Source: Crawfordsville Daily Journal Tuesday, 3 January 1893
Mrs. M. E. Drake has sold her farm, one mile south of Linden, and removed to Winamac, Ind. Mrs. Drake is the widow of the late Silas C. Drake, who died while in the service of his country, at Chattanooga, Tenn., and has lived in Montgomery County continuously for about fifty years, forty years of which time she dwelt on the old home place. The children are Rev. T. F. Drake, pastor of the West Lafayette M. E. Church; Frank Drake, of Newport, Ky.; Newman Drake, of Crawfordsville; and Mrs. Alice Ingrim, of Winamac, Ind. Mrs. Drake occupies her new cottage, which is pleasantly located near her daughter’s home.