Samuel Pike

about 1782–
Montpelier, Washington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Pike was born about 1782, in Montpelier, Washington, Vermont, United States, his father, Benjamin Pike, was 23 and his mother, Esther Abbott, was 27.

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Benjamin Pike
1759–
Esther Abbott
1755–1795
Mary Pike
1776–
John Pike
1778–
Stephen Pike
1780–
Samuel Pike
1782–
Abigail Pike
1790–1873

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World Events (3)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 4

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 9

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

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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