Deceased
PIKE, Samuel*
(1679-1718)
UNKNOWN, Jean*

PIKE, John*
(1702-1774)

 

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Spouses/Children:
OVERMAN, Abigail*

PIKE, John* 387,392,405,413,1703,1778,1779,1780

  • Born: 14 Jun 1702, Pasquotank County, North Carolina Colony 387
  • Marriage: OVERMAN, Abigail* about 4 Nov 1731 in Pasquotank Mtg, Pasquotank County, North Carolina Colony 405,411
  • Died: 15 Jan 1774, Orange County, North Carolina Colony 1778
  • Buried: Cane Creek Cemetery, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States 1778,1780
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Appearance in Document, 9 Jun 1720, Little River Mtg, Perquimans County, North Carolina Colony. 1703 John Pike is a witness at the marriage of Arnould White and Jane Pike.

2. Appearance in Document, 10 Apr 1729, Little River Mtg, Perquimans County, North Carolina Colony. 413 John Pike signed the marriage certificate for Johnathan White and Ann Pike.

3. Residence, After 4 Jun 1737, Hopewell Mtg, Frederick County, Virginia Colony. 393 Abigail Pike, daughter of Sarah Martin, moved from Pasquotank Mtg, NC, to Friends Colony at Opeccin. She left Pasquotank prior to 4 June 1737. Her family must have gone with her, as she continued to have children after she moved.

4. Story, 1738, Hopewell Mtg, Frederick County, Virginia Colony. 1781 John and Abigail Pike left Pasquotank County in eastern North Carolina in 1738 to travel to Frederick County, Virginia, to assist with the Hopewell Meeting, where they remained for eleven years. It is possible that the Pikes heard about the new settlement on Cane Creek from families moving into the Hopewell area. Many of these families planned only to remain at Hopewell for a few years, then continue farther south.

5. Story, 1738, Hopewell Mtg, Frederick County, Virginia Colony. 408 The first book of minutes of Hopewell Monthly Meeting covering the activities of the meeting from 1735 to 1759 was burned in a fire at the house of the Clerk, so activities of John and Abigail Pike and their family during their time at Hopwell from 1738 to 1749 are not available.

6. Story, Cir 1749, Carvers Creek Mtg, Bladen County, North Carolina Colony. 1781 John and Abigail came to the Cane Creek settlement with their eight children about 1749. Their certificates of membership from Hopewell were placed with the Carver's Creek Meeting in Bladen County. This monthly meeting held the certificates of not only the Pikes but others in the settlement until the establishment of a monthly meeting at Cane Creek. This was an accepted practice of the day.

7. Story, 1751, Cane Creek, Granville County, North Carolina Colony. John and Abigail involved in founding of Cane Creek Monthly Mtg in 1751.

8. Appearance in Document, Sep 1752, Orange County, North Carolina Colony. 1782 Sept 1752, during first Orange Co Court session of the newly formed county, John Pike was a member of the first jury (Orange Co Court Minutes, folio 1, p1).

9. Will, 30 Mar 1771, Orange County, North Carolina Colony. 390 Will of John Pike is recorded in Orange Co Will book A, p176, dated 30 Mar 1771, proved Aug 1774. It mentions wife Abigail, sons John, Samuel, and youngest son Nathan, daughters Sarah Piggott, Anne Hughes, Susannah Lee, Elizabeth Stuart, Ruth Winner, and Rachel Williams.

10. Probate, Aug 1774, Orange County, North Carolina Colony. 390 Will of John Pike is recorded in Orange Co Will book A, p176, dated 30 Mar 1771, proved Aug 1774.

11. Story, 1928, Cane Creek Cemetery, Alamance County, North Carolina, United States. 1783 John and Abigail Pike were honored by Cane Creek Meeting in 1928 with special markers at the burial ground. Both were leaders and "weighty" Friends during their lifetimes ("weighty" Friends are those whose opinions and counsel carried more weight in the meeting due to merit).

12. Religion: Quaker.


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John* married Abigail* OVERMAN, daughter of Ephraim* OVERMAN and Sarah* BELMAN, about 4 Nov 1731 in Pasquotank Mtg, Pasquotank County, North Carolina Colony 405.,411 (Abigail* OVERMAN was born on 19 May 1709 in Pasquotank County, North Carolina Colony,387,420 died on 23 Feb 1781 in Deep River Mtg, Guilford County, North Carolina, United States 1784 and was buried in Muddy Creek Cemetery, Kernersville, Forsyth County, North Carolina 1089.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Banns, 4 Nov 1731, Pasquotank Mtg, Pasquotank County, North Carolina Colony. 405 John Pike declared at liberty to marry Abigail Overman.

2. Marriage Banns, 4 Nov 1731, Pasquotank Mtg, Pasquotank County, North Carolina Colony. 411 Abigail Overman liberated to marry John Pike.




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