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Offline Linda Hall

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Immigration to USA
« on: Friday 27 August 04 13:27 BST (UK) »
I am looking for records in ships logs of a Henry Pike, born 1857 in Somerset , England. I found one record of a Henry in 1875 coming to New York. But relatives say he came later. He was in 1871 census for Somerset but not 1881. So some time between 1871 and 1881 he migrated to America. Any help appreciated.
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Offline M.T.H

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Re: Immigration to USA
« Reply #1 on: Friday 27 August 04 14:49 BST (UK) »
Hi Linda,

Nice to see that you found your way here! ;D

Believe it or not I have found a Henry Pike in the 1880 US Census that MIGHT be yours :)

Roll:T9 206 Page 286b

Enumeration District:108  Image0576



Pike,Mary,21,Keeping home,b.England

There is someone else living with them,its very hard to read though >:( it looks like;
Harmon,Metter,63,at house,b.Denmark

Hope this helps,Mick(in Somerset) ;)

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Re: Immigration to USA
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 05 December 04 19:11 GMT (UK) »
Pike is a name found in Clinton Co., New York.  That is upstate N.Y. if that helps.  Also check surrounding counties as families started to spread out in late 1800's.    Leagen     
Jenkins-Salmon-Dwyer-Hill-Sargent/ Seargent-Young/ Jung-White-Kinney/ Kenny-Cook-Waterman-O'Neill-McDonald-Shufelt/ Shufeldt-Wilbur/ Wilber-Patterson--Covey-Tisdale-Wells-Dodge-Palmer.