John Pike

12 January 1640–28 May 1649 (Age 9)
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John

When John Pike was born on 12 January 1640, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, John Pike, was 26 and his mother, Mary Turville, was 24. He married Emily Mercer on 19 November 1870, in Whitchurch, Hampshire, England. He died on 28 May 1649, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 9.

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John Pike
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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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  • John Pike, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • John Pike, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John Pike, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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