaus River in Calaveras County, California was known as the 'Ruby' Placer Mine.

      His home in Copperopolis with the house, barn and fence was on Block 1 Lot 29 and the total valuation in 1870 was $100 for the property and $200 for the buildings.

      The history of the Drew home, Block 1, Lot 29, (Main St.) Copperopolis, Calaveras, California.

      1864 - Built by a Mr. Serovia
      1870 - Mr. Delroyer was the owner
      1873 - Owned by Kimball & Cutting
      1881 - Owned by Mr. Zaiss who ran the Copperopolis Brewery
      1900 - Owned by David Drew

      The home is a frame building with a fieldstone room on the east side. Inside, there is a step down to the front room in the front of the the home (south). The old timers think the home was the original brewery in Copperopolis.

      In 1900, David owned lots 28-29-30 on Block 1.
      In 1910 the home was put in the name of Mrs. Helen Drew on Jan. 30th and then in the name of 'Miss' Florence Drew on Feb. 7th.

      David and Helen had two horses named Billy and Sugar which were used for their carriage. At one point in time, the horses were spooked and ran away with Helen at the reins. Her daughter Helen Minnette and granddaughter Hattie Turner were in the wagon with her at the time. Fearing the buggy would tip over and hurt the baby, Minnette dropped Hattie into a large bush which broke the fall. Helen was able to get the dropped rein and stop the horses although a second family story says that the buggy turned over on its side but didn't hurt its passengers.
    • (Medical):David had a stroke while sitting at the kitchen table. He died within a very short period of time.
    Person ID I23  7_families
    Last Modified 19 May 2012 

    Father David Drew,   b. 20 May 1809, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1902, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Anna Tribble Burgess,   b. 30 Sep 1810, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1852, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 16 Oct 1831  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    • Married by Rev. Frederick Freeman
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet

    Family Helen Marr 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  [18, 19
    Children 
    +1. Hattie May Drew,   b. 10 Feb 1871, Bostwick's Bar, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1894, , , California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    +2. 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)
    +3. Helen Minnette Drew,   b. 29 Dec 1875, Bostwick's Bar, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1968, San Andreas, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +4. Lurie Ann Drew,   b. 4 Nov 1878, Bostwick's Bar, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1961, , San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Julia Ada Drew,   b. 9 Oct 1880, Bostwick's Bar, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1941, Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +6. David Ellis Drew,   b. 10 Dec 1882, Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1926, Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
    +7. Charles Harrison Drew,   b. 3 May 1884, Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1922, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    +8. Florence Meader Drew,   b. 9 Oct 1891, Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1969, Stockton, San Joaquin, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2005 
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Aug 1834 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Dec 1869 - , Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWounded - David was cut on the face by a band of Indians trying to rob he and his family - Abt 1877 - Bostwick's Bar, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Angels Camp, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - placer miner - 1856-1880 - Bostwick's Bar, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - wagon driver between Stockton and Copperopolis - 1878-1882 - , Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer and copper mine maintenance worker - 1880-1900 - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Oct 1903 - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Oct 1903 - Copperopolis, Calaveras, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    David Lewis Drew
    David Lewis Drew
    David Lewis & Helen Farrar Drew family
    David Lewis & Helen Farrar Drew family
    David & Helen Farrar Drew home.
    David & Helen Farrar Drew home.
    David & Helen Drew Home
    David & Helen Drew Home
    Copperopolis, California. Their home is in the rear center with the water tower on the left side of it.
    Copperopolis church
    Copperopolis church
    Family baptisms, marriages and funerals associated with the family of David Lewis and Helen Mary Farrar Drew were held in this building.
    David Drew home at 51 Pleasant Street in Plymouth, Massachusetts
    David Drew home at 51 Pleasant Street in Plymouth, Massachusetts
    Drew home in Plymouth, Massachusetts
    Drew home in Plymouth, Massachusetts
    Located at 51 Pleasant Street, 4 generations of Drew's lived in this home.

    Documents
    Timeline of David Lewis Drew
    Timeline of David Lewis Drew
    Signature of David Lewis Drew
    Signature of David Lewis Drew
    This signature was on the filing of mining company organization papers of which David was part owner.
    Map to Drew related homes and properties in Copperopolis, California.
    Map to Drew related homes and properties in Copperopolis, California.
    Drew home location in Plymouth, Massachusetts.  The house address is 51 Pleasant Street.
    Drew home location in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The house address is 51 Pleasant Street.
    Drew family properties in Plymouth Massachusetts
    Drew family properties in Plymouth Massachusetts
    David Drew (3 generations of David's) lived at 51 Pleasant Street and had their sail shop on Leyden Street. Ellis Drew, brother of the youngest David lived at 61 Summer Street. Their cousin, William Rider Drew lived on Barnes Lane.
    Anna Tribble Burgess Drew Probate
    Anna Tribble Burgess Drew Probate
    Property sale of property inherited by David Lewis, Harrison Warren, Sally Ann, Austin Russell, Charles Henry and Florence Mayhew Drew, the children of David Drew, 1809 - 1902 and Anna Tribble Burgess Drew, 1810 - 1852.
    David Lewis Drew Goes Home To Plymouth.
    David Lewis Drew Goes Home To Plymouth.

    Headstones
    David Lewis Drew headstone.
    David Lewis Drew headstone.
    Drew burial plot in Copperopolis, California
    Drew burial plot in Copperopolis, California

    Histories
    David Lewis Drew's 1856 Diary
    David Lewis Drew's 1856 Diary

  • Sources 
    1. [S468] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), 22: 184 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S359] Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth, William T. Davis, (Boston : A. Williams, c1883. FHL #974.482/P3 H2), 92: David [Drew] married Ann D. [Burgess] and had David Lewis, 1834 (Reliability: 3).

      David, son of the above [David Drew] md. Ann D., daughter of John Burgess, and had David Lewis, 1834; Harrison Warren 1836; Sally Ann, 1838, m. Lucian Wilbur of Middleboro; Austin, 1841; Charles H., 1844; Florence, 1847. He m., 2d, 1853, Caroline, d. of William Tribble.

    3. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 230, The children of David Drew 2d & Ann his wife: 1. David Lewis born Aug. 2d 1834, 2. Harrison Warren born Dec. 2d 1836, 3. Sally Ann born Nov. 4th 1838. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S333] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1840 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com), David Drew, Males 1 >5, 1 5 - 10, 1 30 - 40. Females 1 >5, 1 20 - 30. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S354] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - 1850 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, (www.ancestry.com), David L. Drew, 15, shoemaker, born in Massachusetts (Reliability: 3).

    6. [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).

    7. [S319] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - 1870 Federal Census, California, Calaveras County, Copperopolis, (Washington D.C.: The National Archives 1964), David Drew, 35, farmer, born in Massachusetts (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S328] California, Calaveras, Angels Camp - 1880 Census, United States. Census Office. 10th census, (Washington : National Archives and Records Service, [19--]), D. L. Drew age 46, birthplace, MA. National Archives Film T9-0064: Page 398B (Reliability: 4).

    9. [S195] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - 1900 Federal Census, California, Calaveras, Copperopolis, (www.ancestry.com), David L. Drew, born Aug 1834, age 65, day laborer, born in Massachusetts (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S320] The Tools are on the Bar, Rhoda and Charles Stone, (1991, Rhoda and Charles Stone, Copperopolis, California).

    11. [S316] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - Cemetery, California, Calaveras, Copperopolis Cemetery, David L. Drew tombstone (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S316] California, Calaveras, Copperopolis - Cemetery, California, Calaveras, Copperopolis Cemetery, David L. Drew tombstone (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S467] Burgess Genealogy, Ebenezer Burgess, (Boston : Press of T.R. Marvin & Son, 1865), 43 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S468] Plymouth Massachusetts Vital Records, Plymouth (Massachusetts) Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1965), 372: (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S401] Genealogical register of Plymouth families, William T. Davis, (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing, 1977), 50 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 519: (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S309] Churchill Family in America, Churchill, Gardner A., Churchill, Nathaniel W., (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 1991), I: 62 (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S323] 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).
      Marriage license of David L. Drew and Helen M. Farrar

    19. [S397] 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).