Mary Pike

Femaleabout 1772–

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Pike was born about 1772, in Newport, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, Deacon Joseph R. Pike, was 32 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth Rogers, was 30. She married Thomas Madison Aylesworth on 20 May 1805, in First Baptist Church, Newport, Rhode Island, Rhode Island, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

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Thomas Madison Aylesworth
Mary Pike
Marriage: 20 May 1805
Thomas Aylsworth
George Russell Aylsworth
Joseph P. Aylesworth
Cathaine Elizabeth Aylsworth
Ann Elizabeth Aylsworth
Mary Alsworth
Albert G. Aylesworth
Mary Elizabeth Aylesworth

Sources (2)

  • Mary Pike, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"
  • Mary Aylsworth in entry for Joseph P. Aylsworth, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1805First Baptist Church, Newport, Rhode Island, Rhode Island, British Colonial America
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (1)

    1772 · The Gaspee Affair

    Age 0

    On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname, perhaps for a fisherman whose physique resembled that of a pike. One Londoner so named in 1292 was a fishmonger.

    English: metonymic occupational name for a user of a pointed tool, perhaps a laborer or military pikeman, from Middle English pike ‘pike, pickaxe, pitchfork’. Compare Pick .

    English: from the Middle English and Old French personal name Pic (Old English Pica, Old Norse Pík), of uncertain origin but perhaps from one of the words mentioned above.

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

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