Mary Rosa Pike

May 1892–31 July 1972 (Age 80)
Kenton, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Rosa

When Mary Rosa Pike was born in May 1892, in Kenton, Kentucky, United States, her father, Alfred Jones Pike, was 42 and her mother, Celia Ann Griffin, was 33. She married Henry Hal Emmett Christie on 14 October 1911, in Clark, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Magisterial District 4, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Brodhead, Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years. She died on 31 July 1972, in Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Alamance, North Carolina, United States.

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Henry Hal Emmett Christie
Mary Rosa Pike
Marriage: 14 October 1911
Anna Elisabeth Christie

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1911Clark, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
    Age 5
    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

    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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    Sources (11)

    • Rose L Christie in household of Hal E Christie, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Rose L Pike, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Rase M Christie in household of Hal E Christie, "United States Census, 1920"

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