Thomas Pike (1700 - 1761) MP

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Birthplace: Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Amesbury, Essex, MA, USA
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About Thomas Pike

"Killed by Indians while journeying from Newbury to Haverhill."

"Like hisfather and grandfather, Joseph Pike was active in all community affairs. He represented the town in the hiring of a schoomaster; he served on committes to divine the common lands and to lay out highways; he served as clerk of the Military Co., 1689-1694; he was a fence-viewer, constable, tithing-man, selectman, and finally, in 1690, Deputy for Newbury to General Court.

Joseph Pike, tenth Generation from Sir Richard, and third American, was born December 26, 1638; married Susannah Kingsbury and settled in Newbury. He was at 'Ye fall fith at Springfield,' 1676, also in garrison at Springfield, June 24, 1676, during King Philip's reign as at Hadley and other places.

"He occupied many offices of public trust, being selectman in 1690-1 and 1692-3, assessor 1691, and was elected dupty to the general Court 1690 to 1692, wasdeputy sheriff, and while passing from Haverhill to his home was killed by Indians, December 5, 1694, at a place called Pond Plain, with Richard Long, near Haverhill, Massachusetts.

"The township of Ringe, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire was granted to John Tyler, Joseph Pike and others, officers and soldiers in the expedition to Canada amon 1690.

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Thomas Pike's Timeline

October 12, 1666
December 28, 1671
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
September 21, 1676
August 4, 1681
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
Age 32
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 61
Amesbury, Essex, MA, USA
January 19, 1926
Age 61
January 19, 1928
Age 61