Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900: Vesta Annette Drake was born on 6 May 1839 in Sangerville, Piscataquis, Maine to Francis R & Mary Drake.
1850 census of Dover, Piscataquis, Maine p276: Vesta A Drake, age 11, born in Maine, listed with parents, F K, 37 & Mary, 35 and siblings, Francis K, Jr, 9, Ester J, 7 and Edward H, 5 as well as Mary Besse, 23 and blacksmith, Henry L Parsons, 22.
1870 census of Dover, Piscataquis, Maine p34: Vesta A Brockway, age 31, born in Sangerville, listed with husband, Albin, 36 and children, Anna, 6, Lowell, 2 and Mina, 10 months [born in Aug], as well as in-laws, Abel, 76 & Lucy, 69 and husband's relative, Angie, 29.
1880 census of Dover, Piscataquis, Maine 49B: Vesta Brockway, age 41, she & parents born in Maine, listed with husband, Albion, 45, and children, Annie, 16, Lowell, 12 and Mina, 10.
1900 census of Ward 3, Bangor, Penobscot, Maine p8A: Vesta A Brockway, age 61, born in May 1838 in Maine, father born in Maine, mother in New Hampshire, widow, listed with widowed son, Lowell H, 31 and single daughter, Marion A, 29 as well as boarders, Harriet Balfe, 26, Nellie Elden, 32 and John C McKay, 26.
According to the IGI (and Ancestral File) at familysearch.org, Vesta Annette Drake was born 6 or 7 May 1839 in Sangerville, Piscataquis, Maine to Francis Kingman Drake & Mary Carlton, married Albion B Brockway on 12 May 1861 in Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis, Maine or 12 Jun 1861 in Piscataquis County, Maine (both extracted marriage records).