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17. Sarah OVERMAN was born on 21 January 1722.2 She died about 1762 at the age of 40.17

Sarah OVERMAN and Samuel PIKE were married on 7 February 1737/8.18 Samuel PIKE11,19,20, son of SAMUEL PIKE and JEAN\JANE [PIKE], was born about 1705 in Pasquotank County, North Carolina.17 He died after 1785 at the age of 80 in Wayne County, North Carolina.

The marriage date is from the Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol 1 (North Carolina), p.157 (image 181 on, by William Wade Hinshaw
1737, 2, 7. Sarah, dt Ephraim, ltm Samuel Pike (ltm-liberated to marry)

Pasquotank County, NC Record of Deeds, 1700-1751, compiled by Gwen Boyer Bjorkman; Heritage Books, Inc., 1990
DB B (1747-1751), p.1 13 Jan 1746-7 Samuel Pike of said Pasquotank, Farmer, and Joseph Pritchard of the same, Farmer, in consideration of 208£ sold one Moiety or half part of tract containing 325 acres by Patent, known by name of half way Tree Land. It being the land that John Pike of Frede. County in Virginia sold to me on 19 Oct 1744. Bounded by Matthew Reasons. To be equally divided between Joseph Pritchard and Benjamin Pike as it was to have been divided between the said Samuel Pike and Benjamin his Brother but hitherto hath not been done. The half part contains 162 1/2 acres whereon I the said Samuel Pike now dwell, on the NE side of the tract. p.2. Sarah Pike, wife of said Samuel Pike give right & title of dowry. Signed: Samuel Pike, Sarah (X) Pike. Wit: Benjn. Pritchard, Sarah Pritchard. Ack; Jan Court 1746, Regt. Jan 1746/7

Samuel requested from the Pasquotank Monthly Meeting, certificate to move to Opecking VA, 1 Oct 1737. Samuel and family produced the certificate at Opecking 4 Apr 1741.
On 2 Feb 1747, they requested certificate to go to Cape Fear; Sarah was granted a certificate on 2 Sep 1749.
Samuel and Sarah and family requested a certificate from Duns Creek, 5 Jun 1760, on behalf of Carver's Creek Monthly Meeting, 7 Mar 1760.
4 Feb 1762, Samuel was granted certificate to remove to Cane Creek, but apparently did not go there as the entry is marked (did not rem).

on 3 Feb 1763, Samuel was reported as married to Tabitha Scott
On 5 May 1763, Samuel and his second wife Tabitha were chosen overseers at Pasquotank
16 Dec 1772, Tabitha Pike granted few lines by way of certificate

Samuel and family requested certificate to move to Northampton County on 20 Jan 1773, but the certificate was withheld because of unsettled affairs.
21 Apr 1773 Samuel received certificate for Rich Square MM

There were said to be eight children - seven daughters and a son. Pasquotank Monthly Meeting lists the children and their births:
Patience, b. 2-17-1738
Ann, b. 2-28-1740
Miriam, b. 12-5-1742
Elizabeth, b. 12-9-1747
Mary, b. 2-27-1749
Susanna, b. 5-23-1752
Rhoda, b. 2-22-1748
Nathan, b. 8-22-1760

Rich Square MM, Northhampton Co, NC - organized in 1760. The settlement began about 1750. Samuel not listed among the early members.
1764, 4, 7. Anna (Jucely) rec in mbrp [received in membership]
1774, 4, 16. Anne (Jucely or Ducely rmt Samuel Pike [reported married to]
1773, 5, 15. Samuel prcf MM in Pasquotank [produced a certificate from]
1774, 4 16. Samuel rmt Anne Jucely (Ducely)
1775, 5, 20. Samuel, name on list for commanding officer, Col. Allen Jones
1775, 7, 15. Rhoda, dt Samuel, dis. [disowned]
1777. 3, 15. Samuel & s., Nathan, rqct Great Contentney MM [requested certificate to]

Contentnea (Nahunta) MM, Wayne Co, NC. First settlement was at Falling Creek, a stream flowing into the Neuse about 40 miles above New Bern (then in Johnson Co) The Yearly Meeting records of 1748 mentioned that they were meeting at the house of John Rattcliff at Falling Creek. In 1772, the meeting at Falling Creek was dropped and removed to Great Contentney. Among members prior to 1800 were Overman, Pike, etc. Meetings were held at Contentnea until 1851, then jointly with Nahunta and in 1856 was changed to Nahunta.
1777, 5, 10. Ann rec. [received on certificate]
1781, 8, 15. Nathan, s Samuel, Dobbs Co., m Rachel Maudlin at Contentney MH
1797, 11, 11. Ann gct Back Creek MM [granted certificate to]

His death date is uncertain. About 1785, he either transferred property to his only son Nathan, or Nathan acquired the tract through inheritance. Local documents need to be examined.

Sarah OVERMAN and Samuel PIKE had the following children:



Patience PIKE.



Ann PIKE was born on 28 February 1740.

An Ann Pike (now Boles) was dismissed for marrying out of unity at the Pasquotank MM, 19 Aug 1767. I don't know for sure is was this Ann.



Miriam PIKE was born on 5 December 1742.

Miriam married Benjamin White, 27 Oct 1761, Pasquotank.



Elizabeth PIKE was born on 9 December 1747.

Probably the Elizabeth Pike that married Samuel Collier, 20 Mar 1771, Pasquotank.



Mary PIKE was born on 27 February 1749.



Susanna PIKE was born on 23 May 1752.

Married Joshua Copland, of Perquimons, between 18 Jun 1772 (when their intention was recorded) and 15 Jul 1772, when she was reported married at the Pasquotank MM.



Rhoda PIKE was born on 22 February 1758.



Nathan PIKE was born on 22 August 1760.