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Kezia PIKE

Kezia PIKE

Female 1829 - 1917  (88 years)    Has 68 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Kezia PIKE 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 1829  Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Baptised 18 Oct 1829  St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Shown as daughter of John and Susan, abode Torcross, father a Fisherman
    Gender Female 
    Occupation Dressmaker 
    1851  Torcross, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Servant 
    1861  Lee, Chislehurst, Kent, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • house servant to a mast maker Charles Ferguson and his family
    Residence No occupation - "Independent" 
    From 1881 to 1891  The Hill, Torcross, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • The house is not named on the 1881 census, but as they are in the same place in the census entries, i.e. immediately before the hotel it seems reasonable to suppose they were living in the same house.
      With her sister Susan (next entry to their brother Wm Henry & his wife in 1881)
    Bequest Two freehold dwelling houses garden and orchard called “Heads and Barrables” situate in Stokenham 
    1884 
    • Her uncle Thomas Efford Issell directed that following his wife's death:
      "I give and devise my two freehold dwelling houses garden and orchard called "Heads and Barrables" situate in Stokenham aforesaid unto my said Niece Kezia Pike (subject and chargeable as aforesaid with the payment of the sum of Fifty pounds to the Children of my Nephew Thomas Issell)"
    Residence 1901  Somerye, Chillington, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Another household were also shown as at Somerye, though shown as a separate house.
      Adjacent entries were Holly Lodge on one side and Shorneywell on the other.
    Died 26 Dec 1917  Chillington, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate. Calendar entry 
    15 Feb 1918  London, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pike Kezia of Chillington Devonshire spinster died 26 December 1917 Probate London 15 February to John Henry Pike grocer.
      Effects £2612 13s. 10d.
    Buried St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • With gravestone, with sister Susan; gives her age as 80
    Notes 
    • with grandmother Mary Pike in 1841 census in Torcross; with parents (Torcross) in 1851; in Lee, Chislehurst, Kent (1861); with father & 2 siblings in Torcross (1871); living in Torcross with sister Susan (1881, 1891); living byself in Stokenham parish 1901 - at "Somerye" - amongst Chillington entries.
      1911: still in Somerye Cottage, Chillington, living by herself (signed the form in a shaky handwriting - the form clearly filled in by someone else)
      No occupation after 1871: "Independent" (1881), "living on own means" (1891), "Private means" (1911)

      "Kezia was a religious zealot who knew the bible off by heart. Would make her nephew John Hy. Pike read it all day on Sundays when he stayed with her. Ruined his eyesight and he became a non-believer! Interred (with her sister Susan) Stokenham, Kingsbridge, Devon." (info from John May)
    Person ID I760  All
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2014 

    Father John PIKE,   b. 1789, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1874, Torcross, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Susan ISSELL,   b. Abt 1796, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1866, (probably), Torcross, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1815  St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From PR entry (image on FMP, viewed 24 Nov 2014)
      "John Pike of this Parish Bachelor
      and Susan Issell of this Parish Spinster
      were married in this Church by Banns with Consent of
      Parents this Twenty Fourth Day of
      October in the Year One thousand eight hundred and Fifteen
      By me Benjn Beynon Minister
      This Marriage was John Pike
      solemnized between us Susan Issell
      In the Joanna Roper
      Presence of William Issell"
      (all signed)
      Witnesses were Susan's brother William and his wife-to-be (though it was another two years before they married)
    Children 9 children 
    Family ID F352    |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1829 - Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 18 Oct 1829 - St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Dressmaker - 1851 - Torcross, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - No occupation - "Independent" - From 1881 to 1891 - The Hill, Torcross, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Somerye, Chillington, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Dec 1917 - Chillington, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsProbate. - Calendar entry - 15 Feb 1918 - London, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Stokenham, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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    Wills (transcripts)
    The will of Thomas Efford Issell (1798 – 1874)
    The will of Kezia's uncle, Thomas Efford Issell
    Kezia was left two freehold dwelling houses garden and orchard called “Heads and Barrables” in Stokenham, minus £50 which was to go to 3 children of her cousin Thomas Issell.
    (All this after the death of Kezia's uncle Thomas's wife, which occured in 1884)