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8. Elizabeth WILLIAMS12 was born on 25 December 1750 in Loudoun County, Virginia.3 She died in Clinton County, Ohio.

Cane Creek MM: 1769, 11th m, 8th d. Elizabeth, daughter of William & Margaret of Orange Co married Nathan Pike.

Deep River MM: Elizabeth Pike, widow of Nathan, of Stokes Co. married George Wales.

Elizabeth WILLIAMS and Nathan PIKE were married on 8 November 1769 in Cane Creek, Orange County, North Carolina.12 Nathan PIKE12,22, son of JOHN PIKE and ABIGAIL OVERMAN, was born on 12 October 1749 in Orange County, North Carolina.7 He died on 14 April 1791 at the age of 41 in Deep River, Guilford County, North Carolina.6,23

Cane Creek MM: 1769, 11th m, 8th d Nathan, son of John & Abigail of Orange Co, married Elizabeth Williams.

12 Nov 1774. Nathan Pike of Surry Co, yeoman, sold land to John Flanen of Chatham Co for 60#'s. It was 175 acres in Guilford Co, on the waters of Brush Creek, waters of Rocky River, line of Moses Nelson. Part of a tract from Granville to Nelson, 28 Jun 1762. Nelson sold to Jeffrey Beck 4 Jan 1764; Beck sold to John Johnston on 27 Jul 1767 [who must have sold it to Nathan] Signed by Nathan Pike and Elizabeth Pike.
Wit: John Pike, William Rhodes, William Green.
Acknowledged May 1775 term. DB 1, p.348

3 Jun 1775, Nathan was granted certificate to move to the New Garden Monthly Meeting.

He bought land from the estate of Mr. May of Surry Co in 1783. There is a Nathan Pike on the taxpayers list in Wayne Co in 1786 and there is a Nathan Pike in the 1790 census of Wayne Co. There was a single male over 16, two males under 16, and three females.

Elizabeth WILLIAMS and Nathan PIKE had the following children:

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Abigail PIKE22 was born on 3 October 1770.23

Abigail married John Costner about 1793.

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John PIKE22,24 was born on 10 August 1772.23 He died on 5 November 1844 at the age of 72 in Henry County, Indiana.22

Deep River MM. 1793, 10th m, 16th d. John, son of Nathan & Elizabeth, Stokes Co, married Leah Schooley.

Leah was the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Willson) Schooley, born 18 Aug 1774, Newtown, Sussex, NJ. They had seven children.

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Margaret PIKE22 was born on 22 October 1775.23

Margaret married James Patterson, 4 Aug 1798, Cane Creek Meeting. James was born 3 Nov 1762, Henrico Co, VA, the son of Joseph and Sarah (Simmons) Patterson.

Margaret married (2) to a Mr. Davison. She was disowned for marrying out of unity.

There was a son born to Margaret and Patterson - William B. Patterson, b. 15 Apr 1799.

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William PIKE was born on 25 March 1778.23 He died on 25 April 1778 at the age of 0.23

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Priscilla PIKE22 was born on 25 March 1779.23 She died on 25 July 1824 at the age of 45 in Stokes County, North Carolina.

Priscilla married Gabriel Willits, 16 Jan 1799, at Deep River. He was a son of Henry and Charity (Wilson) Willits, born 6 Jan 1771, Kingwood, Hunterdon Co, NY.
Priscilla married (2) to James Piggot, 2 Aug 1823, Alamance Co NC. She died as a member of the Union Monthly Meeting in Stokes Co, now Forsyth Co, NC. There were eleven children born to Priscilla and Gabriel Willits.

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Sarah PIKE22 was born on 5 September 1780.23 She died on 29 October 1823 at the age of 43 in Stokes County, North Carolina.22

Sarah married David Phillips, circa 1800, Stokes Co NC. He was born 4 Feb 1781, Quakertown, Bucks Co PA and died 9 Feb 1840 in North Carolina. There were ten children.

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William PIKE22 was born on 30 September 1782.23 He died about 1845 at the age of 63 in Rush County, Indiana.22

William married (1) Phebe Macy, (2) Lucy Butler, and (3) Phebe Coffin. His will was dated 12 Nov 1844, Rush Co, IN. The Pike Family History contains additional information about his line.

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Mary PIKE22 was born on 20 November 1784.23 She died on 11 November 1869 at the age of 84 in Wayne County, North Carolina.22

Mary married William Edgerton, 13 Nov 1807, Wayne Co NC. William was born 12 Feb 1787, to Thomas and Sarah (Cox) Edgerton. He died 5 Sept 1857. There were twelve children.

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Nathan PIKE was born on 13 April 1787.23

Nathan is said to have married Nancy Cartwright, 7 Sep 1801, Pascquotank Co. [I believe this is the wrong Nathan; he would have been only 14 years old - this marriage given in the Pike Family History book. The location is also wrong as the family had left Pasquotank. Surely a different Nathan Pike.]

Elizabeth WILLIAMS and George WALES were married on 8 May 1805.24 George WALES was born (date unknown).