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    Jeanne Pye
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    Can anyone help with information about John Pye b. 1748 in Falmouth, Cornwall. He was in Carbonear, Nfld by 1765. I’m trying to prove he was father of Blanche Pye b. 1765. Blanche Pye married William Pye, a distant relative who had been held captive during the American Revolution and was released in Nfld at the end of the war. This Pye family settled at Cape St. Charles, Labrador.

    Mr grandfather, Jesse deLacy Pye, was born at Cape St. Charles, married Nora Edith Carmichael in Halifax and they immigrated to Boston around 1900.

    Appreciate any help.

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    Sandra Lewis
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    Does any of this information help? Not directly, I think.

    John James Pike born 1744 Red Bay, Labrador m. Ann Mary Taylor
    born 13 Oct. 1776 or in 1750, in 1774 in Carbonear.
    A daughter of theirs was Mary Pike 1780-1828 who m. William George Pye b.1786, of Cape St. Charles, Labrador, a fisherman and trapper. William Pye was a tailor.
    William and Mary Pye had a son named William Pike Pye b. 1810 was apparently baptized at St. Leonard Shoreditch, Middlesex, England. William Pike Pye He married Ester Ann Snow 25 Mar. 1828 at Cape Charles, Northern Gut, Labrador. (maybe Harbour Grace) In 1843 at the Parish Church, Hackney, Middlesex he married Mary Burgess whose father was Richard Burgess, a surveyor.
    The Pike family had large plantations in Conception Bay area late 1700s and early 1800s.
    Sandra Lewis

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