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Re: Family Tree in Nova Scotia
Posted by: valerie Date: November 26, 2001 at 13:43:39
In Reply to: Family Tree in Nova Scotia by Rob Spike of 101

There seems to be at least three distinct Spike families in Canada and New England/New York areas.

A Daniel Spike who settled in Connecticut early 1700's - Ted Steel is a genealogist in this family.

Bryan Spike b 1776 Yorkshire, immig NY c 1795 and to Ontario in 1811 (my family)

and the Spikes of Nova Scotia -

early marriage records in NS indiate:

early Nova Scotia marriage bonds-
1779 Feb 18 John Buchanan (bach)+ Elizabeth SPIKE(spinster)
1780 Dec 9 Elizabeth SPIKE(Widow) + William Blenkinsop(bach) of Halifax
1787 May 23 Daniel SPIKE(bach) + Grace Cullimore(spins)
1795 Aug 31 Sarah SPIKE(spins) +Edward Duckett(bach)
1807 - - Charlotte Spike m: James Fullerton II (1755-1838) (widower)
1818 June 10 Henry SPIKE(bach) + Eunice Mitchen(spin)
1823 Dec 29 Ann SPIKE(spin) + Robert Kerr(bach) housecarpenter of Halifax
1832 June 14 Sarah SPIKE(spin)+ Balthazer C. Brehm(bach) occup. writer
1832 July 1 James SPIKE(bach) occup. printer + Elizabeth Letson(spin).

The Daniel Spike + Grace Cullimore line includes;

1. Daniel SPIKE marr: 1787 May 23
..+ Grace Cullimore
...2 James Spike b c1807 Halifax Nova Scotia, in Nova Scotia in 1827. m 1832 July 1 James SPIKE(bach) occup. printer
....+ Elizabeth Letson (spin) (Dau of? Robert Letson & Elizabeth Cullimore?
...2 Brittain Spike originally from NS Canada b 25 Sept 1815 d 1883, Boston
......+ Margaret Anderson d. May 1893 family emigrated to Boston ca 1875.
......3. Robert K Spike b. Halifax NS m. Phobe Saunders
.........4 George Vroom Spike married Julie Kubli.
............5 Robert Vroom Spike
............5 Walter Spike.
......3. Charlotte (Sharley or "Lottie")Spike b. 10 Sept 1859 Halifax NS m. 19 December 1894 in Boston.
........+ George Herbert Lavers. This couple initially lived in Jamaica Plain MA but moved to S. Freeport ME around 1906.
.........4 Hazel LAVERS
.........4 Dorothy LAVERS (twin)
.........4 Charlotte Ruth LAVERS (twins)
.........4 John Rufus (Jack) LAVERS.
......3. Margaret Elizabeth (Maggie) Spike b. Halifax NS. who resided in S. Freeport ME
......3. possibly other children,
......3. Edward Spike (Edd) who emigrated to Australia around 1869. poss the Ed Spike b 1845 m: Elizabeth Sarah HARRIS 22 Sep 1879 Bourke, New South Wales, Australia


You'll see some researchers further down the list working on this one.

Good Luck


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