Earliest Pye family settler that we have found is John Pye in Carbonear by 1765. He was born in Falmouth, Cornwall in 1747. He may have been the father of Blanche Pye born in 1765 in Carbonear who married William Pye born 1765 in colonial Maryland or Barbados. My grandfather was Jesse deLacy Pye born in Cape St. Charles, Labrador in 1865. He was the son of John Charles Pye also born in Cape St. Charles who married Elizabeth Rachel Lacey. The line goes back to William Pike Pye, William Pye to Blanche and
William Pye. Also mentioned are Battle Harbour, Bay of Islands, Cornerbrook.
Is anyone researching this family who has found any older information about these early settlers?
I am also related to John Charles Pye and Elizabeth Rachel Lacey.
My great grandmother’s sister – Marion Pike, married James Pye, who was John & Elizabeth.
I currently don’t have any info on the Parents of John Charles Pye, but I’m going to see what I can find. I do have Elizabeth Lacy’s parents as John DeLacey and Esther Reynolds.
I’m working on some information right now that indicates that a woman named Ann, who married John Pike in 1774, may have also married a Pye as a 1st or 2nd marriage before or after marrying Pike. It is an unconfirmed report. Our information is that this woman Ann was actually a First Nation woman – possibly Beothuk or Micmac.
I’d be happy to share with you what I find and hear more from you. You can contact me here or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org