Nathan Pike

13 April 1787–23 June 1866 (Age 79)
Orange, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Pike was born on 13 April 1787, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, his father, Nathan Pike, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Williams, was 36. He married Mary Baldwin about 1812, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in New Garden MM, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1850 and New Garden Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States in 1860. He died on 23 June 1866, at the age of 79, and was buried in New Garden Township, Wayne, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Pike
Mary Newby
Marriage: 1 March 1820
Newby Pike
Himelius Pike
Susan Elizabeth Pike
Elam Pike
Phoebe Pike
William Pike
Nathan Pike

Spouse and Children

1 March 1820
Stokes,North Carolina


    Newby Pike


    Himelius Pike



    Elam Pike


    Phoebe Pike


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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 2

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

Age 21

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a hill with a sharp point, from Old English pīc ‘point’, ‘hill’, which was a relatively common place name element.2 English: metonymic occupational name for a pike fisherman or nickname for a predatory individual, from Middle English pike.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a user of a pointed tool for breaking up the earth, Middle English pike. Compare Pick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Nathan Pike in household of Eliem Pike, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nathan Pike, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nathan Pike in entry for Luguna Teas, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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