Source: TNA, PROB 11/649
Also, if you are a male Pike/Pyke (or you know one) who may be willing to do a genealogical DNA test, then please check out the Pike DNA Project for which I am a volunteer coordinator. There are several Pike/Pyke families that are not yet represented in the project, and for whom participants are wanted.
In the Name of God Amen I Isaac Pike of Chidley in the County of Devon Do make this my last Will and Testament in the manner and Forme following I Arest and bequeath to my God that are my Body to the Earth to be buryed by my Executors hereafter named Item I give and bequeath to my Brother Abraham One Pound One Shilling Item I give to my Sister Mary One Pound One Shilling I give to Nicholas Pike One Pound One Shilling ^ Item I give to my Mother in Law One ^ Item I give to Susannah Pike Pound One Shilling and Bed and Bedding Item Richard One pound One Shilling Skinner Five Shillings And all the rest of my Effects Goods and Chattells whatsoever I give to Loving Friend Grace Rumson As Witness my hand and Seale this 17 day of January 1731/32 Witness my hand Isacke Pike his mark John Burgin Henry Windsor Jno Cox [the next paragraph is in latin and appears to grant probate to Grace Rumson (who appears to be the wife or widow of William Rumson), on 20 January 1731 "Vicesimo die mensis January anno Domini Millmo Septingentesimo tricesimo primo"]
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