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William M. DRAKE
Susan CUPP
Husband:  William M. DRAKE
Birth:  1810, PA
Occupation:  farmer
Marriage:  5 Mar 1836, Fairfield Co., OH
Wife:  Susan CUPP
Birth:  1811/2, Fairfield Co., OH
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Philip CUPP
Mother:  Elizabeth MESIMORE
Children born in Wood Co., OH:
1.  John DRAKE, b. 1838/9
2.  Oliver Perry DRAKE, b. 11 May 1840
3.  Huldah DRAKE, b. 1841/2 
4.  Josiah DRAKE, b. 1843/4
5.  Harriett DRAKE, b. Dec 1849 or Jan 1850


1a.  Anon.  1966.  Marriage Index:  Ohio, 1789-1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-400):
Drake, William Cupp, Susan 5 Mar 1836 Fairfield Co.

1b.  Anon.  1989.  "Fairfield County, Ohio - Marriages 1835-1836."  Vol. I, pp. 415-422 in Ruth Bowers & Anita Short, compilers.  Gateway to the West.  2 vols. Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-175).
p. 415 The following marriages were taken from "Marriage Record #1" located in the Probate Court at the court house in Lancaster.  Page on which record may be found is given in parenthesis (sic).
p. 420 DRAKE, Wm. to Susan CUPP 3-5-1836 (24)

2a.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1840 (Broderbund CD-316):  not found.

2b.  AIS (Accelerated Index System) 1840 Census Index (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

2c.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #64-65 of 92 missing from index, the numerical data pages preceded the name pages; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 OH Wood Co. Bloom Twp. p. 419B Ln. 25 William Drake 200 010 - 000 010 0400000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 4 or under 1835-1840 = Oliver (b. 1840)
= John (b. 1838/9)
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = William (b. 1810)
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Susan (b. 1811/2)
1 person employed in agriculture
Listed one line below Susan's father, Philip CUPP

3.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #6 of 16):  Bloom Twp., Wood Co., OH, p. 139B/278, enumerated 24 Aug 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
473 498 William Drake 40 M       Penn
    Susan 38 F       Ohio
    John T? 11 M       "
    Oliver P? 10 M       "
    Hulda W?  8 F       "
    Josiah  6 M       "
    Harriett 7/12 F       "
    Elizabeth Cup 53 F       Virginia
    Washington Cup 14 M       Ohio
  494 Abert Stouard 43 M       Vermont
    Hannah 18 F       Ohio
    Sarah ? 13 F       "
    Charles A 12 M       "
    Ruth B  9 F       "
Elizabeth CUPP is Susan's mother, and Washington is almost certainly Susan's brother.  Abert appears to be a widower; he may be just a boarder, or he may be Elizabeth's son-in-law.  And could he be Albert STEWART? 

4.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #7 of 31):  Woodberry P.O., Bloom Twp., Wood Co., OH, p. 296B, PN 162, 1203/1187, enumerated 7 Aug 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Wm Drake 58 M   Labor 200 200 O
Susan 45 F         "
Perry 20 M   "     "
Huldah 18 F         "
Josiah 16 M         "
Harriett 14 F         "

5.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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