Miscellaneous Pike Data

Occasionally I come across something relating to the Pike family, but not dealing with the part of the family that I was looking for at the time. In such cases, I may jot down the details in the hope that they'll be useful sometime later on. This webpage is intended to serve as a gathering place for such snippets of data.

If you came to this page directly, then you might want to know that Pike entries from various Newfoundland records can be found on my website.



On pages 39-40 of the Daily News, 31 Dec 1937, are several details of the violence perpetrated by John Pike of Carbonear in the 1740's.
Howley's "Ecclesiastical History of Newfoundland", pages 173-174, describes the actions of Gov. Hugh Dorril in 1755:
Carbineers' also witnessed the persecuting spirit of Dorril. Two Catholic tenants occupied the house of a man named Pike; it was proved that Mass had been said there, and so rabid was Dorril's bigotry, that, not satisfied with fining the occupiers L40, and banishing them from the country, he ordered the house itself to be burned, though belonging to a Protestant, and L30 out of the fine to be paid to him for compensation; the remaining L10 was absorbed in court charges.

In Vol 7, Part 1 (of 2), of the "Shortis Papers" at MUN CNS is the article "Historical Records, Carbonear, Mutual Insurance Club". The list of those present at the Annual Meeting in Carbonear in 1835 includes Edward Pike, Francis Pike. On page 3 is the following:
I notice some very familiar names among these Captains. Edward Pime was better known as Capt. Neddy Pike (also glass-eyed Pike, as he always wore large brass-mounted spectacles). He was one of the most successful sealkillers of his day, and always loaded the brigt. Melrose particularly. In fact, owing to her success she was styled the Oil Vat.

Page 14 of the 28 July 1955 Evening Telegram, in an item titled "Carbonear":
Herbert Pike Jr who is a member of the Sea Cadet Navy, while cruising, arrived at Boston and located his uncle who has been away over thirty years. Sunday last Junior and his uncle Ernest Sutton phoned Mrs Herbert Pike who was excited at hearing her son's and brother's voice.

At PANL, MG14/402-403 and 404-406 contain maps of Carbonear Island showing the location of a house and store belonging to Mr Pike in the 1760's.
I came across a 2-page document at PANL that mentions a few anecdotes about a Thomas Pike of Carbonear. This source also recounts a conversation in which Thomas states that although his immediate ancestors came from Dorset, the family actually originated in Ireland some generations earlier. A scan of the document is available here. The source at PANL is the Shortis Collection, MG 282, Box 1, File 1.
From the book "The Beothuks or Red Indians of Newfoundland" by James P. Howley (call number E.99.B4.H8.1974 in the MUN QEII Library), originally published in 1915:
On 20 Sept 2004 I was at the Registry of Deeds, Confederation Building. While there I made a few observations:
At PANL, in MG 955, Box 6, Series 1040, File 9, is an original document (not a copy) containing the testimony of John Pike (of William) of Red Bay, Labrador, dated 22 June 1868. This involves a dispute over the vessel called the "Seaflower". The complainant is Patience Pike, administratrix of the estate of the late John Pike. The defendant is John E Pike, son of the late John Pike. John Pike (the one giving testimony, in Red Bay) states that the late John Pike was his father-in-law.

The Standard and Conception Bay Advertiser of Wednesday 13 February 1867 contains a notice:

ALL Persons having claims against the Estate of JOHN PIKE, late of Carbonear, planter, deceased, are here by notified to furnish their accounts forthwith, duly attested, for settlement to Edward S. Pike, who is my duly authorised agent, for the settlement of said Estate; and all persons holding property of any description, belonging to said Estate, will account to the said Edward S. Pike for the same.

PATIENCE PIKE, Administratix.
Dec. 12.


At PANL, in MG 955, Box 10, Series 1072, File 3, are 4 pages of typed notes regarding testimony against Samuel Pike of Mosquito, who in 1751 seized fish from a planter at Port de Grave. Others had claims against the planter in question as well, but Samuel Pike used threat of force (2 pistolls at his side, for example) to prevent seizure by anybody but himself.
At PANL, in MG 955, Box 20, Series 2003, File 28, are a few pages of correspondence with Dorothy Johnson, 110 Woodlawn Avenue, Waltham, MA 02154 in May 1965, in which she presents details of the descendants of Thomas King and Emily Julia Pike, who resided at Catalina.
At MHA, mentioned in Finding Aid 42 (for student papers submitted to J.Hiller), is one titled "Pike Genealogy", written about 1979 by John Mortimer Pike Babb. It discusses the descendants of John and Sarah Pike, with emphasis on the family of their son Woodbine (who married Sarah Jane Pearce in 1852). Its specific location number is 103-B-2-32.
At MHA, mentioned in Finding Aid 43 (for student papers submitted to J.Mannion), are three that involve Pike families:


CNS has a book in draft form. The title is "Early settlers on the southwestern shore of Newfoundland's northern peninsula". Authors are Jane Hutchings and Sharon Beuhler. Page 325 lists a few Pike's that appear on 3 family charts. These charts include very brief details about:
In the 1880 USA census are some Nfld Pike's:
In the 1881 UK census are some Nfld Pike's:
In the 1901 UK census are some Nfld Pike's:
In the 1901 census of Canada:
In the 1901 census of Canada: Robert B Pike (born 15 July 1872 in Nfld) and wife Jennie (1 March 1872 in Nfld), living at Sydney NS.

Married at Halifax on 28 Nov 1898: Robert Pike (age 26, born in Nfld to Joseph & Catherine) and Jennie Windsor Ryan (aged 26).

In the 1920 USA census at Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts:
Robert Pike, age 47, born in Nfld, immigrated to USA in 1899
Jennie W Pike, 47
George B Pike, 17
Caroline Pike, 73

Note that there is a Robert Bertram Pike born on 15 July 1872 in Spaniard's Bay


In the 1911 census of Canada, enumerated in Springhill, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia:
Ebenezar Pike, born in Nfld in Oct 1882. He emigated to Canada in 1900, is a miner, Methodist, and states that his ethnic origins are Irish. His wife Bertha was also born in Nfld, in Feb 1885, is Methodist, and states her ethnic origins to be English. Their children: Margaret, Unice, William, Eugene.
Ebenezer appears to also be listed in Springhill in 1901, as a boarder, but also boarding at the same place is an Arramenta Pike, born 03 Nov 1880 in Nfld, and who emigrated to Canada in 1897. Based on this information, it appears that Arramenta and Ebenezer are brothers, and that they're sons of John & Margaret Ann Pike of Bears Cove/Harbour Grace (based on baptisms in the Hr Grace Methodist records).
From the book "Mansions and Merchants of Poole and Dorset" by D.Beamish, J.Hillier, and H.F.V.Johnstone, it is stated that William Pike was the partner involved in the firm of Pike & Green. It appears that Pike and Green had operated independently in the 1780s but subsequently merged their businesses.

There is also a reference to a John Pike from Poole who was captured by the French in 1762 in Carbonear:

In June 1762 the French made a strong attack ... John Pike and his clerk, John Bowles - both from Poole - were captured in Carbonear. Bowles was carried back to France and Pike lost his "papers, boats, cloaths and furr" but escaped the fate of his clerk when Admiral Lord Colville's fleet arrived to drive off the French. "What an uncivilised and barbarous manner of making war is this? How different from our behaviour at Guadeloupe and Martinique!" he protested.
No source is cited for these quotes.

However, from the London Evening Post of Saturday 23 Oct 1762 we have this:

Part of a letter from Mr. Pike, off Carbonear, to Messrs. Pike and Green at Poole, dated St. John's, Newfoundland, Sept. 20, 1762.

"About five weeks ago the French came to Carbonear in the night, and took me and my clerk, Mr. John Bowles, and brought us to St. John's, where I have been confined ever since, 'till the place was re-taken by the English. Mr. Bowles is carried to France, and had not Lord Colville came down for a blockade the day he did, our stores, and every dwelling-house in Conception-bay would have been destroyed. All our boats are gone, as also cattle, and a great quantity of other goods. The French have taken my orders and papers from me, great part of my cloaths, and what furr I had collected since last year; and I should have been sent off in a cartel, if the English had not retaken the place.

"It appears from hence, as well as other accounts, that the intent of the French has been to destroy the trade and fishery of Newfoundland: they have partly done it, to the great hurt and absolute ruin of many individuals; and they would have thoroughly effected their purpose, if they had not been timely prevented.--What an uncivilized and barbarous manner of making war is this? how different was our behaviour at Guadaloupe and Martinico? His Britannic Majesty's forces never pillage, was the close and spirited answer of Colonel Amherst to the garrison of St. John's, demanding safety in their private effects; a truth the French ought ever to remember to their own lasting dishonour and shame."

and the London Evening Post of Thursday 16 Sept 1762 has:

Extract of a letter from the Isle of Boys, at Ferryland, July 29, 1762. To Mess. Pike and Green,

SIRS, "I make no doubt but you will be surprised at my writing to you fromt his place, till you read a little further.--I came [here] with Harry Abbott, in one of your boats this morning. I left Carbonear Monday evening, in pursuit of two English men of war, that we were informed were off St. John's, to give the intelligence of three small sloops, one schooner, and four boats, with 45 French soldiers, with a Captain, Lieutenant, and some sailors, that left * Carbonear last Tuesday fortnight, and are gone to the northward, after they had burnt all Harbour Grace, (except a few houses) Bears Cove, Muskitta, Carbonear, Crockers Cove, Freshwater, Clown's Cove, and Belleisle; also every thing on Carbonear Island * every boat, and even to a punt in all the places.--'Tis amazing the devastation they made in so short a time!--They were so favourable to you as not to burn, but only to cut and destroy your flakes, stage, and all the wharfs, as Mr. Pike made intercession with them to save the stores, but not without having them well plundered. They went no further up the bay than Harbour Grace, nor did they touch below Clown's Cove, but every body have forsaken their rooms, and no one carries on the fishery. There was never a better prospect of a voyage. I am going round to Placentia in the King's boat." I am, Sirs, Your most humble servant, GEORGE DAVIS.

* Carbonear Island was fortified last war, and had a garrison on it.


In the Daily News, Saturday, 12 January 1957:
Carbonear News
Mr. Leonard Pike, who was visiting his parents Mr. and Mrs. S.C. Pike, and Miss Cornella Cooper who was also visiting the Pike family, have returned to Sackville N.B., to continue their studies at Mt. Allison University.

Mentioned in The Times of 15 January 1870, from The Harbour Grace Standard of 12 January 1870, is the murder of Elfrida Pike, aged about 16 years, of Mosquito. She was a daughter of Edward Pike of Mosquito, and granddaughter of the late Edward Pike.

In the 1999 book "The Hangman is Never Late," author Jack Fitzgerald states that former Constable Furey confessed to the murder while on his death bed in Grand Falls over 50 years later. It is also noted that Alfreda's boyfriend, Thomas Pike, who was wrongly suspected to be guilty, left Nfld for the USA and never returned.


In CO 194, Vol 8, pages 17-17v and 206-207 (as noted here), a Thomas Pike is listed in letters written in 1726 and 1729 as a Merchant of Poole.
There's a reference among the Keith Matthews name files at MHA that says that William Pike was Mayor of Poole in 1693. In May 2006, I received email from Pat Parker of the Poole Local History Centre, who confirmed that in 1693 the Mayor was William Pike, and that in 1689 he was Sheriff.
From page 2 of the Daily News, Thursday, 31 January 1957, reporting on news from Carbonear:
Mrs. George S. Pike celebrated her sixtieth birthday on Tuesday, January 29th. and we extend to her best wishes for Many Happy Returns of the Day.
and also:
Mr. James Pike has retired from the Postal Service, after thirty-six years as Assistant Postmaster here. He was always an obliging and courteous official and the public regret that he has reached the time for retirement and we all wish him many years to enjoy the same. Mr. Pike is a veteran of World War I and still carries the scars of battle.

On page 3 of the Evening Telegram of Thursday, 13 November 1879 is an advertisement regarding E.W. Pike's store at 296 Water Street.
From passenger lists at New York:
William Pike, passenger on board the Peggy, arrived at Boston from Nfld on 26 Nov 1764. [Source: NGB]
Admiral Richard Edwards (1715-1795) (who was appointed Governor of Nfld in 1757 and again in 1779) married Julia Pike of Carbonear. Julia was sister to Alfred Parsons' mother, Forest Road, St. John's. As noted in the Evening Telegram of 24 January 1896:
Richard Edwards became Admiral of the Blue and Was Sent to the Newfoundland Station. He married Julia Pike, of Carbonear, sister to Alfred Parsons' mother, Forest Road, St. John's. In a letter to me Mr. Parsons says:- "My own vanity gets a "puff" when I think of Admiral Edwards, whom my dear mother used to tell me about when I was a child. Mother was proud of her pedigree. This very Admiral Edwards is your uncle, she would say; he married my sister, Julia Pike. She was sister to Uncle Francis Pike, at Carbonear Beach; Capt. Francis Taylor's mother was another sister, and my mother, as you know, made up the three sisters. Carbonear was a great resort for men-o'-war ships. I suppose Madam Pike would Entertain the Admiral and Officers at her grand house, which had a ballroom of large dimensions- 40 feet by 30. It appears Aunt Julia was very handsome. At one of these balls the Admiral w as smitten. Got married and took Aunt Julia off to England. I distinctly remember the silver knee and shoe buckles which, mother would say, were presents from the Admiral, my rich uncle in England, who was immensely rich, had two daughters- no son. My Aunt Edwards was very sickly in after life, and was Several Times Buried in Earth Up to Her Chin, to cure a certain disease. To their youngest daughter, Miss Edwards, they left £100,000, or $500,000, deposited in England's sinking fund at 6 per cent. Yearly her ladyship duly received $30,000. Very pretty, indeed, and not a penny for poor me, nor one of their Newfoundland relatives. About twenty years ago, Capt. Francis Taylor, who is related to them just as I am, went to England to sell his 'Trump Island' copper mine. He went to London to see his rich friends. About forty-five years ago a large English man-o'-war came to St. John's. Behold you! the doctor of that ship was son-in-law to Aunt Edwards, who charged him if he ever went to Newfoundland to be sure and see Her Sisters Living at Carbonear. The doctor's name was Gouch, a gentleman of grand physique and magnificent proportions, affable, kind and good. He got acquainted with Capt. Frank Taylor. They went to Carbonear, saw Aunt Taylor, Frank's mother; then went to Freshwater, was introduced to my mother, took her in his arms, kissed her, exclaiming: 'You are the very image of my mother-in-law!' Talked some time with her. When leaving, impressed loving kisses, suffused with tears, and solemn adieus. Capt. Frank, having the doctor's address, found out the palatial residence. All the equipments of the dwelling manifested grandeur and elegance, but poor Dr. Gouch was departed to the other world. All have passes away, and we hear nothing but the voice of echo saying, 'where are they?'"

NB: The Times (of 22 Sep 1821, page 1) notes that a Dr. Gooch was lecturing on Midwifery at St. Bartholomew's Hospital. A similar notice appeared in The Times of 18 Sep 1815, 02 Sep 1817, 01 Sep 1819, 05 Sep 1822, 02 Sep 1823, 02 Sep 1824, 12 Sep 1825. In The Times of 06 Jun 1823 is notice of the resignation of Dr. Gooch from the General Lying-In Hospital, Bridge-road, Lambeth; a 10 Jun 1823 notice states the address as Westminster-bridge-road. On 01 Oct 1829 there is an account of a the assessment of the Hon. Jervis Jervis; Dr. Gooch (and others) were of the opinion that Mr. Jervis was of unsound mind... it is noted that Dr. Gooch's address was 19 Berners Street. The Times of 22 Dec 1830 lists Dr. Gooch among those who had died during 1829-30. The Times of 31 Mar 1831 reports a death: "On the 27th inst., at Camberwell, in her 75th year, Mrs. Gooch, formerly of Yarm, Norfolk, and mother of the late lamented Dr. Robert Gooch." The Times of 09 May 1820 reports a death: "On Sunday, aged 5 years, Robert Knighton Gooch, eldest son of Robert Gooch, M.D., of Berners-street." The Times of 08 Feb 1850 reports a marriage on the 7th inst. at Marylebone Church, between Rev. Edmund Gooch, M.A., of Christ Church, Oxford (and youngest son of the late Robert Gooch, M.D.) to Sarah, widow of the late William Henry Stiell, Esq. A lengthy biography of Dr. Robert Gooch appears in "A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen" by George Godfrey Cunningham, and notes that Dr. Gooch's first wife was Miss Emily Bolinbroke, and that his second was a sister of a Mr Trevors [another book says Travers]. This book also notes that Dr. Gooch was born in June 1784 at Yarmouth, with his father being master of a vessel in the merchant service and who had formerly served in the royal navy.
Summary: it appears that this Dr. Gooch might not be the "Dr. Gouch" mentioned by the Telegram, given that neither wife appears to have had the surname Edwards. Moreover, Gooch's stature has been described as short and thin [see the book "Sketches of eminent medical men"], which is in contrast with the "grand physique and magnificent proportions" described for Gouch by the Telegram.
At the UK National Archives (PROB 31/1077/575) is a July 1813 probate document partaining to Edward Pike of Carbonear.
In the Don Morris collection at PANL are two letters (P48 and P88) written in 1988 by Robert Charles Pike, 15114 92A Ave, Surrey, BC, V3R 7A6, in which inquiries are made about the family of Elisha & Elizabeth Pike of Cape Ray and Channel, Newfoundland.

From details in these letters, plus what I've found in the 1901 and 1911 Canadian census records, it appears that Charles' grandfather was Charles Jess Haley Pike, who was born in 1887 in PEI to Elijah Pike and Hannah Lomond (who were married in Newfoundland in 1867]. Elijah is apparently deceased by the time of the 1901 census, as Hannah is listed in PEI as a widow with children: Albert E (born 1883 in Nfld), Florence F (1882 in Nfld), Chas J H (1887 in PEI), and Randolf (1892 in PEI). The 1911 census lists Hannah in PEI along with her son Randolph.

It looks like Charles J H Pike is listed in the 1911 census in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where his surname is spelled "Pyke". He's listed with a wife Jane and daughter Florence.


In the Don Morris collection at PANL is a letter (P85) written in March 1988 in response to one (which is not on file) from John E. Pike of 15418 Peermont, Houston, Texas, 77062. It appears that JEP had inquired about Pike brothers named Ephriam, Graham, Campbell, and Cyril from Carbonear, and perhaps also about John Ellis Pike of Carbonear.
In the Don Morris collection at PANL is a letter (S148) written in 1987 by Mis Victoria A Stanley of Detroit Michigan asking for details about a James Pike (born in St John's about 1881) who married Aneta/Annetta (Simmons) Pike Cole in St John's about 1897. Aneta is said to have died about 1923 in St. John's.
In the Don Morris collection at PANL is a letter (B67, but also see P27) written in 1979 by Theodore B Redman of Newton Massachusetts that mentions Theodore L Broderick (born in 1862 at Freshwater Carbonear to parents John & Jane (nee Pike) Broaderick).
In the Don Morris collection at PANL is a letter (F41, but also see F19) written in 1987 by Jean Pierre Detcheverry of St-Pierre et Miquelon that mentions Catherine Fitzpatrick who was born in 1847 at St Lawrence to John Fitzpatrick and Elizabeth Pike.
In the Don Morris collection at PANL is a letter (M28) that mentions the 1879 marriage of Benjamin Miller of Rencontre and Phoebe Pike of Belleoram.
In the Don Morris collection at PANL is a letter (M50) written in 1977 by Shirley Cross of Beaconsfield Quebec in which she asks about her greatgrandparents Thomas Murley and Sarah Louise Pike of Curling (married in 1873 or 1874).
In the Don Morris collection at PANL is a letter (R101) written in 1986 by Mrs Ferne Upright of Calgary Alberta in which Ferne's grandparents are identified as Thomas Reeves (1850-1921) and Martha Adelaide Pike (1854-1917) of St Lawrence. Another letter (R107) mentions James Reeves and Deborah Pike, also of St Lawrence.
In the Don Morris collection at PANL is a letter (P4) written in 1988 by Vicki Rockwell Cormier of Fort McMurray Alberta in which an inquiry is made about Lenore Pike of Pilt Cove and Orestus Davis of Harbour Grace.
In the Don Morris collection at PANL is a letter (P26) written in 1978 by Mrs G M Rogers of Montreal Quebec in which she asks about her mother Ethel Annie Pike (born at Hr Grace on 11 July 1884).
Thanks to an email message from a fellow researcher, I'm told that in the records from the Lands and Deeds division at the Confederation Building there is mention of a John Pike (Merchant) who died in 1788 and left land to his children at Carbonear 1)Francis Pike and 2)Olivia Lilly (widow of Samuel). In 1826 Dr Patrick Molloy obtained the land from the above. The source for the above information should be found in a MOLLOY transaction.

I'm also told that Patrick's wife was Catherine Pike of Carbonear


From the Twillingate Sun of Saturday 09 March 1889 is a report from Harbour Grace of the death of Albert Pike, belonging to Freshwater, and who was a seaman on the brig William, Capt Tizzard, owned by Messrs Munn & Co. He apparently died at sea, of smallpox, on (or about) 20 January 1889.
Available here is a descendancy report for John Pike, born about 1802 at Axminster, Devon. His grandson Robert was born in 1864 at Chard, Somerset but subsequently resided at/near Lewisporte, Newfoundland. This report was sent to me in May 2009 by Yvonne Rideout.
Charles Pike, born at Carbonear on 11 Nov 1891, was living at 2155 E 15 St, Brooklyn, NY and working at Bethlehem Steel, 27 St, Brooklyn at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 27 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is an Ida Pike of 2155 E 15 St, Brooklyn.
Gilbert Pike, born in St Mary's Bay on 2 March 1896, was living at 400 Eighth St, Brooklyn, NY and working at Brooklyn Navy Yard, Flushing Av, Brooklyn at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 27 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Frances Pike at the "same address" as Gilbert.
William George Pike, born at Carbonear on [2 or 21] Feb 1886, was living at 442 51st St, Brooklyn, NY and working at American Bridge, Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA at the time he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 26 April 1942.26 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Nellie Pike of 442 51st St, Brooklyn.
Frank Pike, born at Twillingate on 26 June 1895, was living at 530 W 144 St #61, New York, NY and working at the Van Rees Book Co., 508 W 26 St, NY, NY at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 27 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Mrs. Tierney of 530 W 144 St.
Archibald Heber Pike, born at Barrington, Nova Scotia on 05 Oct 1891, was living at 72 Woods Road, Medford, Middlesex Co., MA and working at the Mystic Steamship Co Lewis Wharf, SS William A McKenney, Boston, MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 28 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Mrs. Bertha L. Pike of 72 Woods Road, Medford, MA.
Clement Pike, born at Harbour Grace on 09 August 1888, was living at 99 Ashland St., Melrose, Middlesex Co., MA and working for Samuel Evans, 15 Garden St., Everett, MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 26 April 1942. Also mentioned ont he card is wife Mildred C. Pike of 99 Ashland St., Melrose MA.
Daniel Pike, born at Bona Vesta Bay, Newfoundland on 25 Sept 1896, was living at 4 Hazel Park, Everett, Middlesex Co., MA and working at New England Dressed Meat and Wool Co, 174 Somerville Ave, Somerville, MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 27 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Mrs. Violet May Pike of 4 Hazel Park, Everett, MA.
Edward John Pike, born at Red Bay, Labrador on 31 Oct 1886, was living at 125 Bradstreet Ave, Revere, MA and working for Bethlehem Steel Co, 80 Border St, E Boston, MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 26 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Gertrude Pike of 125 Bradstreet Ave, Revere, MA.
Ephraim John Pike, born at Carbonear on 15 Oct 1889, was living at 7 Jones Street, Everitt, MA and working for Boston Edison Co, 182 Tremont St, Boston, MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 26 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Mrs Sarah A Pike of 7 Jones St, Everitt, MA.
Harold Stanley Pike, born at Carbonear on 24 July 1893, was living at 67 Longwood Rd, Reading, MA and working for Colonial Beacon Oil Company, Beacham St, Everitt, MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 26 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Bertha Pike of 67 Longwood Rd, Reading, MA.
Henry George Pike, born in Newfoundland on 19 May 1880, was living at Riverdale St, Northbridge, Worc., MA and working for Kuffer Bros., Northbridge, Worc., MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 26 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Amelia Jane Pike of Riverdale St, Northbridge, Worc., MA.
Isaac Snow Pike, born in Newfoundland on 08 Nov 1882, was living at 95 Keith St, Springfield, Hampden, MA and working for Miller Davis Co of Hartford CT at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 26 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Mrs Catherine Pike of 95 Keith St, Springfield, MA.
Joseph Pike, born at Avondale, Newfoundland on 12 Dec 1896, was living at 39 Codman Park, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA and unemployed at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII. Also mentioned on the card is Mrs Agnes [N?] Pike of 39 Codman Pk, Rox, MA. A note on the form says "Mr Pike registered in previous draft but has since found out his birthdate which puts him in this draft". The word "deceased" also is written on the form. The form is not dated.
Launcelot Pike, born at St Lawrence, Newfoundland on 26 June 1893, was living at 17 Barnard Rd, Belmont, MA and working at Waltham Watch Company, Crescent St, Waltham, MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 26 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Miss Elizabeth F Pike of 68 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA.
Leander Boyde Pike, born at Freshwater, Newfoundland on 07 Sept 1880, was living at 230 Plymouth St, Middleboro, Plymouth, MA and working "his own farm" at 230 Plymouth St, Middleboro at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 26 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Mrs. Grace Pike of 230 Plymouth St, Middleboro.
Maxwell Pike, born at Carbonear, Newfoundland on 06 January 1896, was living at 286a Summer St, Somerville, MA and working at Bethlehem Steel, Quincy, MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 27 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Mrs. Elizabeth Pike of 286a Summer St, Somerville.
Robert Hepburn Pike, born at Shelburne Co., Nova Scotia on 17 Oct 1887, was living at 40 Cranberry Rd, Weymouth, Norfolk, MA and working for Reginald W Bird, 11 Beacon St, Boston, MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 27 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Elizabeth B Pike.
Samuel Stafford Pike, born at Carbonear on 01 August 1881, was living at 19 Englewood Ave, Everett, MA and working for R O Brien Co, 34 Fish Pier, Boston, MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 26 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Mrs. Leah Pike of 19 Englewood Ave, Everett, MA.
Stephen Agustus Pike, born at Carbonear on 15 May 1880, was living at 26 Englewood Ave, Everitt, MA and working for General Sea Food Corp, Matty Dillon, 7 Fish Pier, South Boston at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 26 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Eliza Pike of 26 Englewood Ave, Everitt, MA.
William James Pike, born in Newfoundland on 22 August 1892, was living at 271 Pearl St, Cambridge, MA and not employed at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 27 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is Florence Mildred Pike of 271 Pearl St, Cambridge, MA.
William John Pike, born at Carbonear on 25 May 1877, was living at 453 Bway, Chelsea, MA and working at Labor Lyceum Bldg, custodian, 453 Bway, Chelsea, MA at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 27 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is wife Elisa of 453 Bway, Chelsea, MA.
William Valance Pike, born at Bay Roberts, Newfoundland on 25 Sept 1893, was living at 47 Newhall St, Lynn, MA and working for Pratt & Whitney United Aircraft, E Harfford, CT at the time that he filled out a Draft Registration card for WWII on 27 April 1942. Also mentioned on the card is wife Mrs Doris Pike of 47 Newhall St.
A real estate transaction from 1865 involving Bartholomew Pike, policeman of Harbour Grace can be found here.
Alfred Edward Pike, Royal Nfld Regigement #8188, enlisted on 19 May 1917 at which time he was described as being 24y11m old, a lumberman, married to Annie Blake (m. at Seldom Come Bye on 21 Sept 1915), father of a daughter (Daisy Bell Beatrice, born 1 June 1916 at Springdale), resident at Springdale, Methodist. He was discharged on 17 August 1918, at which time it is stated that he was born on 05 June 1892 at Seldom Come Bye to parents Samuel & Annie, and that he married Annie Blake at Seldom Come Bye on 25 Sept 1916. A note in his service file says that he died on 8 Feb 1966.
William H Pike, Royal Nfld Regiment #4547, enlisted on 22 April 1918 at which time he was described as being 19y11m old, single, Methodist, resident at 106 Springdale Street, and son of William Pike of 106 Springdale Street. He was promoted to Lance Corporal on 14-8-18, and promoted again to [Act?] Corporal on 22-5-19. He was born on 01 May 1898 at Carbonear to parents William and Emma.
The following details were sent to me by email in 2001:
Harbour Grace Standard             March 17, 1888 (Saturday)
Marriage.  At Carbonear, by the Rev. John Goodison, Methodist Minister, on
Jan. 5th, Mr. Frederick Pike to Miss Harriet Amelia Moores, all of
Carbonear.

Harbour Grace Standard             March 17, 1888 (Saturday)
Marriage.  By the same [Rev. John Goodison, Methodist Minister], on March
9th, Mr. Colin Frederick Campbell Taylor, to Miss Mary Ellen Pike, all of
South Side.

Harbour Grace Standard             March 24, 1888 (Saturday)
Death.  In hospital at Hong Kong, China, on the 20th Jan. last, of smallpox,
William Pike, aged 37 years.

From the website gwulo.com is this headstone inscription for William Pike, located in Section 33, Row 01, Number 15:
Sacred/ to the memory of/ William Pike/ Chief Officer SS 'Hankow'/ who died in Hong Kong/ 20th January 1888/ aged 36 years/ this stone was erected by the members/ of his lodge of/ southern China No. 2013 Canton# 5099
Thanks go to Patricia Lim for making this information available.
At http://ngb.chebucto.org/Cole-Documents/dartmouth-harbour-gathering-1642.shtml is a transcription of a document titled "PETITION TO THE JUSTICES OF THE PEACE FOR THE COUNTY OF DEVON AND NAMES OF THOSE WHO SIGNED IT 1642" and with source reference HL/PO/JO/10/1/114.

The preamble states "25 January 1642 -- A Copy of petition of the Mayor, his brethren and the rest of the inhabitants of Clifton-Dartmouth-Hardnes, with the places adjacent, to the Justices of the Peace for the County of Devon. The petitioners, who are occupied in the Newfoundland fisheries, complain that their trade is likely to be destroyed in consequence of the number of Turkish pirates from Algiers and Sallee, the rebellion in Ireland, and the dread entertained of a popish rising."

Included among the signatures is that of a John Pike (possibly from Stoke Gabriel, having possibly married in 1627).


From http://www.uh.edu/waalt/index.php/C78_1632 and http://aalt.law.uh.edu/AALT7/C78/C78no347/IMG_0374.htm

21 Feb 1632
C78/347 no 6
Thomas Pike, esquire, sometimes of Morlinch Somerset, deceased. Manor of Stanton Gabriell alias Stanton Cullen in Dorset. Also manor of Pikes Ashe in Somerset. Children of Thomas and his wife Margaret: Mary who died in her infancy, and Elizabeth (wife of Richard Croughton), and Stephen The document also mentions some other Pikes, such as William (grandfather of Thomas) and Robert Robert (son of the William Pike) and Elizabeth Thornehill (daughter of Thomas Thornehill and wife of Robert)



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