Person: John Logan Drake

  • Nationality: Myaamia
    Family Group: Drake
  • ID: 2654
    Gender: Male
    Date of Birth: Knw 04-27-1884
    Location of Birth: N/A
    Date of Death: Knw 04-22-1967
    Location of Death: N/A
  • Biography/Notes:
    John Logan Drake married Della Leonard, another Miami allottee, on May 17, 1909, in Commerce. They had four children: John, Paul (known by his nickname “Teddy”), Wayne Logan, and Geraldine. John, Jr., died as a young boy, and Wayne died in the service of this country during World War II. John farmed in Ottawa County until the late 1920s, when he moved to Kansas City and worked in the Stockyards. Teddy Drake remembered the Drake Farm fondly, and painted a scene as he remembered it from his boyhood, which is now at the Myaamia Heritage Museum and Archive.
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John (right) with son Teddy and neice Ida VanDusen. Photo courtesy Gary Parsons, MHMA Collection

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April 27, 1884

1889 Allotment

March 2, 1889

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the United States of America in Congressa ssembled, That the provisions of chapter One hundred and Nineteen of the acts of eighteen hundred and eighty seven, entitled "An act to provide for the allotment of lands in severalty to Indians on the various reservations,and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and the Territories over the Indians, and for other purposes," are hereby declared to extend to and are made app...


April 22, 1967