Draper and Carpender Family History
Volume 1 and Volume 2
Written by Daniel D. Draper II
A Synopsis by His Son
The information, data, pictures and many personal memories contained in these family history books relate primarily to the ancestors and descendants of the following pioneer families who settled, reared their families, and died at Floyd, Oneida County, New York:
Nathan Draper, born in 1781, and Cynthia Potter, born in 1788, who married, had 8 children, and are buried side by side at the Floyd Cemetery in Floyd; and
David Carpender, born in 1807, and Mary Gardner, born in 1808, who married, had 13 children, and are buried side by side in the Wright Settlement Cemetery near Floyd.
The obvious question arises, "Why were two surnames (Draper and Carpender) selected as a title for the books and their descendants and histories given in the contents of the same books?" Prior to the above 2 marriages, there was no ancestral relationship between the Drapers and Carpenders, yet hundreds of descendants of Nathan and Cynthia Draper and David and Mary Carpender are related. In Oneida County, New York, three grandchildren of Nathan and Cynthia Draper married 3 children of David and Mary Carpender, as follows:
Daniel Sylvester Draper married Rosann Caroline Carpender in 1865
Sophronia Geraldine Draper married Daniel David Carpender in 1866
H. Draper married Susann Rosette Carpender in 1867
Thus, the Draper and Carpender families became forever intertwined. Later, there were other marriages between Draper and Carpender descendants.
The 3 above-mentioned Draper/Carpender couples left New York with young children between 1870 and 1880 to homestead on the plains of Nebraska. Other Draper and Carpender descendants also moved to Nebraska and Iowa in the late 1800s. These migrations led to the spreading of Draper and Carpender descendants throughout the western part of the United States and Canada. However, there are a large number of Draper and Carpender descendants now living in New York.
Numerous Draper and Carpender descendants are responsible for providing information and pictures contained in Dad's 2 books, for which he is eternally grateful. However, all of the layout and typing of the books, and considerable research, was done personally by Dad. My father is a grandson of Daniel S. and Rosann Draper, who homesteaded in Nebraska in the early 1870s. Dad did not have an opportunity to visit our ancestral home of Floyd, New York until 1994, when he was 83 years of age.
D. Draper, Jr.
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74074
July 28, 1999
Sincere thanks to Atty. Dan Draper and his family for providing the synopsis
2nd Session of the 49th Legislature (2004)
RESOLUTION 44 By: Morgan and Hobson
A Resolution honoring the life and career of Daniel D. Draper II, and expressing condolences to his family, colleagues and friends; and directing distribution.
WHEREAS, Daniel D. Draper II was born June 26, 1911, in South Dakota and grew up on a farm in the Qualls community near Tahlequah, Oklahoma, living as a resident of eastern Oklahoma for the past 80 years; and
WHEREAS, Daniel D. Draper II graduated from Bagley High School and Northeastern State Teachers College, both in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, and earned a master’s degree from Oklahoma A & M College, now Oklahoma State University, in Stillwater, Oklahoma; and
WHEREAS, Daniel D. Draper II devoted over 40 years of his life as an educator in the public schools of Oklahoma, beginning his teaching career at the age of 19 in a one-room, one-teacher school with an enrollment of 90 students on the first day, and eventually going on to serve a total of 32 years as a public school superintendent (9 years at Pierce and 23 years at Colcord) before retiring as an educator in 1977; and
WHEREAS, Daniel D. Draper II was elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives to represent Cherokee County in 1938, serving two terms of office in the 17th and 18th Legislatures as the youngest member of the Oklahoma Legislature; and
WHEREAS, Daniel D. Draper II also provided outstanding leadership for rural Oklahoma on rural issues as a community leader and businessman, serving seven terms unopposed as mayor of the Town of Colcord, Oklahoma, being involved in ranching and raising cattle in both Cherokee and Delaware Counties, and pursuing a successful career in real estate; and
WHEREAS, Daniel D. Draper II, a lifetime educator, was serving his fourth term on the Colcord Public Schools Board of Education and had been recognized by the State Department of Education as the oldest school board member in the state; and
WHEREAS, the Oklahoma State Senate and State of Oklahoma will greatly miss Daniel D. Draper II and his valuable leadership and service. Daniel D. Draper II died at the age of 92 on Friday, February 20, 2004.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE 2ND SESSION OF THE 49TH OKLAHOMA LEGISLATURE:
THAT the Oklahoma State Senate extends its sincere condolences to the family, colleagues, and friends of Daniel D. Draper II in their time of bereavement.
THAT copies of this resolution be distributed to Daniel D. Draper II’s wife, Eva Draper; son, Daniel Draper Jr.; and Daughter, Shirley Draper Gard.
Source Document No.
National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution
TO THE AUTHORITY: From the Papers of Mae BURCH LUBAR which
Hilan BURCH Record
May 2, 1855
ANCESTOR's SERVICES: The services of Nancy Ring Kendrick's ancestor's in assisting in the establishment of American Independence during the War of the Revolution were as follows;
Nancy RING KENDRICK wife of Ronald David KENDRICK - Descendant of Ephraim POTTER:
Ephraim POTTER and his brother, George POTTER served through the Revolutionary War.
Ephraim POTTER later settled in Oneida County, NY where he resided most of his life.
1. Nancy RING KENDRICK born at Watertown, NY is the daughter of Janet Ann WEST RING born at Watertown, NY and her husband Alan Carl RING born 1925, Bellevue, PA married at St. Celicia's Catholic Church, Adams NY in 1952.
2. The said Janet Ann WEST-RING was the child of Gerald WEST born 10/27/1902 at Mexico, NY died at Adams, NY on 7/2/1951 and his wife Evelyn Kelly West born 9/17/1903 at Smith Falls, Ontario, Canada and died at Watertown, NY 1993. Marriage Date unknown.
3. The said Gerald WEST was the child of Rhoda Mae WEST born 12/31/18?? who died at Adams, NY in 1943, and her husband Wiliam Henry WEST born 8/18?? at Henderson, NY, and died at Adams, NY 1941.
Marriage Date Unknown.
4. The said Rhoda Mae WEST (Mae WEST) was the child of Eugene BURCH born 10/24/1854 at Orwell, NY
died Pulaski, NY 3/18/1929 and his wife Emma KEYES born 5/3/1853 at Harrisville, NY, and died at Altmar 7/26/1926. Married 11/25/1872.
5. The said Eugene BURCH was the child of I. Hilan BURCH born 2/4/1823 and died at Altmar on 5/2/1855 and his wife Susan POTTER born on 8/6/1825 at Floyd, NY and died at Altmar 10/26/1905
6. The said Susan POTTER was the child of Charles POTTER born 3/12/1782 or 10/16/1792 at Floyd, NY, died Oneida County, NY 5/20/1839 and his wife Susanna MONTAGUE born 1791 and died 1855.
7. The said Charles POTTER was the child Ephraim POTTER born on 7/17/1760 at Coventry, RI, and died 8/8/1832 and his wife Lizzie PARKER born ? and died ?
8. The said Ephraim POTTER was the child of Joseph Potter born 1715 at Coventry, RI, and died 1785, and his wife Freelove BENNETT born 1723 and died ?
9. The said Joseph POTTER was the child of John POTTER born 1680 at Warwick, RI, and died 1770 and his wife Joan DEARBORN born 2/19/1702 and died?
10. The said John POTTER was the child of Abel POTTER born 1638? and died ? and his wife Rachel WARNER born ? and died 1724.
11. The said Abel POTTER was the child of George POTTER from Portsmouth, England
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